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10 Common Mistakes In Logo Design

10 Common Mistakes In Logo Design
With the power of the Web, and more eyes watching than ever, it’s important for a business to communicate its unique message clearly. The easiest way to recognize a company and distinguish it from others is by its logo. Below, we go through 10 common logo design mistakes that you should avoid if you want to create a successful and professional logo. 1. Designed By An Amateur Avoid websites that promote ridiculously cheap logo packages. A professional business should look professional. Here are the most common reasons why many logos look amateurish: The business owner wanted to save money by designing the logo quickly themselves.A friend or relative who claims to know a little about graphic design does it as a favor.The wrong people are commissioned. All of the above can result in disastrous outcomes. Here are the advantages of hiring an established and professional logo designer: 2. Focusing on current logo trends is like putting a sell-by date on a logo. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Related:  logo design tips

Logo Design - How NOT To Design A Logo Logo design in today’s world is totally under rated. People do not understand how important a good logo is and how valuable it is to their business. In this article I am going to outline the ways in which you should NOT go about getting your logo designed… that is, if you are truly serious about business. What is a logo? To understand what a logo is meant to do, we first must know what a logo is. A logo’s design is for immediate recognition, inspiring trust, admiration, loyalty and an implied superiority. It makes me wonder why people have no logo or why they would even bother with a cheap logo design if a logo is meant to do all of these things? Logo design contests The worst deal you could probably go for is a logo design contest. You will be wasting your money and in the long term, in terms of damage done to your business, that amount could be quite considerable. Too good to be true deals These deals are extremely deceiving and the quality is far from satisfactory. Stock imagery

Como desenhar: Desenho Negativo – ParteIII | AmoPintar Como desenhar: Desenho Negativo Explicação e utilização do “Desenho Negativo”Parte III- Aplicação prática deste conceito. Este exercício se encontra exposto no livro “Drawing from line to life” de Mike Sibley. Para quem não tem o livro ou não percebe inglês, e dando o devido mérito a este excelente desenhador, colocamos este exercício o qual é extremamente interessante para vos dar a perceber o conceito dos espaços negativos e positivos, assim como o a técnica de desenho negativo e a sua real aplicação. Trata-se do desenho de vegetação colocado num fundo em sombra. Siga cada fotografia passo-a-passo para perceberem ainda melhor o processo… Nestas duas últimas imagens, fica claramente exposto o objecto ou espaço positivo (em branco). Desta forma fica evidenciado o conceito de desenho negativo. Gostou deste tutorial? Então leia também algumas dicas importantes sobre este tema AQUI…Hey…e não esqueça, participar!!! Isto também te pode interessar...!

83 Crazy/Beautiful Letterhead and Logo Designs Inspiration December 22, 2009 Whap! Like a flash of satori, your company letterhead should be a slap in the face of consciousness. I’ve gathered 83 of the most eye-popping letterhead designs so far to illustrate my meaning. Creating your own letterhead design? Author: Cadence Wu Cadence is You The Designer's senior blogger, and the most jack-of-all-trades of the staff.

10 Tips for Designing Logos That Don’t Suck Please Note: This article was originally published in August, 2012. Occasionally we re-publish articles that we feel are still relevant, and interesting for our readers. 1. Use a Visual Double Entendre Some of my favorite logos in the world utilize a technique that I like to call a visual double entendre, which is an overly fancy way to say that it has two pictures wrapped into one through clever interpretation of a concept or idea. The WinePlace logo below is a perfect example. This logo takes on the shape of a thumbtack, which suggests “location” or “place,” but it also clearly looks like an upside down wine glass. In the past, I put together a post of fifty fantastically clever logos like the one below. 2. One of the most important considerations for logo design is the color palette. Sometimes you’re pegged to the colors of a brand, but other times you’ll have the freedom to explore. 3. Every few years or so, some new fads come along in logo design. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Don’t see it yet? 9.

11 trends that will define logo design in 2007 *click on thumbnails for larger images Logo design: 60 pro tips | Logo design Great logo design requires a complex mixture of design skills, creative theory and skilful application. Any designer worth their salt can create a fit-for-purpose logo, but truly mastering all aspects of the craft takes time. Exclusive offer: Save 15% on Adobe Creative Cloud now Of course, logo design is just one small sub-set of branding, but the logo or brand mark remains the centrepiece of most branding schemes. We've spoken to branding professionals about the intricacies of good logo creation, and what qualifies as a great logo. Logo design research and strategy Before pen hits paper on any new logo design project, thorough research is essential. 01. Before you even start working up a logo design concept, ensure you research your target market thoroughly. Compare all the logos in their competitive set. But bear in mind that many of the world’s most recognisable logo designs stand out specifically because they eschew trends and think differently. 02. Why are we here? 03. 04. 05.

Printable Paper - Romantic, Vintage I am not going to invent a new way to wrap gifts, but I am going to run a reminder of gift wrap printables I have designed in 2013 :-D First the Seasonal tags: Colorful Victorian Label Sheet Fisher Girls Christmas Tags A Visit From St. A Visit From St. Cherub Christmas Tags Compliments of the Season Sheet Christmas Robins Gift Tags Merry Pigs Gift Tags And then some tags for those of you that sew, embroider, knit or crochet: J. & P. Needles & Thread Gift Tags Here are some general ones for any purpose: Cherub Corset Collage Sheet Seahorse Tags Noir Tags – great for embellishing Art Deco Marguerite Gift Tags Victorian Golden Velvet Gift Tags Victorian Red Floral Gift Tags Vintage Lace Gift Tags Vintage Package Tags Vintage Wallpaper Gift Tags French Fairy Blank Label Sheet Double Gift Tags Rose Label Sheet Boy & Girl Cherub Tags I have also posted some printable containers, suited for small gifts: Cherub Block Of Love Rose Poem Pyramid Box Stars N Stripes Pyramid Gift Boxes Vintage Christmas Cottages Like this:

A look at some car companies logos design evolution The evolution of big companies logos is always interesting, and I found car companies logo designs to be among the most interesting to inspect. One of my favorite aspect of these is to see how logos are handled when two or more brands are merging (see Audi, Mercedes-Benz or Mitsubishi). Renault Audi Volkswagen Mercedes-Benz I also can’t resist to share this fabulous vintage ad. Ford Alfa Romeo Mitsubishi