The Critical Axis logo embraces imperfection with its slightly askew matrix. The upper right, and more aspirational quadrant is blocked off and colored outside the lines. The all caps, san serif Critical Axis word mark is disrupted by an exaggerated forward leaning line of the x that descends below the baseline of the text.


Compensation is most frequently realized in the archetype of the Blind Seer, where someone loses a sense or a particular ability, thus causing other senses or abilities to become more acute. This is a trope that is deeply wrapped up in mythology whence something is lost, something even more powerful and more desirous is gained. It has little, if any, basis in reality.