The Star Wars logo could have looked radically different

The Star Wars logo
(Image credit: LucasArts/Disney)

The iconic Star Wars logo has accompanied one of cinema's greatest and most epic franchises for decades. But the design could have been very, very different. 

A self-declared film nerd has shared an early prototype design for a 1977 promotional booklet, and suffice it to say, this design might not dated quite as well as the logo we know. One of the best logos it is not.

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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.