1. nut on May 24, 2009

    this is so cool….very nice design….
    making logo is not as hard as i thought
    its a very helpful detailed tutorial…

  2. designing logos on July 30, 2009

    Thanks for sharing talent on your site. Your work is really good but you could change some of your logo colors to make them more effective. ;-)

  3. seo company on August 7, 2009

    Your site is a helpful site. I’m impressed with your work.

  4. clippingimages on October 22, 2009

    Wow :) Awesome tutorial . Very easy and well defined . Thanks for sharing this awesome post.

  5. Joseph McCullough on February 9, 2010

    As a web designer, I LOVE to code, but I HATE to design. It all seems so fluffy to me, you know? What works and what doesn’t is so blurry that it really irritates a systematic person like myself. However, you introducing the morphological matrix gives people like me some hope! It was very clever how you combined the mountain and the stock market line. This was a genuinely helpful and inspiring tutorial. Thank you so much.

  6. Cre8ive Commando on February 11, 2010

    Glad to hear that this tute helped out. It is quite hard to “define” and “structure” the logo design process. But I think there is always a basic process behind all designs. Everyone has a different way of going about it but this process has always worked for me. :-)

  7. Joseph McCullough on March 9, 2010

    If you look at http://logofaves.com/?r_sortby=highest_rated&r_orderby=desc , you’ll see the highest rated logos almost all use this.

  8. auspi on August 1, 2010

    Thanks for the brilliant ideas.

  9. amarnath on December 8, 2010

    Really nice one and very inspiring. Sometimes i often struck for hours just looking at Typography options! Given that scenario you mentioned in the post, i would be looking forward to set some standards or guidelines myself for logo designing hereafter.

    How strange, i designed few logos in minutes which were approved by clients in the first place. Where logos which went through lots of research process, my time and effort were rejected or went again for iterations too many times before settling for one option.

    Though sounds funny! Really It is not!. First thought process and impressions are always the best i feel.

    Anyways thanks for your post.
    Amarnath

  10. Kelly Johnson on March 2, 2011

    Some ideas for tools in there, but the traditional and more sound beginning rule that wasn’t really emphasized is to begin in black and white. Get the concept, mark and type down first in black and white.

    Someday, anyone with a business is going to need to advertise somewhere besides the net and that somewhere could be a classified-sized ad, program ad, newspaper ad etc where one color is all the options one have.

    Look at your logo in grayscale as well. Get the right contrast and such and then add color.

    If you squint, or print out the example on a black and white laser printer, the logo takes on an entirely different look because of the lack of contrast between the dark green and blue. Negative space is created via less contrast.

    We were taught the grid system back in 1990-1991 at school and it’s a solid tool to use but the trick is for each square to hold a solid idea for a logo on its own to really generate a 1-2 punch. However, it’s still a good creative-block-crusher to just put related words/images etc and then combine as here.

  11. Cre8ive Commando on March 3, 2011

    Thanks for the tips Kelly. You have a good point about getting the basic logo blocked out in black and white first. That sounds like a good idea. I guess it doesn’t really matter which way you go about designing a logo as long as it get’s done in the end.

    This is simply a method that I came up with to simplify and add some structure to the very creative and often messy logo design process.

  12. yo on March 13, 2011

    Hello
    great idea you have shown to us on creating logo.
    Thanks for sharing…

  13. HELEN HUNT on April 6, 2011

    A very informative tutorial. Presently designing my own business card etc for my Fashion Degree. Many thanks.

  14. Anar Mensiitova on April 24, 2011

    Awesome! I just created a logo I’ve been working on for ages!
    Thank you so much for this post!

  15. vahid on March 30, 2012

    great map for logo design
    thanks

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