These contained type logos are still classics

Contained type logos have a classic, perhaps even retro feel. After all, wordmarks that have their individual letters contained within shapes (typically squares or rectangles) had their heyday back in the 1960s

Some of the most famous logos of this style have since been redesigned, but there are some that are still used. The BBC logo, for one Over on Twitter a creative has asked invited people to vote on their favourites from a series of gems (see our pick of the best logos for more classics).

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.