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79 of the best logo design resources

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From time to time I’ll see a list of ‘logo design resources’ being circulated around social media websites, but more often than not, I’m disappointed at the quality of links. So I’ve searched through my bookmarks, trawled the other ‘resource’ articles, and asked some designers for their input.

Here I present a choice selection of logo design resources that I believe are beneficial to serious designers (with a touch of humour here and there).

Where to find excellent logo typefaces

Arnhem typeface

  • Hoefler & Frere-Jones
    H&FJ works with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and licensing fonts from its library of nearly 1,000 designs.
  • Porchez Typofonderie
    An independent digital type foundry in France, designing, manufacturing and selling high quality typefaces for adventurous digital typographers.
  • OurType
    Founded in 2002, OurType is managed by three partners: Fred Smeijers, Corina Cotorobai and Rudy Geeraerts.
  • Village
    The union of eleven young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together.
  • P22
    Creates computer typefaces inspired by Art, History, and sometimes Science.
  • FontShop

    Around for 16 years, since the dawn of digital type.

The history of logo design

logo design history

Logo design trends

logo design trends leaf

  • Logo design trends in 2008
    Subjective, as with a lot of logo design, and whilst I do keep an eye on trends I always design logos that work as flat art. That way, the logo is still effective once the trend has passed.
  • 2008 trends // 2007 // 2006 // 2005 // 2004 // 2003

    Bill Gardner, of LogoLounge, takes us on a journey through the trends of 2000

A selection of logo design articles

logo notions

Logo design books

Logo by Michael Evamy

Some heavyweight agencies in the design industry


Independent logo design portfolios


Logo design awards

OK logo design

Blogs about logo design


Adobe Illustrator tutorials

Adobe Illustrator

Logo design showcases

Mexico 70 logo

Style guides and manuals

E4 logo

Further logo design resources

La Logotheque

Hopefully that lot will keep you engrossed for a while. If you know of any more excellent logo design resources, feel free to mention them in a comment.

Thanks logodesignlove