The Evolution of Logo Design

Companies change over time. Needless to say logo design have to evolve as well. Here is a cool info-graphic on the evolution of logo design from the early 1800s to the Present created by the British Design Experts team.

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December 23rd, 2013 | Blog | 7206 Views | No Comments ›

Goal Conflict


I have recently written a post about’s new logo. The mark was designed by Elmwood for Like many others, I admired the creative use of the TM mark as the soccer ball on the upper right hand corner. It was a wonderful and simple idea. Unfortunately it was almost identical to the logo of PitchWorks, a UK sports equipment company. Perhaps it was just too hard to avoid finding another similar logo due to the logo’s simple design. Were the designers at Elmwood aware of PitchWork’s logo? I personally doubt that they would copy PitchWorks’s logo if they knew about it. It was probably just an unfortunate coincidence. …Read On ›

July 13th, 2013 | Blog | 8045 Views | 2 Comments ›

3 Lessons Learned From An Unethical Client


I have debated about writing this post for quite some time. On my way home from work one day, I saw KingLong Lighting’s ads with design elements that they copied from me on every lamppost. That is when I finally decided to share this story because it is the only way I can turn this into a positive learning experience for myself and for other designers alike. …Read On ›

June 5th, 2013 | Blog | 7238 Views | 1 Comment ›

10 Inspiring Quotes On Design

Quotes are great. They can be motivating, inspiring and sometimes humorous. Here is a selected list of 10 quotes on design. Do you know of any good ones that inspire you with your design work? …Read On ›

May 19th, 2013 | Blog | 10202 Views | No Comments ›

Creative Use of The TM Symbol

Do you know of any great examples of TM marks and Copyright marks being used as an element of the design and not simply placed in because it is required?

1.'s updated logo

The TM symbol in a circle used as a soccer ball is cleverly considered. It becomes an important element of this updated mark for …Read On ›

May 16th, 2013 | Blog | 7089 Views | No Comments ›


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