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Vintage logo designs by Stefan Kanchev : over 160 pages of great designs [PDF]

A lot of things could be said about my favorite logo designer : Stefan Kanchev (1915-2001).  The most important thing of all is that he was a great talent. Unfortunately, as many other great artists, he didn’t become world famous because he was working “behind” the Iron Curtain. I n the first world exhibition of trade marks in New York Stefan Kanchev participated with 23 works out of the total…
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Playstation 3 new logo design

It’s a little confusing, but here’s what you should know : SONY is using 3 main logos for this brand. The colorful Playstation logo (now monochrome) of the mother-brand, the PSP logo (Playstation Portable) and the Game Console logo (called also Playstation).  For the new release of the PS3 (the new game console) – SONY used a new logo. It’s actually quite cool and compact. It’s also inspired by…
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meet Rob Janoff – the Apple logo designer

There’s a brand new great interview with the designer of the Apple logo, Rob Janoff. Here are a few lines from it : Jean Louis Gassée (executive at Apple Computer from 1981 to 1990) : One of the deep mysteries to me is our logo, the symbol of lust and knowledge, bitten into, all crossed with the colors of the rainbow in the wrong order. You couldn’t dream of a more appropriate logo: lust…
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McDonald’s Logo Mania

In this post I will introduce you with more detail to the creation, different uses, and variations of the famous McDonald’s logo. That’s right – the golden arches. Similarly to Starbucks , McDonald’s is a global powerful corporate player and one of the pioneers in the fast food restaurant chains business. Likewise all businesses, it started on a small scale with a single location in Southern…
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Starbucks Logo Mania

In this post I am going to present you the history and variations of the Starbucks logo. This includes formation of the genuine design and groups of logo designs as part of the Starbucks logo mania. I have compiled several publications on this topic and I have also included some of my own observations. Hope you enjoy it! The first logo of Starbucks resembled a “cigar band” (#2) with a Melusine…
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