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
Posten Norge logo: $55,000,000
New Zealand Banking Group logo: $15,000,000
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
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!
- Author: Jim Krause
- Publisher: HOW Books
- Price: $39.99
- On Amazon
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
- More: Logotype Vs. Symbol
Use of Color in US Logos by Industry
- More: The Color of Logos
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)
2- The Godfather (1972)
3- Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
4- Casablanca (1942)
5- On the Waterfront (1954)
6- Seven Samurai (1954)
7- A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
8- Schindler’s List (1993)
9- Pather Panchali (1955)
10- Gone with the Wind (1939)
11- Star Wars (1977)
12- Psycho (1960)
13- Dr. Strangelove (1964)
14- Raging Bull (1980)
15- 8½ (1963)
16- Chinatown (1974)
17- Apocalypse Now (1979)
18- Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)
19- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
20- Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
21- Taxi Driver (1976)
22- Tootsie (1982)
23- Last Tango in Paris (1972)
24- Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
25- Jaws (1975)
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.