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Killed Productions

by SeanHeisler • Uploaded: May. 18 '09 - Gallerized: May. '09

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logotomy

Funny. With a little bit of perspective, in the continuity of the shadow, you could draw a grave with the "i". That could be awesome!

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VikkiV

hahaha:-)...that is cool! maybe lb. blood on the dot?

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oronoz ®

hahahahahah great one!!

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wayne.wang

Simple Cool ! I was worried about the "i" ...

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teeps

Awesome!

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api

LOL :D cool, the moved "i" is awesome. Usually I don't like shadows and gradient in logos but it's works good, perfect.

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datsolalee

So so cooooool!!!!!!

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andreiu

oh yeah! :)

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logomotive

Clever and funny.

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terry bogard

Nice indeed.!

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ethereal

Thanks everyone, glad you like it! It was a fun one to do. A red dot on the i would be pretty funny, might try it but I think it would pull it into a different realm and pull away from the sheer simplicity as well. Funny though! Thanks again, everyone!

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andreiu

sounds like MAC: iDead! :))

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andreiu

wanted to say APPLE. we all should sleep from time to time.. :p

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strizhart

ClimaxDesigns Thanks (;

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tokostyler

very good man! especially that comics shadow:)

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josephghayes

very nice. seems like the i is backwards though. like the dot should be on the right. either way, it's a brilliant concept.

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tass

i like the concept.
but since i has a shadow, wouldn't be required that all the letters had one?

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ethereal

That is a nice avatar strizhart!

It's true that technically it would seem the other letters would have cast shadow as well but I think having the shadow just on the "i" puts the focal there, it's just playful abstraction. :) As to the direction of the i, I tried it both ways and this felt most comfortable for whatever reason! Thanks again!

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Brandsimplicity

Killer concept...:)

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cseven

Magic. Love it.

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alterego

clean concept !!!

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rambal

nice playful mark

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smelandri

simple and functional, I would like

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Shu

Great concept, but I don' like this shadow...

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pixualmedia

This concept killed me..

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TreeWalker

sorry, but%u2026 why?
what is the logo for? it doesn't do anything for me. it's just an i on its side, so?
a logo should evoke something, should say something about the company or product it is representing.

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ethereal

Dude, pump your brakes, it's just a concept. It's just an idea I had, this place is fun, we're all having fun here. Maybe this could work for something like a skateboard company or a club?

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logomotive

^ yeah or it could represent a logo designer.

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ethereal

^ Ha! Nice, Mike. :)

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gold coast website design

I don't agree with Treewalker but I too don't get it. It's nice to have a play and try new things but it may need some work to be commercially viable.

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ethereal

^ Absolutely and that's all this is, is practice. I solicited comments and I'm working on turning this into something viable.

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ethereal

^ I know exactly what you are saying but when I tried pulling the L's together it looked squirrelly, like the L's suddenly didn't look like two L's anymore due to the i laying down the way it is. Hard to explain. For some reason with the i laying down like that it's messing with the visual spacing and it just seemed comfortable like this. I'll take a look at it again though, thanks for the comment.

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joelalexander

yeah really nice, clever, I like it! alot

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TreeWalker

I'm sorry if I upset anyone, I guess I should change my comment to "I love it, it's my all time fav" and not offer any criticism - be like everyone else. Or just keep my mouth shut and go elsewhere.

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ethereal

^ Here's the problem, TreeWalker - you took the extreme route. Criticism is fine here, in fact it's great. But it's the way you did it. The concealed "cursing" using random characters, the "so" comment, just your whole demeanor. Why not express your opinion in a more "constructive" manner? If you sound offensive you're going to get equal responses back. That's all.

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theartistt

if you can't take it, don't dish it. I like this.

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dpb

Dont kill the climax of being creative. I think we should be more appreciative in any expression the way our art done. Let's ressurect the mood of being united in sharing everything we have in mind.I like everybody's art it has a different meaning and interest.

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theartistt

^ totally agree

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camel_sp

Very nice dude! Like it a lot!

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ethereal

Holy shit!! I have never seen that before in my life, I swear to god. I just found this place and joined on May 14. Guess that doesn't exonnerate me but I give you my word I have never seen that. Like I keep saying, everything has been done before. Damn. It's even an "i" in that mark. Well, I am sure I'll be grilled by some for this one, but I swear on all three of my children's lives I've never seen that mark. Oh, well. :(

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lundeja

I wouldn't have guessed you had, it only has about 100 views. I didn't remember it until I saw it in his showcase today. I was just throwing it out there so you knew :)

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ethereal

Thanks, lundeja. Yikes, it's sucks when that happens though. Something similar to this happened to me before too. Everything has been done, I swear! This happened to me with Logomotive and he said "I guess great minds think alike!" (not to sound arrogant!)

