My Favorite Logo

By on Jul 22, 2014 in Creativinspirations | 2 comments

Herb Lubalin’s Mother & Child Logo—the best logo ever? It has my vote. As a newbie to graphic design discovering Herb Lubalin’s work was definitely inspirational (to say the least) and deservingly should be the FIRST entry for my Creativinspirations Blog. Even after 18+ years as a graphic designer, I still look at this logo in wonder and think PERFECTION. It is so simple, yet elegant and beautiful. I think you can see Lubalin’s influence on the first logo that I created for A.) a “paying” client and B.) was chosen out of gallery of 5-10 designs (submitted by a number of designers), while working at Slideffects in Stamford, CT. During my time at Slideffects, I had the pleasure of working with John Dunne, a real character (think Madmen only it’s not the the 50’s anymore). John could be a pain in the ass (like any true mentor) but he had been...