In 1963, Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, wrote to a local member and artist to say that her design, a candle in barbed wire, had been chosen for Amnesty’s first ever Christmas card because of “its simplicity and the effectiveness of its symbolism”.
Discover who the logo designer was in this classic logo feature.
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Launched in 1983, The Partners is a design firm based in London. With nearly 400 creative and design effectiveness awards to the name, the 40 people who work there are leaders in the field.
Full post: Eleven logos by The Partners →
My day, probably like yours, starts with a bombardment of brands.
Full post: 33 logos in 33 minutes →
From time-to-time I’ll come across online articles and features that I think you’ll be interested in. Here is the first in a series of resources, giving a little added exposure to those who also love logo design.
Full post: Talking about logo design →
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.
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Good church logos aren’t easy to spot. Maybe it’s down to budget, or priorities, or design understanding.
Full post: Any good church logos? →
When you see a logotype that uses a handwritten script, what qualities do you think of? Personality? Guarantee? Pride?
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wonder if sometimes conventions are there to be broken.
Full post: How effective are the Tate logos? →
Since first appearing in the early 1900s, the Shell logo has moved from a realistic pecten or scallop shell to today’s simplified shape with distinctive colours.
Full post: Shell logo evolution →
I’m on the panel for the LogoPond Awards. To tantalise your logo buds before the submission deadline here are some of my favourites from LogoPond.
Full post: Creative LogoPond logo designs →