Once upon a time
Historically, Europe was divided into individual states, each one was its own jag, a part of the whole, which, however, institutionally did not yet exist.
Here the different parts of the European Star are shown separately.
The message is set in the school handwriting, distributed over the surface. The letters are unconnected, isolated, without a link to a potential further letter.
It will be one some day
Here the single parts are grouped and give a whole, the European Star Banner, in the most stable geometrical form, the circle!
This integrates in the inside the message after the hoped future: The "One times One" as word play with double sense:
and prospectively for the future,
Here, once again, the school output script is used, but the letters are connected, as in handwritten writing, so all touch each other and work together.
Also the subline has two possible ways of reading: