How many landmarks can you recognise in these logos?

Everything has a brand these days, and cities are no exception. Destinations big and small use logos to promote themselves on the world stage. But for many, their most famous symbol is not a relatively ephemeral logo, but a landmark.

Designers know this, hence famous landmarks often make their way into official city logos. But one graphic designer has decided that every city needs a logo based on its most distinctive site and he's developed a whole series of type-based logos from the shapes of the landmarks themselves.

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Joe 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 and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. 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. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.