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One version of it has to be square to be used in places that demand it, like icons. A few rules for making a logo that will prevent future problems: Should fit in a square, for icons. Have a monochromatic version, for places like the notification bar. Have a tiny version (down to 16*16 pixels) for use in places like browser tabs.
No, there is no such rules. But yes they are inside visible/non visible square area for size proposition like 16X16, 28X28,.....128X128 etc.Which helps in re-sizing or calculation in printing/html,css for better alignment. For your help: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/inspiration/72-creative-and-smart-typographic-logo-inspiration/
I think you're mixing up logo and icon. A logo doesn't have to be a square. There are several examples of famous non-square logos. But an icon should be square. It is mostly used as gravatars or also favicons (the small images in the browser tabs). But there is a strategy to design your logo similar to your icon. That means that your icon is also used in ...
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