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Logostache poster

Actually this idea has been exploited plenty of times and a variety of logos has been used each time. However, this particular logostache poster deserves some recognition. More info on mustache logo designs here . :)
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Doyald Young, Logotype Designer

Warning : Doyald Young’s story is so inspiring that you may want to play the movie below again and again. It is 39 minutes long, but it’s totally worth. Video at the end of the post. Here are some screens and words from it: One of my heroes says : I do not want to draw a beautiful letter, I want to draw a good letter. Why make another logotype, when there are thousands of fonts out there…
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3 Official Vintage Heroin Logos

Heroin is a very dangerous and addictive drug. But there was a time when it was prescribed for cough. The manufacturer was Bayer ( the company that invented the Aspirin )  and they were selling it between 1897-1904 in Germany. Later it was banned, of course. A curious fact is that Heroin was sold over the counter until the mid-1920s in the U.K. I’ve tried to make a research for that 20+ years…
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Protest poster made of… logos

As you know – there are a lot of things happening right now in Egypt and this is some unordinary protest poster you may find interesting. Here’s the Logoblink interpretation : E – Open your Internet Explorer … G – … then Google this… Y – and search in Yahoo P -… if you can – make a donation via PayPal T – .. or just Twitter this .. and you can help! photo via tomgara@twitpic
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35+ Logos From a Kitchen in Cape Town

I’ve just grabbed my camera and shot all the logos I could easily find in the kitchen. They are not listed in a specific order and most of them do not represent local brands, but still – they are all kitchen logos we can learn something from. May be ;) 1 – We have to admit – it’s an interesting mark. Also the label is clean and classy. And the second version of the logo on the top of the bottle is…
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10 cool vintage beer logos and can designs

1 – The Lion Brewery Inc 1930s-1940s. May be we can define “Gibbons” as a good example of true oldschool American logotype. The colors are great, too. A new coffee table-topper from Chronicle Books,  Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans , peers into the 1,400-plus collection of beer can-enthusiast John Russo and presents nearly 500 of the most interesting finds that represent craft breweries now…
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Top 100 Youtube movie logos for 2010

So this is the limited edition poster of Ibraheem Youssef and the interesting part is that all these logos are illustrating the top Youtube movies for 2010. I guess one can take notes how some things are done or what to avoid. Overall – good job. Which one is your favourite logo here ? He’s writing in his blog : “Paul and myself enjoyed working on this thoroughly throughout December, It started…
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The First American Book On How To “Select” A Successful Logo

Published in 1947, the  Textile Brand Names Dictionary __was devised as a simple resource for those entering the textile business. I’ll copy for you a small paragraph from the Heller’s blog that’s probably representing the essence of the things: This book was possibly the first American primer on how to “select” a successful mark. So, in the spirit of advancing design history it is instructive…
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Logo Room Stefan Kanchev or how to make your logo exhibition

This is a video from the exhibition in Krakow, Poland by Magdalina Stancheva . Pay attention how they’ve ordered the logos in a grid and then put a light spot on the personal logo of Stefan Kanchev – the “eye”. Rumors are : a book about Stefan Kanchev will be published in the summer of 2011 in English. We’ll keep you informed about the progress :)
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