The Ultimate List of The Best Logo Design ResourcesPosted on 02
Below are the best logo design resources you will find on the web. Period.
You can click on the links below to quickly go to that section.
- Logo Design Inspiration & Galleries
- Logo Design Articles
- Logo Design Interviews & Discussions
- Logo Design Tips
- Logo Design Blogs
- Logo Design Trends
- Logo Design Showcases
- Logo Design Tutorials
- Logo Design Books
- Logo Designers
- Logo Design Awards
- History Of Logo Design
- Logo Design Resources
- Just For Fun
- Free Logo Design Downloads
- Fonts For Logos
- Working With Style Guides
- Large Design / Branding Agencies
- Logo Design Feedback
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Logo Design Inspiration & Galleries
Below you will find galleries of logo designs for logo design inspiration.
- Logo Of The Day
- Logo Pond
- Logo Lounge
- Fave Up
- Logo Sauce
- Identity Archives
- Logo Faves
- Logo From Dreams
- Stationary Style
- Logo Gala
- Brands of the World
Logo Design Articles
Below you will find some great logo design articles.
- Why Logo Design Does Not Cost $5.00
An article explaining why logo design is so critical in our day ‘n’ age and reasons why you should invest in a professional logo designer.
- The Secret Logo Design Process Of Top Logo Designers
An article detailing the design process that all top logo designers use when creating a logo. A must read.
- 10 Successful Logo Redesigns
This article goes through 10 successful logo redesigns.
- How To Choose A Logo Designer
It’s not easy choosing a logo designer. There are thousands online, and only a handful are worth the money, so you need to be very careful when selecting the person to design your corporate identity. This article goes walks you through how to choose the right logo designer.
- 105 Logo Design Articles & Resources
A huge list of the best logo design articles.
- Vital Tips For Effective Logo Design – A few logo design laws to live by.
Logo Design Interviews & Discussions
Below you will find some great logo discussions & interviews on the subject of logo design.
- Logo Design Tips & A Not-So-Ordinary Interview with Jeff Fisher
- Paul Rand: Thoughts & Despair On Logo Design
- Paul Rand: Corporate Identity Designs, Innovation & Excellence
- A Chat With The Designer Of The Google Logo
Logo Design Tips
Below you will find some great logo design tips to help you become a better logo designer.
- How To Design A Logo
An article that goes through the 5 vital steps of how to design a logo.
- 10 Principles Of Logo Design Masters
An article that goes through the 10 principles you should know when designing a logo.
- Design A Logo – The Ultimate Guide
Goes through the important aspects of logo design.
- Top 10 Logo Design Tips
10 Rules you must know before you go about designing a logo.
- Rules Of Logo Design
Some suggested rules of logo design. Not all entirely accurate but a good start.
Logo Design Blogs
Below you will find the best logo design blogs on the internet.
- Logo Designer Blog
A place for logo design tips, discussion & inspiration
- Brand New
A place to discuss corporate identity and branding.
- Logo Design Love
A place for regular posts on all things logo.
- Brand Republic
Advertising, Marketing, Branding
- Logo design category on Just Creative Design
Articles from Jacob Cass based on Logo Design.
- Logo design category on David Airey.com
Articles from David Airey based on Logo Design.
A blog focused on, you guessed it, logos. From 38one.
Jeff Fisher’s logo design blog.
- Speak Up on Identity
The branding and identity category on Speak Up.
Logo Design Trends
Want to keep up with the latest logo design trends? Look no further.
- Just Creative Design: 2011 | 2010 | 2009
- Web Design Ledger: 2011
- Mashable: 2010
- Logo Orange: 2009 | 2008
- Logo Lounge: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
Logo Design Showcases
Below you will find some logo design collections showcased on one page.
- 30 Brilliant Logo Designs Deconstructed
- The Logo Design Love category for logo designs
- 120 Brilliant Logo Designs
- Simple But Clever Logo Designs One | Two
- 40 Excellent Logo Designs
- 54 Creative Logos Hand-Picked from Logopond
- The Logos of Web 2.0
- 120 Brilliant Logos
- 50+ Kick Ass Logos for Inspiration
- Kick Ass Creative Web 2.0 Logos— Part 1 | Part 2
- Kick Ass Creative Logos – Trilogy
- 15 Wonderfully Simple Logo Designs
- 300 Logo Designs
- 50 Olympic Logos Over The Years
- Vintage Logos
Logo Design Tutorials
Below you will find some great Illustrator tutorials which will help you get more familiar with vectors.
