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Really Good Logos Explained: Top Design Professionals Critique 500 Logos and Explain What Makes Them Work is available at Amazon, Borders & Waterstones.


Really Good Logos Explained is a logo inspiration book with a difference. The four authors each give their opinion on why every featured logo is successful but also offer constructive criticism as to how they can be improved.



The layout of Really Good Logos explained is what gives it an advantage over similar books. Each page displays a maximum of four logos, which allows the viewer to see greater detail in the designs due to the large showcased images.


However, at times the commentary from the authors is a little too negative and pompous. I’m not sure whether or not the examples in the ‘Not-so-good logos’ section are real or not, but if they are I feel this oversteps the mark of public design criticism.


Overall a decent book if you are keen on inspiration, but there are far better titles out there on subject.



  1. 31/10/09
    6:17 pm
    Out of interest, on the remark "there are far better titles out there", could you maybe name a few? Thanks ;-)
  2. 14/01/11
    8:02 pm
    Huge bump, but yeah i also want to know the 'better titels'
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