Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A Showcase of Minimal Logo Design

There is a large trend in design for minimal logos right now. The idea of saying ‘less with more’ in logo design is the route that many designers are turning to. Simplicity is the key factor in this trend. The reason behind the rise in popularity is due to minimal logos being seen as more recognizable for consumers than complicated ones. This helps to increase brand awareness which is vital in business.

A minimalist logo needs to be clean, uncluttered and void of unnecessary details. Using simple shapes to represent a brand is relied upon in minimalism. Negative space is another common tactic used in minimal design to try and optimize the use of space. The best logos are when no explanation is needed to explain what the brand is about, it can be shown just by looking at the logo.

Take a look at some great examples of minimal logo design below. Hopefully they will inspire you to create your own logo using a minimalist template. Remember to not over-complicate your design and think about a clear message that you want to get across to consumers.

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Monday, October 1, 2012

A Collection of Vibrant Colourful Logos

A Collection of Vibrant Colourful Logos

There can be no denying the power of a restrained, minimalistic logo. Monochromatic color schemes and single shade branding is a sure fire way to add a touch of class, elegance and iconoclasm to your brand.

However the same can be true of vibrant, colorful logos. It’s much harder to execute successfully. But with a keen eye for taste, balance and harmony, a colorful logo can be every bit as refined as a simple black on white treatment. What’s more, using a zingy color palette can introduce a dynamism and energy that a limited color palette could never achieve. Here we take a look at ten stunning examples and explore the ways they succeed in building strong branding for their owners.

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Delicious Icons Inspiration from Dribbble

Delicious Icons Inspiration from Dribbble

Dribbble is show and tell for creatives. Designers, developers and other creatives share shots—small screenshots of the designs and applications they are working on. Dribbble is a great source for inspiration in web design, icon design, interface design and many others. In this article I compiled a list of 36 Delicious Icon designs that I found and like at Dribbble, the icons displayed here is all about food and drink icons that is designed with an eye on little details.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

50+ Easy to Follow Photoshop Poster Tutorials

50+ Easy to Follow Photoshop Poster Tutorials by Ahmad Hania

A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic  elements, although a poster may be either wholly graphical or wholly text. Posters are designed to be both eye-catching and convey information. Posters may be used for many purposes. In this article I compiled a list of 53 easy to follow Photoshop Poster Tutorials so you can learn how to design your own posters.

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Monday, September 6, 2010

Breaking Into The World of Design

Breaking Into The World of Design

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So you just got your degree in design and you are ready to go to work; life is good and you are feeling in the zone. Unfortunately, nobody’s hiring.

One very important thing to understand is that a degree in the arts means nothing. “What!” you say, “How can that be? I just put in four years doing what I was told would make me into a successful designer.”

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