A Designer Tried Creating Logos for Eight of History’s Greatest Artists

Milton Omena distilled Picasso, Van Gogh and more

This project by Brazilian designer Milton Omena imagined how iconic artists might approach personal branding. Milton Omena

Art is a business, and artists are brands. That is the beginning of the inspiration behind this logo project that imagines how famous artists would have marketed themselves. Artists like Leonardo Da Vinci reached massive heights during their lifetimes, but others like Vincent Van Gogh certainly could have used a marketing team getting his exceptional artwork in front of the right people.

Mitch Reames is a freelance writer based in southern Oregon. A 2017 graduate of the University of Oregon school of journalism and communications, Reames covers a wide range of industry topics including creativity, agencies, brands, esports and more.