Heart symbol enters Oxford English Dictionary

POSTED BY admin ON March 28th, 2011
LABELS: iheartlogos, we heart

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The Oxford English Dictionary has finally agreed to what designers have known for a long time:

The “heart” symbol ♥ will now officially be included in the dictionary as a verb meaning “to love”. Of course the iconic NY tourism campaign spawned by Milton Glaser’s “I ♥ NY” is the most famous example of the symbol in action.

At this time, the Oxford English Dictionary has made no mention of iheartlogos. Maybe next edition…

Thanks to LogoLounge.com for bringing this to our attention. Read more at Telegraph.co.uk


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OMG! it’s MMMPCTCJKE

POSTED BY admin ON July 14th, 2010
LABELS: we heart

If you’re a logo designer, you probably check out Brand New daily. BIG NEWS! Just announced this week is the Brand New Conference. It all goes down Nov. 05, 2010, New York City.

According to the Brand New Conference website there are going to be 8 sessions featuring:

Michael Johnson
JOHNSON BANKS
London

Michael Lejeune
METRO DESIGN STUDIO
Los Angeles

Michael Bierut and Paula Scher
PENTAGRAM
New York

Christian Helms
THE DECODER RING DESIGN CONCERN
Austin

Tom Dorresteijn
STUDIO DUMBAR
Rotterdam

Connie Birdsall
LIPPINCOTT
New York

Jordan Crane and Karl Heiselman
WOLFF OLINS
New York

Erik Spiekermann
EDENSPIEKERMANN AG
Amsterdam, Berlin, Stuttgart

Registration is only $250 – this is bound to sell out quickly!


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we heart: the sun

POSTED BY admin ON July 8th, 2010
LABELS: logo commentary, we heart

Welcome to mid-July and the incredible summer heat. Below are some great logos, by some great designers, that pay homage to our friend, the sun. Click on the images to visit their portfolios to see even more great work.

Daymark

by Rick Landon

fase

by Rocket Dog Communications

by Stefan

revolusun

by David Morgan

SecondSun

by Harold Essex

Shady Sisters

by Leighton Hubbell

SinoSolar

by Bart O'Dell

sundog

by Planet Propaganda

sunflower

by Muarmer Adilovic

Suntrance

by Kevin Burr

westlands

by Jerron Ames


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we heart: type-only logos

POSTED BY admin ON May 11th, 2010
LABELS: logo commentary, we heart

In some situations, the most effective solution is the simplest solution. What’s more simple than just type? Enjoy these type-only logos by some great designers. Click on the image to visit their portfolios to see even more great work.

by Gareth Hardy

by Cris Labno

by Mel Campbell

by Mads Burcharth

by Reghardt Grobbelaar

by Milos Radojevic

by Szabo Marton

by nido

by Mike Erickson

by Mike Erickson

by Sean Heisler


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out like a lamb

POSTED BY admin ON March 31st, 2010
LABELS: logo commentary, we heart

In like a lion, out like a lamb. Welcome to part two of our homage to the phrase that makes March famous for something other than basketball. Below are ten successful lamb logos from some great designers. Be sure to click on the images to view their portfolios.

by James Lienhart

by LukeSF

by Leighton Hubbell

by Josiah Jost

by Dan Bowman

by Anna Kovecses

by Linda McKnight

by Kris Murphy

by Alexander Lloyd


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