Unacceptable Logo Treatments

Signature Usage

Never reconfigure the identity elements.


Beveled-M with Miami University wordmark going through it next to the Beveled M with the stacked wordmark on top of it.

Do not distort the identity elements.


Beveled-M justified left of stacked logo distorted with a lower height.

Do not crop or truncate the mark.


Beveled-M with the top and bottom removed

Never surround the identity elements with another shape in a way that can constitute another logo.


Beveled-M on top of Miami wordmark surrounded by a black oval.

Do not use the logo for bullet points.


Beveled-M used at bullet points for a Miami Landmarks list.

Do not use the identity elements as part of another word


The letter M in MacCracken Hall replaced by the Beveled-M .

Do not put the mark next to a one line version of the wordmark.


Beveled-M justified left of the one-line Miami University wordmark.

Do not put a white box around the logo and wordmark. 


Beveled-M with Miami University wordmark inside a white box on a black background.

Do not put a white box around the beveled-M logos.


Red Beveled M with Black border inside a white box on a black background.


Signature Color

Do not change or exchange colors of the signature. The fill of the Beveled-M should always be red or white.


Three examples of the Beveled-M on top of the Miami wordmark with incorrect colors: one with black center in Beveled-M, one made green and blue, and the last made pink and purple.

Do not place a white signature on a light background.


Beveled-M on top of Miami wordmark in white on a light yellow background.   Beveled-M on top of Miami wordmark in white on a light grey background.

Do not place a black or red signature over a dark background.


Beveled-M on top of Miami wordmark in black on a dark brown background.   Red Beveled-M on top of Miami wordmark in black on a black background.