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Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook You

Our list of some of the best Logo Design books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Logo: The Reference Guide to Symbols and Logotypes (Mini) (2015)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouThe next time you are tempted to design a logo, take a look at this book. Chances are, it has already been done. By raising the bar, this wonderful resource will make better designers of all of us.” Michael Bierut of Pentagram DesignThe logo bible, this book provides graphic designers with an indispensable reference source for contemporary logo design.
Author(s): Michael Evamy

The Logo Design Idea Book (2019)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouArrows, swashes, swooshes, globes, sunbursts, and parallel, vertical and horizontal lines, words, letters, shapes and pictures. Logos are the most ubiquitous and essential of all graphic design devices, representing ideas, beliefs and, of course, things. They primarily identify products, businesses and institutions, but they are also associated, hopefully in a positive way, with the ethos or philosophy of those entities.
Author(s): Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

Creating a Brand Identity: A Guide for Designers (2016)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouCreating A Brand Identity is a complex challenge for the graphic designer. It requires practical design skills and creative drive as well as an understanding of marketing and consumer behaviour. This practical handbook is a comprehensive introduction to this creative process.
Author(s): Catharine Slade-Brooking

Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills (2010)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouHave you ever struggled to complete a design project on time? Or felt that having a tight deadline stifled your capacity for maximum creativity? If so, then this book is for you. Within Creative Workshop, you’ll find 80 creative challenges that will help you achieve a breadth of stronger design solutions, in various media, within any set time period.
Author(s): David Sherwin

The Logo Design Toolbox: Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design (2013)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouWith this toolbox of practical logo templates à la Neubau Welt, Alexander Tibelius provides designers with useful groundwork for implementing their own ideas. All designers are familiar with this problem: one element is still missing and a deadline is fast approaching. They can imagine the suitable component, but since it isn’t at hand, it first has to be created in a time-consuming process. What could help simplify and shorten typical design processes?
Author(s): Alexander Tibelius

Graphic Design: The New Basics (2015)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouOur bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition In Graphic Design The New Basics bestselling author Ellen Lupton Thinking with Type Type on Screen and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips explain the key concepts of visual language that inform any work of design from logo or letterhead to a complex website Through visual demonstrations and concise commentary students…
Author(s): Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips

Logo Design for Small Business 2 (2004)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouThere have been plenty of books written on logo design, but few are devoted exclusively to designing logos for small businesses—the largest sector of the business economy. This second outstanding book by designer Dan Antonelli helps designers address this growing market and deliver effective designs for small businesses. Dan explores the thinking behind over 175 logo designs by several top designers.
Author(s): Dan Antonelli

Logo Design Workbook: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Logos (2006)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouLogo Design Workbook focuses on creating powerful logo designs and answers the question, “What makes a logo work?”In the first half of this book, authors Sean Adams and Noreen Morioka walk readers step-by-step through the entire logo-development process.
Author(s): Sean Adams, Terry Stone, Noreen Morioka

Smashing Logo Design: The Art of Creating Visual Identities (2011)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouWeb designers and developers now find themselves tasked with designing not only a client’s Web site, but also their logo and brand identity. By adding Logo Design to your portfolio, you also add brand skills and unique content. This unparalleled guide dives into the topic of design theory and tells you everything you need to know in order to build remarkable logo. No matter your level of experience, Smashing Magazine covers techniques and best practices in understandable way.
Author(s): Gareth Hardy

Logoism: Contemporary LOGO Design (2017)

 Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook YouLogoism is an inspirational reference for contemporary logo design, a guide to the latest innovations as well as a precursor to coming trends. Over 1,500 cutting-edge logos were selected and divided into six groups based on their styles and characters ? symbol, type, symbol and type, form, ensemble, and retro.
Author(s): Sandu Publishing

Best Logo Design Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some logo design books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Made by James: The Honest Guide to Creativity and Logo Design

Author(s): James Martin
ID: 3186220, Publisher: Rockport Publishers, Year: 2022, Size: 81 Mb, Format: pdf

Queer X design: 50 years of signs, symbols, banners, logos, and graphic art of LGBTQ

Author(s): Andy Campbell
ID: 2572011, Publisher: Running Press, Year: 2019, Size: 87 Mb, Format: epub

Logo creed: the mystery, magic and method behind designing great logos

Author(s): Gardner, Bill K
ID: 2588501, Publisher: Indicia Press, Year: 2017, Size: 55 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely hot items according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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