Latest in logos….
Sep14

Latest in logos….

The most recent news in logo design world is that of online logo design contest site, 99 Designs, expanding to Europe by buying out, 12Designer, a Berlin based version of itself. Eva Missling was one of the founders of 12designer and is now acting as European General Manager for Melbourne-based 99Designs. 99Designs president and CEO, Patrick Llewellyn said: “The launch of 99designs.  marks a major milestone in our company’s continued...

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2012 Olympics Logo- yea or nay?
Aug16

2012 Olympics Logo- yea or nay?

  So…I have been following with interest all the debate on the 2012 Olympic logo, and am still not sure what my end decision is. There is one thing for sure-it will be well remembered-maybe not in a positive light, but still, no one is going to forget it. From what I have read, I have noticed a few things that this new logo has brought to light. 1. We, as people do not take well to change. 2. Designers are {for the most...

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Expedia Fails Horribly In Rebranding Attempt
Jan05

Expedia Fails Horribly In Rebranding Attempt

Launched in ’95, Expedia arrived on the online travel booking scene to give some competition to rival Travelocity (1995) and eventually put all independent travel agents out of work.  Although I have never personally used Expedia, can’t even say for sure that I have been to their site, I can say that I do immediately recognize their logo, a cool little plane swooping around a 3d globe. At least I used to be able to...

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You could get sued for using the Google logo on your site!

Google has announced that it is in the process of suing several of those “Make Money at Home With Google!” sites that anyone attempting to “get rich quick” is sure to have run across in the search results. Among the complaints listed in the lawsuit was the fact that many of those  sites use the Google logo without permission. From Google’s blog post on the subject: You may have seen offers like these...

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3 places to find logo design inspiration
Nov23

3 places to find logo design inspiration

We’ve all hit that wall when designing, when you just don’t feel the creativity. At times like that it can be very helpful to look for inspiration in the work of other designers. Below are a few resources that can help you out of that slump! LogoPond – Identity Inspiration: LogoSauce: – Oozing With Logo Design Goodness LogoLounge – Logos, Logos and more Logos! Do you use these sites? Do you have other...

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Obama’s logo is the reason he was elected
Nov23

Obama’s logo is the reason he was elected

First of all, I just want to remind everyone that this is a Non-Partisan blog, and this is a Non-Partisan post, the majority of my comments below are about the designs, and do not necessarily reflect my opinion on the candidates themselves. That said, I do have to say that I think that Barack Obama’s campaign was masterfully managed, and that the powerful branding surrounding the campaign (including but not limited to his logo)...

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