Inspiration

30 Must-Have Logo Books

by . January 16th, 2009

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Every once in a while, talent and technique aren’t enough to help you finish your logo project. You need inspiration, motivation, opinion, or probably someone to compare notes with. For such occasions, you may find a logo book an interesting reference. This post outlines some of the bestselling and upcoming logo books in the market — created and/or inspired by people who know more than a thing or two about logo design.

Some of the logo books are quite a sight themselves. Check the list out and start gathering books for your logo library!

30 Must-Have Logo Books

1. Los Logo series

2. The Big Book of Logos Series

3. LogoLounge Series

4. Logo Design Books

5. Identity Crisis: 100 Redesigns That Transformed Stale Identities into Successful Brands

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6. Logo

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7. Logo Design Workbook: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Logos

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8. Logo Savvy: Top Brand Design Firms Share their Naming and Identity Strategies

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9. Marks of Excellence

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10. Master of Design: Logos and Identity

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11. 1,000 Retail Graphics: From Signage to Logos and Everything for In-Store

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12. Logology

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13. Decoding Design

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14. The Secret Life of Logos: Behind the Design of 80 Great Logos

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15. Really Good Logos Explained: Top Design Professionals Critique 500 Logos and Explain What Makes Them Work

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16. The Little Book of Logo Recipes: Successful Designs and How to Create Them

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17. Logo, Font & Lettering Bible

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18. How to Design Logos, Symbols and Icons: 24 Internationally Renowned Studios Reveal How They Develop Trademarks for Print and New Media

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19. Color Harmony: Logos: More Than 1,000 Color Ways for Logos that Work

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20. Car Emblems: The Ultimate Guide to Automotive Logos Worldwide

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21. The Best of Letterhead and Logo Design; Letterhead and Logo Design (volumes 1 to 10)

22. Graphis Logo Design 6 and 7

23. Graphic Design That Works: Secrets for Successful Logo, Magazine, Brochure, Promotion, and Identity Design

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24. Logo Design That Works: Secrets for Successful Logo Design (That Works Series)

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25. Color Management for Logos: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers

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26. Logo-Art: Innovation in Logo Design

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27. No Rules! Logos: Radical Design Solutions that Break the Rules

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28. Yes Logo: 40 Years of Branding and Design by Michael Peters

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29. Designing Logos: The Process of Creating Symbols That Endure

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30. Design Matters: Logos 01: An Essential Primer for Today’s Competitive Market


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