Logos are all around us. To the general public they serve as an instant reminder of a company or a product; to the client they’re the point of recognition on which their brand hangs; and to us designers they represent the challenge of incorporating our clients’ ideologies into one single graphic.
No wonder, then, that they feature so prominently in our lives. In an age where everyone must have a website to support their product, service or the company behind it, the demand for logo design has never been higher.
More logos are out there than ever before, and with that comes the challenge of being different. How do we create something original that stands out in a sea of identities? And how do we create something quickly while retaining quality?
In this article, we'll first look at the basic principles of creating a logo and share some pro tips for finessing your process and design...