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DesignFesival: An Insider’s Guide to Type and Symbol Logos

By Jennifer Farley

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Type-and-symbol logos generally take the form of the company name in type, and a symbol representing the ideals of that company beside, underneath or above the name. When using both type and symbols, designers must carefully consider how their choice of typeface will work with the symbol. For example, take a look at the Jaguar logo featuring the famous cat jumping over the company name.

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DesignFesival: An Insider’s Guide to Type and Symbol Logos

Jennifer Farley is a designer, illustrator and design instructor based in Ireland. She writes about design and illustration on her blog at Laughing Lion Design.

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