Corporate Logos and Brand Signs

This gallery presents the collection of photos submitted for the World Of Signange Photo Contest by the readers of Smashing Magazine. We received over 2,500+ photos from our readers across the globe, and present a selection of the most interesting photos in the overview below.

The topic of this gallery is Corporate Logos and Brand signs. It includes several commonly recognized signs that creatively express the philosophy and aim of the businesses along with other more foreign and obscure ones. Please notice: each photo has a certain license, provided in the description of the photo. Before using the images for private or commercial projects, make sure that the license allows you to do so. Also, you can click on the photos for a larger preview.

Please feel free to take a look at other submissions as well (links to other galleries are listed in the end of this gallery).

Corporate Logos and Brands

Miami Universal

Miami Universal [ large preview ]
"Universal Studios Signals- Orlando." Photo taken by Nancy Benavides

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - miami-universal

Miami Universal 02

Miami Universal 02 [ large preview ]
"Universal Studios Signals – Orlando." Photo taken by Nancy Benavides

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - miami-universal-02

Mc Death

Mc Death [ large preview ]
"A burned down McDonalds sign on the way to Toowoomba, Australia with a compact Sony Camera." Photo taken by Anders Goberg from Norway.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mc-death

Permai Means Serene

Permai Means Serene [ large preview ]
"Signage with Leaf like Logo." Photo taken by James Woo from Malaysia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - permai-means-serene

3DAY

3DAY [ large preview ]
"Lobby sign." Photo taken by Paul Borne from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - 3day

Etnies

Etnies [ large preview ]
"Vinyl/painted retail signs." Photo taken by Paul Borne from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - etnies

Medical sign

Medical sign [ large preview ]
"Health center sign." Photo taken by Hjörvar Þór Sævarsson from Iceland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - medical-sign

The Corporate Edge

The Corporate Edge [ large preview ]
"I love the geometric shapes and the simplicity of the typography." Photo taken by Priscilla Barcellos from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - the-corporate-edge

Indonesian post trademark

Indonesian post trademark [ large preview ]
"A trademark typographe of Indonesian post agent, taken from Indonesian post center office in Bandung." Photo taken by Panji Firman Rahadi from Indonesia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - indonesian-post-trademark

My apple

My apple [ large preview ]
"After this wall is a well known computer accessories seller." Photo taken by Ioan Ginsca from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - my-apple

Ass container

Ass container [ large preview ]
"Name of a German porta-potty company-taken in Munich." License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Photo taken by Chris Hiester from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - ass-container

Cira Center Lights

Cira Center Lights [ large preview ]
"Phillies logo on the Cira Center in Philadelphia." License: All rights reserved. Photo taken by Alan Kriegel from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - cira-center-lights

Cnit la Defense Paris Illumination

Cnit la Defense Paris Illumination [ large preview ]
"Outside the office where I work, the illuminated sign (about 10 feet tall) names the mall and office complex – CNIT, Centre Nouvelles Industries et Technologies or Centre of New Industries and Technologies." License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/. Photo taken by Simon White from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - cnit-la-defense-paris-illumination

Redline

Redline [ large preview ]
"Toyota signage in the night." Photo taken by Ruben Manuel M Moreno from Portugal.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - redline

Coca cola sign asia

Coca cola sign asia [ large preview ]
"Coca cola sign in Asia Animal Kingdom Disney Orlando." Licensed: Attribution-NonCommercial License. Photo taken by Edwin Lunandy from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - coca-cola-sign-asia

Dippin’ dots at dusk

Dippin’ dots at dusk [ large preview ]
"Dippin’ dots in OC at dusk." Licensed: This photo is the sole property of Tim Castrejon. Photo taken by Tim Castrejon from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - dippin-dots-at-dusk

World of Color

World of Color [ large preview ]
"World of Color sign." Licensed: This photo is the sole property of Tim Castrejon. Photo taken by Tim Castrejon from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - world-of-color

