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The Art Of Logo Design
By Anthea Quay, 17 Jul 2012
Logos surround us everyday, but we rarely examine the thought and artistic thinking that goes into the design of these symbols.
As part of its Off Book documentary series, PBS takes a look at logo design—from its beginning of cave painting, to the complex visual designs of today—and interviews designers (Stephen Heller, Sagi Haviv, Kelli Anderson and Gerard Huerta) to break down the thought processes that go behind some of the world’s most iconic logos.
“…Utilizing a silent vocabulary of colors, shapes and typography, logo designers give a visual identity to companies and organizations of all types. From cave painters to modern designers, artists throughout history have been reducing the complex down to simple ideas that communicate with the world,” the video description wrote.
Watch the 6-minute documentary below:
[via PBS Arts]
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