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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 is the name of the color wheel that a person can use to pick the logo color [closed]

What is the name of the wheel used to pick the right colors for a logo to be an exact match
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Can a logo using licensed fonts be trademarked?

I made a logo using fonts with a free license for commercial use, my clients wants to trademark the logo. Can he do it? My concern is that even with the license, the creator of the font still own the ...
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How do you create an arc for text without distorting in Illustrator? [duplicate]

Good day, I am currently creating a circular logo in Adobe Illustrator CC, what I did in the upper part is making a circle and inserting text using a type on a path tool. My concern is in the lower ...
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How to shrink the selected are on illustrator

well this question is both simple and complicated to explain. I have a band logo with a C letter of a font and then i have effects on the side and if i select the entire logo it gives me a huge box ...
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playing with fonts before installing them

For a logo and website design I would like to browse and try a lot of different fonts from https://fonts.google.com or a similar site before I pick some possible candidates. But I find it too tedious ...
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Logo appears too small on website

I used Photoshop but have started to recreate same logo in Illustrator because that's what I'm use to but for some reason I ended up using PS and against my better judgement it's now finished in PS. ...
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How to colour a group of objects with transparent circles?

A colleague has asked me to change her sloppy pixel-based logo design into a vector. Now, I'm a long-time photoshop user who's just getting started with Illustrator. So naturally... I'm all confused :...
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Where does one source fonts to create logos?

I'm a photographer trying to create his own logo. Naturally since it would be my own I imagine that means commercial use. I see many directories listed as open source, and google fonts as well. ...
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Warping text into a 3D donut shape.

Hello all, I've recently come across a very cool logo/ typography on Pinterest. I'm trying to replicate it with my own text. I've found a few helpful tutorials on using Extrude & Bevel, as well ...
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The logo I have made in Illustrator changes when I save to PDF

I have made a logo in Illustrator. It is a very simple text logo where I have created outlines to turn it into a Vector. I also have made some small adjustments with overlays to remove part of the ...
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Client needs hands and figurines drawn in logo [closed]

My client sent me a photo of a complex artwork of a figurine, in which she would like me to incorporate in her new logo. I am beyond stuck on what to do. I've tried a few things, but to be honest, ...
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Colour management for logo design in Inkscape/Scribus

I’m new to graphic design and am unsure of how to manage colours in a logo I’ve just created. It’s black text (converted to paths) with one small graphical element (a leaf). I created it in Inkscape ...
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Illustrator: which artboard size for logo design

Can you tell me what size of artboard should I use in Illustrator and also what kind of settings should i do like CMYK vs. RGB while making a logo. Going to use this for print mostly, but also ...
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Change logo to all white [duplicate]

I found an answer to my question on this site - How can I change a multi-coloured logo into a single colour logo in Photoshop? However, when I follow the steps my entire art board turns white, not ...
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Advice: How can I smoothly translate my artistic logo into a text logo? (Illustrator) [closed]

I'm currently designing my club's logo and I'm having trouble finding a simple way to translate to text-only for brochures and such. I was hoping I could receive some constructive advice. This is my ...
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Symbols as Logos

Would it be illegal to use a symbol as your logo? For instance, could the ohm symbol be the logo for a yoga studio? Could the peace sign be a logo for a non profit organization? Could a unique ...
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Anybody knows how to achieve this effect?

I tried the deformed circle to intercept but find it very complicated. Anybody knows how to achieve this?
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How does this font pair with this logo? Specifically its curves/softness?

I'm looking for some feedback on the typography of this logo. Specifically, assuming the logo itself stays the same, how does the font choice and typography pair with it? e.g. Are the E's too sharp, ...
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How to transform an image into an “Emmys” type of logo?

I'm trying to create a logo for our medical students NGO in Sofia, Bulgaria, so I want to transform this image of Saint Sofia into an Emmys-Award-type of logo, like this (either gold as well, or ...
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Drawback of using your logo for animations

I am considering using an animation during which my company’s logo morphs and changes color (company colors). I’m not sure if it is good for your image and brand recognition. What are potential ...
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Transparent outline illustrator [duplicate]

Can anyone help me turn the grey outline into a transparent one? I'm trying to create a reverse white logo that can go on any colour background and have the spaces in between the jigsaw puzzles have ...
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Reasons against using a photograph within a logo

A client of ours has had a logo designed which is simply their brand name in block characters, with stock photos of smiling models within the characters themselves. Aside from the garish design, is ...
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How to achieve this distorted text effect?

I found this logo I really like. How can I achieve this effect in Photoshop or Illustrator?
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How is this logo design flawed? [closed]

Without googling the company to see what it does, explain how this logo design is flawed, and what changes could be made to correct it while still conveying the idea of chemistry.
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Is it a good practice to write two letters vertically in a word for a logo design?

