It seems that almost everyone has a logo these days. Good or bad, they seem like a necessity in a world where everyone is trying to stand out.
Brazilian artist Milton Omena decided that famous artists should also have logos, and this became the main thrust of his latest project. He carefully thought of painting styles, painters personalities, habits and lifestyles and how each of them would have a unique logo, brand or product.
“For example, I have never made freehand logos or proportion calculus. I have never used pastels or more than 3 colors. Using the inspiration from painters who already had their strong styles established was a way of exercising my versatility,” Milton said.
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Leonardo da Vinci
As reference the designer used Leonardo Da Vinci’s sketches, notebooks and studies. Even though this artist is known for his brilliant use of perspective and depth in backgrounds and amazingly expressive portraits, Milton figured that his inventor side would reflect more his
Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh is said to be a very reserved and thoughtful person and a very meticulous artist, therefore, Milton was inspired by his iconic brush pattern. The designer explained that the brand identity became the only logical way to encompass his enormous influence.
Monet was the most influential Impressionist artist, and the name of the artistic movement came from his work “Impression: Sunrise”. The designer was inspired by his famous series of paintings depicting the bridge over the lake of water lilies.
Dali was an amazingly weird man who became a symbol of Surrealism and was known for his glorious mustache and irreverence. The designer says that he really enjoyed the process of creating logos for this artist as he just let his inspiration flow.