Honest Logos Are Funny ‘Cause They’re True

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Last March Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz whipped up a re-imagined “Cat Videos” logo for YouTube along with a handful of other literal interpretations of famous logos for what would become his ongoing art series, Honest Logos. He dropped several new installments prior to the new year — most of which work thanks to Homer reminding me, “It’s funny ’cause it’s true” every time I look at one — and I’ve been meaning to get to his work so here you go.

Graphic design. Pop culture commentary. The ability to read “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” pre-translation. We’ve got quite the renaissance man on our hands. I’ve included my favorites/the most applicable  of Hertz’s work here (I’ll never quit you and my glittery background, Myspace). You can check out the entire collection on Flickr.

Viktor Hertz via The Daily What

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