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Questions tagged [logo]

Questions about symbols or marks as used for corporate identification, identity, and branding.

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Can a name be copyrighted, and copyright infringement on a logo?

So, I have worked on a new piece of branding etc. for hours and hours on a new business. It took around 2 months to come up with the new branding. This morning, I received an email: Copyright Cease &...
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any idea on the tools used to create these aligned pinchings? [duplicate]

I stumbled upon this logo , so far i've been able to design the lines inside the circle but couldnt find the way to make them pinch like that , I've used the liquify tool with masks but it didnt give ...
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Copyright Concerns… Similar Logo - Different Industries [duplicate]

I've been working on a logo for a local church and I finally created something their board agreed upon. But, when they asked me to do a copyright check I found ONE similar logo in particular that has ...
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C&C on a minimal logo that represents my name (“octopod”)

I am very much dying for a second opinion on a logo that brands my name. I have gone through many different logos without asking what other people think of them. The goal here is to represent my name ...
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How to reproduce this fold effect in Illustrator?

I love the LATAM Airlines logo and I'd like to learn how to make that "fold" we can see on the edges I marked with those green circles, connecting one line to another: That could be something "easy" ...
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Critique logo for community consultancy

I created a logo for a community consultancy firm I might start. Design goals were: Subtly show community interaction, I modeled the dots to be a bit of a tree-structure, network map Monochrome, so ...
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Should blending modes ever be used for logo designs?

In a vector editor like Illustrator, blend modes do not work in CMYK mode; blend modes only work in RGB mode. My logical conclusion is that you should never use blend modes on a logo design, because ...
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Why are precise measurements frequently included in brand identities?

In pretty much every brand identity I've seen, there are graphs, geometric shapes and lines and grids, measurements (with whatever arbitrary base units) and whatnot, drawn all over logomarks and the ...
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Does my logo design convey the right feelings for a University Student's Council?

I'm a self-taught graphic designer, I started some years ago making billboards because "you're the one who can use a computer" (I'm indeed a web developer) and since now I consider to have acquired ...
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Could someone critique my logo design? [closed]

I'm currently designing a logo for my startup Reviewerly, an online platform for entrepreneurs looking to garner honest, high-quality reviews and testimonials for their products. I've posted it on ...
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What is the best Adobe program to make an animated logo?

I already have the idea in my head but I'm not sure how to execute. I have a couple of years experience with Illustrator and have designed several "stop action" artboards but I know there has to be a ...
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What do different bracket/braces/parens in logos mean?

I'm thinking on a logo for my personal site that is tech/dev oriented and I've been curious about the use of brackets/braces/parentheses in logos. Most of these special characters have a lot of ...
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Converting very wide logos to square formats

We all know how much easier our lives became when social media decided that our clients brands needed to be adequately represented in square format! So far I have always managed to pull of this tricky ...
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How to mockup a logo in a realistic environment?

I have recently created a logo. I have seen an online trend of showing off a logo in a realistic environment, illustrating possible use cases of the logo. An example of this can be seen here, with ...
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Why png image loses color? [closed]

I have provided the client a logo (black and white) for Instagram in png. According to the client when he uploaded png image, the black part of image changes to green. Can anybody tell me why this ...
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Can logos be made just by using a font rather than creating a logo image?

Most people make logo by creating an image for it. I don't want that since I don't know Photoshop and I may make it ugly. Can logos be made just by using a font rather than creating a logo image?
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How does the income of your target audience matter for logo design?

I see this question being asked in logo and branding discovery phases. Anyone want to weigh in as to why this is?
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Suggestions on how to improve logo

I'm a computer programmer, and I have no idea what I'm doing, nevertheless, when I founded my company, Rebus FM ("Rebus Fleet Management"), I went ahead and designed my own logo. It's basically a ...
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Suggestions on how to improve this logo?

So I'm trying to make a logo that: Represents two initials: L and R ; The L is supposed to look somehow like a bird, you will see in the photo; The letter R is going to be a lowercase "r" that's ...
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How can I add a background color and change the background colors for this logo I had created for me?

The logo that I want to add a background to experiment with different background colors is the one on the artboard. Here is a link to it: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Tool to see how my logo look like on clothes , websites , booklet and bags [closed]

Is there any tool which can help me to check how my logo will looks like on certain goods like booklets , bags and clothes ?
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How to Export in both in RGB and CMYK in Affinity Design?

How do I export a logo in both CMYK and RGB in Affinity Design, provided that the Logo design starts with a template that is in CMYK? I mean when I start a new file, it asks me to choose the colour ...
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How to measure distances in a JPEG

Probably a fairly simple problem, but I'm a noob at this: We've got a logo with my band, looks like this: and we would like to use some fluorescent tape or whatnot to create a shiny logo to use ...
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Pragmatic or theoretic approach towards designing something (mainly logo/branding)?

So basically, I've been studying graphic design or design of visual communication for 4 years and now entering my final year. I've been studying all the elements such as illustration, photography, ...
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Double sided letterhead design with heavy ink coverage on the reverse

I have a question for seasoned graphic designers. I'm designing a logo and a stationary including the letterhead. The back of the letterhead uses a very dark background. The question is, is it risky ...
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What should happen if a logo I made is similar to another?

