I was chatting with a fellow designer who happens to be a friend the other day while visiting his studio for a project collaboration. We got on to the subject about logo history books and I mentioned to him about this book Logo Life: Life Histories of 100 Famous Logos and he asked if I would send him some pictures of the book when I got back,
Here is The Logo Creatives book review of Logo Life: Life Histories of 100 Famous Logos
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Some Facts about SHELL
Founded:- April 1907 in London ● Headquarters:- The Hague, Netherlands ● Registered office:- Shell Centre, London, England ● Founders:- Royal Dutch Petroleum Company, “Shell” Transport & Trading Company Ltd ● Company:- Royal Dutch Shell plc ● www.shell.com
I thought I would start this new section about famous logos with Shell, This was the first logo that my daughter recognised at 3-year-old, I wrote about this “Brand Awareness From an Early Age” as she identified the logo with what the company sells.
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From time to time, successful companies change their logos. Why? Why they change something in the company, where profits grow and where are more than enough customers? According to the Feng Shui School of Forms, the reason, like the logo itself, is in the information plane.
Rebranding as changing the brand and logo as its component is done in order to meet the new energies of the new era. Often these are internal impulses caused by new energy-information flows. Formally, it may be due to the fact that a new director comes to the company, top management changes. Or the range of goods and services varies. The staff and even the target audience are changing.
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Understanding the process that we know as branding is not an easy task. For many of us, it’s hard to explain what is the main meaning of this expression. But, that is not strange because here we speak about hard and a very long way from starting a business until climbing to the top.
On the other side, every time we hear the word brand, some sparkling voice in our heads is telling us we know that is something valuable and worthy of buying. Branding can range from food, drinks, clothing, health, and wellness, etc.
If you think a bit about branding, what would you say this word means? Is it only the company name, a sign or picture, a word or something similar? Whatever you choose from the examples given before, you would be wrong.
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The logo: then and now
A logo has the potential to be a very powerful asset for a brand. Many companies are identified by their logo faster than they are by their name, highlighting our continuing shift from text-based to image-based content. Logos are all around us and well-known ones are easily recognizable by almost everyone. But where did the logo originate? And how has it evolved over time?. Join us in this article as we discuss The History of the Logo.
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