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 out…Keep Reading →
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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 to…Keep Reading →
Walter J. Diethelm ( the author ) is born in Switzerland. He was devoted to typography and graphic design. Died in Zurich, 1986. As far as I can see – he’s an author of some other interesing stuff. If someone is familiar with his Bio – please, share :)Keep Reading →
Here comes 2 great PDF books : Top Symbols and Trademarks of the World – volume 1 ( 130 pages – 520 logos – 8 MB ) Top Symbols and Trademarks of the World – volume 2 ( 155 pages – 600 logos – 17.5 MB ) — “Top Symbols And Trademarks Of The World” was published in 1973, written by Franco Maria Ricci & Corinna Ferrari. There are two volumes of this Italian book, which are very hard to find now. Maybe…Keep Reading →