(261 votes, average: 3.83 out of 5)
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2009-10-28 | Finnish


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“Finnish Varnish, a wood varnish manufacturer based in Finland. Finnish flag in the H.”

Credits: BigCat Group


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35 Comments to “2009-10-28 | Finnish”

Abounding
Oct 28, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Nice. The thick all-caps is reminiscent of a finish line banner for a race as well. Very subtle.


 
Ali Turnbull
Oct 28, 2009 at 6:56 pm

Finnish flag in the H is also a last creative flourish of the paintbrush when everything else is done. I like it.


 
zuluglobe
Oct 28, 2009 at 8:07 pm

nice looking logo. more than interesting decision with FIN flag usage.


 
Matt
Oct 28, 2009 at 9:10 pm

I agree nice typography. The logo works well and the unique ‘H’ will make the brand recognisable.


 
Henrik
Oct 28, 2009 at 9:56 pm

Very nice and subtle combo with the flag!


 
Heinrich
Oct 28, 2009 at 10:08 pm

Well done. Simple and effective! Great work on the H.


 
Moth
Oct 29, 2009 at 2:13 am

Fantastic! Love the H … the longer I look at the more I see the waving flag.
Great job.


 
daniel
Oct 29, 2009 at 2:55 am

if you don’t know how the flag looks…hard to get it


 
SimplyForDesign
Oct 29, 2009 at 6:55 am

Nice… But this little cut in H is unneeded…


 
Chris Siegle
Oct 29, 2009 at 7:08 am

I got it instantly, but for someone who might not be as familiar with national flags, the connection might not be made. I think that the risk is worth the reward in this case, great job, its perfect.


 
Chris Siegle
Oct 29, 2009 at 7:10 am

Also, its good to see a great logo on here again, there hasn’t been a logo really deserving since Figure 9.


 
Adamo
Oct 29, 2009 at 9:42 am

Well done. :)

@SimplyForDesign: I disagree, without the break in the H, you lose emphasis on the Finnish flag – there would be no blue cross.


 
Acorn
Oct 29, 2009 at 8:24 pm

I agree, the emphasis would be lost without the cut in the H, but this is still subtle enough. The best logos are usually the ones that aren’t blindingly obvious!


 
Jules
Oct 29, 2009 at 8:26 pm

Simple, clean, effective and smart. I think the flag in the H is really intelligent design.


 
Hannon
Oct 29, 2009 at 8:30 pm

Genius, simplicity is the key in this logo, great work


 

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Alessia Matuozzo
Oct 29, 2009 at 10:37 pm

A 3-way punn, smart smart smart!


 
jason liggitt
Oct 29, 2009 at 10:59 pm

I am really please with the feedback from all of you. I enjoyed designing this one and I personally think it works really well. Thanks for all thew comments and the great feedback. :-) x


 
Kenny Laurie
Oct 30, 2009 at 12:14 am

Looks nice, simple and effective


 
Caren
Oct 30, 2009 at 1:51 am

Like the simplicity and it has movement.


 
MORGAN
Oct 30, 2009 at 3:04 am

I like the concept and fluidity


 
Leila
Oct 30, 2009 at 3:24 am

It really works!!


 
Ricky Parker
Oct 30, 2009 at 3:25 am

Nice design, very effective!


 
Natalie
Oct 30, 2009 at 3:28 am

I think this concept is very clever. The simplicity of the brand is thought provoking making it memorable.
Well done – deserved logo of the day.


 
SimplyForDesign
Oct 30, 2009 at 10:42 am

@Chris Siegle but why the break is this width not another? I mean there isn’t anything relevant to it in whole Design… And it is do thin that it could dissapear when you m?k? the logo smaller… But i still think that it is very good design


 
Antoni Luchniak
Oct 30, 2009 at 7:59 pm

@daniel – well, people just should know how flags look like :)

Design deserves a lot of good words. Nice work!


 
Anthony
Oct 31, 2009 at 12:18 am

Neat. simple. Great typography with flag device weaved in effortlessly.


 
Neil Downe Creative
Oct 31, 2009 at 1:35 am

This logo sums up how logos should be, it works so well. It reminds me of the FedEx logo, creatively it has the same kind of effect in as much as you find a clever trick at the end. In this case its the national flag. Excellent. The fact that the name is used as the description of the product benefit is also amazingly clever. Seriously well done.


 
Tony Onoro
Oct 31, 2009 at 2:19 am

simplicity at its best


 
rob brown
Oct 31, 2009 at 2:36 am

Don’t know about finnish, this looks like the start of something that will drive the brand. Excellent visual recall, totally on the money. Love the blue. Another big creation from big cat.


 
Danny B
Oct 31, 2009 at 2:43 am

‘making juice’ – you cant say why, it just is.


 
Vicky
Oct 31, 2009 at 2:48 am

Nice logo :) Simple, and effective!


 
Frances
Oct 31, 2009 at 3:16 am

Clean and simple logo….those are always the best.


 
iYoko
Nov 3, 2009 at 1:07 am

Simple but cool… Kinda reminds me of Facebook xD


 

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