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

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How to make the bend of the letter 'Z' like in the Amazon logo?

If we observe the Amazon logo, the bend of the letter "Z" is perfectly aligned with the bend of the arrowhead. Is there any trick used in Adobe Illustrator to do it or will I have to manually ...
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How can I make this logo look more obviously like an icing bag and a crown?

For my brand identity class, I had to do a logo for a local bakery. The first one is what I started with. The bottom is where I am now The problem I'm having: I need to show lines or shapes ...
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How to make a logo transparent in Illustrator with multiple layers?

I'm trying to make a logo that has a transparent fill and a white outline in Illustrator CS3. The .AI file contains three layers: the black text is on the first, the white shadow is on the second, ...
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Making a logo for a public school [closed]

I'm considering making a logo for the school I work for, in Sweden. I'm good at drawing but I want to know what I should do to render my drawing as a digital graphic design so that one can have it ...
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What role do yearly published logo “trends” play into the process of creating a logo?

Multiple blogs publish logos trends (1, 2, 3...) on a yearly basis, highlighting the various styles that have left their trace in logos branded this year. Considering that logos usually aim at being ...
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How to show that an image is also a link?

I'm creating a PDF and it should contain a hyperlink to google maps. The link must be represented by the Google Maps logo. What is the right way to indicate to the reader that the logo is a clickable ...
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Maintaining curves within logo

I have the following logo... I need to adjust the "3" so that the curves used for the 3 are proportional and the same degree of arc as the other curves. Currently, the arcs within the 3 appear ...
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How can I suggest ease of use in a logo? [closed]

How would you go about making a logo that indicates the action/feeling of ease? How could you make it convey that feeling for a products or app that company makes which is easy to use? I've been ...
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Doing website for a client but logo is not good quality

I'm doing a website for a client and they provided me the logos but, the logos all have a white background which I've tried to remove but I cannot. I use Canva to adjust the logos. The logos are ...
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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 ...
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Why are ambigrams practically non-existent as company image?

The ambigrams have great visual appearance, some are very interesting, others not so much and of course not all would be good as corporate image. There are with the same reading when rotating 180º ...
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Anyone know what font the “Ethic Investments” logo is using? [closed]

https://ethic.investments/ Anyone know what font this is? The lowercase is striking, but I can't quite remember where I've seen this...
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Width of glyphs for logo design

I am redesigning a logo for a client. For that I am designing the typography myself (no premade fonts). As I have never done that before I wonder if there are guidelines on determining the width of ...
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Shaping line segment end points [duplicate]

I created a logo for a company I'm a part of, but I've ran into an issue after trying to put it over different backgrounds. Basically, because I didn't know how to shape the black line segments in the ...
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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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What is the font used in the Park Avenue logo?

What is the font used or what is a similar font to the one used in the Park Avenue logo?
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In a logo, is it okay to break the company name in two lines as needed?

I have been asked to create visual identity for a new company. Their name is really long (think 12+ letters). They use several words together as one word. But there's also not an even number of ...
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What is your critique for this logo?

So I have a personal logo that I have recently design, a monogram based on the initials J and S using the Caslon typeface. I am a graphic designer and web developer, and I am going for a professional,...
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Changing the color of Certification Logos to match the theme colors of my website

I have a graphic designer building me a website and I want 3 certification logos included in my credentials. She wants to change the color of logos to a light green (to match color scheme of my logo),...
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logo for a web developer - Logo critique

Does this logo convey a strong identity for a web developer/ designer? I'm a web dev currently and am looking into branching out, as a start to this I'm working on a new portfolio site and branding ...
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Client Sent Contract For Logo - I have questions! [closed]

I was contacted to make a logo for a friend of a friend. I have made logos before, but usually it's been casual with people I know. This is my first time receiving a contract from a client. It's not ...
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How do I properly use or convert a PSD file for large format printing? [duplicate]

I have an image PSD file at 200 dpi at an image size of 11" by 11". My goal is to submit a final file for large format printing. The end product will be an 8 foot by 8 foot step and repeat banner/...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

I've designed a nice logo for a company's charity food-drive campaign that incorporates a tilt and some speed lines to imply forward (rightward) movement. I matched the tilt of the art to the italic ...
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How to choose company logo resolution? [duplicate]

I am currently finishing logo in Photoshop. Logo will be used in Instagram header(or whatever it's called) and also will be printed on all kinds of different stuff of various sizes. I need an ...
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Delivery of JPG logo files to client [closed]

When providing logo files to a client, I always include AI, PDF and social media PNG. I'm not sure what to do with JPG though. What size (document size) JPG is standard to send to a client? Are ...
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What font is used in criticalstack.com logo?

