POST 2: Logographic Design

Posted: February 20, 2012 by stacypollard in Uncategorized
A logo is a graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Logos are either purely graphic (symbols/icons) or are composed of the name of the organization (a logotype or wordmark)
Every big corporation, every large bank and all the major events have something in common: a logo. You can’t do anything if you don’t have an identity so that’s why the logo designers are vital to every type of industry. Who are the most iconic logo designers in history, designers that marked the evolution of our society.
Make a post of  250 words with 5 relevant images and  5 links using selected designer and the more importantly the logos they designed . Use one of your existing designers or select another from the list below if your designer was not active in this area of graphic design. Inform teacher of your selection and changes. Discuss the logos – what they represent, use of colour, shape, symbol etc and how the visual identity has changed with the times.
Henry Steiner, Clemont Mok, Michael Wolff, Woody Pirtle, Adrian Frutiger, Robert Brownjohn, Peter Saville, Derek Birdsall, Irma Boom, Abram Games, Herb Lubalin, Armin Hofmann, Anton Stankowski, Lindon Leader. Yusaku Kamekura, Wally Olins, Gerard Huerta, . DUE 13.03.12

Paula Scher

Saul Bass

Alan Fletcher

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=N4t3-__3MA0
http://www.logoblog.org/wordpress/famous-logo-designers-creation/
http://www.logosdesigners.com/
http://www.topdesignmag.com/the-most-iconic-logo-designers-and-their-work-part-1/
http://www.logodesignsource.com/types.html
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Comments
  1. christineslabb says:

    Stacey,
    Can I pls get a list of the graphic designers that are available.
    Christine

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