Aug 21 2014

Professional Logo Design: 50 Strong Examples and Making Ofs

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Logo design is an art the average designer does not need to perform too often. Yet, every once in a while, even the designer around the corner will be asked to create one. Chances are, this will be giving him/her some sort of a hard time. Inspiration will be needed. In the following article we will deliver just that. But we will go further, and not only inspire, but also show you how logos evolve – from ideas to first sketches to production-ready. We hope you enjoy our little collection…

BIAKS

Website: behance.net
Created by: Micha? Rome
logo2014-7b

© Micha? Rome

Branding for Unionservice

Website: behance.net
Created by: Vadim Androsov
logo2014-1

© Vadim Androsov

Florabella Identity // Branding

Website: behance.net
Created by: Mohd Almousa
logo2014-2

© Mohd Almousa

Venere® Hostess Agency Branding

Website: behance.net
Created by: Attila Horvath / Darkoo™
logo2014-3

© Attila Horvath / Darkoo™

Accountants and Auditors Association

Website: behance.net
Created by: Mohamed Shaban
logo2014-4

© Mohamed Shaban

Real Estate Branding and UI/UX

Website: behance.net
Created by: Jekin Gala
logo2014-5

© Jekin Gala

Brewin’ Apps – Rebranding

Website: behance.net
Created by: Dora Klimczyk
logo2014-6

© Dora Klimczyk

Branding for Ice Cream Shop

Website: behance.net
Created by: Kristina Shu
logo2014-8

© Kristina Shu

E-Drop Logo

Website: behance.net
Created by: Aleksey Busygin
logo2014-9

© Aleksey Busygin

Optus

Website: behance.net
Created by: Jason Little u.a.
logo2014-10

© Jason Little u.a.

Mend

Website: behance.net
Created by: Katie Tonkovich
logo2014-11

© Katie Tonkovich

Illegal Burger

Website: behance.net
Created by: Isabela Rodrigues
logo2014-12

© Isabela Rodrigues

Jewelry Store Identity

Website: behance.net
Created by: Wy Branding
logo2014-13

© Wy Branding

Natural Salads

Website: behance.net
Created by: Jose Álvarez Carratalá
logo2014-14

© Jose Álvarez Carratalá

No Doubt – Propose

Website: behance.net
Created by: Isabela Rodrigues
logo2014-15

© Isabela Rodrigues

RW Pro Design Agency Identity + Logo

Website: creativemarket.com
Created by: Reclameworks
logo2014-24

© Reclameworks

Hand-drawn First Drafts

Now let’s see how talented designers only need a pen and paper to create stunning logos. Not everybody likes to draw by hand, these creators love it. It’s amazing how close these drafts already are, compared to the end product.

PopChicken Gourmet Express // Identity

Website: behance.net
Created by: IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

logo2014-16b
logo2014-16

© IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

AppleJack Logo

Website: dribbble.com
Created by: Artua
logo2014-17

© Artua

DANGERDUST BRANDING

Website: behance.net
Created by: DANGERDUST
logo2014-18

© DANGERDUST

Map Pins – Heart

Website: dribbble.com
Created by: Eddie Lobanovskiy
logo2014-19

© Eddie Lobanovskiy

PizzaLista – 2013

Website: behance.net
Created by: DotHaus

logo2014-20b
logo2014-20

© DotHaus

Logotypes & Icons

Website: behance.net
Created by: Mike
logo2014-21

© Mike

Logotypes Collection | 2012-2013

Website: behance.net
Created by: Mike
logo2014-22

© Mike

Logos

Website: dribbble.com
Created by: Ink Ration
logo2014-23

© Ink Ration

RIVERA Lifestyle Management // BCN / Spain // Identity

Website: behance.net
Created by: IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

logo2014-25b
logo2014-25

© IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

From Scribble to Delivery – Design Processes as Making Of

We had our fair share of inspiration thus far and even saw awesome hand-drawn sketches. Now let’s take that final step and watch how a logo is turned into a sellable product. Enjoy these making-ofs covering the whole process – from idea collection to sketch to end product.

