Top 10 World’s Worst Logo Designs Ever
Logos are very important for a company, product or website’s branding. It can even be considered as the most essential tool that would represent a company, product or a website. The best logo designers can design logos that would reflect your company’s vision, service or product through the implementation of shapes, messages and color. Elite designers would even integrate a hidden symbol, message or meaning on logos.
But today we are putting the spotlight on the top 10 world’s worst logo designs ever. This post is meant to educate both clients and logo designers and give them insights to what logos should never look like. It can also just give you a dose of humor.
10.) MONT SAT LOGO
Rounding up our Top 10 World’s Worst Logo Designs Ever is a cable and antenna installation company based in Poland. I do not know if they hired a professional logo designer and if they did, well it is safe to say that he has a green-minded sense of humor. But I guess the company hopped on the train and decided to use the logo anyways.
9.) INSTITUTE OF ORIENTAL STUDIES
Number 9 on our Top 10 World’s Worst Logo Designs Ever is this logo showing a building with a dojo-like roof and the sun or probably the moon behind it. I know I am one of the few that saw it that way but hey can you blame the viewers? That thing definitely looks like a pair of buttocks with a solid object stuck inside it.
8.) JUNIOR JAZZ DANCE CLASS
8th pick on our round up of the World’s Worst Logo Designs Ever is this logo showing figures of a man and a woman dancing. But seriously this looks more like a woman’s breast. Did the logo designer fail to see it or did he do it on purpose? I guess we will never know.
This logo would not have been on this post if not for the shape of a heart replacing the letter O. Seriously? People would just read the logo as “I Love…” instead of “Locum” but did the designer thought about it at all? I guess not.
6.) THE COMPUTER DOCTORS
Topping off our first half of our countdown on the world’s worst logo designs ever is this logo. The designer and the company should be ashamed of themselves since it is for an IT service. That thing is supposed to be a computer mouse on a letter U or a stethoscope?
5.) Dough Boys Pizza, Salad, Panini
This logo would have been okay if not for that dot on top of the figure representing the letters “d” and “b”. I am all for hidden messages and symbols on a logo but this is just ridiculous.
4.) OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT COMMERCE
At number 4 is the logo of the Office of Government Commerce. At first glance of the logo, you will not find anything bad about it. Hey, they are just letters sitting beside each other to form a logo. Truthfully enough, this is the new design. It was reported that this new logo for OGC had been introduced at the cost of £14,000. Wow, that is a whole lot of money for a stupidly simplistic logo. But the worst thing is, when you rotate it 90 degrees clockwise you will get a figure of a man doing a sexual action. The logo caused so much embarrassment that their website itself blew up! OK, so I was kidding with that last phrase. But you have to admit it is funny as hell.
3.) A STYLE
This logo of an Italian clothing manufacturer can be considered badly designed. But for the owners of the company it is no mistake. It is even said that the logo came before the clothing line. Patented by Marco Bruns in 1991 but already in Italy through stickers. It was not until 1999 that it became the brand of a clothing line. They used the logo to provoke customers and provoke it did as it is now a very successful line of clothing. So although I consider it as a bad logo, I guess it works for them so it should also be considered as a success.
2.) ARLINGTON PEDIATRIC CENTER
Coming in at Runner’s up position is the logo of a pediatric center from Virginia. Who would want their children’s health checked up inside a clinic that has a logo like this? Seriously? It is amusing how a logo designer can go from retard to full retard. Good thing they have already changed their logo as seen on their website but the damage has already been done. I bet the logo designer or the marketing director got fired because of this catastrophe.
1.) THE ARCHDIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION
Top 1 in our World’s Worst Logo Designs Ever roundup is a logo designed in 1974. Ironically this logo was supposed to represent a guardian protecting the innocent but with sex abuse scandals breaking out in the Catholic Church, people will see it as a rather disturbing image that illustrates the foibles or folly of an institution all too vividly.
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