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Tuesday, 11 April 2006
International contest of logos
Topic: Logos
Identity: Best of the Best 2006 -- The results of the international contest of logos, trademarks and corporate identity. "L3, 2-nd place, Written Word Workshop, Unconventional writing program founded by Southern author and University of Louisiana professor Wiley Cash, The Decoder Ring Design Concern (USA)"

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Saturday, 7 January 2006
New Kodak logo
Topic: Logos
Eastman Kodak Co. today unveiled a new logo -- its first such change in a half century. Read more in Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 6. Jan. 2006. (via bold)

posted by niblog at 18:50 CET
Tuesday, 27 September 2005
Blatz Beer - Vintage ad
Topic: Logos
Blatz Beer -- Hank Marino, champion bowler, Blatz Beer advertisement and many more old magazine scans from [c21de] RetroGrafix's photostream on flickr.

Valentine Blatz opened his brewery in 1851. By 1900, Blatz was Milwaukee's third-largest brewery.The Blatz Brewery was forced to close in 1959, and the Blatz label was sold to Pabst Brewing Company. Heileman purchased the Blatz label in 1969 after Pabst's anti-trust problems. In 1996, Stroh's bought Heileman, continuing most of their production. Read more at

posted by niblog at 07:01 MEST
Tuesday, 16 August 2005
Algots ad
Topic: Logos
Algots ad -- Swedish menswear 1973 on my flickr

posted by niblog at 00:36 MEST
Thursday, 4 August 2005
Mr. Horsepower - Clay Smith Cams - Celebrating 75 Years of Business
Topic: Logos
The Mr. Horsepower legacy began in the early 1930's with camshafts that were literally hand-ground by Clay Smith to high performance specifications. Read more at and

posted by niblog at 20:47 MEST
Saturday, 28 May 2005
Austrian Wants Credit For VW Logo Development
Topic: Logos
Nikolai Borg, born in 1919, claims he developed of the Volkswagen logo in June 1939 under the direction of Nazi engineer Fritz Todt. Borg does not want money but simply acknowledgment from VW. VW is denying Borg's involvement and claims the logo was submitted to the Third Reich patent office for copyright in 1938. The outer ring of the VW logo was a cog, not the current circle. That was later change by the British after WWII. Read more in

posted by niblog at 19:09 MEST
Tuesday, 10 May 2005
DC's New Logo
Topic: Logos
As announced in the New York Times, DC Comics will be rolling out a new logo on May 25th. Read more in the beat

"DC's old logo was designed by the legendary Milton Glaser in the '70s, and has been an integral aspect of the company. Yes, we're sorry to see it go..."

Enhanced power for Superman publisher -- article in the International Herald Tribune, by George Gene Gustines, The New York Times.

UPDATE: Read about the new logo, created by Josh Beatman of Brainchild Studios in the official DC Comics Press Release

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Tuesday, 10 May 2005 05:51 MEST
Wednesday, 4 May 2005
Batman Logos
Topic: Logos
There have been many Batman logos over the years. View some of them at This is Pop. "Your Guide to Pop Culture on the Web" (via linkfilter)

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Friday, 6 May 2005 07:48 MEST
Wednesday, 27 April 2005
Entrepreneur's Ugliest Logo Contest
Topic: Logos
Do you have America's ugliest logo? Enter your logo for a chance to win! The deadline for entry is April 30, 2005.

posted by niblog at 05:45 MEST
Updated: Wednesday, 27 April 2005 05:48 MEST
Monday, 25 April 2005
Robocop Logos
Topic: Logos
Robocop Archive has a list of all the different RoboCop and OCP logos created for the various movies, tv series, comics and games. (via linkfilter)

posted by niblog at 00:46 MEST
Sunday, 24 April 2005
Freestyle Rap Logo
Topic: Logos
Cool logo for the Swedish Championships in Freestyle Rap, by Oskar Schölander, Otech Design, Lidköping, Sweden.

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Sunday, 24 April 2005 00:13 MEST
Saturday, 2 April 2005
Czech Master Butchers - Official Logo of Kostelecke uzeniny, a.s.
Topic: Logos
Kostelecke uzeniny -- "The registered trademark of the joint stock company Kostelecke uzeniny guarantees the high quality of the products. It is based on the experience and tradition started by master butchers already in 1917."

"The production of Kostelecke uzeniny includes meat products - made of pork, beef and poultry meat and complete range of meat products. Last but not least also the original, dry-cured aged salamis with white cultivated mold, the production of which is unrivalled in the Czech Republic.
(Found via the comments at

posted by niblog at 08:47 CET
Updated: Saturday, 23 April 2005 15:09 MEST
Wednesday, 5 January 2005
Misspelling Britney Spears
Topic: Logos
Britney Spears spelling correction - Google have found hundreds of different ways that people spell Britney. The most popular way is Brittany, followed by Brittney, Britany, Britny, Briteny, Britteny, Briney, Brittny, Brintey, Britanny... Read the complete list on Google

»Image: Britney Spears, Rolling Stone, Magazine cover, October 2003.

The Rolling Stone logo was drawn by lettering artist and type designer Jim Parkinson. You can see his work at Parkinson Type Design, including the Rolling Stone logo.

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 23 April 2005 15:11 MEST
Monday, 27 December 2004
Most popular Google searches 2004
Topic: Logos
Search patterns, trends, and surprises "Based on billions of searches conducted by Google users around the world, the 2004 Year-End Zeitgeist offers a unique perspective on the year's major events and trends." (via marchdesign)

The most popular queries 2004: 1. britney spears, 2. paris hilton 3. christina aguilera, 4. pamela anderson, 5. chat, 6. games, 7. carmen electra, 8. orlando bloom, 9. harry potter, 10. mp3. Read more on Google Zeitgeist

Compare this with Janet Jackson: Web's Most Wanted 2004 from The Top 100 search terms of 2004 on The Lycos 50

»Image: Britney Spears, Esquire, Magazine cover November 2003
»Check out the complete Esquire Cover Gallery since 1933

The Esquire logo was drawn by lettering artist and type designer Jim Parkinson in collaboration with Roger Black and Ann Pomeroy. You can see Parkinson's work at his website, including the Esquire logo.

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 23 April 2005 15:12 MEST
Monday, 6 December 2004
99 cool logtypes
Topic: Logos
The logo gallery is updated. 99 script lettering logos in color

posted by niblog at 01:28 CET
Updated: Monday, 30 January 2006 01:39 CET
Tuesday, 16 November 2004
The Man Behind the FedEx Logo
Topic: Logos
Mr. Lindon Leader of Leader Creative created the FedEx logo in 1994. (At that time he was a Senior Design Director at Landor Associates, San Francisco.) Read an interview in The Sneeze

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 23 April 2005 15:14 MEST

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