Logos of 2012: the controversial and the overlooked

If there’s one thing we learned this year, it’s that people take their brand marks really, really seriously. Looking back, it almost feels like 2012 was the year of the logo re-design controversy: from the downpour of outrage prompted...

10 designs that beat the cold

The drop in the mercury can only mean one thing — it’s wintertime! While the weather outside can be frightful, these wintery designs are oh so delightful. From alpine emblems to frosty tees, this winter inspired collection is the...

Logo design process: how professionals do it

Apple. McDonalds. Twitter. Coca Cola. Nike. What makes those symbols so special and iconic? Is it their beauty or the colors? Maybe it’s because they explain what the company does…or maybe not? While these things are considered during a...

10 Logo Design Tips for a Timeless and Creative Logo

So, are you designing a logo? Alright! That sounds awesome, doesn’t it? And easy too! Really? Did we just say “easy”? If you think logo design is an easy process, trust me, that’s a misconception. To begin with, a...

Wordmark logos: balance typography and graphics

Finding a balanced middle ground between typography and graphics is essential to create a distinctive and striking identity. These strong wordmark logos show how adding a little extra detail can make a design stand out. Have you seen other awesome wordmark...

Logo Designs for Rogers and Son

At 99designs, we love praising not just winning designs but ALL awesome designs. In one given contest, designers are given the same creative problem — the design brief — then decode it with their own unique design solutions. Butchers,...