Bill Gardner conceived of Logo Lounge as “a more efficient way to find reference material for logo design.” And he’s been offering his trends article since, I believe, 2004.
For those who are not familiar with the Logo Lounge website or the now eight volumes of the Logo Lounge books, here’s how they explain it:
“The LogoLounge database makes research simple by making it searchable. With more than 225,000 logos and growing, and direct access to some of the best designers in the business, LogoLounge has become an indispensable tool for logo designers the world over. LogoLounge also offers a best-selling book series regularly highlighting the best of the best in logo design.”