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The Hipster Logo Design Guide

The Hipster Logo Design Guide
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Negative space logos It’s hard to beat a clever use of negative space. Here are 35 or so logos that use white space well, along with the designers/agencies responsible. A.G. Low Construction logo By Rebecca Low Martin Newcombe Property Maintenance logo By buddy Nexcite logo By AmoreVia Blair Thomson American Institute of Architects Center logo By Pentagram Ogden Plumbing logo By Astuteo WWF By Sir Peter Scott, modified by Landor FreemanWhite logo By Malcolm Grear Designers The Brand Union logo By The Brand Union Egg n Spoon logo (same day couriers) By Thoughtful Human logo By Social UK Dolphin House logo By Ico Design Eaton logo By Lippincott (thanks, Brendan) Elefont logo By Logo Motive Designs USA Network logo By Sean Serio CultureBus logo By Pentagram Carrefour logo Original design examined by Miles Newlyn (thanks Rianna) Henri Ehrhart monogram (shameless) View the design process on David Airey dot com Sinkit logo By smashLAB Guild of Food Writers logo By 300million ED logo By Gianni Bortolotti Conception logo By The Chase

Eye Sharpening - Photoshop Tutorial With this tutorial you can create amazing, bright eyes within minutes. First retouch, adjust levels and do all necessary colour corrections on your image. With a Lasso Tool (L) select the eyes (hold Shift key to add to selection). Hit Ctrl+J to copy selection to a new layer. You can copy the whole layer instead of selecting eyes but applying the filter to the large area like this may take a while on slower computers. Use Smart Sharpen filter on the eyes, the choice of right settings will depend on the size of your file. Add a layer mask to the sharpened layer, then using a white soft brush on 50% bring back paint only iris’ and pupils to expose the sharpened eyes. Using levels brighten the whole picture and then copy mask from previous layer to select only eyes by holding Alt while dragging the sharpened mask (“layer 1” in the pic) onto the “levels 2” layer. Reduce opacity of the colour layer to make the eyes look more natural. And voilà, the image is ready.

Create a Swirly Type Treatment In this Illustrator tutorial I will show you how to create a swirly type treatment. With a free font, some brushes, and gradients you can easily create this type treatment. Moreover, you can apply these techniques to other type treatments, logos, and illustrations as well. Final Image Below is the final type treatment we will be working towards. Step 1 Download the Anivers Font and install it on your system. Step 2 Create a new document and type some text. Step 3 In my example, I have two lines of text. Step 4 With the text selected, outline the text by going to Type > Create Outlines. Step 5 Next, we are going to add a simple element to the text. Step 6 In this example, we are going to delete the O. Step 7 Now we can make the Art Brush we will be using to create the spoon. Step 8 With the new shapes selected, drag it into the Brush Panel, and Choose New Art Brush from the New Brush dialog. Step 9 With the Spiral Tool click on the artboard to bring up the Spiral dialog. Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13

950+ Photoshop Tutorials To Keep Your Skillset Updated I know how much everyone loves tutorials, I know I love writing them too. Well in this post I have taken my time to roundup some Photoshop Tutorials and some Photoshop Roundups that I think is valid to be featured in this post. I know quite a few people are going to love me for this, but let’s keep it professional. Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement Source Create a Stunning 3D Liquid Explosion Artwork Source Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect Source Logo Design Tips: Letterspacing & Typefaces Source Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights Source Create a Grunge Snowboard Poster for the Winter Olympics – Photoshop Tutorial Source 60 Tutorials Creating High Quality Design Icons Source 31 Outstanding Logo Tutorials Source 20 Amazing Tutorials to Help you Make Icons Source 20 Tutorials for Creating HDR Images Source 55+ Exceptional Logo Design Tutorials Source 17 WordPress Theme Design Tutorials Source 15 Fresh and Quality Text Effect Tutorials Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

