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

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Aligning letters “Wrong” appears more “Right”

I'm currently working on a logo for a client. Here is the work in progress. It seems obvious to me that the S should align with the line above. I feel that the best way of aligning it however is to ...
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Hi all! I'm trying to create a wedding logo for myself where do I begin [on hold]

I am trying to create a wedding logo for myself, something similar to the pictures attached. How do I do that? Would I do it in Adobe Illustrator? How do I download an image and change the coloring, ...
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I need to convert a logo into four spot colours

I was given a logo by a client and last year I vectorised it, but it was coloured up as per the original, which was fine for her digital printing jobs. This year she wants some merch done, and the ...
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Logo design critique for web developer [closed]

This is a logo for a web developer of responsive websites. He was thinking about using square brackets (as he is a programmer) or using his initial of his first name "h". He is also wanting advice on ...
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How to make sure there's equal difference in length between lines

I'm working on a logo that uses curved lines of different lengths, but I want to make sure there's the same difference in distance between the lines. I measured it out with straight lines, but I don'...
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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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Place image on text with effects - Adobe Illustrator

I have a logo where I have applied effects to the text. I have a transparent image of some stars I would like to apply over the text but when I create a clipping mask it removes the colour of the text....
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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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How do I export my logo in 110 * 40 size using adobe illustrator?

I'm not a graphic designer. I got a logo made by a freelance designer on Fiverr long back. I have the ai files, I recently change the theme of my WordPress website which demands that logo size ...
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Typography design forming squiggle edges after scaling down on Illustrator CC 2019

I designed a word mark logo creating custom typography. The initial typography was large. After scaling down, Illustrator turned the edges to squiggle lines. How do I maintain the initial smooth ...
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Is there any specific symbol or color for 'Talent'?

I'm designing a logo which is somehow related to Talent. What symbols or colors can (or are good to) represent Talent? By talent, I mean a natural ability to do something well. I already have ...
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What's the font of the Kubernetes logo?

Does anyone know what the font of the Kubernetes logo (a container orchestration system) is? WhatTheFont yielded no results for it, it's not mentioned in the WhatTheFont Forum. If it's not an ...
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How to downsample an image to match a 16-bit color mode?

NOTE: I'm a systems administrator, not a graphic designer, so I'm a total n00b when it comes to image manipulation. That being said, I thought this would be the best forum to ask this question: I am ...
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Logo sketch critique [closed]

Logo for Hardy Boys Media, a social media marketing company. Fairly small, started by two brothers, a few big clients. Here are some preliminary sketches to get an idea of the direction to go. Andy ...
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Is it normal practice to screen share with a client?

I have a client who has asked if it's possible to screen share so that he can watch/dictate changes in real time. The issue is, I've already made several requested revisions per his direction. ...
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Export settings for a sharp logo in Illustrator

I want to export a logo which I made in Illustrator (CC 2015) for a customer and import it into Word so it can be used as a standard template for their letters. The logo in Illustrator is created in a ...
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Can I sell rejected logos to other clients?

Can a designer save rejected logos and sell these to other clients in the future?
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Do my potential customers need to understand the “meaning” of a logo, or just recognize it?

I'm trying to come up with a logo for a web devlopment freelance company called Two-Bit Studios. The logo concept that I came up with involves a 1 and 0 combined to make a lowercase 'b'. To me as a ...
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What is the font used for Sprite's logo (from 1994-2006)?

What is the font used in this logo? I tried many places and could not find a match
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Should the font in a logo be used otherwise in the corporate identity?

I'm currently working on an small project and want to know, if the font which you use in the logo, should also be used as, for example, headlines?
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Instagram logo blurry AFTER finishing uploading [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a logo to instagram but it turns out blurry after it gets done saving. Right after i selected the image, it looks extremely sharp and perfect how i want it. Now after saving the ...
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How can make this circle halftone effect on type?

I tried the deformed circle to intercept but find it very complicated. Anybody knows how to achieve this?
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Designing around an awful logo

I'm looking for some opinions on how to approach an interesting problem I've encounted. I dabble in UX/graphic design, specifically for the web. Mostly static sites. I do this all on my own time as ...
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Optical corrections - is it ok to make a logo mark a little off center to balance it off?

Here is an example I am working on: The left one if is visualy more balanced to me (it's compensating the off balance of the mark which is lighter on the right) and the right one is perfectly ...
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Is my logo Plagiarism? [duplicate]

I've been trying to design a logo for ages and have struggled to decide on one. Eventually, I gave up trying to design one myself and turned to Wix to help design one for me, which is just my company ...
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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? Moderator’s ...
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What are the types of logos designs we have? [duplicate]

I see different types of logos. Some are designed with the first letters of the company's name, some their initials, and others are abstract among others. What I want to know is the types we have and ...
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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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Tips for designing a logo?

