best/worst corporate logos

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  1. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    did we cover this one already?
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    here's one for the geeks:
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    and another one:
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    **edit - have to save the image files...hold on...okay. some of these sites are getting pretty tight about letting outsiders link to their images.
     
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    This is my favorite.
     
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    imageWIS Senior member

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    This is my favorite.
    Not that you’re into selfless advertisements… Jon.
     
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    There is a dark green BMW E46 330Ci in the garage at work, and frankly the blue and white BMW logo looks like crap on a car with that color.

    Jon.
     
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    When we first embarked on a corporate identity, we were unsure as to what to call our store. It made sense that seeing that I had been involve in the clothing trade in Boston for so many years that my past customers would recognise the name. Our designer created twelve different logos for us and at the presentation he saved the one we choose for last, believing that we would not like it. The d originally had two dots to look like a button but he decided that it would be better with just one and we concured.
    Honestly, I'm very proud to have my own. A dream come true.
     
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    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    I like that new logo they were working on, the one with a white wrist with a diamond and yellow gold watch...

    Jon.
     
  8. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    When we first embarked on a corporate identity, we were unsure as to what to call our store. It made sense that seeing that I had been involve in the clothing trade in Boston for so many years that my past customers would recognise the name. Our designer created twelve different logos for us and at the presentation he saved the one we choose for last, believing that we would not like it. The d originally had two dots to look like a button but he decided that it would be better with just one and we concured.
    Honestly, I'm very proud to have my own. A dream come true.


    good on ya! i like success stories. the logo is nice.
     
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    Brian SD Moderator

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    good on ya! i like success stories. the logo is nice.

    While I do like the d. logomark, I think typography if the logo is done really well. Much props to your designer, Gary.
     
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    imageWIS Senior member

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    I like the corporate logos from these two English companies: [​IMG] [​IMG] Jon.
     
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    Actually, this is a rather crude depiction of one of the Packard hood ornaments called the "Goddess of Speed," popularly known as the "Doughnut Chaser." She did not get clear plastic wings until the '50s.

    The more emblematic Packard hood ornament was the "Cormorant," which everyone took for a swan.

    I posted the Packard logo and crest earlier.


    I wasn't quite sure if the Goddess of Speed was the logo of Packard at some point or not, considering the ever changing logos during the early years. There's nothing more that I miss on cars than the elegant (or sometimes brash) hood ornaments. Of course if they did it now it would come off as a bit tacky.
     
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    I wasn't quite sure if the Goddess of Speed was the logo of Packard at some point or not, considering the ever changing logos during the early years. There's nothing more that I miss on cars than the elegant (or sometimes brash) hood ornaments. Of course if they did it now it would come off as a bit tacky.

    RR and Mercedes still do it, as does the modern Maybach.

    Jon.
     
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    Wow, those incredibly elegant. That second one is definitely a piano company, no?
     
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    I figured this might be a relevant place to post some pictures of logos I've designed, all for school projects (real logos would be much simpler). They're of course no where near the designs earlier on, and are susceptible to ZOMG PUT MOR DETAIL IN FOR STUDENT PORTFOLIO LOLZKTHX [​IMG]
     

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