Star Trek Discovery Gets a New Logo

New Star Trek Discovery Logo

CBS has revealed that the logo for Star Trek: Discovery has been updated.  This comes just a week after announcing that Discovery no longer had a set release date.  Featured in the insignia is the stylized star that can be found in The Original Series movies and heavily throughout 23rd century Star Trek.  It can also be seen in the insignia’s on the uniforms of Christopher Pike’s USS Enterprise crew.  (Pike was pre-Kirk, and a failed pilot episode named ‘The Cage’).  This makes sense as The Cage takes place before Kirk’s 5-year mission.  Discovery is slated to happen about 10 years prior to that.

My personal opinion: I actually prefer the previous incarnation.  This update almost has a whipped-together feeling to it in its gold-plated texturing – even a little sloppy.  I’m unsure if there’s any meaning behind why the right side of the insignia appears to be farther behind the left side.

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About Enrico Pastellio

Rico became a Star Trek fan after being introduced to it during Star Trek Enterprise's run. After finishing that series, he went back watching TNG, DS9, VOY, and most of the movies. He's a big fan of Star Trek (2009) for its action, but favors the cerebral nature of each tv series. When Rico first heard about the new Star Trek Discovery series (then just know as 'Star Trek'), he immediately wanted to start up a new site about the show. You can email him at enrico@ncc-1031.com.