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Questions tagged [logo]

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

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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Residence manager logo feedback [closed]

I made a logo for my dad's company. I'm stuck because I can't decide which one to pick. Also it's my first logo so I'm not sure if it's the best. Background info: He is a handyman, but primarily ...
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The use of iconic figures in a logo

I'm working on a pixel art logo for a site I'm developing for a small company. It's about retro and iconic games such as flappy bird, pacman, etc. Am I allowed to use such characters or are they ...
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Preserving font type in illustrator SVG file

Hi I am new to illustrator and created an image that uses "Skia-Regular" font. But when I save that image in .svg format, it changes the font type. And when I open the .svg format file in browser the ...
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Feedback for logo [closed]

I would appreciate some feedback for a fictional l brand I devised. so basically, the company creates fresh, authentic Italian food for people who are looking for something quick to eat, but aren't ...
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Is this logo copyright infringment of Beats' logo? [duplicate]

I was recently informed by friends that my logo looks far too much like Beats' logo, and I did find it to be so. I made some adjustments, but it in my mind, it still looks fairly similar. Yet, there ...
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Is it okay to increase stroke width of a logo for different background?

Usually any line that looks okay on a dark background, looks much thinner on a lighter background. In that case, is it allowed in design principles to increase the stroke width of a logo on a lighter ...
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Critique - Logo design for a beer brewery

I have made a logo design for a beer brewing company, Ræit Background for the name The name is based on the background of my surname, Reiten, and stems from the Norwegian word "Reit", which ...
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Issue with strokes switching orientation in Illustrator CC

I designed a logo in Illustrator CC. Everything looks fine until I zoom out. When I reach 33.33% the areas with the fine strokes change orientation, they reverse (these were created from clipping ...
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What font is used in the SGS ISO logos?

I am trying to generate a vector image of the SGS ISO 9001:2000 certification logo. I have a vector for the SGS ISO 14001 logo (attached here) but the text is not in editable format...the designer ...
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Identifying blue stick-man logo (UK, 90's)

I am trying to identify this logo of a blue stick-man, seen as a sticker on the guitar in the pictures below. It was put on the guitar by its teenage owner at some point during the 90's (but it's not ...
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How do I flatten this logo with overlay blending mode in Sketch?

I made this logo, but I want to flatten it so that it's always the same no matter what the background color is. How do I do this? It consists of three ovals with the "overlay" blending mode. It's made ...
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Should I export my logo with the padding?

I have finished my logo and I have a question to if it is correct to add the background with padding or not. The content is of course not what you see below, but the shape of it is. My logo consist of ...
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Does this font match the logo symbol?

I'm trying to make a logo for a new company. My main symbol is this bubble with a target. Here is the symbol and how it looks right now. Do you think the font matches the symbol?
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What does a logo including a frame express?

What does a logo including a frame (see example below) express? In other words, what meaning/feeling does it carry?
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Unwanted shape in logo

I'm working on a logo for a startup that makes tents. Here's my first concept (Their name starts with K): The shape at the top left of the K is the shape of a tent. The problem (that you probably ...
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How to increase line width of svg image downloaded from the internet?

I downloaded this image with a creative commons license. I open it with inkscape, open the "Fill and Stroke" menu, use the cursor to select everything and then try to click on "width" under stroke ...
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What is a logo called when it consists of a symbol, title and slogan?

Do logos that are constructed using a symbol, title and slogan have a specific name?
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What is the story behind the old popular picture of a cook with OK sign?

I saw this illustration many times in my childhood (post USSR Russia) on VEGETA package and some other food products not related to VEGETA. Now I found this (or close to this) image as a logo for ...
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Designing my company’s logo – should I get professional help?

I am getting frustrated trying to design a logo for my company. It is taking me longer to launch my website because of it. Should I have a professional handle the logo for me or should I just throw up ...
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learning how to create a label for a bottle of vodka [closed]

What would be the best dimensions and I guess overall way to go about my task? Currently using gimp. Do you recommend any websites I should check out. By the way I am very new at this but learning ...
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Can I manipulate a Shutterstock vector for a logo? [duplicate]

I am designing a logo for a friend. I have the font and colors done. All I need is an icon for it. I found a vector on shutterstock that would be perfect. I took the vector and used it as a base and ...
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How can I make this symbol in illustrator?

I need to redraw this symbol for a client that has it as a JPG logo but doesn't have the vectorized file. How can I do this in illustrator?
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How to give a realistic 3D perspective to a 2D oval shape with zig zag effect pattern

Hello all, I am a illustrator noob who's trying to punch above it's weight too soon. I am trying to draw an oval park which has an oval fence around it. The fence should follow the motive you can see ...
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Does this logo match the brief?

I am a software developer, setting up a new company called mascot to sell my services. The logo is based on the Maneki-neko Japanese beckoning cat. The logo should be friendly, fun and professional ...
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Arguments against providing multiple logo alignments?

I designed a logo for a university institute, which shall consist of the institute’s name on one side and the logo proper on the other. Both possible horizontal orders have their advantages and ...