Logos With Punctuation Marks

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Fonts in Use | Jürgen Siebert | September 29, 2009

Punctuation marks are popular ingredients in logo design, because they quite literally “punctuate” the implied message of the logo they are used in: Help! Question? Emphasis! Talk ” “, Period. Jon Phillips, founder and owner of Spyrestudios gathered 34 examples of this genre in a gallery:

We use punctuation everyday when writing articles, blog posts and emails. We’re all aware that using the wrong punctuation can completely change the meaning of a sentence or even a whole document. So, where else do people use punctuation? In logo design of course!
The 34 logos showcased in the post use punctuation as a design element. Some logos feature commas, colons and semicolons while others use exclamation marks, question marks, brackets and parentheses. I found they were very creative and thought I’d share them with you. Enjoy! :)

Amongst the usual Helveticas, Myriads, Futuras, and ITC Avant Garde Gothics fortunately there are a couple of logos that also use interesting typefaces. It’s not much, but it’s something:

FF Dax


FF Bau



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  1. nice, i like the first 3 heaps!

    Posted by Simon Robertson on Sep. 30, 2009
  2. Probably http://www.pidgin.im/ is worth mentioning too.

    Posted by Paolo Mazzetti on Sep. 30, 2009
  3. Yup, definitely. Send your suggestion to Jon Phillips. ;)

    Posted by Yves Peters on Sep. 30, 2009
  4. Thanks a lot for the mention and linkage, much appreciated! And yes, feel free to send your suggestions my way :)


    Posted by Jon Phillips on Sep. 30, 2009
  5. Hi Jon, nice of you to drop by. ;)

    Posted by Yves Peters on Oct. 1, 2009
  6. Really nice stuff, thanks!

    Posted by Vats Thakur on Oct. 6, 2009
  7. Very cool examples. Don’t forget Big!Lots … my new favorite discount store.

    Posted by Kim on Oct. 12, 2009
  8. excellent list of logos. Keep us the good work.

    Posted by samantha on Apr. 14, 2010

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