What font is used in this logo? I'd love to use this font in my company logo. I have attempted to find the font using all the tools those which have stated in the guidelines page. But I couldn't find ...
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How to search for logos to use on google images without all the stock photo sites coming up in results?

I'm searching for logos to derive my logo from. I get my ideas from google images, but the stock photo sites are really anonying. Is there a way to search google images without all those stock image ...
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Where is the best place to buy images for a company logo? [closed]

I am looking to purchase images to make a company logo and wondering where is the best place to source these
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How to trim circular shapes with perfect angles?

The logo is constructed of trimmed circular paths. The spacing is not equal between the pieces on the same radius. How do I make sure the cuts are made at the right angles?
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Can I improve this logo design with any effects or filters?

I've been asked to design a logo for a heritage trust. The logo must have a medieval cross as its centrepiece. However, whilst I'm a photographer with negligible graphic design experience I gave it a ...
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Creating logo files for printing and web

My client has asked for their logo files, (the source file is vector AI created with Illustrator). He wants a file for the web/printing letterhead (online and paper invoices) and a vector file for the ...
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Blurry image from Illustrator to Word [closed]

I am saving a logo from Illustrator and my client wants to import it into word. I save the file as a .pdf as been told by this sight and the image comes into word slightly blurry but blurry enough ...
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Should I alter my new logo to specifically use Pantone colors?

I’ve started at a new company doing 3D architectural visualization. Having a degree and background in graphic design, I’m now working with the marketing department to update and rebrand the company’s ...
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Illustrator: which canvas size and settings for new logo document

What canvas size and other settings should I do in Illustrator when creating the main master design of any logo?
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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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Can we have a multi-coloured logo as white in the navigation for better visibility?

Is it okay to have a white logo on the navigation because of a darker colour shade and the original multicolored logo in the footer? Is this an accepted practice?
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What to do when finishing a logo that was started by another artist?

I have a client who had a design they had done by another artist and wants me to finish up the logo using what they designed, im just worried legally if i can use what they did or what i need to get ...
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How to export icon in different sizes without getting blur edges?

I need to export icons for an android app in 4 different sizes: 36x36, 48x48, 64x64 and 72x72 px. The original size of icon I've created has size 272x272 px. For example, see this image: Left one ...
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White lines around the logo

today I'm here to ask you how to export better on Illustrator! I made a text logo, I was going on Photoshop to add a background and I saw these lines: Did I do something wrong with Illustrator or ...
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Why do shapes and spacing get distorted when scaled down in Illustrator?

What I need: I'm creating android app icon. So it's obviously pixel based and I want to pay attention to make it "pixel perfect" and then I need to export it in different dimensions (say 36x36, 64x64)...
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Does giving manual radius to a shape makes it look bad? [closed]

Basically, I'm confused between geometric/mathematics and aesthetic point of view. I need a shape as shown in image for my logo. Now, in the 2nd half of image, you see two objects. One has inner ...
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Matching logo sizes [duplicate]

When you're designing a document and you have to place a bunch of logo endorsements in the document, how do you make all the logos seem the same size? Is there a more mathematical or scientific way ...
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What do you think of this logo? [closed]

Would love some opinions about this logo. I am having the classic problem of being 'too close' to judge objectively. We are a company that does Balloon bouquet deliveries. Our brand should reflect ...
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Is it ok and not breaching copyright to add a slogan onto original business logo?

On behalf of a company he works for, a family friend has asked me to add a commemorative slogan onto the bottom of their original logo. They don't want me to alter the logo in any way, just add the ...
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Join lines perfect to each other in AI

The other red line is set to opacity 50% and is closed. I'd like to join them to later subtract them from from the basic picture (the fill) or make it white, but how to join them perfectly?
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Logo Critique: Logo for a freelance web developer [closed]

I'm working on a logo for a web developer friend of mine who plans to start his freelance career. Here are the specific questions I need help with: Which layout works best, horizontal (mark on left) ...
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Is it possible to undo after Save/Closing a project? [closed]

I faced this problem just now, I added a drop shadow to my Logo to see how it's going to look and when I saved and sent the project to my friend, but I forgot to remove it or duplicate the original ...
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What does it mean to present a logo and promo materials in “1:1”?

I'm currently working on some promo materials for a company I'm currently doing a logo design for. They asked me to do a memorandum, business card, folder, envelope, and a seal. They stated: to be ...
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Client asked me to create a vector of a Pokemon for the logo, Is it breaking any copyright laws? [closed]

As a freelance graphic designer I get requests a lot of the time with people who want me to vector/create a mascot of Pokémon and other game characters. And I’d love to hear whether or not I’m legally ...
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Are you allowed to use a warning sign as a logo or is this copyrighted?

I came across a website that uses the laser warning sign: Is it even allowed to use such signs as a logo, or are these copyrighted somewhere?