Posts Tagged 'logos'

Interview with the designer of Apple logo – Rob Janoff

Original apple logo

Original apple logo

One of the deep mysteries to me is our logo, the symbol of lust and knowledge, bitten into, all crossed with the colors of the rainbow in the wrong order. You couldn’t dream of a more appropriate logo: lust, knowledge, hope, and anarchy.

Find out the real thinking behind the Apple logo by reading an excellent interview with Rob Janoff, the designer of the logo.

Stefan Kanchev – applied graphic artist

KANCHEV, Stefan Kirov — applied graphic artist, honored with the Bulgarian State title “National artist” in 1971. He was born on 06 August 1915, in Kalofer, Bulgaria and he studied mural painting in the National Art Academy (1940–1945).

His works are so simple and yet so explicit and communicative:

You can check more of his works here.

Ecoul Studentesc logotype (online student newspaper)

This is the first post with one of my projects. Don’t know why I haven’t posted any before.

It’s a pro bono project for an online student newspaper logotype: Ecoul Studentesc (in Romanian) – Students’ Echo

Student's echo

Student's echo

Shape of a logo – Al Ries

Al Ries is talking about the perfect proportions of a logo. I’ve heard his theory before and it makes sense only from the readability point of view. There are so many examples of successful brands with square/round logos. It’s not like the human brain cannot perceive or memorize symbols displayed in other shapes than rectangles.

25 logos with hidden messages

A really interesting collection of logos that I bumped into on graphicdesignblog.org.


While visiting the galleries I had a look at this logo, but I didn’t notice the double “t” in the shape of the Eiffel tower…
Check out the whole collection here

20 Weird Logos That Work

Here’s a nice selection of good weird logos from vectortuts.com.Enjoy!

Just an example:

London Symphony Orchestra

After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos

A super funny series of 15 corporate logos affected by the crisis.
Here’s just an example:

Check the rest here. It’s well worth it! :))