Sep 29, 2008
Shropshire Council have chosen their new logo from a group of seven designs, all of which are shown below, along with accompanying comments from an article on the BBC website.
The shortlist had included three designs by schoolchildren in the county (numbers 1 to 3), and the chosen logo will be used from April 2009.
→ Continue reading Shropshire Council logo
Jul 22, 2008
It gets more and more difficult to create original logos.
→ Continue reading When logos look alike
Jul 18, 2008
The results are in for the inaugural LogoPond Awards. You can view 1st to 4th place here, with links to the logo designers’ personal websites, and to the full collection of submitted logos.
→ Continue reading LogoPond Awards winners 2008
Jul 14, 2008
Design blogs are becoming more and more popular. Here I highlight 30 logo designs that appear at the top of 30 familiar design blogs (listed in alphabetical order).
→ Continue reading 30 logos from 30 design blogs
Jul 3, 2008
Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital city (I was born just 12 miles away), has rebranded with a new logo. You can see the new design on the Belfast Tourism website, and you’ll find more images and comments in this post.
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Jun 28, 2008
Following on from my previous LogoPond logo design feature, here are 10 more logos that have recently caught my eye.
→ Continue reading Creative LogoPond logo designs #2
Jun 19, 2008
The European Design Awards (EDA) winners have been announced. Here I feature the chosen designs from the two logo categories, adding some thoughts on my own top three. Do you have a favourite?
→ Continue reading European Design Awards best logos 2008
Jun 5, 2008
33 logos seen in the first 33 minutes of my day. Like a glimpse in time.
→ Continue reading 33 logos in 33 minutes
May 25, 2008
When was the last time you recycled? Instantly recognisable, that little recycle logo is easy to spot. Give it a try next time you’re heading for the waste bin / garbage can / trash bucket.
→ Continue reading Look before you bin it
May 12, 2008
When you see a logotype that uses a handwritten script, what qualities do you think of? Personality? Guarantee? Pride? Here follows 10 handwritten logo designs which you can use to make up your mind. Trademarks include Harrods, Disney, Ford, Cartier and more.
→ Continue reading 10 handwritten logo designs
Apr 25, 2008
I’ve been kindly approached to sit on the judging panel for the LogoPond Awards, so thought I’d tantalise your logo taste buds before the submission deadline (June ’08). Here you’ll find some of my favourite LogoPond logos, and below each design is a link to the respective designer’s LogoPond showcase.
→ Continue reading Creative LogoPond logo designs
Feb 14, 2008
Sadly, my own national team, Northern Ireland, hasn’t reached the finals since 1982.
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Feb 1, 2008
This is the first in a series of logo designs from famous airlines around the world. Where possible, I have indicated the year in which the logo was designed, and the designer responsible.
→ Continue reading Airline logo designs
Jan 28, 2008
This is the first in a series of logo designs from well-known car manufacturers across the globe. Where possible, I have indicated the year in which the logo was designed, and the designer responsible.
→ Continue reading Car manufacturer logo designs
Jan 24, 2008
It’s no coincidence that the most memorable logo designs are also the most simple in appearance. You want the identities you create to be instantly recognisable, acting as a memorable identifier for the company they represent. A consumer will normally just take a fleeting glimpse at a logo, and an overly complex mark will make that opportunity redundant.
Here are 15 examples of simple, successful designs.
→ Continue reading 15 wonderfully simple logo designs
Jan 23, 2008
A few creative monograms for your enjoyment.
→ Continue reading 10 lovely monograms