Famous logos rebranded with truth and reality

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 6 January 2014

Universal Unbranding is a satirical series by Paris-based collective Maentis that pokes fun at famous logos and the institutions they represent by redesigning them with a dash of painful truth and harsh reality. Maentis didn’t spare large corporations, no matter how loved or popular they are. For instance, they took the Nike logo and used […]

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Aled Lewis’ Product Placement illustrations

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Design on Thursday 12 May 2011

Poking fun at product branding has been all the rage lately. Check out illustrator Aled Lewis’ Conspicuous Product Placement series where he cleverly adapts product logos with famous movies they are blatantly placed in. Think FedEx and Cast Away, Playboy coupled with Home Alone, and you’ll get the drift.

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Honest Logos by Viktor Hertz

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Illustration on Thursday 21 April 2011

Viktor Hertz, the clever artist who brought us the pictogram movie poster sensation, is back with a new soon-to-go-viral project titled Honest Logos. In the series, Hertz hilariously reveals the actual content of the company. Or at least what he thinks they should really be called.

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