The Bounty Bev Logo Design Process

Website: blog.centresource.com
Created by: Jason O’Brien
logo2014-26

© Jason O’Brien

Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for Vivid Ways

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
logo2014-27

© blog.spoongraphics.co.uk

Siah Design Re-brand Process

Website: siahdesign.com
Created by: Siah Design
logo2014-28

© Siah Design


Artistic Expression: Logo Design from Start to Finish

Website: layersmagazine.com
Created by: jacob cass
logo2014-29

© jacob cass

The Logo Development Process: New England Breeze Case Study

Website: visiblelogic.com
Created by: visiblelogic.com
logo2014-30

© visiblelogic.com

Logo Design Project Step by Step Walkthrough

Website: spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by: spoongraphics.co.uk
logo2014-31

© spoongraphics.co.uk

Vissumo

Website: davidairey.com
Created by: davidairey.com
logo2014-32

© davidairey.com

Logo Design Process of Green Candy

Website: inspirationfeed.com
Created by: inspirationfeed.com
logo2014-33

© inspirationfeed.com

Logo Process – Apple & Eve [nude] Identity Development

Website: imjustcreative.com
Created by: imjustcreative.com
logo2014-34

© imjustcreative.com

Dache: Logo Design Process

Website: webdesignerwall.com
Created by: David Pache
logo2014-35

© David Pache

A Guide to Creating Professional Quality Logo Designs

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Created by: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
logo2014-36

© blog.spoongraphics.co.uk

Logo Process – Brokers Direct Insurance Logo Design

Website: imjustcreative.com
Created by: imjustcreative.com
logo2014-37

© imjustcreative.com

The Redesign Process of the IBBT Logo

Website: bene.be
Created by: Benedikte Vanderweeën
logo2014-38

© Benedikte Vanderweeën

Dezeen Watch Store

Website: identitydesigned.com
Created by: Paul Buck
logo2014-39

© Paul Buck

Process: Branding Ian Matteson

Website: blog.wanken.com
Created by: blog.wanken.com
logo2014-40

© blog.wanken.com

Identity Design Process for Butterfield Photography

Website: justcreative.com
Created by: Jacob Cass
logo2014-41

© Jacob Cass

Dimitrovi & Co – Identity process

Website: behance.net
Created by: Kliment Kalchev
logo2014-42

© Kliment Kalchev

Re-branding Undersea Productions

Website: siahdesign.com
Created by: siahdesign.com
logo2014-43

© siahdesign.com

Logo Design Process for FITUCCI

Website: justcreative.com
Created by: Jacob Cass
logo2014-44

© Jacob Cass

Step by Step Logo

Website: ideabook.com
Created by: CHUCK GREEN
logo2014-45

© CHUCK GREEN

Logo Design Case Study | JMR Insurance Group

Website: brianjosephstudios.com
Created by: brianjosephstudios.com
logo2014-46

© brianjosephstudios.com

Logo Design Process for Just Creative Design’s Award Winning Logo

Website: justcreative.com
Created by: Jacob Cass
logo2014-47

© Jacob Cass

A-List Blogging Bootcamps Identity Design

Website: justcreative.com
Created by: Jacob Cass
logo2014-48

© Jacob Cass

Logo Design Creation Process from Start to Finish

Website: allgraphicdesign.com
Created by: Mark Misenheimer
logo2014-49

© Mark Misenheimer

Tammy Lenski Logo Redesign

Website: davidairey.com
Created by: David Airey
logo2014-50

© David Airey

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About the Author

Dirk Metzmacher is a professional Photoshop trainer, book author and designed with over 10 years of experience. He is also a creative mind behind Photoshop Weblog, a blog about techniques, tutorials and resources related to Adobe Photoshop.

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