15 Logo Design Fails

15 Logo Design Fails

A quick look at the 15 worst corporate logo fails of all time, as reported by Business Insider:

1. London 2012 Logo

Olympics Logo

When London unveiled its £400,000 2012 logo design, the masses were unimpressed.

Some claimed that it looked like “some sort of comical sex act between The Simpsons.” (Note the figure resembling Lisa Simpson).

On the flip-side, Iran threatened to boycott the Olympics since they believed the logo spelled out “Zion.”Others opined that the logo resembled a swastika.

Pick your poison, but the logo seemed to be a resounding fail.


2. Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission

Logo Fail Catholic

Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission
This was the 1973 logo for the Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission.

Yeah.

 

 

 

 

 


Logo Fail Sherwin

3. Sherwin Williams

Coca-Cola wanted to teach the world to sing.

Apparently Sherwin Williams wanted to cover the world in blood-red paint.

The sinister “cover the earth” logo was adopted in 1906.

 

 


  4. Vermont Maple Syrup

Logo for Maple Syrup

I never quite realized just how much the state of Vermont looks like a side profile of someone’s legs and hindquarters until I saw the logo for the state’s maple syrup offerings.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 5. Kudawara Pharmacy

kudawara-logo-fail

This is the logo once used by a Japanese pharmacy called Kudawara. It was supposed to be the letter K, but all we can make out is two stick figures.

 

 


6. Locum

i love cum logo fail

Believe it or not, Locum is a Swedish property management company.

Gotta love the language barrier.

 


Mama's baking logo fail

7. Mama’s Baking

Mama’s Baking is a cafe in Greece with a major Oedipus complex.

 

 

 

 

 

 


8. Kids Exchangelogo fail kids sex change

Proper punctuation should always be encouraged.


 

logo fail mouse leaking

9. The Computer Doctors

The Computer Doctors claim to fix your computer.

You have to go somewhere else to fix your leaky genitalia.

 

 


 10. Sausages?

logo fail sausage sign

No Thanks.

 

 

 

 

 


 11. Junior Jazz Dance Class

This one is more tricky.logo fail dance class

Focus on the dancing children to see what makes the logo inappropriate.

 

 

 

 


12. Mont-Sat CompanyLogo fail happy satellite

Satellite guy is just too happy to be holding an antenna…

 

 

 

 

 

 


13.  A-Style

If this logo seems like a company oversight, then think again.A-style logo design

A-Style very intentionally created this dirty (read: buzz worthy) design.

In fact, the logo even came before the product did. After the logo became a guerrilla marketing success, the company began selling T-shirts.

 

 

 


 14. Arlington Pediatric Center

logo design fail

Okay, who’s approving these logos?

 

 

 

 


 15. Sun Rise Sushi

The concept is a sun rising behind a Japanese tea house.sushi logo fail

The product is, well, less serene.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Which was your favorite logo design fail?

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