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TreeWalker

Okay, first of all, I will once again apologize for hurting anyone's feelings - it was unintentional. ClimaxDesigns I was not concealing any "cursing" with random characters - that was simply an incompatibility between browsers or something. Evidently the system does not like having a comma placed after the word but.
Secondly, I was not trying to be offensive I was merely hoping to have the artist give me some indication (defense if you will) of the reasoning for the logo. I perhaps should have left the "so" out of the comment and should have elaborated on my remark.
In an effort to avoid offending anyone else on this site in the future I would ask that the moderator or owner of the site remove my profile from their system at the earliest. In the interim I will refrain from critiquing any further. I wish you all well in your endeavors.

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ethereal

Awe, come on, man, just relax. I don't think anybody is offended. Everything is cool. If you have an issue with someone or are looking to critique them then just do it in a straight forward way. Everything's good my man, don't worry.

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mabu

Cool job dude %u2014 although I do think it reminds me abit of the "impotence" logo I've done.

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mabu

Cool job dude - although I do think it reminds me abit of the "impotence" logo I've done.

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ethereal

Hi mabu - I know! It was mentioned up above a few posts back. Technically it doesn't clear me but I found and joined Logo Pond a few days after you posted the impotence concept. I swear I hadn't seen it before I did this, obviously I wouldn't have done this had I seen that! Amazing how this happens. It's crazy how it's the letter i in both! I really like your impotence concept though, nice job. Great minds think alike. ;)

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mabu

Hehe no worries dude. Like yours too. Keep em coming.

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evaanno

the shadow is bad, I think its great what logotomy said before

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D.Roark

Very cool concept! Another suggestion, for maybe a v2.0: you could stand the "i" back upright and do it as a chalk outline...hmm.

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wannabe

I love this, but i agree with the comments about the shadow. Looks weird somehow...

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elmasry

very cool idea, I love it

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ethereal

Thanks everyone, again I really appreciate the feedback a lot. I went ahead and lost the shadow and I think it still works well. I thought the shadow was kind of fun, gave it this funny yet dramatic quality. Thanks!

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volchonok13

Sean, how can I get in touch with you if I have an interest in a logo?

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ethereal

volchonok13 - Shoot me an email mr.noodle@cox.net

Thanks!

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davido

smart idea, cool!

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Dario

Genius! Have you tried using "Killer" instead of "killed" ?
Just an idea.

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ethereal

Thanks, guys! Really appreciate it.

Dario: Interesting idea but I think because the "i" is lying down dead that the stronger message is "killed." Killer could work however, implying that a murder had happened. This is the strangest thing trying to describe this! :)

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koads

Can't believe noone has mentioned this but in the original specs of the morse-code, an I was described as a dot and an dash...

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gjrdesign

Great work! Elegant and fun.

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tass

I like this a lot more! :) Way better for me! Congrats!

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QuirkDesign

this is a classic :)

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andreiu

love the updated version! :)

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megalitz

I love this! I haven't read all the comments but I actually think it's a very humorous twist on such a "terrible" word. Genius!

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ethereal

Wow, crazy. Never seen it. There was another one up above, that was similar too. Well, I mean, this happens, it's obviously not a rip, I've never seen it.

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skoulix

Brilliant! Revolutionary!

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KonradK

amazing concept :)

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pinkboy

wow. love it

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moverdrive

This thing is just perfect. Great type choice, feels just right. It's gonna be one of those I wish I'd thought of. Great job.

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ethereal

Thanks a lot you guys, I really appreciate it.

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gezgins

concept wonderfull..

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Michigan Web

Funny and very creative! Nice work!

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ethereal

Thanks, guys!

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fourplus

clever idea;)

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ethereal

Thanks! Maybe this thing might make the 100 club? Would be a flattering club to be in!

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michaelspitz

(Here's 1 more for ya!) I was sure I'd hit this guy before..? ;)

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ethereal

Hey! Thanks, Michael!

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klibia

Perhaps I already voted for this sign, but would have no regrets at all. Excellent!

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ethereal

Thank you, Natalia.

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Foz

Watching words move by Ivan Chermayeff & Tom Geismar - nobody seen it? it's an exact copy.

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ethereal

^ What do you mean? What's an exact copy? Very familiar with C&G but have no idea what you are talking about. Post something if you can.

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ethereal

I just looked this up and it's a book, which looks very cool by the way. I found some examples and seen one for "dead" with a "d" lying on it's side, is that what you mean? If so, I don't see the problem here. You said this is an exact copy of something, that's a pretty strong thing to say and to me you mean in that book there is a Killed concept EXACTLY like this. Show to me if you can. But if it's the Dead thing there isn't an issue here in my mind. The "i" in this concepts is an abstract figure/person. I see many other examples of word play concepts in that book that remind of many concepts I see hear too, so word play is nothing new and they are all based on a similar vain of thinking.

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ethereal

^ Sorry, I can't spell.

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ethereal

Another guy claiming our logos for his, take a look folks, see if yours in in there: http://miniv.ueuo.com/

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itsgareth

^ that guys website is a rip off too

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ethereal

^ Like, the whole layout of it? Unbelievable. I don't see any way to contact the guy on that site at all. Crazy.