I just joined these boards in hope to find some guidance. I am not particularly a graphic designer, but I am working on designing my own logo. I have limited knowledge of Illustrator. I am diving into ...
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Do my cloud-shaped letters work in terms of readability and recognisability?

I have the following design (in two variations): It is not final yet. Ultimately I need to show that monsoon brings rain. I will add rain elements around clouds later. My main doubt is about the ...
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Need an outside perspective on logo design for outdoor company

Logo Context: For an outdoor equipment company that is developing specialized gear for hiking, climbing, and backcountry skiing. Aiming for a design style similar to the fjallräven logo, with a little ...
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Does optical correction give a more aesthetic look to the SBI logo?

The design in question here is an official variation of the SBI logo: Now, I've always felt that the main circular icon feels a bit smaller, and must be corrected by enlarging it a bit to make it ...
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Did I choose a good typeface to accompany my logo?

I have a logo (the swan) and need to choose a font to accompany it. I would like to make two logos: One where the company name is under the swan logo. Another one where the swan size is similar to ...
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Displaying a proprietary logo modified to match website style [duplicate]

I'm designing a blog that has a "Tags" page. I was thinking of displaying a modified logo for each tag. For example: Tag: CocaCola Logo: CocaCola logo modified How legal is this approach?
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Sharpen or fix blurred logo in Photoshop

Good day! I was told to fix a department logo from blurred to hd. Unfortunately I am not that good at restoration. How do you sharpen such images? Tried sharpen smart tool from other tutorials but ...
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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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How to fix this blurred text in logo and convert its color to black in Photoshop?

Trying to sharpen this text to a normal state using Photoshop CS5 Extended. It is part of logo downloaded from internet. How to do it?
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Did my client plagiarize me? [closed]

I’ve been doing some side hustle marketing on a very small scale. An acquaintance of mine asked me to create a logo for their new company. I created a few different versions and presented them with ...
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How are competing design standards merged for joint-agency or transnational projects?

Reading through the NASA Graphics Standards Manual, pages 7.9–11 inform how the iconic worm logo and other graphical elements are to be used on flight-ready vehicles, whether aircraft, spacecraft, or ...
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Opinion on the icon of the logo please :)

I am rebranding my personal work. I used to work with the name of Miss Graphics but was suggested that its too generic. I have now come up with a new concept. I would like to show Dolphin to represent ...
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(illustrator) using blend tool to blend from a curve to hard angled shape

Can i use the blend tool to create this type of flow from a curve to an edgier shape (shown on each leaf)? When i try to do the blend this occurs to me
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Is it okay to visually align the elements in a logo?

Sometimes, some elements in logos look off-centre or misaligned even though we align them in the software (mechanically). Is it accepted practice to shift the mechanically aligned elements, so that ...
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Critique Request: Personal logo. How do I achieve a specific effect?

Thanks for taking the time to have a look at my logo. I'll provide a little background info first. Brand and logo info This is the first iteration of the logo. The concept is for a personal ...
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Convert logo from text semi-automatically

I am a software developer and new at logo design. I want to make a logo for my application based on its name, but I prefer to not use Adobe Illustrator or similar tools. The ideal for me would be a ...
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How does one get an over/under effect on letters in illustrator?

I am having trouble figuring out how to create this effect in illustrator in an efficient way. A professor had shown me once and I never could figure it out afterward. I remember a few things like ...
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How can I place the text in this logo in a way that would unite both items better?

I've tried multiple iterations (internet is limited for me today, so cannot upload all variations) but each one looks uglier than its predecessor. Because the logo art leaves a triangular space at ...
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Critique my logo please

I asked for a critique on my personal logo before and got an amazing response from you guys. thank you! So i abandoned that idea and now have created this new logo. Basically, I am a graphic ...
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Is this calligraphy style working for my brand?

I would like to know if the calligraphy style signature looks good and if the type face for miss graphics compliments it. Also, which colour scheme looks best. Thank you :) Miss here means mr. mrs. ...
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What style is this vintage illustration?

I'm looking for images similar to this one to use in a design but i'm unsure of what to search for. What style would you call this image? And how were illustrations like this created originally?
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What is the meaning behind the logo of Google Chrome? [closed]

This is a question I have been asking myself for a while now. I found this question on Quora.com, but honestly the answers are not really satisfactory in my opinion. The top answer uses this ...