Top 5 most inappropriate logo designs

Designing a good logo is a tough task. It's no where near as simple as it sounds. It's fair to say I've had a bit of a fixation with graphic design recently, and I've posted about logos before (anyone remember the Phallic Logo Awards?). This latest crop of logos don't quite fit into the phallic category, but they could be seen as somewhat smutty.

So here I count down the top 5 most inappropriate logo designs.

Number 5: Arlington Pediatric Centre

Well, I'm not exactly sure what the client was thinking when they approved this one. Maybe it's supposed be like a magic eye puzzle? At best it would have to be described as 'suggestive'.

Number 4: Kids Exchange

Kids Exchange also appeared in one of the earliest Swollen Pickles posts entitled, "Hazardous Domain Name Registration". If you can't figure out what is going on with the one, then you better go read that old post!

Number 3: Clinical Dental

Mmmkay, do you think that is the standard level of service Clinical Dental provide?

Number 2: Kudawara Pharmacy

Now if they had really intended that to be the letter 'K' why in the world would they add two dots on the top?... unless... unless they wanted it to look like two people 'doing' it...drum roll...

Number 1: The Computer Doctors

Well, this logo speaks for itself. Clearly the Computer Doctors get very excited and passionate about their business!

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29 Comments on Top 5 most inappropriate logo designs

  1. I like the dental one… I wonder how many women show up there thinking the sign was “meant” to be that way. Probably not many, but if they did… What signs would she give the dentist that she was “cool” and that’s why she was there? I suppose guys could show up there too haha.

  2. I just realized something. Maybe it was also done on purpose to appeal subconsciously to the sexual side of a persons brain who walks by. Like “hmm, that place stands out to me for ..some–reason.”

  3. hey rader, do you mean it would stand out for them in their subconscious or conscious mind? because if I walked by that children’s store with my future kid and realised the funny “mistake” i don’t think i’d want to take my kid inside (same goes for Arlington)! and the dentists one, i’d be afraid that Doc would rape me lol

  4. I mean it would stand out in their subconscious… so they wouldn’t realize what drew their attention… I agree with you though. I wouldn’t want to take my kid in there either if I realized! Doesn’t anyone realize how EXPENSIVE sex changes are these days? (joke!!!)

  5. The KIDSEXCHANGE one is insane. How could the store not notice that!?!?

    I’d have to stick one of those “Im sofa king wee todd id” bumper stickers on the manager’s car.

    He’d never get the joke.

    • nO, It’s A Questionable name for a URL registration was the Joke – spot on funny as hell BTW. The challenge is making sure your on the same cool ass level before you find things truely defensive… I mean offensive. πŸ˜› My next thought… ‘Content Management’. A++ F%$kn cool ass site! Never been here before but, It inspires me! lol πŸ˜€

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