Customers have just seconds to consider a logo and with other logos competing for their attention. Keep it simple and make it memorable. Here are a few logo samples for a logo project I am currently working on. That’s a Quick Look at my current design project. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Be sure to stop on over to my instagram where I post almost daily and Pinterest where you find great design ideas and inspiration.
Don’t be afraid of negative space when designing. White space helps direct a viewer’s eye. Space around your text boxes and images makes it easier to read. White space creates a balanced and harmonious layout which increases appeal.
To Design Effectively Establish Hierarchy The dominant feature in your design should be the most important part of your message.
Repost from August 14, 2012 I was out and about today, and I wanted to share with you my ULTA Haul. It has been a while since I’d been in ULTA. I wanted share these package designs with you. These package design has 2 elements 1. The package that holds the product 2. The box design that holds the package bareMinerals (eyelid primer) has a simple, clean look while Too Faced (lip primer) has a very feminine embellished look. Both… Read more »
Read & Have Resources. It’s the beginning of the month, which means new magazines are out. One of my favorite things to do is purchase design magazines & books to add to my resource library. I still have a few books from college. A few of my regular design magazine purchases are Communication Art, Computer Arts, HOW and Artful blogging magazine – always such wonderful reads flowing with wonderful design and art ideas. Most of my design books are published… Read more »
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
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 »
This weeks graphic design tip is about lessons learned along the way. A lesson I had learn and I learned the hard way – stop doing design work for free. I learned to value my skill set and worth as a graphic artist. I’ve invested in my education and building my skill set and there is no reason to through it away. Guess what? I have to live and eat too. I made the mistake of helping established companies, organizations,… Read more »