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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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A new free tool for your logotypes

Actually it’s a new free tool for custom fonts, but it also looks an easy alternative tool to make a great logotype. Watch the movie or just go and experiment. I don’t have  a printer around me so I’ll try it next few days. How it works ? 20 sec registration. print the layout take a snapshot of the already filled layout and start mastering your typo Why use it ? If you are a professional brand…
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Rio 2016 and 40 more – community logo set

So this is the Rio 2016 Olympic logo. As every olympic logo – it’s in the center of attention for 90% of the graphic designers in the world… most oftenn accompanied by the words “I could design a better one” or “I can do this for 5 minutes”… etc. Yes, often a logo could be better designed or could be reproduced in 5 minutes. The thing is that a design is chosen for a reason and the faster you can…
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Starbucks : Green Lady Possible Logo-lift In 2021

As you know Starbucks redesigned their logo for their 40th anniversary (2011). Twitter was flooded with the news last week. Bullet points in the story are: Why? They need to sell more stuff than just coffee these days Who? The design (the crop) was home-made ( in-house design by Starcbucks) Who else? Lippincott and BBDO will help for the brand rollout in the next few months. Reaction…
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10 Differences Designing A Logo Under PC And Mac

Some time ago I’ve migrated from PC to Mac so may be I can cover fare share of the most important differences between designing a logo on PC and designing a logo on Mac. Points described bellow are not ordered in some certain way and represent only my personal experience. Also they refer to the differences between PC laptop, using Windows XP and Macbook pro, using Snow Leopard. Most of the…
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A Few Thoughts On Symmetrical Logos

Niels van Quaquebekeand Steffen Giessner of the Rotterdam School of Management showed logos of 100 Global 500 companies to two groups of participants. One group rated them on attractiveness and symmetry; the other judged whether the logo suggested that the company behaved ethically. The result: Rationally or not, people associate symmetrical logos with more ethical, socially responsible behavior…
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Epic Logo Spoof – The Logonom Movie

Grab the popcorns and the ice-cream with your favourite logo and sit down to enjoy this epic logo spoof. Pay attention- the movie is 8:35, but it’s worth watching. In case you are asking yourself “What’s this thing” ? – It’s an AICP 2010 Chicago Sponsor Reel. Made by Optimus and ONE… whatever this should mean :)
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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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