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|

Tirol’s doppelgänger

Tirol is a popular tourism region, the “Heart of the Alps” in Austria and all marketing efforts for the region since the 1970s have been represented by the above custom workmark designed by Austrian designer and illustrator Arthur Zelger. [...]

December 7th, 2013|0 Comments|

Rauf Aliyev takes the cake

Graphic Designer Laura Farnen contacted us last week to let us know about a case of plagiarism whereby Rauf Aliyev a ‘designer’ from Azerbaijan was passing off a traced version of her original Patisserie Valerie logo – which Laura [...]

December 6th, 2013|3 Comments|

Not so hidden agenda

We recently received a tip-off about this rip-off of Brandon Barnard of Agent Orange’s Advansys Logo Concept.

It appears that someone working for Agenda do Recife, a website promoting events in Recife, Brazil appreciated Brandon’s concept and decided to lift [...]

December 5th, 2013|1 Comment|

If it quacks like a duck…

We were recently contacted by designer Michael Cullen-Benson after he discovered a rip-off of his original Smoking Duck Productions logo being used by Serious Quackhead aka Paul Jannetta of Kirkaldy, Scotland.

It appears that Mr. Jannetta quite liked Michael’s original [...]

December 3rd, 2013|0 Comments|

Cerebra picks Rolando’s brain

We were recently contacted by Rolando Murillo of Murillo Design as he had discovered that Cerebra, a social media agency from Johannesburg, South Africa was sporting a logo which bore a striking resemblance to his work.

It appears that a [...]

December 1st, 2013|9 Comments|

Masters of stealth

We can forgive you for not knowing that French designer Abdallah Ahizoune designed the logo for popular Showtime series Masters of Sex because he did not knowingly do so.

Abdallah created his Erotic Type concept in 2011 and displayed it [...]

November 30th, 2013|6 Comments|

Mono Armada’s Mouse Trap

We’re a little late to the party with this post as El Mozo in Mexico City, a bar and restaurant who unknowingly purchased a plagiarised logo from marketing company Mono Armada is no longer in business.

This probably came as [...]

November 30th, 2013|1 Comment|