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Cool Thing Of The Day: Retro-Futurist Logos From 'The People's Logo Page'

A little walk down memory lane for everyone from back before company logos were focus-grouped by ultra-expensive agencies into the shiny, flashy, bland representatives of the unified mega-corporate brand.

As the site owner writes: Stories abound of some engineer scribbling a thunderbolt inside an atom over a globe, sending it to a printer who'd pretty it up a bit, and for a couple hundred bucks instead of a couple hundred million, there was the company image.

Here are a couple of my favorites:

Collins:
http://www.ominous-valve.com/logos/collinsw.gif

Everready:
http://www.ominous-valve.com/logos/eveready1.gif

Zenith:
http://www.ominous-valve.com/logos/zenith1.gif

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