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Crossed “Х” as a Trend. Websites with Hipster Logos

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2013 has set a lot of trends, and here is one of them – the crossed “X” logos that are in full force these days. It seems to be ubiquitous trend as for today, number of designers like it and use in their sites.



This type of logo is also called hipster (“hyper trendy” here) logo, X logo or just crossed logo and looks like a big X with objects and types arranged around it. If you haven’t noticed such logos before, in this post we've showcased best examples of websites with hipster logos.

Why Hipster?

Somehow, the term “hipster” has become a synonym to something artisanal or handmade. Such things have the basic formula at the core and look extremely trendy for today. The same goes about hipster logos that look simple and add modern, rustic tone to the brand. What’s great about them, they don’t take away from the products or business ideas of the project, they just bring a trendy vibe into the whole design.

Crafting Hipster Logos

Designers like these logos because of effortless symmetry. Being incorporated in any type of design, it still looks great. Using such logo (even with a lot of elements), the layout will never look over-saturated.

“X” logo looks like various graphic elements (icons, initials, dates, heraldic symbols) that are placed around “X” sign. The crossed components can take different sizes, shapes, so as the symbols inside them. You could see a kind of guide, The Hipster Logo Design Guide, that shows in 6 simple steps how to create a cool logo. “No concept is necessary” is said in this step-by-step tutorial, and it’s a truth in the saying, ‘cause most great creations and quite simple.

Implementing hipster logos in your design, you bring a certain sophistication into it, and a modern look. If you want to be trendy, this is the way to go. How others do it? Check out the compilation of most exciting website with “X” logos.

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OXYDO

It seems to be one of the best examples of creating a true hipster logo. This one is made of 5 letters one of which is "X". Consider this tip, if the title of your site contains “X”.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Buffalo Dandy

True fashionistas shouldn't miss this site. Simple trendy design pleases the eyes, neat hipster logo against the blurred background sets the modern tone, so as the effective background texture (imitates luxury fabric).

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Playful 2013

This cool parallax site makes feel a bit dizzy. It looks hyper-modern due to the X logo, diagonal arrangement of texts and bright backgrounds with changeable texture above.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Sergeant Pepper

Two crossed arrows, border lines and iconic font make this hipster logo look extremely stylish, so as the whole minimal design does.

Websites with Hipster Logos
 

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Residence Mixte

Simple aesthetics of this logo fits the whole design concept that strives for minimalism and style. Being put against the colored background, this logo looks distinctive.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Anders Wants to Be Great

The next logo decorates the header of effective black & white design portfolio. It is made to fit the overall simple style of this design. Crossed lines, three letters and date below. Ears of rye on opposite sides adorn this logo.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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BDP New

Crossed lines, three letters (abbreviation) and tiny image put in a circle is enough to create a stylish hipster logo.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Brunswicker

The next logo incorporates the main information about the company it presents. The name, date and place where it was founded. Paired with the minimal style of this site, it gives highly modern look.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Division of Labor

Browse the subpages of a site to see this clean hipster logo (with images inside) changing its color.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Made by Vadim

The logo you see is a stylish solution for creative projects. This single-page site of a Russian designer makes use of cool logo that encircles the site title, some date, heraldic lions on each side. Custom shapes decorate this logo.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Mamie Boude

The logo of the following site features a lot of elements with X sign placed in the middle. The presence of a ribbon, colored background, nice images in this logo, doesn’t make it noisy.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Murial Labro

The next design features truly hipster look. Notice this striking minimalism, perfectly chosen fonts, crossed logo and unbelievable mustaches pointing out scroll down option.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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The Kings of Summer

Ribbon, stitches, sward, arrow and abbreviation. This hipster logo makes use of cool trendy elements to create really cool vision.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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Royalties

Simply executed X logo with a crown and a ball put inside it sets the tone of this design. Notice that even socks this shop offers are crossed.

Websites with Hipster Logos

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And what other examples of hipster logos have you seen? Tell about them in the comment section.

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