Questions tagged [heraldry]

For questions about the science of heraldry: the words used to formally describe a coat of arms such that it can be reproduced in pre-printing press societies, still in use today in many countries. Covers blazonries both real and fictional.

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Are there any rules or guidelines about designing a flag?

I'm trying to come up with a flag for a fantasy city I'm designing, and it got me thinking about how flags are designed in general and where they draw their inspirations from. For the most part, I ...