The SIGTYP logo was developed by Sabrina Mielke, Edoardo Ponti, Liz Salesky, Richard Sproat, Bill Croft, Siva Kalyan, and Craig Cornelius.
The logo comprises three essential components:
1) The shape of the logo was derived from the ACL's logo:
2) The color scheme follows Berlin & Kay (1969) work on color terms:
3) glyphs (listed below) represent a great variety of writing systems.