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25 Epic Logo Fails

It’s almost as if designers like sneaking in subliminal images of dicks in their designs on purpose!

The company logo is the most important part of your branding. It’s the first thing that customers will notice and it’s really important to get it right.

For some companies though, their new logo or redesign doesn’t go as smoothly as they thought and can turn into a marketing disaster. Let’s take a look at some of the most epic fails in branding history when it comes to logos.

It’s almost as if designers like sneaking in subliminal images of dicks in their designs on purpose!

Dirty Bird Fried Chicken

Oh dear Dirty Bird!

Federal University of Santa Catarina’s Institute of Oriental Studies

This supposed to be a Japanese temple against a rising sun. You can obviously see the problem here! The logo was pulled, but not until it had achieved meme status.

A-Style

This logo was created on purpose by Italian fashion house A-Style to get its self noticed and it surely worked!

Mama’s Baking

I smell cookies!


Kostelecké uzeniny

This logo has been in use since the 1920s and is still in use today.

Tesco Buttermilk

Who knows what was going through the minds of quality control at Tesco’s that signed this package design off!

The Computer Doctors

Pepsi

Poor old Pepsi probably wasn’t expecting this comparison.

Arlington Pediatric Center

This logo was pulled after ‘people who have eyes’ noticed how wrong it looked!

Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission

We shouldn’t say it, but this logo is kind of fitting for all the scandal over the years!

State of Vermont Maple Syrup

Really?

Kudawara

 

Kids Exchange

It’s very important to get kerning right in your typography…

Click Lovers

Remember, It’s very important to get kerning right in your typography…

Megaflicks

Oh, Jesus! I give up. Kerning!

Hershey

Poo emoji comes to mind!

Locum

Ahem!

The Wonky Teapot Company

I just really can’t stop noticing an ‘A’ rather than an ‘O’.

Junior Jazz Dance Classes

This is supposed to be two people ‘jazz dancing’, but when you notice a pair of breasts and abdomen, you can’t unnotice it!

London 2012

Apart from being the most overpaid piece of design in the world, people have commented that this logo looks like Lisa Simpson performing a sex act!

OGC

Turn the logo on its side and…

Mont-Sat

This rather happy satellite dish is still in use today by Polish Satellite Engineer Company.

Anthony Byrne

Yes. There is always going to be a problem with putting a lowercase letter ‘b’ next to the letters ‘a’ or ‘d!’

Written by Mila Jarzynka

Decoding the million wonderful & inspiring stories within the quirky world of art, design & pop culture. Former Deputy Editor & Author at Joyenergizer

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