Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

With a collection of 3,250 glorious icons, Handbook of Pictorial Symbols is great inspiration for any designer. Gathered from sources from around the world, these elegant yet minimal icons are a reminder that simplicity is truly key. Below is a small selection of my favorites from the book.

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols

Also worth viewing:
American Trademark Designs
Stefan Kanchev Logos
Scandinavian Logos of the 1960s & 70s


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Awesome, I just bought this on amazon for 1 cent. They added on 4 bucks shipping but still super cheap. Thanks for the link!

I followed Seth’s lead and grabbed one. I remember this book as part of one of the studio library’s at a past gig. Great blog, BTW.

this book has proven useful to me over the years. love it.

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This database of all symbols and their history is pretty awesome. Funded by Kickstarter.

Got one for 1 cent, too, and absolutaly love it!
Thats actually the cheapest ‘design-book’ i ve ver bought and became one of the best ones in my collection, as well!

I have this book too, always great inspiration and very cheap!

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