Theme Of Logo In Harry Potter

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According to Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, the definition of logo is a symbol or other small design adopted by an organization to identify its products, uniform, vehicles, etc. As one of media to communicate, movie includes many kind of logo in order to make the messages simple and attractive to be watched. In a movie, the use of words (conversation between the characters), sounds (the music of movies), and images (the motion picture of movies) work together, it relates between one to other in order to produce a good performance and deep impression to the viewers.
One of the most famous movies in the world is Harry Potter. Harry Potter is a feature film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling. In a general word,
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Gryffindor logo
In Gryffindor logo contains of lion symbol, ribbon and shield symbol. The colour of the lion symbol is gold, ribbon symbol is gold and the shield symbol is red. Those symbol means courage, loyalty, strong of determination, and heroism.

3.2. The Messages Presented in the Visual Aspects of Logos of Hogwarts Dormitory that Found in Harry Potter Movies

3.2.1. Gryffindor

1. Use of Colour
Red and gold are dominated the logo of Gryffindor Dormitory. The red colour in the Gryffindor logo symbolizes strong determination, power, and courage of the dormitory. It is used in Gryffindor logo design to grab the viewer’s attention. Golden is used in Gryffindor logo design to get attention and create a glory.
2. Size
The ratio of width to length of the logo of Gryffindor is 1:1.
3. Spatiality
There are several “empty spaces” of the appearance of the logo. The empty space is located on every side of the shape shield.
4. Contrast
In Gryffindor logo, contrast found in the colour of ribbon and writings (name of the dormitory). Another contrast also found in the colour of the shield which has a very remarkable difference with the colour of the lion symbol which is focused in gold.
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The blue colour in the Ravenclaw logo symbolizes softness, trust and quietness of the dormitory. Silver is used in Ravenclaw logo design to show that the intelligence of the dormitory.
2. Size
The ratio of width to length of the logo of Ravenclaw is 2:3.
3. Spatiality
There are several “empty spaces” of the appearance of the logo. The empty space is located on every side of the shape shield. 4. Contrast
The silver eagle symbol located in the middle of the shield contrast with the blue shield as the background tend to strengthen the eagle character which is the main actor of the logo.
5. Shape
 The shield: embody the will to protect the honor and pride of the dormitory.
 Eagle: to represent that Ravenclaw is penchant for learning and intelligence.
 Ribbon: sweet and lasting friendship of each character in the dormitory.
6. Grain
There is no grain involved in the Ravenclaw logo.

3.2.4. Slytherin

1. Use of Colour
Green and silver are dominated the logo of Slytherin Dormitory. The green colour in the Slytherin logo symbolizes ingenuity, growth, and ambition of the dormitory. Silver is used in Slytherin logo design to represent the confidence and
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