THE HISTORY OF LOGOS
Humans have been identifying objects, places and groups using various emblems and signature marks for thousands of years.
Humans have been identifying objects, places and groups using various emblems and signature marks for thousands of years. Communicating identity visually
DEAS These days businesses carefully design logos to represent themselves.
Between the years 70,000 BC and 7000 B
Hieroglyphics By ancient Egyptians - 4th millennium BC
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Innovation of the printing press With the invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440 the production of printed materials became more common which set the stage for modern logo designs.
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1800's With the onset of the industrial revolution not only did the face of industries change but the printing technologies also evolved leading to better design and printing of logos. 0
Industrial revolution Increase in the middle class and disposable income
ndustrial revolutionIncrease in the middle class and disposable income increase in spending increase in retail marketing
Pierre de Coubertin designed the iconic Olympic flag
Computer Generated imagery
20th Century LOGO DESIGN