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Aaron Draplin Logo Design Process

It’s an entertaining learning video about how you can approach logo design.It’s about a fifteen minute cool logo.Trying to figure out the design brief, making sketches and finally some polished vectors.This dude will make you smile!Hats down for Lynda.com for making this video.The designers need more of these.After all – it’s not all about some screen tutorials, it’s about the approach that can…
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Logo design video: making a decent logotype in 30 minutes

It’s a speeded up logo design screencast for a new startup called “NomadJob.com” . Basically I did not want something too fancy and experimental. First I bet on few ready-made fonts…, but then I thought – what the heck – I’m gonna give myself a 30 minute frame.. and what I design is going to be what I’ll use.Sometimes some people are more productive in a tight schedule. I guess I’m one of those…
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Stop motion logo animation for 5 bucks

It’s something that’s not happening every day, but I’m gonna recommend this guys because it looks like a great deal:In fiverr.com you can read:“I will make a stop-motion (Speed Drawing) Animation of your logo company Just give me your logo in black and white version and i will make a video similar to what you see in the example. Music from apple library (copyright free) and a cross dissolve with…
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Use the Built-in Camera of Your Laptop to Prepare The Logo Sketch for Tracing

Okey, there are 2 widely known and used techniques to prepare your logo sketches and put them on the screen, so you can vector trace your new logo design.Scan them ( put the sheet of paper inside the scanner, turn the scanner ON, wait for a for the printer to warm up, wait to twain, take the sheet back, turn the scanner OFF, get the sheet out )Photo them ( turn your camera on, shoot, connect the…
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10 Differences Designing A Logo Under PC And Mac

Some time ago I’ve migrated from PC to Mac so may be I can cover fare share of the most important differences between designing a logo on PC and designing a logo on Mac. Points described bellow are not ordered in some certain way and represent only my personal experience. Also they refer to the differences between PC laptop, using Windows XP and Macbook pro, using Snow Leopard.Most of the software…
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A Few Thoughts On Symmetrical Logos

Niels van Quaquebekeand Steffen Giessner of the Rotterdam School of Management showed logos of 100 Global 500 companies to two groups of participants. One group rated them on attractiveness and symmetry; the other judged whether the logo suggested that the company behaved ethically. The result: Rationally or not, people associate symmetrical logos with more ethical, socially responsible behavior…
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10 Not So Popular Rules That Will Boost Your Logo Design Process

Here are 10 Logoblink ruls that will boost your logo design process:Get yourself a decent deadline. At least one week.Postpone the logo design. Start doing it after a period of a few days – let the idea grow and visualize it mentally before put it on the paper.Forget about the pencil. Grab something different – a charcoal, a marker or just don’t draw on the paper – you can use sand or damp glass…
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You can order a logo design as a barter now…

…or at least you can request one :)Barter design is something that will become trendy, it just needs some time. What does barter design actually mean?An example – you are some kind of entrepreneur and you need a logo design for your organization. Nothing special really, you don’t want to spend an amount of money. However, you still want/need a designers’ touch – something unique a specialist has…
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