Nearly all logo designers begin their design process by creating sketches in black and white because these are the colors that present the logo in its purest form. A logo design that looks perfect in black and white, there is generally no need to put in any color to it to make it look good.
In this collection, you will see some great examples of pure logos in black and white. It is generally best to design a logo in black and white prior to adding color only to focus entirely on the design. Logo designs that look great in black and white also look cool on promotional items, for example these from Quality Logo Products. So, here is the complete collection after this jump. Enjoy!