30 Best Penguin Logo Design Ideas You Should Check

Some say penguins are the most human-like of all birds.
Check out some of the best penguin logo design ideas to inspire your creative projects!
Created by Breno Bitencourt | https://dribbble.com/shots/20081831-Wild-Ad-lie-Penguins

Welcome, fellow creatives! Today we're diving into the exciting world of penguin logo design ideas. As a graphic designer, you're always on the lookout for innovative ways to express brand stories. Why not try diving into an iceberg of inspiration with the humble yet charismatic penguin? Don't let their black-and-white exterior fool you; these little fellas are loaded with personality and creative potential. There's something innately charming and distinctive about penguins, making them a fantastic focal point for your logo design projects. Whether you're crafting a playful brand identity or aiming for something more sophisticated, penguins can offer a wide range of design directions.

Unleash the creative beast within you by exploring these penguin logo design ideas. We'll guide you through different design styles, techniques, and creative approaches that can take your designs from zero to hero. Remember, the key to killer logo design lies in the balance between aesthetic appeal, relevance, and functionality. So, ready to waddle through some cool ideas with us? Buckle up; it's going to be a chilly yet thrilling, ride!


1. Penguin Arrow

Created by Pikria Birtvelishvili | https://dribbble.com/shots/17432842-Penguin-Arrow

As the name says, the logo hides several arrows inside the penguin image. This is one of the best designs to get inspiration from Pikria Birthvelishvili, the designer. The designer uses subtle arrows to shape a simple penguin design looking to the side. This design feels more unique as it hides several arrows while using black and white that enhance the visibilities.


2. KozyCore

Created by Arnold Guerrero | https://dribbble.com/shots/4278046-KozyCore

Serving the real meaning and its brand naming, the Kozycore logo has a unique point in its penguin illustration. The design is pretty simple, but it sure is memorable. The drawing combines two elements, the penguin and a flame at its core. The two elements and concept are perfect for providing a cozy-looking animal and graphic impression, as you can see from the illustration design and monochrome color.


3. Mohammad Anis

Created by Mohammad Anis | https://dribbble.com/shots/16586801-Penguin-logo-design

Playing with lettering, illustration, and negative space is always one way to develop a unique logo branding design. Mohammed Anis sure made it with the best potential of the illustration element and its naming. The "P" on the letter is drawn to resemble a penguin. Is it simple? Yes, it is. The name and color pick is also easier to remember or decipher.


4. Penguin Capital Management

Created by Arif Rachman Hakim | https://dribbble.com/shots/3319972-Penguin-Capital-Management

Among many associations and symbols of penguins, one of the most commonly used is the sense of community or devotion. That is why a good chunk of logo design uses the animal to represent corporate identity. Like so, the Penguin capital management, which has a penguin as its mascot. The drawing is simple and minimal, with monochrome color to fit the impression.


5. Food Magic

Created by Elmira Gokoryan | https://dribbble.com/shots/5529869--Food-Magic

Food Magic's logo has a more animatic logo. The first impression is that it is cute, fun, and unique. The design tries to capture the fact that the brand is about the food industry, which captures the magic as the chef is the penguin. The illustration uses painting and hand drawing style, with red color to represent the food industry plus the black and white for the penguin.


6. ServesAll

Created by Badr | https://dribbble.com/shots/14146069-ServesAll

ServesAll takes the penguin as its logo mascot resembling a server. The best visual key comes from the similar resemblance of the penguin's color and the server's uniform, so the designer dresses up the bird with the blue and white uniform. Graphic-wise, it uses simple and minimal flat images. It keeps the design feel modern and versatile to use, especially when using both image and typography.


7. Aleksa Ruzic

Created by Aleksa Ruzic | https://dribbble.com/shots/7747404-Penguin

What is the characteristic of a penguin? First is the color (black and white), the bird shape, and its cuteness. Aleksa Ruzic designed a logo that captured all of that sense. It is simple with pretty much-minimalized shapes, black and white color, and impression. The flat image is very direct to see and uses, thus explaining the versatility and flexibility of the design.


