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15 Most Expensive Famous Logos In History

Author: Mohib


Some companies spend millions on their branding and employ specialist design agencies to create or overhaul their corporate logos. Such staggering costs somehow become less surprising when you look at the huge bucks that this branding process has made them.

Our today’s article features some of the most expensive famous logos in the history of graphic design and their price tags.

Symantec logo: $1,280,000,000

BP logo: $211,000,000

Accenture logo: $100,000,000

Posten Norge logo: $55,000,000

New Zealand Banking Group logo: $15,000,000

BBC logo: $1,800,000

Pepsi logo: $1,000,000

London 2012 Olympics logo: $625,000

City of Melbourne logo: $625,000

Belfast City logo: $280,000

Lothian and Borders Police logo: $189,000

Burnley logo: $172,700

NeXT logo: $100,000

Glasgow 2014 Games logo: $95,000

Enron logo: $33,000

Top 10 Best Free Online Logo Makers

Author: Mohib


Most online logo makers are free and they are a good way to get your company logos designed for zero cost. Most of these sites contain pre-made symbols and clip art and a few dozen fonts to select from. Our today’s post features a list of the top 10 free online logo makers available. Have a look!

LogoMaker

LogoMaker

CoolText

CoolText

LogoEase

LogoEase

FreeLogoServices

FreeLogoServices

OnlineLogoMaker

OnlineLogoMaker

LogotypeMaker

LogotypeMaker

LogoYes

LogoYes

LogoSnap

LogoSnap

FlamingText

FlamingText

LogotypeCreator

LogotypeCreator

World’s Top 10 Brand Consulting Firms and Their Logos

Author: Mohib


Siegel+Gale

Siegel+Gale Logo

Landor Associates

Landor Associates Logo

Pentagram

Pentagram Logo

The Brand Union

The Brand Union Logo

Wolff Olins

Wolff Olins Logo

Lippincott

Lippincott Logo

Interbrand

Interbrand Logo

Organic Inc.

Organic Inc. Logo

FutureBrand

FutureBrand Logo

Switch

Switch Logo

Book of the Week: The Logo Brainstorm Book – A Comprehensive Guide for Exploring Design Directions

Author: Mohib


The Logo Brainstorm Book Comprehensive Guide for Exploring Design Directions

- Author: Jim Krause
- Publisher: HOW Books
- Price: $39.99
- On Amazon

Emblemetric: A new website for “Data-Driven Design Insight”

Author: Mohib


Emblemetric is a very interesting new venture by prominent social researcher and design critic James I. Bowie that reports on quantitative and qualitative trends in logo design.

Some of the fascinating stories that may attract you:

Relative Use of Graphic Trademark Types

Relative Use of Graphic Trademark Types

- More: Logotype Vs. Symbol

Use of Color in US Logos by Industry

Use of Color in US Logos by Industry

- More: The Color of Logos

Logo Design Awards 2011

Author: Mohib


google headquarters

In continuing the tradition of excellence of the Famous Logos, we are very proud and honored to present Logo Design Awards 2011, which have been judged by a panel of industry experts. The criteria for the awards mainly focus on creativity, richness of art, uniqueness, visibility and simplicity.

BIGGEST COLLAPSE OF THE YEAR

logoworks closed
- HP shutting down Logoworks

THE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

google doodle

- The 13 Best Global Google Doodles
- Top 10 Animated Google Doodles
- 25 Best Google Doodles

LOGO DESIGN BLOG OF THE YEAR

imjustcreative graham smith

- Using Guides, Grids & Pretty Circles In Logo Design
- Bulging Sack of Brand Identity Guideline Resources
- Subscribe RSS

LOGO DESIGN COMPANY OF THE YEAR

the logo factory steve douglas

- The Logo Factory Design Portfolio
- The logo! factor blog
- Logo design – what not to do
- Okay I’ll bite – Design contest debate
- Order The Logo Factory Design Studio

BEST LOGO DESIGN OF THE YEAR

little tokyo pentagram

- Little Tokyo by Pentagram

GRAPHIC DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Jeff Fisher LogoMotives

- Jeff Fisher’s Portfolio
- Jeff Fisher LogoMotives
- The client is always right…except when REALLY wrong

DESIGN AGENCY OF THE YEAR

elmwood design

- Elmwood Clients
- Elmwood Case Studies
- Elmwood Design Process

REDESIGN OF THE YEAR

starbucks logo redesign

- Starbucks: An Illustrated History
- The new wordless Starbucks logo irks brand loyal clients