World of Color sign

World of Color sign [ large preview ]
"World of Color characters." Licensed: This photo is the sole property of Tim Castrejon. Photo taken by Tim Castrejon from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - world-of-color-sign

Dry View

Dry View [ large preview ]
"A Kodak case, left on the street, after the rain." Photo taken by Matias Causa from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - dry-view

Robin Smith Window

Robin Smith Window [ large preview ]
"Office sign." Photo taken by Paul Borne from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - robin-smith-window

1833 Salamanca

1833 Salamanca [ large preview ]
"Metal shelled sign filled with original convict mined sandstone blocks." Licensed: Copyright Steven Clark with permission granted to Smashing Magazine to use in relation to this competition. Photo taken by Steven Clark from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - 1833-salamanca

USMC Recruiting

USMC Recruiting [ large preview ]
"Exterior prototype." Photo taken by Paul Borne from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - usmc-recruiting

Hirmer building munchen

Hirmer building munchen [ large preview ]
"Photo of the facade of Hirmer building, taken in Munchen." Photo taken by Tatiana Nemna from Czech Republic.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hirmer-building-munchen

Pre labelled

Pre labelled [ large preview ]
"Label on a wheelie bin." Photo taken by Jaina from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - pre-labelled

Sunnyside Squares 02

Sunnyside Squares 02 [ large preview ]
"Image of dilapidated signage in Sunnyside, Queens." Licensed: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives. Photo taken by Jim Brown from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - sunnyside-squares-02

Hard Rock

Hard Rock [ large preview ]
"Part of Paceville – Malta’s nightlife district." Photo taken by Andrew Vincent Fernandez from Malta.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hard-rock

Rawl Plugs

Rawl Plugs [ large preview ]
"Taken in a side street in Valletta – Malta’s capital." Photo taken by Andrew Vincent Fernandez from Malta.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - rawl-plugs

Manhattan Born Manhole Cover

Manhattan Born Manhole Cover [ large preview ]
"Manhole Cover spells Manhattan Born, NYC, NY." License: All Rights Reserved. Photo taken by Tatiana Dorochina from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - manhattan-born-manhole-cover

Order mcdonalds signage

Order mcdonalds signage [ large preview ]
"Ordering something in Mc Donalds, use McStop, Jakarta, Indonesia." Licensed: ©Nanto Mago. Photo taken by Nanto Mago from Indonesia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - order-mcdonalds-signage

Webdesign

Webdesign [ large preview ]
"Nice contradiction of the word “webdesign” which is made of concrete indicating a usually virtual object." Licensed: creative commons. Photo taken by Ingo Carow from Germany.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - webdesign

WannaMan

WannaMan [ large preview ]
"Place of my first grown-up (design) job in the city!." Photo taken by Carissa Katz from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - wannaman

Datev

Datev [ large preview ]
"Logo of Datev in Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Germany)." Photo taken by Pablo Martinez from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - datev

Hirmer building München

Hirmer building München [ large preview ]
"Photo of the facade of Hirmer building, taken in Munchen." Photo taken by Tatiana Nemna from Czech Republic.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hirmer-building-munchen

Bravo sign

Bravo sign [ large preview ]
"Sign word BRAVO taken downtown Toronto with the CN tower in the background." License: Right Managed. Photo taken by Frederic Sune from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - bravo-sign

Original W

Original W [ large preview ]
"Original Woodward’s Building Signage, circa 1944, ()." Photo taken by Greg Treadwell from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - original-w

Saturn

Saturn [ large preview ]
"Monument sign." Photo taken by Paul Borne from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - saturn

Thank you!

Thanks to all participants for taking their time for preparing and sending submissions for the contest and creating a unique and diversified gallery presented above. We truly appreciate and respect your efforts and your time, folks!

Further Galleries

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Katrín Svana Eyþórsdóttir is a media artist and designer from Iceland. You can follow her on twitter.

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