Blog Archive Creating Editable Letterpress Styled Text A popular typography trend in web design and print design is letterpress styled text. This text styling is easy to do in Photoshop, but in Illustrator, it is super simple to create letterpress styled text while keeping the text editable. Utilizing the Appearance panel and Graphic Styles, you can quickly and consistently apply this style to any editable text and other vector objects. Final Image: Letterpress Styled Text Below is the final letterpress styled text treatment we will be working towards. Tutorial Details: Letterpress Styled Text Program: Adobe Illustrator CS4Difficulty: BeginnerEstimated Completion Time: 5-10 minutes Step 1: Letterpress Styled Text Create a rectangle with the Rectangle tool (M) and fill it with a color of your choosing. Step 2 Type out some text with the Text tool (T) and chose a font. Step 3 From the pop-up menu of the Appearance panel, choose New Fill. Step 4 With the new fill selected in the Appearance panel, go Effect > Stylize > Inner Glow. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

Made this for my bf for Christmas 40 Must Learn Text Effect Tutorials in Illustrator Tutorials January 31, 2011 The love of creating text effects has become a common ground for many designers and enthusiasts. Indeed, it has even become an art form in itself. It would be best to learn from other artists every now and then. Create a Green Viscous Text Effect In this tutorial you will use illustrator’s 3D tools to add dimension on the text, and then add a green viscous text effect.. Learn to Create a Variety of Script Lettering This tutorial will showcase three different approaches, which result in three different script lettering styles. starting with a nice simple basic script, touch on a more athletic inspired lettering style and work along the way to a classic, fancy script. How to create a glassy text effect in Illustrator This tutorial will teach how to create a glassy text effect in Illustrator. How to Create an Entangled Lettering Illustration A two part tutorial where you will learn how to create a brief typographic message from scratch. Create a Mummy Text Effect

Créer un logo graff glossy avec illustrator - Cet article a été migré vers le site spécialisé Illustrator, merci de cliquez ici pour vous y rendre ! Accéder à cet article sur tutoriauxillustrator.com Je vous ai déjà expliqué comment réaliser un beau logo glossy avec Photoshop. Mais cette fois voici comment créer un logo glossy avec Illustrator. Tutorial 183 - Fichier source Illustrator clic pour télécharger le fichier source illustrator utilisé dans ce tutorial Je crée un nouveau document RVB, peu importe la taille. Puis je vais dans le menu texte > vectorisé. Dans mon exemple j’ai agrandis la taille des lettres parfaitement à gauche et à droite, puis je les ai rapprochés. Avec l’outil des formes je crée des ellipses noires sur la gauche du titre, et sur la droite. Je sélectionne le texte et les ronds en même temps et avec le pathfinder j’unis toutes ces formes. Ensuite j’applique un fond nul et une bordure noire de 2 pixels. Sur le calque titre bas je modifie la bordure à 12 pixels. Je nomme ce troisième calque bordure.

Tutorial illustrator: comment faire un bon gros logo web 2.0 qui tache Vous savez à quel point j'aime cette mode actuelle dans le logo qui consiste à faire un logo vide de sens et le moins déclinable possible ? Et bien devant l'invasion, je vais vous apprendre comment en réaliser un, pour ne pas que vous ratiez le train du web2.0 et que vous soyez tout démunis quand des caïds2.0 vous souffleront les contrats2.0 sous votre nez1.0. Comme toute discipline ancestrale, la création de logo web2.0 se repose sur des préceptes2.0 fondamentaux que l'on ne peut ignorer: En plus de ces règles vient s'en ajouter une autre, plus discutable: Le vrai puriste du logo web2.0, celui qui sévit sur les forums et les plateformes discount, vous dira qu'un vrai bon logo2.0, ça ne peut se faire que sur photoshop, et que faire son logo sur un autre logiciel est une hérésie. à partir de maintenant, c'est très simple, il faut respecter à la lettre les préceptes des anciens. Étape 1 Notre devise: "le client est roi". Étape 2 Étape 3 Étape 4 Voici les effets à ajouter systématiquement: Étape 5

