Tuesday, August 24, 2010

50 Shield Logo Designs Inspiration

Logos that feature shield element or shape may not be one of 2010 logo trends. Despite of so many ideas that can be developed for this kind of logo, we often see shield shape logos from time to time as they are able to adjust to represent different messages. It is known that in the ancient history, classic shield conveys or represents the symbol of protection. Other hidden meanings for shield logo could be related to security, power or control, strength, protection. safety, and defense.

Some organizations, religious communities, scholars or academy institutions often use this branding concept to represent strength, well controlled society, as well as protection & safety within a group of people. While in sport and automotive, shield logos are commonly used to represent power of durability and defense. Shield pictorial mark also applicable to any kind of business that offers guarantee of security or safety.

We bring you 50 Shield Logo Designs Inspiration from various logo galleries and see how the creative designers have explored the shield shape into wonderful logo design. The techniques that you may see are playful typography, inter-locking & combination of geometric shapes or pictures, grunge finishing, negative space, and accentuation of colors. They appear in many different design styles. Grunge or classic style frequently use pair of "wings", while modern and clean designs will sometimes include glossy effect to the surface of the shield, or apply decorative element as minimum as possible.

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  1. Great examples. I'm currently working on a shield logo design so these are giving me some great inspiration.

  2. Rachel,
    I hope you've design a great shield logo, and glad that this post helped you a bit :)


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