I love seeing the logo design process from other designers. Learning new ideas and techniques only builds your skill set. With the internet readily available, there are many resources at your disposal for continued eduction. Resources: Lynda.com Treehouse.com YouTube Pinterest LogoDesignLove
This addition of Monday Makeover, I pulled from the school archives. One of my favorite projects in school was to revise an existing logo and freshen it up a bit. The assignment was to implement subtle changes to refresh the look, still maintaining customer recognition. Potential Client: Prestige Landscapes.
Did you know that your logo is only part of your brand? LOGO: wikipedia describes a logo as a graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Logos are either purely graphic (symbols/icons) or are composed of the name of the organization (a logotype or wordmark). SLOGAN: wisegeek.com defines a slogan, also called a tagline, motto, strapline, signature, claim, payoff or baseline, is a short phrase or sentence… Read more »
Before starting a logo, think about the name. Start with a list of words: list of feelings you want the logo to portray like: happy, warm, playful; then think about words that have to do with company of product your are designing for. For example a flower company, words would be floral, vase, green, stem, petals. Then sketch out several designs in a sketch books. If you are using words, write the words 50+ ways in different styles, change the… Read more »
Monday Makeover: A logo that gets misunderstood. (re)design a logo Client: DayXtension Challenge: Keep the name and color palette Your logo should identify your business, what products your sell or services you offer. I had a client come to me wanting a new look for her business. She wanted to keep her name and color palette. The challenge with the logo (re)design was coming up with a concept that would explain the business. At first glance I thought this was… Read more »
Fall Into Autumn 2014 Fall is my FAVORITE time of the year. Fall is for baking, warm sweaters and fuzzy socks, relaxing with a good book and a cup of tea. Fall is just a laid back season. You can follow me, Just Noami, for some fun Fall activities and FALL INTO AUTUMN with family & friends.
Since, I had the opportunity to (re)design bridal shower invitation, it’s been a desire of my mine to design a complete wedding, from Save-The-Date announcements, menu, invitations, to the wedding blog. Celebrating the momentous occasion by telling a story through beautiful design. A few of my favorite sites for wedding planning I’ve crushes on www.couturecolorado.com www.stylemepretty.com www.theperfectpalette.com www.prestonbailey.com www.modwedding.com www.invitationcrush.com
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“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens – Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens – Brown paper packages tied up with strings – These are a few of my favorite things” ~ My Favorite Things Lyrics Outside of design, I enjoy a nice cup of tea and a good book, beaches, sketching in different mediums, cooking for friends and family, blogging, trying different craft/decor ideas, and the lovely scents of candles. Be sure to connect with me on different social media. “Having… Read more »
This weeks graphic design tip: Fall Weddings Engagements, Weddings, Showers and Baby Announcements have become very social, more people want to share the special moments with friends, family and acquaintances. Whatever the occasion, we all want to send something out that is as memorable as the engagement and wedding. I enjoy finding creative ways couples have shared their “Save The Date” announcements. This year I found several wonderful, beautiful and unique ideas on Pinterest. Here 5 of my favorites and… Read more »