The best logos of the 1990s – as picked by experts

Cartoon Network logo
(Image credit: Cartoon Network)

From fashion to music to graphic design, everyone seems to be rediscovering the 1990s right now. But if you weren't around at the time, you may be wondering what it was really like…

Well, the world had 5.2 billion people in 1990, and everyone's experience varied. But in the West it's fair to say there were two major differences between now and then. Firstly, we were living in a pre-internet world. And secondly, the global economy was relatively stable and booming, following the end of the Cold War. Skip to the end for more on the culture at the time. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.