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.
Full post: Look before you bin it →
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?
Full post: Handwritten logos →
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 →
Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar met as students at Yale in the mid 1950s. They were doing research for papers on typeface design. In the spring of 1957 they teamed up with Robert Brownjohn to form Brownjohn Chermayeff Geismar. Three years later, Brownjohn left the partnership. Here I provide an insight into the logos of Ivan and Tom.
Full post: All about Chermayeff & Geismar →
I’ve searched my bookmarks and gathered your top tips, culminating in this selection of sites, books, articles and designers.
Full post: Useful design resources →
“Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.”
— PAUL RAND
Even after his death in 1996, Paul Rand remains one of the most famous graphic designers in the world.
Full post: All about Paul Rand →