40 Classy Uses Of Monogram Logos

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Monograms have been around since the time of Ancient Greece, but flourished in the late 19th century when companies across industries, most notably the fashion industry, began adopting monograms as their logos. A popular and enduring element of monograms is the usage of letters found in company names to form visually memorable acronyms.

Major fashion brands adopted monogram logos designed to convey luxury, exclusivity, fine workmanship, originality, taste and style to their wealthy customers. Then industrial brands and corporations began adopting monogram logos.

In this post, we are featuring compelling monogram logos of the old and tested, as well as new and uprising online brands in software, photography, wine, architecture, art or design.

Louis Vuitton

Givenchy

Gucci

Fendi

Chanel

Volkswagen

GE

ShiftDock

Sarah Appleby

McGah Family Cellars

The Old County

Yassine Bentaieb

Sean Heisler

Casa do Texto

J. Herwitt

QuikSpeak

MarryMe

Fried Frères

Mondora

Dalius Stuoka

Ginaldi & Marino

Herb Lubalin

Dream Catching

iBallet

Laura Zacarias

Bandora Holdings

OM Productions

Price Tag

IZ Studio

Negative Reality

Flying Horse

Test Tube

KumbariArt

ac

Alter Ego

Wood Manufacture Sosnin

Victoria and Albert Museum

TS

Aabridge

UK

society27

Five One Design

With continuous application in contemporary graphic design practice and the versatility to work across industries, the art of monograms has clearly stood the test of time. If you are in search of a logo for your brand or organization, will you consider designing a monogram logo?

Editor’s note: This is a contributed post by Jo Sabin, blogger & community manager, in collaboration with Anghelaht, a logo designer on DesignCrowd. Anghelaht is a former economist turned designer who loves tracking the latest logo design trends. Follow him on Twitter.

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