20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

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Negative space, those empty spaces around and between elements in a design, create a really nice effect in logos when used properly. Today we gathered examples of logos that used this technique in very clever ways. Enjoy!

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

20 Examples of Clever Negative Space in Logo Design

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

7 Comments

  1. Web design Wolverhampton and Birmingham
    November 4, 2012

    Negative space is always very clever :)

    Reply
  2. jenn staz
    November 5, 2012

    Negative space logos and design work always blows my mind. So brilliant! I think my favorite is Nine Labs.

    Reply
  3. Theo
    November 5, 2012

    Great collection!

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  4. Design Turnpike
    November 5, 2012

    I’ve always been a sucker for a clever logo.

    Reply
  5. ne-web
    November 5, 2012

    Love the ones with the 1′s and the books. Had to look a second time at hidden you!

    Reply
  6. Ditscheri
    November 6, 2012

    Nice collection, Henry. The logo of Todd Thiele is very clever. Negative space is always amazing.

    Reply
  7. Web Design Malaysia
    November 9, 2012

    nicely played KNIFE!!

    Reply

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