Best and Worst New Sports Logos of 2013

Ok. I am about a month and a half late, but I thought it would still be useful to comment on the sportslogos.net lists of best and worst logos of the past year. As far as I know, this site contains the largest collection of sports logos on the web. Each logo is individually scored on a 1-10 scale by …

Digital Burglars Get Caught On LogoThief

Scandal! This is not a typical word that comes to mind when speaking of the world of logo design and branding. But as many of us have learned by now, where there are people there is scandal. Logothief.com is a website dedicated to exposing the “designers” who show and even sell other peoples’ work as their own. Case in point: …

Football as Football Project

In Minneapolis a team of six young designers have given themselves the task of re-imagining all 32 NFL football logos as European football club badges. Soccer that is. They are going to do this 4 times to represent the German, English, Spanish, and Italian styles. I played soccer from elementary school through my senior year in high school. And I …

From Logo to Illustration: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Yes, the pun was intended (as it seems to me that most are). I’ve been thinking, are there any differences between a logo and an illustration and if so, what are they? I am often fascinated by figuring out the distinctions that give an object one label instead of another. It is even more interesting in circumstances where the differences …

Re-Brand or Not?

Every company goes through that time where they wonder if they need to re-brand their company or not. Things in the market are just not adding up and bringing in that revenue needed, maybe its your branding you think or maybe its just that time of year. There can be so many answers to this question. It is sometimes nice …

A New Professional Logo for Your Company?

Your logo is most likely your first impression of your company for new customers. Why not make it have a powerful message & first impression. Having a professionally designed logo will make your company stand out. There are always hidden messages in a good logo design. Take for instance the Fed- Ex logo, which has the arrow between the E …

Why Use Negative Space?

Have you ever looked at a page or design and it is so full and overwhelming? I know as a designer myself, I see this type of design everywhere. It is something that a lot of people do not realize is so important. If you were given a piece of advertisement that is full of text and images, you are …