Monthly Archives: December 2013

Alex Curtis’ TechInput logo has a familiar ring

Apparently Russian ‘designer’ Alex Curtis didn’t think anyone would notice when he ripped off the logo one of the largest financial institutions in Eastern Europe and published it in his Behance portfolio. Though as it turns out, someone did.

We [...]

December 24th, 2013|4 Comments|

Arigel ruffles Deividas’ feathers

Deividas Bielskis aka Contrast 8 contacted us again last week to let us know about another case of plagiarism perpetrated against him, this time by Indian web design business Arigel.

It appears that someone working for Arigel appreciated Deividas’ original [...]

December 21st, 2013|1 Comment|

Portfolio of theft: Arun Kumar

We were recently notified about the eLance portfolio of ‘designer’ Arun Kumar. It appears that Mr. Kumar has filled his portfolio with the work of others in an effort to dupe potential clients into working with him on the [...]

December 20th, 2013|2 Comments|

A laundrette stole my heart

ComputerLove (linked via Wayback Machine) was for the best part of a decade – from 2001-2011 – a popular online destination for creative culture, art and design. An inspirational online community and news source for designers and artists. Since [...]

December 18th, 2013|0 Comments|

Wake up and smell the coffee

We received an anonymous tip-off about this rip-off of the former Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Logo by The Roastery, a café from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

It appears that someone working for The Roastery admired Green Mountain Coffee Roasters former logo [...]

December 17th, 2013|0 Comments|

Logo rustling

We were recently notified about some plagiarism perpetrated against Hopdoddy, a burger bar from Dallas, Texas. It appears that the new logo for Pawnee, Oklahoma based agricultural technology company SmartStock bares a striking resemblance to Hopdoddy’s Cow Head Mark [...]

December 14th, 2013|0 Comments|

Fort McMurray Football Club take the lion’s share

We were recently contacted by several people wanting to let us know of this recent case of plagiarism whereby designer Fraser Davidson’s London Monarchs Logo was appropriated for the logo of a new amateur football team from Fort McMurray, [...]

December 12th, 2013|3 Comments|

Patrick Tero steals an Epic Icon

Chris Mitchell of Epic Icons is a British illustrative designer best known for his award winning illustrated icons and logos for consumer brands all around the world. Like most designers, Chris’ Epic Icons website contains an extensive online portfolio [...]

December 10th, 2013|0 Comments|

CP&Co in deep water

We received an email a couple of weeks ago about this rip-off of Form’s CleanFlo logo, which they designed in 2010 for CleanFlo, a manufacturer of lead-free faucets from Medley, Florida.

The CleanFlo logo has been quite popular on design [...]

December 9th, 2013|5 Comments|

A checkmate for FIDE

We have recently been informed about a rip-off of the Official Fan Logo of Russian Football team CSKA Moscow. CSKA Moscow’s Official Fan Logo refers to the teams popular nickname ‘The Horses” and was designed in 2009 by Moscow [...]

December 8th, 2013|1 Comment|