Category Vexillology

Friday Flagging: East Providence

East Providence: Rhode Island’s alpha and omega, the city that stands astride two states.

Friday Flagging: East Greenwich

Anchors and hourglasses galore as Friday Flagging goes to the seat of Kent County.

Friday Flagging: Cumberland

Cumberland builds deep, resonant meaning into a relatively simple design.

Friday Flagging: Cranston

Cranston is Rhode Island’s second largest city (according to Census Bureau estimates). Like a lot of West Bay municipalities, Cranston’s eastern portion is more densely populated than its western portion. Geographically, the city is bound by the Pocasset River and Route 14 on its north, a line from Route 14 down Seven Mile Road on […]

Friday Flagging: Coventry

What is up with that elephant?

Friday Flagging: Charlestown

This Friday, we look at Charlestown, and see what’s possible when you break from outdated symbols.

Friday Flagging: Central Falls

The City of Central Falls uses a monotone seal on a bedsheet flag. But it has options to improve.

Friday Flagging: Burrillville

Burrillville has some of the best arms of any Rhode Island town, and they form a great starting point to redesign its flag.

Friday Flagging: Bristol

Part 2 of Friday Flagging looks at the East Bay town and former RI capital Bristol.

Friday Flagging: Barrington

A long while ago, I talked about how Rhode Island has, for the most part, awful municipal flags. I did a talk expanding about that subject at a Providence PechaKucha a while ago. And I set a personal goal to create new and interesting flag designs for each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns. […]