8. Florim Hashani

Created by Florim Hashani | https://dribbble.com/shots/3731071-Penguin

Florim Hasani also made a penguin logo design using a beautifully made image. The design is pretty simple, as it uses flat images, line art, and solid color or shape. The main visual distinction is the red color and the features of emperor penguins. The combination adds a strong impression, especially with the color and the tall figure of the bird itself.


9. Bibipew

Created by Lemongraphic | https://dribbble.com/shots/4573300-Bibipew-Penguin-Fish-Logo-Design

Another stereotypical or generic mindset of the penguin image in the logo is its association with young audiences. Bibipew is one of the examples to check as inspiration. Lemongraphic, the designer, makes a cute image of a penguin along with the fish in a circular shape. Aside from black and white, it also has blue, yellow, and pink, which help add a more child-friendly image.


10. Penguice

Created by Jenggot Merah | https://dribbble.com/shots/9997295-Penguice-logo-idea

Jenggot Merah made a beautiful and relevant logo with a penguin image in it. It is easier to understand that the context is linked, as both ice and penguins are associated with colds. Thus, combining a pink popsicle and a penguin. The result is cute. It seems like the penguin is hugging the ice cream, followed by the logotype and blue + pink color combination.


11. Snow Glider

Created by Evil Twin Inc | https://dribbble.com/shots/4345834-Snow-Glider

Penguin is an Antarctic animal, which is associated with snow and ice. Penguin is also known for its ability to slide through the ice, which makes the snow glider a relevant naming. The good thing about its logo design is the use of line art, which creates a double-meaning possibility of either a flying penguin or a sliding penguin. This is a good and versatile design.


12. X00 Penguin 00X

Created by Hrach Hovhannissya | https://dribbble.com/shots/13978992-Logo-Design-for-X00-Penguin-00X

There is a common interpretation of penguins' color and shape. The black color is from its head, back, and body. Meanwhile, the face and the belly are white. When minimalized in the logo, the shape resembles a symmetrical black-and-white shape. XOO Penguin OOX takes this chance by playing with the shape and combining the penguin's body and a joystick. It fits with the context and brand, and looks unique.


13. Bajo Zero

Created by Denisse Wilson | https://dribbble.com/shots/14359766-Bajo-Zero

The first impression of this logo is pretty much simple and boring. But with the naming and its product, the design feels more relatable and makes sense. The penguin image is made with several shapes and uses negative spaces. It looks cute. But upon second look, it also appears like several construction materials, such as nails and board for flooring.


14. Great Auk Productions

Created by Elmira Gokoryan | https://dribbble.com/shots/15260489-Great-Auk-Productions

Great Auk Production made more personal imagery for full attention to its branding. One thing that steals attention is the symbol. It has a penguin and a clapper board drawn with hand drawing style. It makes a unique appearance as it has uneven colors and shapes. The same drawing style is also applied to the wordmark, which makes a unique appeal.


15. Miner Gears

Created by Milos Djuric | https://dribbble.com/shots/18561203-Miner-Gears

Miners Gears has the penguin mascot in the logo. The cute penguin wearing all the masculine and hardcore gear sure attracts one's attention. It is also thanks to the designers' drawing capabilities, which make the penguin appear more 3D, detailed, and unique. Meanwhile, the wordmark is pretty simple. It uses a bold font to fit the brand, which balances the symbol.


16. Emperor Ice Cream

Created by Jeremy Martinez | https://dribbble.com/shots/16583768-Emperor-Ice-Cream

The emperor penguin is the key image of the logo design. It sure is a beautiful penguin logo design, as it makes everything memorable and relevant. The design mood board has various models. Including a simplified penguin, an ice cream, a wordmark, or a monogram. Everything has a crown, which represents the regal name. It also has black and white or colored versions.