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ethereal

I've been informed his name is Vikas Misra.

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plantingseeds

I've seen this logo on various blogs and other logo sites like Logofaves, but didn't realise it was on here too. It's simple and effective, very nice.

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ethereal

Thanks for your comments on my work recently, Colm, I appreciate it bro!

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Type08

...94 ...95 ...

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JoePrince

96 going once...going twice...

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milou

97 for Sean.

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ethereal

Ha ha! Thanks, guys! Getting close! :)

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ethereal

100!! Woohoo! Ok, sorry, carry on...

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andreiu

wooow! 100! keep up the good work :)

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epsilon

Sean, just out of curiosity - are you a lefty?

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tabithakristen

Thought I floated this before. Oh well, 103 now! :D

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ethereal

Thanks, guys!

@ Alex: I see where you are going with that. Here I go again for 10th time. Look, what do you do here? Just like others who have done simple, fun word play ideas like this they find something similar to it and cry rip off. Word play is so generic that it's tough to pinpoint if you are infringing on an original idea. In terms of word play like this I think the concept has to be about EXACT to become a real issue. Word play like this goes waaaay back, as referenced earlier in this thread. You know how many logos with a letter laying on it's side have been brought to my attention over the years? I hadn't ever seen one where it was an "i" that represented the human figure, so the concept probably can stand (no pun intended). Every few months I have to go through this, it's "killing" me. :)

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epsilon

Sean, you totally don't see where I was going :)

I asked because there is a peculiar connection between the handedness of a person and the way this person selects between two equal options involving left and right. I am right-handed and I would've dropped /i/ the other way, hence my original question.

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ethereal

^ Ha ha ha, I see, Alex, that's hilarious!!!!!! Sorry. I thought I was getting hammered again, man. If you look at the history of this thread I've had to fend off a lot of stuff, but that's what happens with simple logos most of the time. Please accept my apologies, Alex, I thought you were insinuating something. I don't have the nickname "Paranoid" for nothing. I am right handed. It's funny, someone else mentioned before that they would have dropped the i the other way too, maybe you are all right! :) Thanks, Alex, much appreciated, my man.

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epsilon

Damn. Oh, well. Perhaps you are closeted lefty or something :)

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ethereal

Proud to announce this will be featured in LogoLounge 6.

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Hayes Image

That's fantastic :) From what I've seen confirmed so far, this is gonna be one hell of a book.

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logopunk

Brilliant logo and deserving of being included in Logo Lounge 6.

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ethereal

Thanks, Jonny, appreciate the comment.

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noopie

Deadly simple and really effective. So which letter is the killer? :D

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ethereal

Thanks. Evidence points to "k" being the culprit but many theories say that "d" was the shooter, perched inconspicuously over there in the grassy knoll beyond the "e." Others say a man named "Ed" is the killer and say he left a message at the crime scene by aligning what appears to be the word "productions" underneath his name.

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krinimal

this is one of the best wordplays i have seen in my life! awesome oine ethereal!

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stefani smit

Have you tried making the dot of the i red? it will bring in a little colour and represent blood? Just an idea, the logo is awesome!

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MichaelSmith

I think it would look and sound really good as %u2018killer production%u2019.

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13mu

This is my favorite logo of all submitted in the universe :)
Now I know who his creator

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azdesignvn

Very good idea

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sean heisler

I have not specifically done a motorcycle logo but there isn't anything I won't try. Feel free to contact me.

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Simon™

Hey Sean - haven't seen your stuff before. Great work! Have another float on me. Like you need it! ;-)

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Sean Heisler

Thanks, Simon, :)

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khughesdesign

Unique, simple.. and pretty much perfect! I saw this one in LogoNest, among others.. great work as always!

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antonio cappucci

Among my favorite logos! Great concept.

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njc-condooms

So simple but so clever. Great job!

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sean heisler

Thanks, guys. I appreciate it.

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Bernd

and how the hell ... could I miss this killer piece ?! OMG that's so good ... reminds me of the days when Herb Lubalin ruled the world ... you know the family type piece

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Sean Heisler

Heh, heh, thanks, Bernd.

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sashakagor

Genius logo!

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victor_bartis

clever simple logo! best way to go. good job!

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Artgeko

Original idea and solution!

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Sean Heisler

Thanks, guys, glad you like it!

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jands

the legend ... awesome :)

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peg_

grat job

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levogrin

Great work. One of my favorite logos.

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edgepixel

Oh, so this was yours? I first saw it on ffffound.com

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redchocolate

very very well

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CHINOOK

I agree with levogrin, one of the best. Love it!

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hyperborea

200! Grats!

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wiking

Make that 201 :)

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JohnDervishi

Great concept, love it

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piluky

this was used in one of the www.posterheroes.org winners of this year... I don't know if it was u...but if not.. somebody copy u.. big time!!!

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JKey

really great!

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