Designers often use the color red when they want to grab the audience”s attention. It’s often used express energy, love, passion and danger – think warning labels, aggression, blood, violence and traditional portrayals of “the devil”.

On the flip side, and with a softer tone, it is also the color of the Red Cross and the color of the heart. These are the basic symbolic meanings of this most primary of colors.

There are both benefits and risks in using the color red in logo design. Red is bold – it can lift your logo to the sky – however, if it”s not used correctly can desperately fail your project. The logos below use red effectively, but there are many examples out there where it”s not applied well, so beware!

These 50 red logos below have been either selected for their innovative use of the color red or because they are simply inspirational and happen to use the color red effectively.

Feather Fish

red color logo design inspiration brand feather fish l

Book Monkey

red color logo design inspiration brand Book Monkey

Red Curtain Logo

red color logo design inspiration brand Red Logo

Gula

red color logo design inspiration brand Gula

PV

red color logo design inspiration brand PV l

FlashXFurry

red color logo design inspiration brand FlashXFurry l

Abbotsford Convent Logo

red color logo design inspiration brand Abbotsford Convent Logo

Red Cat

red color logo design inspiration brand Red Cat  l

Puk

red color logo design inspiration brand Puk l

GamerCribs

red color logo design inspiration brand Gaming Website Logo

Red fox

red color logo design inspiration brand Red fox logo

Samuel Saintil Photography

red color logo design inspiration brand Samuel Saintil

Coinr

red color logo design inspiration brand Coinr.com

Karma Café

red color logo design inspiration brand Karma Café  l

Inside Mobiliario

red color logo design inspiration brand Inside Mobiliario  l

Distinct Concept

red color logo design inspiration brand Distinct Concept  l

DJ Covers

red color logo design inspiration brand DJ Covers   l

Fool Throttle

red color logo design inspiration brand Fool Throttle    l

23-10 Films

red color logo design inspiration brand Red Films Logo

Heartfelt Photography

red color logo design inspiration brand Heartfelt Photography l

Wohn Fuxx

red color logo design inspiration brand Wohn Fuxx

Little Palace

red color logo design inspiration brand Little Palace  l

Ajua un Copil

red color logo design inspiration brand ajua un copil  l

Red Tape

red color logo design inspiration brand Red Tape  l

Rene Gomolj

red color logo design inspiration brand Rene Gomolj  l

Naughty logo

red color logo design inspiration brand Naughty Logo Design

Gotham Photography

red color logo design inspiration brand Gotham Photography l

Boot leggers

red color logo design inspiration brand Boot leggers logo

Harvard Innovation Logo

red color logo design inspiration brand Harvard Forum for Growth and Innovation

Camden Baq and Paper

red color logo design inspiration brand Camden Baq and Paper l

Payano

red color logo design inspiration brand Payano l

eroof

red color logo design inspiration brand eroof l

ast West Partners

red color logo design inspiration brand East West Partners l

PaperZone

red color logo design inspiration brand apollo l

NU”ART

red color logo design inspiration brand NU ART  l

retina optic

red color logo design inspiration brand retina optic  l

tsk

red color logo design inspiration brand tsk

Dekko

red color logo design inspiration brand coffe`n`code l

O Chateau Wine Logo

red color logo design inspiration brand Wine Logo

Kitchen Table

red color logo design inspiration brand Kitchen Table

Stallion Construction

red color logo design inspiration brand Construction Logo

Polska jejeje!

red color logo design inspiration brand Polska jejeje!  l

Manhattan”s

red color logo design inspiration brand Manhattans

Code Paint

red color logo design inspiration brand Code Paint  l

Mégora

red color logo design inspiration brand Mégora l

PaperBoard

red color logo design inspiration brand Mégora l

Lama Solutions

red color logo design inspiration brand Lama Solutions l

Kitchener wine cabinets

red color logo design inspiration brand Kitchener wine cabinets  l

Helping Hands

red color logo design inspiration brand Helping Hands  l

Flying Anvil

red color logo design inspiration brand Flying Anvil  l