Bill Gardner: 2019-2020 Logo Trends: The Good, The Bad, and The WTF

We are excited to welcome Bill Gardner, owner and president of Gardner Designfounder of LogoLounge, and author of the annual LogoLounge Logo Trend Report.

Brace yourself for this fast-paced, intense and pithy design forecast. The world of identity design continues to evolve, bringing unexpected changes with it. As we watch marks break free of conventional rules, there are bound to be some missteps along the way. But at the same time, we’re uncovering new paths that will push our craft even higher.

Join LogoLounge Founder Bill Gardner as he shares this year's edition of his much-anticipated Logo Trend Report. Capture why “Trends Good” and “Trendy Bad,” and how the current trajectory of design could influence the work you do for internal and external clients. Expect the unpredictable – this is a session you won't want to miss!

About Bill Gardner

Bill is the owner and president of Gardner Design and the founder of LogoLounge.

As the owner and president of Gardner Design, Bill has produced effective and award-winning results for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to one-man shops. He understands the nuances of brand practicalities better than anyone in the business and leads his team to first consider the business that the design is supporting.

As the founder of – the international, searchable compendium of logos – Bill authored the affiliated bestselling LogoLounge book series, volumes 1-11, and is the author of the annual LogoLounge Logo Trend Report. 2013 marked the release of the highly anticipated Logo Creed, a foundation textbook for students, educators and professionals alike.

In 2014, Bill became an AIGA Fellow Award recipient for his contributions to the local, national and international creative community.

Bill also judges design competitions and speaks nationally and internationally on identity trends and logo development. In his spare time, he serves on several community boards and has completed a six-year term as the Territorial Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

When & Where
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Burns Auditorium, Kamphoefner Hall, NCSU
Boney Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607