50 Retro Vintage Logos for Inspiration

Vintage and retro style is a popular choice for web and graphic design. While we’ve showcased vintage web designs in the past, we’ve never focused on vintage style logos. Well, that vintage and retro feel can be an excellent choice for logos as well. Vintage-style badges are especially popular elements to use in logo designs. In addition to badges, other elements like sunrays, gears, rockets, and ribbons are also used to enhance the retro feel.

Sometimes objects from the past, like vinyl records or classic cars, tend to pop up in these types of designs for added character.

In this post we’ll showcase 50 vintage logos from a wide variety of different designers. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration that can be put to good use in your own work. Some of the examples here are in use in the real world, some were unused proposals that clients did not choose, and a few are experimental designs just for fun. Regardless, they all use a design style that can be used by many types of logos. Also, if you’re looking for vintage textures, we’ve got this free download for you to check out. 

Walker Tire

Walker Tire

Lavender Fastener Company

Lavender Fastener Company

Cosmo Pop

Cosmo Pop

Pixelfly

Pixelfly

Cutler-Hammer

Cutler-Hammer

The Redemption

The Redemption

The Midnight Jam

The Midnight Jam

Holloway Memorial COGIC

Holloway Memorial COGIC

Xytopok

Xytopok

The Front Porch

The Front Porch

Charlie’s Catering Experience

Charlie's Catering Experience

Milkman

Milkman

American Billiards Service

American Billiards Service

Blacklands Malt

Blacklands Malt

Anvilvideo Productions

Anvilvideo Productions

Brew’d

Brew'd

Belle City Brew Fest

Belle City Brew Fest

Grease Monkey

Grease Monkey

The Clean Cut

The Clean Cut

Chuck’s Garage

Chuck's Garage

Manor Coffee

Manor Coffee

Retro Wall Street

Retro Wall Street

Muzzle Loaders

Muzzle Loaders

Family Classic Cars

Family Classic Cars

Barrel Roll Creative

Barrel Roll Creative

Funk Shed

Funk Shed

The Astor Theatre

The Astor Theatre

Render Engine

Render Engine

Beverage Alliance

Beverage Alliance

Greyston Bakery

Greyston Bakery

Tokyo Bicycles

Tokyo Bicycles

The Big Top Fashion Show

The Big Top Fashion Show

Hypnotic Design

Hypnotic Design

Pinup Girl Espresso

Pinup Girl Espresso

Vintage Steels

Vintage Steels

Steele Glassworks

Steele Glassworks

High Peak Images

High Peak Images

SIDE

SIDE

Peter’s Gourmetsaser

Peter's Gourmetsaser

Fedorable Hat Co.

Fedorable Hat Co

Captain Creative

Captain Creative

Big Reach

Big Reach

Pint

Pint

Red Dog

Red Dog

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