Two Trends in Logo Design
By Scott Bessell, Idea Builder, Sonnhalter
There have been a couple of subtle changes (again) in the world of company/corporate identifiers—their logos.
One of the attempts at winning us over is the elimination of the company name from the logo itself. So, companies like Nike—the swoosh, McDonalds—the golden arches, Starbucks—that mermaid, Shell petroleum—a shell and a growing number of others are simplifying their logos. Those corporations have of course earned through time and billions of advertising this recognition. Joe’s Plumbing, with that flushing toilet logo will probably never obtain that same synchronicity (that immediate connection between you and the icon) the others have earned. (more…)