Top logos

Original List by ZankRank

1. apple 478
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apple
the other side of the computer landscape is a company that keeps design at a high priority. the original apple logo was multicolored, sure, but the apple shape is distinct and classic and can be translated easily into two-color presentation. the apple icon is also one of the few logos out there that don't need a logotype to explain what it is. the company distributes its white apple icon window stickers to its customers because it speaks for itself. the logo is successful on all fronts including representation. though it doesn't have a computer connotation, the original concept of apple was computers designed for education and the apple is a perfect embodiment of that. www.apple.com
2. nike 332
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nike
simply encapsulates the difficult concepts of speed and motion
3. coca-cola 221
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coca-cola
classic identifiable logo. coke pretty much invented branding with this logo
4. recycling logo 166
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recycling logo
makes a long process easy to understand in an instant
5. fedex 161
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fedex
it's simple, but provides a brilliant optical illusion between the 'e' and the 'x'
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6. adidas 115
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adidas
brilliant design skill and an origial punch.
7. the olympics 113
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the olympics
still the rings
8. disney 110
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disney
youthful, and representative of the creator, this logo is easily branded and surprisingly unique.
world wildlife fund
consistent, simple, and easily identifiable.
10. firefox 108
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firefox
developed by the open-source mozilla project in 2003, firefox was the first browser to show the promise of breaking microsoft's stranglehold on the browser market. lightweight, secure, and packed with useful features, firefox exemplifies the promise of the strengthening open-source movement.
11. volkswagon 97
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volkswagon
12. mercedes benz 67
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mercedes benz
yin and yang symbol
classic geometric forms representing opposites
14. xbox 60
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xbox
15. puma 59
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puma
16. mcdonalds 58
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mcdonalds
the most recognised symbol by children in the developed world
17. nbc 58
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nbc
unique and beautifly designed with high representation.
18. the cross 57
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the cross
19. audi 56
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audi
20. android 55
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android
21. red bull 50
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red bull
the best energy is red bull. it's the marketleader in energydrink and is invented by dietrich mateschitz. www.redbull.com
london underground
simple and timeless. still works as well now as when it was designed in 1908
23. windows 47
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windows
24. ge 45
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ge
25. nasa 45
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nasa
logotype from 1970s ('worm') is still the ultimate futuristic logo. way more influential than the current circular logo (known as 'meatball')
26. bbc 45
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bbc
minimalist, but highly functioning and appealing.
27. starbucks 45
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starbucks
non-fat, light whip, extra hot delciousness
28. mitsubishi 41
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mitsubishi
mitsubishi motors have themselves one of the most solid icons in design. the three chevrons are simple, identifiable and convey precision and excellence. the font that accompanies the icon is suitable and portrays the company as being modern and precision-oriented.
29. wii 40
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wii
30. target 40
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target
fun shopping
31. lg 37
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lg
32. at&t 37
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at&t
Disgusting.
33. pepsi 33
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pepsi
if you see coca cola, you'll remember pepsi
34. amazon 30
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amazon
Revolutionized retail, shipping, and shipping, then revolutionized reading with the Kindle. Now, it has its eyes set on multimedia.
johnny walker
good old johnny is pretty bad-ass even with his dandy clothes. the strut is key!
36. ibm 24
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ibm
while it was probably dated in the '90s, the classic technology look is solid again.
37. toyota 23
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toyota
reliable starts everytime
38. soundrop 19
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soundrop
A simple, elegant, modern logo that incorporates the idea of music (the negative space inside representing a music note), the ''d'' for drop, and the outline of a water drolplet (the enoutside of the entire icon). Beautiful, highly representational, and functional. Good Stuff.
39. mtv 18
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mtv
40. chick-fil-a 16
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chick-fil-a
It''s difficult to make an image out of a letter in the logotype, but Chick-fil-A does it well and maintains a level of sophistication even with the cartoonish concept. Great logo. Their scary kow advertisements is another story...
hewlett packard
simple, forward-looking, and elegant
42. apple 16
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apple
the other side of the computer landscape is a company that keeps design at a high priority. the original apple logo was multicolored, sure, but the apple shape is distinct and classic and can be translated easily into two-color presentation. the apple icon is also one of the few logos out there that don't need a logotype to explain what it is. the company distributes its white apple icon window stickers to its customers because it speaks for itself. the logo is successful on all fronts including representation. though it doesn't have a computer connotation, the original concept of apple was computers designed for education and the apple is a perfect embodiment of that. www.apple.com
43. vaio 15
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vaio
it looks like an alien designed it, but it this unique logo stays unique, it will pass the test of time
bacardi
the bat appeals precisely to the type of people who would drink the stuff.
obama
simple and hopeful- much like the candidate
46. yellow pages 14
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yellow pages
change? my ass!
hilarious. sums up politics today pretty well
ralph lauren polo
representative and classic
jagermeister
a moose and a cross; what's not to love?
50. dell 12
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dell
simple and unique- the arial-esque font mixed with the rotated 'e' is classic—this logo isn't going to look like it was designed in the '80s
libertarian
their politics can't be beat, but their logo can be- how about some light on lady liberty's face?
52. u-haul 12
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u-haul
Simple, functional, and representative. The u-haul should be orange and the line should be black (to represent the road), but it's a good logo.
internet explorer 9
much better than that cheesy 3-D glowy neon mumbo jumbo. let's hope the browser is as good as the simplified logo
i'm ready for oligarchy!
republican
the reps got the better animal, by far. not only can an elephant stomp on a little donkey, it also makes for a better logo
hewlett packard
simple, forward-looking, and elegant
democratic
it's an ass
guiness
i don't know what a tropical bird (the toucan) has to do with an irish stout, but we'll run with it- it's a good logo (or at least it's a mascot). it's even better when the toucan gets the whole guiness glass stuck in its throat.
59. wordpress 9
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wordpress
The icon is unique and has a creative flare, posing the rightmost staff as the end of a pen quill. Beautiful, simple, unique.
60. barclays 9
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barclays
ephemere
obamacare
the hammer and stethoscope- brilliant!
right change
hinano
nothing like a beatiful woman in a bikini top and a sarong to temp the taste buds for a good beer!
miller high life
again with the beautiful girl to get the mouth watering- nice!
chimay
classic form and design with unique icons
gateway
not high-tech, but gateway's logo is unique and easily identifiable in the world of computer logos
mccain
kudos for being the maverick and going away from the standard red, white, and blue, but black and gold? what is this soul train?
Score: 7