17. Kevins

Created by Stanislav | https://dribbble.com/shots/4107501-Kevins

Vytvarne Potreby is a Slovak language meaning art supplies. With that, the penguin in Kevin's design is pretty much a mascot or beautiful imagery of the brand itself. The penguin is uniquely attractive. It is an image of a penguin with a wing and a pilot Google, who are ready to fly. The logo complements the logo context with light blue and white color for the sky.


18. Here i go!

Created by Here i go! | https://dribbble.com/shots/9315303--Here-i-go

The brand of Here I Go uses the penguin image to make a more child-friendly graphic. The logo is straightforward, showcasing the name and intention. It appears as the penguin riding a scooter. This can be a great image or logo for a scooter brand or a graphic explanation for a child. It was also complemented with colorful elements, which charmed the younger audience's attention.


19. Frosty

Created by Milos Djuric | https://dribbble.com/shots/8863007-Frosty

Penguins are mostly used to represent cold or ice products. So, the brand name of frosty craft room uses the penguin image for the logo. The cute little penguin is drawn with solid colors, a cartoony character, and a fun link to frost or arctic situations. It wears a cute orange scarf and carries a flag. Everything fits perfectly with the elegant logotype, which complements the whole style.


20. Davie Ross

Created by Davie Ross | https://dribbble.com/shots/20693028-Penguin-Logo

The best thing one can see from the penguin logo design by Davie Ross is the side-facing imagery. The penguin drawing is simple as the designer plays with negative spaces. It makes an illusion of colors and shapes, which can add attractive and unique features in different background colors. This kind of design also feels more flexible and friendlier to see.


21. Penguin Love

Created by Yansuari Shakti | https://dribbble.com/shots/8111594-Penguin-Love-Logo

The concept of Pengu Love is uniquely cute. The color scheme is white, magenta, and pink, with blue as the lettering. To make it more memorable and cuter, the designer played with the basic black-and-white color of the bird. The designer takes advantage of the white belly color plus the dark hand and body to make a heart-shaped image in front of its chest.


22. Marching Penguins

Created by Daniel Seong | https://dribbble.com/shots/2137294-Marching-Penguins

The marching penguin's design is one of the straightforward logos for inspiration. The design directly makes an image of a penguin marching while carrying a flag of Park Bend's monogram. To complement the impression, the penguin is drawn in a cool manner. It is tall, strong, and cool. The whole logo is in a badge or oval shape, which makes the logotype drawn around the image.


23. penguinbox

Created by VASK®️ Studio | https://dribbble.com/shots/10387358-penguinbox

There is nothing wrong with going with the real naming of an idea. The penguin box logo design is right to the point. The symbol is a box with a penguin image in it. It is made out of simple shapes and colors, white and blue. The logotype is in blue with simple casual lettering. This logo will be perfect for an ice box or something similar.


24. Skilline

Created by Skilline | https://dribbble.com/shots/4502688-Penguin

Skilline is the person behind the Shivers TX design. The logo is amazing thanks to the line art and styling. The line art plays with different textures and directions, which make an artisanal symbol. It uses a shading technique to add dimension plus impression, simply as the graphic uses black and white color scheme. This sure adds modern branding to the imagery and appears more unique.


25. Ukrops

Created by Gaze Olga | https://dribbble.com/shots/3913022-Ukrops

The first impression from the Ukrops penguin logo design is the image and idea. It appears like the penguin is riding a bicycle, one simple element that attracts people's attention. The next impression also comes from the simple imagery and color scheme. The black and white is the key to better versatility and flexibility; it will be easier to use or alter in the future.


26. DadVerb

Created by Dimitrije Mikovic | https://dribbble.com/shots/6278978-DadVerb

DadVerb's logo is what you see as its name. The design is simple yet very direct to show the intention. In a general manner, the graphic appears as a big penguin hiding or protecting the smaller one. It resembles the father figure of the penguin itself. To make it on brand, it might base on a certain penguin species that has its males incubate the egg.


