202 represents the area code of good ol’ Washington DC. As Wikipedia puts it:
202 is the North American telephone area code for Washington, D.C. It was one of the area codes originally assigned in October 1947. The capital was assigned 202 because the North American Numbering Plan Administration wanted to keep the number of “clicks” to a minimum for densely populated areas, given the rotary dialing technology in use at the time.
So Thursday night, I gave myself only three hours to come up with a logo and I’d only turn it into a t-shirt if 50 of you guys RT’d the image on Twitter.
— RMNB (@russianmachine) September 26, 2014
We got 50 in one minute.
Based off the reds and blues of DC’s sporting teams, the logo features the three stars on DC’s flag as well as a silhouette of the Washington Monument.
The logo is inspired by one of my favorite designs of all-time, the USA channel logo.
Russian Machine Never Breaks is not associated with the Washington Capitals; Monumental Sports, the NHL, or its properties. Not even a little bit.
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