The design of logos have always fascinated me – as a visual expression of the philosophy of a particular institution. It is quite a challenge to encapsulate the inner meaning envisaged by a founder in the aims and objectives of a group of individuals.
I have been particularly fortunate as my interest and growing skills coincided well with the growth of the meaningful visual image of a philosophy during the 20th century. Some of the early historic logos would have been the recognisable images on the Crusaders’ battle shields, later on the small sealing wax images made in the form of a mould worn as a ring. (more…)