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About: (Est. 1856) “Langenscheidt is a privately held German publishing company, specialising in language resource literature. As well as producing monolingual dictionaries, Langenscheidt also produces bilingual dictionaries and travel phrase-books, as well as maps and atlases.” (Source: Wikipedia)
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Ed.’s Notes: Now that is how you build a logo with structure (below or after the jump). German engineering at its best!
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