60 Highly Clever Minimal Logo Designs Depending on the flavor of your business, your logo may appear big and flashy, bold and colorful or just plain simple and clever. In this roundup, I’ve turned the spotlight towards the more simple and clever logo styles that leave a strong impression. As simplistic as they may appear, there is genius behind these 60 highly clever minimal logo designs. OneFund Filmaps Folder back Bipolar Backspace Stairs Fence v.2 Walk Unarmed Frankenstein Films Thinktank Pelican eveva Love Clip SewPerfect Wave Pendulum Sex Lovers City Direct FishLine Up Straight UP elefont Rocket Golf Illusion Circus of Magazines CodeFish Zip Mummy Foot Missing Helium Killed Productions Bird Giraffe minimum Catch 5 ascus HandsUp Pencil James Forbes Plumbing Wine Searcher Ed’s Electric LocKey Handmade Pictures upside down productions More Wine Kingdom brand Twins Horror Films Ross Poultry Half Crown Jump Atack Tulipart Have a Favorite? When putting a showcase of inspiration together, I often find myself picking a couple of favorites out of the bunch. Written by Shawn Ramsey

Where to Find the Perfect Logo Inspiration These days there are many places to find inspiration for your next logo design. Rather than look around the web yourself, there are places that do the job for you. This is why I have compiled a list of the best places to find logo inspiration. Logo Pond Logo Pond offers an extensive gallery of logos with pieces added each day. Logo Faves “Logo Faves, a logo design inspiration site. Logo Spire “Logospire is a logo gallery. Logo Moose “With LogoMoose you can get rid of those designer blocks that keep you stuck at projects. LogoGala Everyone gets designer’s block from time to time when designing a logo and that’s where LogoGala comes in. Under Consideration – Brand New Brand New is a division of UnderConsideration, and it happens to be our most popular division of all the divisions. Logo Lounge Logo Lounge is another great source for logo inspiration. Logofi Logofi was built to inspire designers and other creative people. Logo Design Love The Design Inspiration Logo Galleria Buzz Shout Creattica

digitalsynopsis Looking for some logo design inspiration? Here are 50 ingenious examples that carry dual meanings in their design. These hidden symbols either explain the nature of the business or are a clever visual representation of its name. Superb work by talented artists and designers who must have been high on some ‘good stuff’ ;). Check them out. Is that a golfer or the profile of a Spartan wearing a helmet? The ‘R’ forms a man riding a bicycle, the orange circle is the front wheel. The hand and leg enclosure forms the map of Australia Two ‘F’s and a plane in the middle The coffee froth forms the shape of the moon (with an eye) The face of a lion, the shape of a bird. The ‘C’s form the eyes of a cat A fish made of code symbols The negative spaces between the legs form the buildings of the Bronx Is it a hat or a cup? A reel or a scared face? Boundary Is it a bear or a hand? Baskin Robbins has 31 flavours – check the ‘B’ & the ‘R’ Sony Vaio Is it a ‘g’ or a smiling face? The ‘C’ and the ‘o’ form a tyre

Inspiration : 30 logos jouant sur l’espace négatif - Veille graphique Vous êtes ici : Creative Juiz › Veille graphique › Inspiration : 30 logos jouant sur l’espace négatif Le « Negative Space Logo » vous dit quelque chose ? Il s’agit de jouer avec l’espace négatif pour créer une forme ou une lecture à deux niveaux d’un dessin, d’un symbole, d’un jeu typographique. Il est assez difficile d’expliquer le concept, alors regardez simplement cette petite sélection d’une trentaine de logos pour votre inspiration. Negative Reality Logo par Dalius Stuoka Mouse Universe Logo Tulipart Logo Texas Wine Logo Jurassic Wine Logo par Gert van Duiden Dolphin Seal Logo LearnGolf Logo Dog Charity Logo par Louis D. Mechanic Logo par Paulius Kairevičius Black Cat Logo par Jacob Weaver Caf Royale Logo The Installers Doors and More par James Bruno Inside the Simple Kitchen Logo par Ash Solano Ecolectric Logo par James Jones Hammer Projects Logo par Matt Vergotis Dig Logo par Arnas Goldbergas Blue Dog Properties Logo par Sean Heisler Royal Clothes Logo par Abdallah Ahizoune Rocket Golf Logo Music Poet Logo

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