The symbol was created in Argon 1984 after a series of research and evaluations on the need to give a name to our publication, in those years, he saw the light with the publication of the first issue. Between mythology and history, between originality and beauty, the symbol of the Argon began to be associated with an item, a bit 'all, our Association more than to our magazine, was, therefore, its natural acquisition by' s Association. In reality, though always convinced of our choice, we were not, equally, as far as its graphic design. So it was that I entrusted, his friend Vincenzo Tamburo, desing expert in shellfish, and the task of achieving it in a particularly significant. Unfortunately, I could not imagine that in a few days, dear friend so he would leave without a smile, almost on tiptoe, struck down by an evil without remedy, as I left in the hands of the new "Argonaut". Its symbol, our symbol, with us now, always as if its author, in that distant day, I had given a hope of success for our work.
The publication "Argonauta" was founded in 1985 as the official magazine of the International Malacological Association (AMI), printed on paper, size A / 4 with polychrome printing, with a logo depicting a specimen of Argonauta hians M0alacological Collection taken from the AMI. This typeface was adopted until the end of the year 1991.
In 1993 (the year 1992, the publication did not print) "Argonaut" totally changes his typography and design as the logo takes on a Argonauta live swimming, based on the old text of "Fauna Italiana “ by Giuseppe Colosi published in the 'year 1933. This typeface was adopted until 2000.
Later publication of the "Argonauta" is suspended in the years 2001/2005.
In 2006, "Argonauta" left the paper to start a new series of publications in a totally digital with a new logo, where the graphic symbol the snail 's @ mail is accompanied by a new word "Argonauta" is intended to internet world, reaching the farthest points of the world.
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