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
1Geometrics //


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.

Mood map image

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.

Creative References //
Dancers at THON with HUB pattern applied
Two girls dressed in ethnic dresses dancing  with HUB pattern applied
Photo of Old Main with HUB pattern applied
Closeup photo of student with HUB pattern applied
Photo of students at a football game with HUB pattern applied
Limestone geometric pattern
2Geometrics //


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.

Mood map image

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.

Creative References //
Student using machinery
Student in a library
Example of an infographic with the limestone pattern applied to it
A photo of a swimmer swimming with the limestone pattern applied to it