I'm making a logo for a noun. Now, the word has 2 adjacent letters in it that can make a thing that describes the noun. But for that I have to put them in vertical order. For example, consider the ...
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What software do you recommend for creating a logo

I am just starting to teach myself how to make logos. If I want to make a logo that works with both Apple and Android apps, what software do you recommend that would help me do a logo that would be ...
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Feedback on font and color choices in the logo

I got my logo back from the designer, and I liked the logo image, but I didn't like the color choices or font. The font he used was too futuristic/space ship looking, and the colors were too heavy. I ...
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Is it acceptable to change colors on a logo to make it fit a website's theme?

I have a few payment brand images that need to go in the footer of a website, the footer is very dark grey, to the point where making the logos grey-scale wouldn't be much of a good idea, especially ...
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How do I recreate this logo pattern? Any suggestions?

I am trying to recreate the pattern below, anyone know how this can be re-created? This pattern is from the Princess House logo. It is made of up about 6 small circles but how do I use illustrator to ...
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Is it legal to use dribble example for a company logo?

I'm not a designer but I know how to use some of the programs. I've done some """"designing"""" for several projects (either mine or for some friends/family) and mostly I inspire in someone else's ...
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Legal copyright for making text based logos?

I've just started off being a freelance graphic designer (wooo adventure), but I've a question about using texts when making logos. From what I understand, Typefaces don't have copyright; so I want to ...
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Can I use Google Fonts to design my own logotype? [duplicate]

I am a digital marketing freelancer and I am starting to design my own logo. I would like to use two different fonts available onGoogle Fonts: "Poiret One" and "Syncopate". Therefore, I want to know ...
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What’s the font in the Panda Vape logo?

I have a logo which is using the same typeface as the Panda Vape logo. I found it while searching the Logo on Google. Can you please help me identify it, so I can use it in my logo design? I have ...
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How can I make the logo perspective propotional?

Im having problems designing a simple logo. The reason is because I want to get the perspective right and I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Can someone help?
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Vector graphic export looks blurry

I'm trying to export and upload a logo to Facebook from Illustrator. It's coming out a bit blurry and I don't know why! Logo from fb profile: I'm exporting the logo by using the following methods: ...
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Should I outline or expand strokes when making a logo?

Do I have to outline or expand strokes when making a logo? When I use an ink brush for example, should I expand or outline the stroke or can I leave it if I want to?
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Classic Pizza Hut Lettering - who designed it?

I can't seem to find any reference to who designed the classic pizza hut logo, although I swear I read it somewhere at some point. Specifically I'm interested in the lettering! Any help appreciated!
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In depth logo pack, dire need of advice

To start off any help is greatly appreciated I posted in the Adobe forms as well with almost no response. So I am putting together my first logo pack and like the title states, I'm confused on a few ...
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Why keep brand guide and high quality logos private?

I was looking for (university) logos and brand guidelines on how to use them. I know for sure that they have both in high quality. But they quite often need an account to access them. Why? Why don't ...
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Do you have to credit the author when using OFL fonts in logos?

If I design a logo to sell to a client and I am using and OFL font. I have read online that I can use it for commercial purposes without having to pay licenses. I am unsure whether I have to credit ...
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How can I add a .com to my logo?

I have a logo which I am happy with however I would like my brand to include the .com. The problem is when I do the .com in the style of the rest of the letters it doesn't look so good. When I don't ...
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Art from a DJ needs to be Vectorized, anyone seen this before? [duplicate]

I have never posted on StackExchange before but enjoy reading the threads and have helped me start my own little hobby. A friend of mine works at a night club and is being told they need a vector logo ...
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Is there a balance of colours between the heart symbol and the brand name in this logo?

I would like to know whether this logo is balanced between the name of the brand and the symbol? The decision was to divide the word Sixtynine with the pink colour, and now I am not sure whether the ...
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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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How can I recreate this posterization effect?

So for the last couple of days I've been researching and trying to find out how to recreate this awesome looking effect, but haven't found any similar tutorials on the internet, and where better to ...
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What's the meaning behind adding an underline to letters such as 'N', 'U', 'O', etc, in a logotype?

I have seen many minimal logotypes like the one below that include an underline in one of its letters. I did lots of web searching, but didn't find anything explaining it. I'm curious to know the ...
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Smooth logo cut outs in Illustrator for design of product card

First time posting to Stack and I would identify myself as a hobbyist with adobe suites and the design world... I'm doing a product card for print in Illustrator. It was requested to have an "As ...
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Trying to achieve a specific pattern for a background on illustrator

I am creating a logo for a charity organisation. I did find a particular logo that caught my eye. The following is the style I am trying to achieve. I currently have a shape drawn out (the logo) ...
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Adding a handwritten font for logo

I have been using sans-serif font for the following logo which I am designing for a family baking business: I now want to switch to a handwritten font, and need some ideas of how to implement it. ...
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Picking the correct colours from a scanned embroidered patch

I have been tasked with digitally matching two colours from a physical, embroidered logo. As a first step I scanned the embroidery patch (see image) with the intention of using the eye dropper tool, ...