Geometrics

Geometric elements feature bold and graphical designs, influenced by Penn State architectural and structural details. Based on your design choices (including transparency, blend modes, and positioning), you can use these elements for a variety of moods and audiences.

HUB geometric pattern
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HUB

Inspired by architectural details like the ceiling of the HUB-Robeson Center at University Park, the HUB element adds sophistication and character to designs and photos. The HUB geometric embraces the structural strength of a simple triangle pattern and honors the University’s foundations.

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Bold Mood map, a square with the following text: formal at the top, subtle on the left, casual on the right, and bold on the right; and at navy dot in the middle between bold and casual quadrant. .

The HUB geometric is a bold design pattern. Through a variety of design choices, the element can also be used in subtle and casual designs. When used to frame photos and text or applied as a mask, the HUB geometric can infuse a bold, new perspective into your designs.

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Hub geometric example - A room number tag with the geometric design on the right of the tag.
Hub geometric example - A photo of a student in the foreground with a white hub geometric design overlay on the left.
The HUB geometric over a photo of Old Main
Hub geometric example - picture of a research magazine with an instructor's photo with a HUB geometric white outline overlay and with some text on the left page.
Hub geometric example - Blue and dark blue background with solid light blue of the hub geometric design with the We Are Penn State and Penn State mark in the middle of the design.
Hub geometric example - Photo of a calendar with different colors for each month with the white outline HUB geometric deign overlay on top.
Limestone geometric design - white outline representing limestones brick on top of a light blue background
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Limestone

As an abundant mineral resource in Pennsylvania, limestone is an important historical element found throughout Penn State—from the construction of campus buildings to signs across the Commonwealth. The Limestone geometric reflects Penn State’s strong foundation in communities across Pennsylvania.

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Bold Mood map, a square with the following text: formal at the top, subtle on the left, casual on the right, and bold on the right; and at navy dot in the middle between bold and casual quadrant. .

The Limestone geometric skews toward the bold quadrants of the mood map. Based on your design choices, it can also be used for subtle and casual audiences. When used to frame photos or text, the Limestone geometric can layer on a bold, new perspective to your design.

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Limestone geometric example - photo of Penn State Old Main with white limestone brick design and lime color overlay
Limestone geometric example - student on the left holding a joystick in a machine shop with white outline limestone geometric design on the left along with some Lorem Ipsum text
Limestone geometric example - Arboretum water fountain with white outline limestone brick geometric design overlay
Limestone geometric example - Photo of a swimmer floating on their back in a pool with white limestone brick geometric design overlay
Limestone geometric example - student with glasses in the foreground with blurred out students in the background, white limestone brick outline on left and text in blue bar on the bottom left stating