- N.DESIGN STUDIO
- Smashing Magazine
- Tutorial Blog
- Illustrators Type Tool – A Comprehensive Guide
To design a great logo, you will need to know to handle the type tool. This is the perfect guide.
Logo Design Books
Below you will find some links to recommended logo design books + reviews.
- Identity Crisis by Jeff Fisher
- Logo by Michael Evamy
- Big Book Of Logos
- Masters Of Design: Logos & Identity
- LogoLounge 4 | LogoLounge 3 | LogoLounge 2 | LogoLounge
- Tres Logos | Dos Logos | Los Logos
Below you will find some links to some professional logo designers.
- Jacob Cass
- Raja Sandhu
- David Airey
- Common Brand
- Iconic Logo Designers
A list of the world’s best & most iconic logo designers from David Airey.
- Paul Rand | William Caslon | Wally Olins | Aldus Manutius | Giambattista Bodoni | Max Miedinger
Some famous logo designers on Wikipedia.
Logo Design Awards
Below you will find links to some logo design awards that you can win for recognition & promotion.
This is what used to be Eulda (below), but it has since expanded into the World Logo Design Awards (Wolda).
- Eulda – The European Logo Design Annual | 2007 winnners | 2006 Winners
You can view the winning entries from the European Logo Design Awards (EULDA) from 2007 and 2006 here.
- Identity: Best of 2007 winners | 2006 winners
The results of an international logo design competition, judged by a very experienced panel.
- Logo Design Love Awards
View the winners from the inaugural Logo Design Love Awards, featuring the best blog logos around.
- Logo Of The Day
Suggest a logo to win the Logo Of The Day and get showcased on the site.
History Of Logo Design
Below you will find some great links to read up on the history of logo design.
Logo Design Resources
Below you will find some further logo design resources.
- Corporate Identity Catalogue
If you want to discover the typefaces and Pantone references for some of the world’s main identities, look no further.
- Designguide’s logo gallery
Explanations of well known logos.
- Branding and Corporate Identity Resources
Covers manuals, guides, trademarking, laws, essential reading and more.
- 81 Of The Best Logo Design Resources
A list very similar to this one. A huge thanks goes out to David for that post as it was a huge help when developing this page.
- Colour Theory In Logo Design
Colour can make or break a successful logo design so it is wise to know your colour theory.
- A Guide To Web 2.0 Logos
What is it that makes a logo 2.0? Find out here.
- Business Promotional Products
Get your logo printed on promotional products
Just For Fun
Below are some lighter logo design resources for fun.
- How Will Your Favorite Logos Look In Web 2.0?
Some of the most well known logos in the world gone 2.0!
- Guess The Logo
Use this site to test your knowledge and memory of well known logos.
- Naughty Logos
Ah, logos gone wrong. These will be sure to make you laugh. I mean, who designed these without knowing what message was actually being conveyed?
- Logo Design Fun: Games, Parodies & More
Free Logo Design Downloads
For those times when you need a well-known vector logo .eps file, in a hurry.
Fonts For Logos
Typography is a key factor of many logos so here are some great resources to help you out in that area.
- 30 Fonts Designers Must Know & Should Own
- Fonts Used in Web 2.0 Logos
- 40 Excellent Free Fonts For Professional Design
- 60 Brilliant Typefaces For Corporate Design
- Hoefler & Frere-Jones
A perfect place to find fonts and typefaces for your logos.
Working With Style Guides
Style guides are guidelines to use when using a logo… below are some articles to help you out in that area.
- Identityworks: Tools – Guidelines and Standards Manuals
- Channel 4 identity style guides
- Corporate Identity Documentation
Large Design / Branding Agencies
Below are some of the heavy weight larger design & branding studios.
- Enterprise IG
- Interbrand Zintzmeyer & Lux
- Joe Finocchiaro
- Lippincott Mercer
- Chermayeff & Geismar
- Peter Schmidt Group
- Siegel & Gale
- Studio Dumbar
- Total Identity
- Wolff Olins
Logo Design Feedback
Feedback is a vital part of the logo design process, and the forums listed below can offer fresh perspectives on your design projects… the community will be happy to help you out!
- HOW Design Forum – Critiques
- DesignersTalk – Logo and Brand Identity Forum
- All Graphic Design – Critiques and Reviews
- Graphic Design Forum – The Showcase
- MySpace Graphic Design – Critiques and Discussion