In this tenth and final logo round-up of the year, you’ll find features on Pentagram, North, Hershey’s, and more. I hope I’ve shown you something of interest in these brief posts, and I wish you all the very best for 2009!
Full post: Dreaming the best and worst of Hershey’s →
An ambigram is a graphical figure that spells out one or more words not only as presented, but also in another direction or orientation.
Full post: A closer look at ambigrams →
Sol Sender, who led a design team for the Obama 08 logo, was interviewed about the project. Here’s a look at the various logo options.
Full post: Obama logo ideas that weren’t chosen →
Logo contests get a lot of bad press. Is it justified?
Full post: The reality of logo design contests →
The new Toronto Blue Jays logo isn’t going down too well, and I agree with Jakub’s critique.
If it were up to me, I’d have altered some elements of the original, such as the stitching of the baseball, but the maple leaf and colour red would’ve been kept. Then again, I’m neither Canadian, nor a fan of baseball.
Full post: The Blue Jays, black metal music, the new Barclaycard, and a little duck fart →
At the end of 2006, Mode, a motion design studio in Chicago, approached Sol Sender, a graphic designer, to create a logo for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The resulting “O” became one of the most recognizable political logos in recent history. Steven Heller spoke with Mr. Sender just after the election to discuss the evolution of his logo.
Full post: Interview with Obama’s logo designer →
I’m a great believer in giving credit where it’s due, so here are some brief mentions for ten talented designers from across the globe, showing a couple of logos from each portfolio.
Full post: 10 logo designers. 20 logos. →
Two logos that are new-ish to me, and I thought you might like a gander.
Full post: Wonderful Union and Cog logos →
In the fall of 2006, the Montreal Metropolitan Community decided it needed “a branding that will clearly and cohesively present the metropolitan region’s features on the international scene.”
Full post: Talking about logo design #8 →
Regular visitors and subscribers will have probably seen the recent showcase 30+ Logo Design Love reader favourites. Some fantastic designs, no doubt.
Here I’ve shown 10 of your favourites that I consider timeless logos.
Full post: 10 timeless logo designs →