27. Penguin Graphics

Created by Hunter Hughes | https://dribbble.com/shots/6392905-Penguin-Graphics

Penguin Graphics uses a more subtle design with simple shapes but plays with colors to add dimension. The effect is amazing. The symbol appears like a 3D, thanks to the graphic alignment, shadows, and shades. This particular effect is also complemented by the elegant logotype and its shadow. The work is beautifully executed for a graphic company, as it helps represent quality.


28. Arip Purnomo

Created by Arip Purnomo | https://dribbble.com/shots/10608842-PINguin-Logo

Pinguin by Arip Purnomo plays with various elements in its design. The name is a pun or a combination of "pin" representing the location application and penguin as the animal name. The symbol is pretty unique as well. It is a shadow and negative space play, as it combines various shapes, black & white colors, plus a pin shape for the head.


29. Manchot

Created by Mani90 | https://dribbble.com/shots/4720215-Manchot-New

First impressions are important. And you can see some designs or bands that use additional graphic images to create a unique impression. Manchot has a beautiful and cute symbol of a penguin wearing a distinguished suit. It has a top hat, red ribbon, and coat. It also uses blue for professional and formal fonts for luxury. This idea gives a more friendly impression of a likely high-end brand.


30. Wild Adélie Penguins

Created by Breno Bitencourt | https://dribbble.com/shots/20081831-Wild-Ad-lie-Penguins

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Frequently Ask Questions

What are the cultural or symbolic meanings of the penguin logo designs?

Penguin logo designs hold several cultural and symbolic meanings that can resonate with both designers and audiences. Penguins are often associated with traits like elegance, sophistication, and adaptability. Their black and white color palette represents balance and simplicity, which are crucial elements in logo design. Penguins are also known for their strong social bonds and teamwork, making them a perfect symbol of collaboration and unity. Additionally, their association with cold climates and icy landscapes can evoke a sense of resilience and endurance. When creating a penguin logo design, consider these meanings to create a visually appealing and meaningful representation of your brand or client. Embrace the charm of penguins in your design to stand out in the competitive world of logo design.

What types of industries are suitable for using penguin logo designs?

Penguin logo designs are versatile and can be used across various industries. They are particularly suitable for businesses that want to convey a sense of elegance, adaptability, and balance. The black and white color palette of penguins works well for industries such as fashion, beauty, and luxury brands. Their symbolism of teamwork and collaboration makes them a great choice for companies in the fields of education, consulting, and social services. Additionally, industries related to cold climates, such as winter sports, travel, and hospitality, can benefit from penguin logos as they evoke a sense of resilience and endurance. Consider incorporating a penguin logo design to add a touch of charm and meaning to your client's brand.

Which colors are commonly used in penguin logo designs?

When it comes to penguin logo designs, certain colors are commonly used to create a visually striking and meaningful impact. While black and white are the dominant colors, additional hues can be incorporated to enhance the overall design. Shades of blue, often associated with cold and icy environments, can complement the penguin theme and create a harmonious color palette. Alternatively, vibrant accent colors like orange or yellow can be used to add a pop of energy and contrast. Ultimately, the choice of colors depends on the desired brand personality and target audience. So, experiment with different combinations to create a visually captivating and memorable penguin logo design that represents your client's brand effectively.

What other symbolisms can I combine with penguin logo designs?

When creating penguin logo designs, combining them with other symbolisms can add depth and meaning to your design. One popular choice is to incorporate elements that represent the industry or values of the brand. For example, if designing for a tech company, integrating circuit patterns or computer icons alongside the penguin can symbolize innovation and technological prowess. Additionally, combining a penguin with a globe can represent a global reach or international presence. Nature-inspired elements like waves or snowflakes can further enhance the penguin's natural habitat. Remember to keep the design balanced and visually appealing, ensuring that the additional symbols harmonize with the penguin's charm.


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