A good logo can prove an enormous asset to a company’s branding and marketing. Just think the Nike tick. However, occasionally logo design goes horribly wrong with hysterical results. We’ve collected some of the world’s funniest logo f-ups in the hope that designers continue to make these same mistakes.
Obviously, it might sometimes be a good idea to run a new logo design past people with wider pop culture knowledge. It would appear many logo designers fail to do that.
2022 provided a prime example when Scotty Morrison’s Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet unveiled the new logo for its Women’s Network. Admittedly, the then-PM may have been busy with one of his numerous secret portfolios. But apparently, no one noticed the logo looked like a giant purple dick, a pair of balls, and one solitary short and curly.
— Bethany Williams 💙🇺🇦💛 (@BethanyinCBR) March 14, 2022
But then, some logos date from supposedly more innocent times, like the one pictured above for the Czech Kostelecké Uzeniny sausage company. The company did since update their emblem, which seems a terrible shame. Who doesn’t like a plump, meaty Czech sausage? Perhaps Bel Ami can purchase the copyright?
But one logo that seems impossible to explain is the one below for the Swedish property management company Locum. Really? No one in the office noticed?
I’d suggest an easy change. ℹ️❤️💦
There are other logos where you really wonder just how innocent the designers were.
Not to mention the business owners or executives who signed off on the designs.
Take the logo for Doughboys in Maryland, USA, for example.
And it’s not only phallic designs that go unnoticed during design approvals.
While some may see a pair of energetic dancers in the Junior Jazz logo below, many more will delight in a shapely pair of breasts.
In Poland, cities recently got busy banning rainbow flags because of the allegedly pernicious influence of the LGBTIQA+ on family values.
However, local Mont-Sat antenna installers drive all over the place with a Satellite dish sporting a raging hard-on emblazoned on their vehicles.
Before we bid a reluctant farewell to the subject of penises, here’s Atherton Car Centre.
The Kama Sutra in funniest logo f-ups
Some designers lean to the Kama Sutric school of design. They endeavour to incorporate sexual positions into company branding.
Take Japan’s Kudawara Pharmacy chain below. Partial to doggy style, I’d guess. In the second image, if you look long and hard, you will stop seeing a sex act (reverse wheelbarrow?) and notice a South American dentist working on a patient’s teeth.
We see a lot of conservatives frothing at the mouth lately over gender issues. They make all sorts of ridiculous claims about irreversible surgery performed on kids. But don’t blame them, Perhaps they noticed the logo for the Kid’s Exchange. The Apostrophe Protection Society would have a fit. But rest assured, it is not a place for kids to access sexual reassignment surgery. It’s simply a place where annoyed parents trade in unwanted offspring for better-behaved children.
And finally, in funniest logo f-ups, if you have trouble with your computer, you may want to have the Computer Doctors check out your mouse, or whatever that is pictured in their logo.
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