Staring at a blank piece of paper? Logo Design London has some suggestions about where to find inspiration for your next logo design.
You’ve just taken a new brief from a new client and now you’re sitting at your desk waiting for inspiration to strike. But do you really expect the perfect logo design to pop up, fully formed, in your mind? Believe me, it could be a long wait.
Instead, it’s up to you to seek out inspiration. If you let a wide variety of ideas collide inside your brain, gradually they should coalesce into the logo you’re looking for. The trick? Knowing where to look for inspiration in the first place.
Beyond the obvious
Cast your net far and wide. Don’t just look at the top 20 best logos ever, or you’ll end up with something derivative. Certainly, look at other people’s logo designs, but also look beyond that, at design in general and the wider world. Whenever you see something that stands out or appeals to you, for whatever reason, file that thought; let it inform your design process and contribute as your new logo starts to evolve.
Below are some suggestions of places where you might look for inspiration – but remember this can never be an exhaustive list because inspiration can come from anything, anywhere…
This post will give you some tips so that you can have the best business logo possible. If you are a business owner, this is going to be an extremely important step. You will have to choose a business logo that is going to represent your company properly and for a very long time. Therefore, you should read over these tips and know them by heart. If you haven’t checked out “Five Business Logo Tips”, you may want to do that before reading further. After that, you can come back to this post.
A lot of the giant technology brands and companies you know and love today didn’t look anything like they do now when they first started. Just look at their original logos: almost always butt ugly, but slowly grew into what they are now. Here are the humblest beginnings for all to see:
The fine folks at Stock Logos compared famous logos with their original forms, and it’s hilarious to see how unrecognizable they all are now. They’re universally awful. Who gave the okay on some of these? Were they made as a joke? See for yourself below, 20 examples…
What a better way to end the work week than with a healthy dose of inspiration. And as we’ve mentioned before there’s nothing wrong with looking at other mediums to get inspired. So today we’re showing you some fantastic examples of package design, where beauty and functionality are both equally important. In this collection you will find beautiful typography, color schemes, textures and layouts that might give you some ideas for your own designs. Remember to click on the images to find out more about each package and their designers.
Before designing a logo, recognize the different types of logos out there. For example, the author here describes 3 major types: font-based, literal illustration, and abstract graphic. Each has a different purpose.
Make the logo quick and easy for your customer to remember. Less complexity is better.
Design a logo that looks good in black & white as well as color. This would give you more options to print your logo on different items – some would serve better with B&W.
It can be as simple as Nike’s swoosh or as literal as Apple Computer’s apple with a bite taken out of it. A logo becomes a representation of your business identity in picture form. It is the icon of your brand. Once you roll out a logo and your customers begin to associate it with your business, it should remain a constant within your business for years and years to come.
In order to create the right logo the first time, here is some simple advice on logo types, tips on what makes a good logo and how to actually create a logo… Sigue leyendo →
A logo might be a small symbol representing a particular company, but this little piece of art serves many a purpose. An effective logo is one that is easy to remember and in a single look reminds you of the company it stands for. It also draws your attention to the core values or functions of the company. Making an impressive and attractive logo keeping in mind all the above factors are not an easy task. But experts in the field mostly are successful in creating such logos. Often professionals take the help of symmetry to form an impressive and effective logo. 20 such amazing symmetrical logo designs are presented to you here. Sigue leyendo →
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