I’ve noticed the retro/vintage style theme in logo design is becoming an increasingly popular trend. This showcase pulls together a range of great looking logo designs based on the emblem or badge theme. Most often using a circular format, these logos use a mix of texture or intricate vector patterns to produce a creative and overall super-cool design.

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/94425">McFly

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/58334-Sailors-and-Fishermen">Sailors and Fishermen

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/116553">Windfall

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/119101">Xen Strength

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/120094">Pandaroo

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/123983">Harbor Stone Construction Company LLC.

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/111070-Safer-Logo">Safer

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/126753">Designers Against Child Slavery

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/127715">Dunbar’s Cyclery

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/128350">Bert’s Records

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/40201">Baggie’s Brew Pub

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/104225">WallPepper

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/40205">Doc’s Catering

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/55840">Schodzone

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/53727-Let-It-Grow-Organik-1-color">Let It Grow Organik

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/92792">Schu-Shine Inn

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/122546">Zigwicks

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/43764-FRESH01">FRESH01

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/127291">Web Machine

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/127472">Wheatlys

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/123623">Health & Beauty

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/122904">Bike Community

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/123785">Betty’s Fish &#038; Chip Shop

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/70373-44-Printworks-Logo">44 Printworks

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/123432">Chess for the Mess

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/123109">Selfmark

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/122367">Montana’s Tree &#038; Lawn Service

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/121403">Hampton Rustic

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<ahref="http://dribbble.com/shots/29218-dbushell-does-design">DBushell Does Design

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/120391">Campus Groupie

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/121070">Falanx

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/120799">Autodetailer

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/119078">Old Pistons

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/118423">Blended Milkshakes

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/35597">Native Grounds Coffee

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/114676">Keith Home Made Cakes

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/112940">Giardini dopo la Pioggia

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/112915">Doctor Jivago

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/109432">Jim Clancy, Marine Rep.

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/108797">Rio

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/108077">Fun in the Run

<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/108077"><imgsrc="http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/emblem-logos/41.jpg" alt="Retro emblem logo example" />

<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/99366">ST Paul Lutheran School

<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/99366"><imgsrc="http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/emblem-logos/42.jpg" alt="Retro emblem logo example" />

<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/114746">The Big Top Fashion Show

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/45392">SDFRA

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/92195">Hypnotic Design

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/89478">Van Hoof &mp; Wilson Adventure Company

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/115196">Panozzo MPLS

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/127023">Dusted

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/128946">Lone Star Olive Oil Ranch

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<ahref="http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/119212">Tre Mac N’ Cheese

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Resources to create your own retro emblem logo

Fancy having a go at creating your very own retro style emblem or badge logo? I’m sure these handy resources from various design and tutorial blogs will help out:

<ahref="http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/create-a-detailed-vector-emblem-badge-in-illustrator">Create a Detailed Vector Emblem Badge in Illustrator

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<ahref="http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/intricate-patterns-in-illustrator/">Intricate Patterns in Illustrator

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<ahref="http://www.myinkblog.com/2008/09/02/design-a-grungy-circular-logo/">Design a Grungy Circular Logo

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<ahref="http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/design-a-print-ready-beer-label-in-adobe-illustrator/">Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator

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