Note: This is a canonical post created so that we can close the many similar questions as duplicates as discussed in this meta post. We have created a logo for a client and they love it. We've ...
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Someone wants to create a trademarked logo using my font

I currently sell my font on creative market where it is protected by copyright. A client would like to include the font in a trademarked logo but this goes against creative market's licensing. I have ...
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Changing the wording in a PNG image

I have two PNG images, which make up the logo for a show I have. The name of the show changed. How do I change the lettering in the PNG. I lost touch with the original designer. Thanks!
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What should I do if I find a logo very similar to my design? [duplicate]

I designed this "LUCENTICITY" logo 2 days ago. I swear it was my idea. I chose the design after many sketches. Today I was browsing the old featured logos on LogoPond and was shocked to come across ...
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How does the Golden Ratio/Spiral Work? Is it useful with Logo Design? [duplicate]

I will be looking to create a Logo very shortly. I am not formally educated in this principle, where I am self learning through a variety of online resources. Through my learning, I have come across ...
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How to convert a PDF file to an AI file?

I have a logo that I want to convert from pdf to ai, but I don't know how to convert it and whether doing so will damage the logo quality. can you help me please?
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How do I make a curved text logo with dotted abbreviatures correctly?

How can I get an even space between the dots and the letters? Is there a way to center it correctly with respect to the logo? Is there a general way of doing this to make it look better? (for example, ...
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export settings for sharp logo in Illustrator

I've been searching for a while on the internet for the answer to my question but there's just so much (often different) information that things aren't getting much clearer for me. That's why I'd like ...
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Curve leaf shape and grains with minimal distortion. What technique?

I am trying to curve a wheat stem that has even-sized grains emanating from a central stem. Something like this (but starting from a vertical line): I have tried: Puppet warp Envelope Distort > ...
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Looking for some creative advice on a sharp, strong and minimal logo. All inputs appreciated [closed]

I'm creating a logo for a tech/IT startup have received absolute instructions on what the client would like to see. It should be: 1. B&W (and shades of grey - not 50 though) 2. Minimal almost ...
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I'm an amateur graphic designer, looking for feedback on my logo

I going to start my own company this year, which is going to sell my own designed snapbacks. Now I'm just an amateur when it comes to graphic design, so I'm looking for feedback on the concept and the ...
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Can I use the letter X from SpaceX logo, for my own Logo? [duplicate]

Not exactly the same shape but it looks like: mirrored and little bit changed.
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Critique - Logo design for online clothing shopping startup

I've created a logo design for an upcoming online clothing shopping startup called: bouu Background for the name: bouu — as in "boutique" or "boo" is intended to be a cute play on words, and ...
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Optimal background for an emblem mobile wallpaper?

I am trying to find the ideal background for this personal emblem that I made to use as a mobile lock screen wallpaper. However, I am spending too much time trying to achieve the ideal background for ...
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Updating a restaurant logo

"Kitchen 154" is a "punkish" restaurant that offers casual spicy food in Madrid, Spain, and I am updating their logo. They started with a lean DIN 1451 Std font. Now I am "grunging" it a little bit. ...
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Texture showing as black on one website but not another?

I made a logo for my student radio show on Illustrator and added a texture to the artwork. White texture showing through. Saved as PNG and it looked great. Uploaded to twitter and it looked great. ...
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Critique - Logo for company that cleans medical linens

A company known as MedLinens has asked me to create a logo for them. They specialize in cleaning medical linens i.e scrubs, gowns, bed sheets. I have shown the client a few logos but the attached one ...
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Making a logo file print ready for embossing without having spoken to the printer

I don't believe this has already been asked on Stack Exchange. I'm finishing up a project to design a logo for a client who was originally planning to have his logo embossed/stamped onto stainless ...
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How do I move vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop without losing resolution?

I am unable to move my vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop without losing some resolution. It is going to be printed very large! Help! Here is a picture of the good... Here is a picture of the ...
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Why does my logo look terrible and blurry on Instagram and Facebook?

I am not a graphic designer at all. The first logo I made was in Photoshop for my Etsy store. Now I want to move off Etsy but can't make my own website until I have good quality graphics. So I made ...
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Illustrator Opacity Mask Not Fully Hiding Object [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a logo and I'm having trouble cutting out part of a line. I'm trying to use an opacity mask to do this because using the pathfinder tool changes how the lines look. The problem I'm ...
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Question about Inkscape (icons with solid white background with an alpha image)

EDIT: Hello, yes, I am trying to get transparent icons on a solid white background. Also, the second link is not broken. It needs html code to display it correctly. Here is a screen shot of what it ...
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Please help me pick one of the following logos for my concrete resurfacing business (designed by me - a newbie) [closed]

Please help me choose one of the following logos: What we do is decorating concrete surfaces to give them different beautiful designs. We are not regular, concrete pouring contractors. I designed ...
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How to ensure international logo can be ethnically neutral enough so it won’t be offensive?

We are launching an initiative in the field of informatics for which I asked for a logo. Our graphic designer took care of it and indeed showed me a very nice logo, where a man with a hammer in one ...
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Critique - Logo design for baby-related products

I am launching an e-commerce brand targeted to parents of newborn babies. The products I am starting with are teething necklaces and teething rattlers. The products are meant to be a stylish piece of ...