Looking for some graphic design logo inspiration? Well lucky for you, because here is the logo of the day featured on LogoofTheDay.com. This logo was designed by Launchware, a web and software development agency in Bridgewater, Mass. The company wanted a new re-branded identity that was modern, yet unique. They wanted a logo that “causes a viewer to do a double-take and think twice before passing it by”. I love the simplicity and use of negative space, no pun intended! What do you think?
Logos not only catch the viewers’ visual attention, but also capture the soul of a company into a single, recognizable image. It is for this reason that a logo is so vital to the success of a business. It is not just a single component but a variety of different elements such as color, shapes, texture, and font that can make a logo come to life.
Here are some great examples of logos that stand out from all the rest, as well as other inspirations from graphic designers featured on denzomag.com
We live in a world surrounded by logos. They are everywhere we look from the clothes we wear to the food we eat. Below is a marketing comedy video called Logorama that I found on . Logorama is a short French animated film written and directed by H5/ François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy and Ludovic Houplain, and produced by Autour de Minuit. The film depicts events in a stylized Los Angeles, and is told entirely through the use of more than 2,500 contemporary and historical logos and mascots. The film won the Prix Kodak at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 82nd Academy Awards according to Wikipedia.
Let the games begin! The 2012 Summer Olympic Games were officially kicked off in London, England on July 27th with over 200 participating nations to millions of viewers worldwide. The Olympic Games is by far one of the most recognizable international sporting event, which features summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions. The very first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The International Olympic Committee, which was founded in 1894, has since become the governing body of the Olympic Movement. Throughout the ages we have seen the Olympic logo develop and change. The logo was influenced by events and changes
All great ideas start by a moment of inspiration. And if you think that great inspiration isn’t easy to come by, than think again. There are a lot of creatively designed websites that you can find inspiration. Anything from layout ideas to logos to websites; you can find it on the web. Here are 5 of the top best inspiring websites.
1) The Design Inspiration
The Design Inspiration is created by a group of designers who are seeking various design inspiration every day. To make every designer’s life easier, they decided to feature the best logos, illustrations, websites, photos and patterns from the most talented designers from all around the world. And we would like to make sure that
When designing a creative piece of marketing material for a business, a graphic designer has to be able to pair the right fonts with the design to deliver the message as clearly as possible. However, a graphic designer has thousands of different fonts they can choose from. So how do they know what fonts to use when there are so many to choose from? Well, there are some particular fonts that are designed for certain types of projects and some that shouldn’t be used in others. For instance if you were designing a logo for a law firm you would want to use a font that’s strong, bold, and easy to read like “Trajan Pro”. And if
A business card is an essential tool a business owner uses to share his/her contact information with potential clients. Most commonly, a typical business card is a white 3.5 x 2 inch with the basic company logo and how to reach you. But a business card should do more than just pass your information along. It should make a loud and bold statement. So if you want to get noticed and stand out from the rest of the cards than you have to think outside the “white box”.
But in today’s contemporary graphic design world, people are moving away from the conventional business card and trying out new mediums and looks. Anything from plastic to recycled paper to
Whether you’re an experienced professional graphic designer or just beginning your way into the industry, tutorials are always a great way to raise your intellect. Photoshop and other software knowledge is something you will definitely need to know if you plan on making it big. One of the easiest ways to get started with learning new graphic design tricks and tips is to follow online guides and graphic design tutorials.
Here are a few of our favorite sites that the tutorials are easy to follow and provide both basic and advance skills for the designer in you. Hopefully they help to inspire and better yet, help build your design skills!
The lynda.com Online Training Library is a educational platform
Sometimes even web designers need to check out other websites for ideas. Check out these Top 10 Websites for Designers listed in a recent article of HOW Magazine!
Jessica Fortner Illustration: Portfolio of Toronto-based illustrator Jessica Fortner, who is co-founder, editor and designer of the online arts magazine Squidface & The Meddler. A design enthusiast, she is particularly fond of sustainable design, interface design and typography.
Ruud van Eijk Design: The portfolio of Ruud van Eijk, a young designer from the Netherlands, has a frenetic energy and outrageous color palette.
Klas Fahlen: Swedish illustrator Klas Fahlen combines a vintage sensibility with contemporary style.
Ten Paces and Draw: Ten Paces and Draw is a blog about collaboration and illustration that features sketch
Thinking about creating a new brochure or letterhead for your business? Or maybe you want to update your current business cards or website? Well don’t waste your time and money by doing it yourself, why not hire a professional! Below is a list of some top reasons why you need a graphic designer.
A graphic designer saves you time and money!
As a professional, you know how to do your job well. However, creativity and design may not be your area of expertise. That’s where a graphic designer comes in! Not only will they be able to do the job in a much shorter time than you normally could, but they will get the job done right! In the