35 Examples of Text-Based Logos for Inspiration

We like to showcase different types and styles of logo designs to help with providing inspiration for your own design projects, and today we’re focusing on text-based logos. It’s certainly possible to create a logo that uses text and typography as it’s focal point. In many cases, these are some of the most memorable logos and they can be great for developing brand recognition.

In this post we’ll showcase 35 examples of logo designs that rely heavily or exclusively on text. The logos come from a variety of different designers, and you can visit the source of any of these designs by clicking on the name or the image. If you’re looking for some inspiration, hopefully these examples can help to spark some ideas for your own work.

Tierney

Tierney

Piero

Piero

The Lady Loves Shoes

The Lady Loves Shoes

Eiserfey

Eiserfey

Tofu

Tofu

Valentsev

Valentsev

Notwerk

Notwerk

Lilu

Lilu

Spadari

Spadari

Mandy

Mandy

Snapguide

Snapguide

Stamp

Stamp

Ultraviolet Underground

Ultraviolet Underground

Zisyo

Zisyo

Sinfonia

Sinfonia

Angelov

Angelov

Sattel

Sattel

Barkman Furniture

Barkman Furniture

Tyler Willette

Tyler Willette

Currently Roaming

Currently Roaming

Lola

Lola

Awesome Ideas Studio

Awesome Ideas Studio

VIP Diamonds

VIP Diamonds

Joseph Camilleri

Joseph Camilleri

Trident

Trident

Drupalr

Drupalr

Dia

Dia

White Stork

White Stork

Qlose

Qlose

Nunka

Nunka

Dutty

Dutty

Siskin

Siskin

Elephant

Elephant

La Riviera

La Riviera

Cicuta

Cicuta

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  • smashinghub, October 9, 2012

    lovely examples of simple and decent text logos

  • Mike Ward Design, October 9, 2012

    Absolutely love Tierney example! Also a fan of Siskin.

  • Eoin H, October 10, 2012

    Some great examples of text based logos there.. It just goes to show that not all logos need to be complex, and sometimes less is more :) Thanks for sharing.

  • artfreak, October 15, 2012

    You should’ve added the Pinterest logo as well. It’s a great design. The tierney logo is the best! real clean design..