Graphic designer Giovanni Tondini has compiled an entire series of generic and overused logo designs that designers should refrain from using.
He stated that these cookie-cutter designs not only run the risk of not being able to get trademarked, they defeat the purpose of having a logo—to stand out from the others. Check out the rest of the run-of-the-mill logo designs here.
The company’s acronym cut in two colors by an arc (usually ‘Trajan’ font)
Use of the font ‘Satisfaction
Roofs and cubic buildings
Linked bubbles or dots.
[via design taxi]