#2.10: Talking Logo Design with Tom Geismar

March 30, 2018

In this interview Ian Paget speaks with Tom Geismar, one of the most highly acclaimed designers in the industry. We discuss logo design, including the process before computers, presenting to the client, working in black and white, mistakes to avoid, pricing big projects, launching a new identity, a beautiful tribute to Ivan Chermayeff and more.

Tom is a founding partner of design agency Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, where he worked on iconic logos from brands including Mobil Oil, Xerox, Close Bank and many more.

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/tom-geismar/ 

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