DESIGN MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

print magazine

- Subscribe to Print Magazine
- Who Are We Fighting For?
- The Power of Symbols

GRAPHIC DESIGN BLOG OF THE YEAR

crazyleaf design blog

- Subscribe to CrazyLeaf Design Blog
- 21 Beautiful Blog Designs
- Catch the moment

EXCITING NEW GRAPHIC DESIGN BLOG

graphic design blog

- Subscribe to feed

LOGO DESIGN GALLERY OF THE YEAR

logopond gallery

- Logo Pond Gallery
- Logo Pond Community
- Join Logo Pond

WORST LOGO DESIGN OF THE YEAR

Logo 2011 US Figure Skating Championships

- Logo for 2011 US Figure Skating Championships Launched

CROWDSOURCING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

99designs design crowdsourcing

- Join 99Designs
- Launch a Project
- Interview with Mark Harbottle: Co-founder 99Designs

SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

designbump

- Most Popular Stories
- Join Design Bump
- Submit your story

BOOK OF THE YEAR

Kick Ass Business and Marketing Secrets How to Blitz Your Competition

- Order Kick Ass Business and Marketing Secrets: How to Blitz Your Competition
- Bob Pritchard Official Website
- Business … New Rules … New Resolutions

EVENT OF THE YEAR

AIGA Design Conference October 2011 Phoenix Arizona

- AIGA Design Conference October 13–16, 2011 – Phoenix, Arizona

CONTROVERSY OF THE YEAR

Design student says Jobs tribute logo not copied

- Design student says Jobs tribute logo not copied

25 Greatest Movies Of All Time And Their Posters

Author: Mohib


greatest movies cinema

Motion pictures have been the most popular and universal form of entertainment for both the young and old alike. Today’s list on our Logo Design Blog ranks the best movies in the history of cinema on the basis of their cultural impact, longevity, critical recognition and cinematic influence, and showcases their original artwork or posters. It might be difficult to digest for the fans of today’s heavy on special effects, one-dimensional movies (à la Twilight), but we really hope it’s a balanced, wise and fair list!

Please share your thoughts in the comments section below. :)

1- Citizen Kane (1941)

Citizen Kane poster

2- The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather poster

3- Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Lawrence of Arabia poster

4- Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca poster

5- On the Waterfront (1954)

On the Waterfront poster

6- Seven Samurai (1954)

Seven Samurai poster

7- A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

A Streetcar Named Desire poster

8- Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler's List poster

9- Pather Panchali (1955)

Pather Panchali poster

10- Gone with the Wind (1939)

Gone with the Wind poster

11- Star Wars (1977)

Star Wars poster

12- Psycho (1960)

Psycho poster

13- Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Dr. Strangelove poster

14- Raging Bull (1980)

Raging Bull poster

15- (1963)

8½ poster

16- Chinatown (1974)

Chinatown poster

17- Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now poster

18- Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)

Once Upon A Time In The West poster

19- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey poster

20- Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Rosemary's Baby poster

21- Taxi Driver (1976)

Taxi Driver poster

22- Tootsie (1982)

Tootsie poster

23- Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Last Tango in Paris poster

24- Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Rebel Without a Cause poster

25- Jaws (1975)

Jaws poster

America Starts Here: All 50 State Tourism Logos

Author: Mohib


The United States of America comprises of 50 brands, and the representative departments of tourism have done a considerable job promoting general tourism, and with the branding and marketing aspects and unique visual identity of each state. Our Logo Design Blog will today feature all the 50 state tourism logos as found on their official government portals.

NORTHEAST

Northeast States Tourism Logos

SOUTHEAST

Southeast States Tourism Logos

MIDWEST

Midwest States Tourism Logos

SOUTHWEST

Southwest States Tourism Logos

WEST

West States Tourism Logos

Crowdsourcing + Casting couch = Crowdcasting

Author: Mohib


Crowdsourcing epic fail
© FamousLogos.us

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Renaming (creative) crowdsourcing fail

Idiotic ‘Rename Crowdsourcing’ Project Down to 12 Finalists

6 Reasons Crowdsourcing And Spec Work Sucks

Crowdsourcing Is Not A Viable Business Model And Here’s Why

The kiddie designers of 99designs

Has Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far?

Crowdsourcing Erases Graphic Design as we know it