Logos can be a highly effective way of increasing the recognition and presence of your business. The key is simplicity and boldness. The more striking and impressive your emblem or graphic, the more immediate and positive the identification is likely to be. The idea is to create something iconic; something memorable that stands the test of time and creates a positive association with your brand or company.
Unfortunately, these 15 companies and other organizations got it horribly wrong, creating unintentionally lewd logos that have been recognized and remembered for all the wrong reasons. Then again, we probably wouldn’t even know that most of them existed if they hadn’t made such accidentally inappropriate oversights. Read the rest of this entry »