About: (Est. 1981) The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) is “the only international non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing, improving and supporting the profession of furniture design and its positive impact in the marketplace. Professional Members specialize in the design of both residential and contract furnishings and accessories. Membership includes both American and International professional designers, industry affiliates and associates, design schoolteachers and students. Corporate Members include suppliers of products and services to the industry and furniture manufacturing companies who wish to support the goals and objectives of the Society.”
Design by: The Daly Group.
Ed.’s Notes: Oh, dear god, why?
Relevant links: Furniture Today article.
Select quote: “We are very excited about the image the Daly Group has created with this new logo,” said John Conrad, ASFD president-elect. “The new positioning statement - touching lives by design - is perfectly in sync with our profession. The ASFD board believes that the young designers coming into our industry will easily relate and embrace the renewed ASFD.”
About: “Centrum Kultury Zamek (Culture Centre Castle) is the largest institution in the greater dissemination of culture and one of the largest institutions of its kind in Poland. During the year [we] organizes hundreds of events: concerts, exhibitions, meetings, film screenings, workshops and lectures. Our headquarters is the former imperial castle, one of the most unique buildings in Poznan. It was built in the years 1905-1910 as a residence Poznan last German Emperor Wilhelm II.”
Design by: Motor Studio.
Ed.’s Notes: Sample of the logo in application below (or after the jump) and a few more images at the Motor Studio case study link. I really love the abstraction and loose spacing of the logo.
Select quote (with Google Translate): “The graphic symbol consists of four simple elements that could be a reference to an abstract architectural forms found in building the imperial residence.”