Recently we wrote about the different kinds of logos. And showed several examples of iconic, wordmark, lettermark, illustrative, and combination logos. Today we’ll take a closer look at the different logo design types we see with iconic and combination logos. Common styles for iconic and combination logos Simple icon logo designs We already wrote about
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Fred Wilson is the managing partner at Union Square Ventures and a founder of Flatiron Ventures. He blogs at AVC.com, where aspiring entrepreneurs can learn a lot from his regular MBA Mondays posts, among others. We were going through a few old Inc. magazines sitting around the office and came across this thought from Fred
We didn’t see as much logo design news this week as we usually do, despite watching the industry closely. So this week’s edition may be a little shorter than usual. But here’s the stuff that caught our eye in the world of logo design: Wolff Olins designed a new logo and brand identity for Belkin,
When it comes to the basics of logo design, there’s a lot to think about. But it all starts with the kind of logo you need or want. To help you think about which type of logo is best for your business, we’ve described them here. Popular Logo Styles & When To Use Them Wordmark
According to the World Bank, which ranks the world’s 183 economies on the ease of doing business, you may be surprised how difficult it is to start a business in the United States of America these days. Or, if you’ve already tried to start a business in the land of the free, it may not
Less a quote this week, and more an inspirational cartoon from a small businessman and doodler who gets it. As Hugh says, “As we work with more entrepreneurs all around the world, it becomes crystal clear that the slightly otherworldly passion and belief that they can do anything is all at once, a powerful tool
A couple of weeks ago, we told you about The Gap logo fiasco. Or rather, we probably reminded you of it, as it was all over the news and pretty hard to miss when it happened. But The Gap isn’t the only company that has blundered when messing with their logo. Here are a couple
We take a short break from our regular posts on subjects like logo design and what not to do with your logo, to write a little more about starting a small business. We hope you find this helpful… You want to start a new business. You have the idea. Or the skills. You may
In the history of logo design there are lots of notable successes. And a few logo disasters. And while most of the logos-gone-bad belong to small businesses, plenty of big businesses have spent millions on logo designs and re-branding programs that fail badly. One of the worst logo re-designs in history, by far, is Gap’s. Making
The first book I ever read on creativity was Serious Creativity by Edward de Bono. At first I disagreed with his idea that you can take a systematic approach to something so nebulous and mystical as creativity. Structure is limiting and creativity requires total freedom. But, of course, twenty years later, I know that Mr.