Logos Archive

Jun
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Samurai Branding 101

In keeping with the last few updates on branding and Identity design I’ve scanned in some excerpts from this book of Japanese family crests and heraldry.

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Jun
18
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Logo Design: Thinking Inside the Box

The first post on this blog is more than a year old now and it was a link to the ‘World of Logotypes’ book published in 1976 and re-discovered and scanned by designer Eric Carl.

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May
27
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Aled Williams

NotJones.com is the web portfolio of UK Graphic designer Aled Williams and he’s also not half bad.

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May
26
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Robert Murdock

I think most people are a little suspicious of the high price tag attached to large commercial re-branding and logo design projects. They look at something like this three letter wordmark for Nokia’s ‘Nex’ division and wonder why something so simple cost so much to develop. Surely an experienced graphic designer could knock that out in an afternoon.

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May
04
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Kyle Fletcher

Sometimes a good, simple idea is like a gorgeous girl on the arm of some average-looking bloke.  You’re jealous but at the same time you can’t help but stare.

I think this logo was a bit like that for me.

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Nov
06
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Logotype; Jacob Battista

Here are a few initial proofs for a logotype for sound and lighting technician Jacob Battista.

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Jul
23
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City of Melbourne Logo

The City of Melbourne has unveiled its new corporate identity this week. Designed by Landor, one of the largest marketing and design agencies in the world, the new identity is designed to be “synonymous with the modern, vibrant, cool city Melbourne is today and will continue to be in the future” according to our current Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle. The new logo definitely ticks the ‘cool’ and ‘modern’ boxes but it doesn’t reflect the history of the city and says very little about the lifestyle of its residents.

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Jul
14
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Losing Face

I’m all for removing dickheads from companies but the re-brand for Dick Smith Electronics seems a bit light on personality.

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