In 1988 British designer Timothy Wilkinson was tasked with creating a logo for the biggest peripheral maker in the world: Logitech. Nearly 30 years later, as the logo is retired, we look at what made the design brilliant.
In the wake of recent investigations into forced labour at World Cup construction sites in Qatar, artists are redesigning the logos of FIFA's sponsors, such as the Coca-Cola one seen here, to highlight abuse to human rights. Read more >>
Think you’ve got a good party trick? British designer Seb Lester can draw pixel-perfect logos with a few sweeps of his calligraphy pen. I watched in disbelief as he reproduced some fairly complex type using only his steady hand. See more >>
A good logo should be easily and universally recognised, even if it's written in Chinese – but sometimes it doesn't work out that way. Chinatown, a project by Mehmet Gozetlik, shows how famous branding can look both foreign yet familiar at the same time. It's like getting a glimpse of an alternate reality. But how many can you decipher? Read more >
It may feel like Google's colourful lettering has been with us since the dawn of time, but it's been a long, bumpy road getting there. When it comes to logo design, sometimes you have to face-plant before you can fly. And in Google's case, there's been plenty of face-planting.
We'd known that legendary designer Massimo Vignelli was sick: his son issued a plea to designers who were influenced by him to send him a letter, which surely flooded his home with well-designed well-wishes over the past few weeks. This morning, Vignelli passed away at the age of 83. Here, we've collected a handful of his most iconic contributions to design.