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The Importance of a Quality Logo Design

 

Your logo design is not what makes up your brand. Your brand is the unique experience and perception that a consumer has of your company.

However, a one-of-a-kind logo is the visual foundation of your business. Logos communicate ownership, value, and character. Studies have shown that your logo is typically one of the first interactions consumers have with your business.

So, what makes a logo unique and impressionable? All City Graphix is here to help you make a lasting first impression with a distinct and memorable logo. Let’s get started!

Elements of a Logo Design

A logo is a carefully designed combination of text and imagery that tells people the name of your business and creates a lasting, memorable visual. Your logo is an extremely powerful part of your brand identity. A catchy logo sets you apart, increases brand recognition, and resonates with customers long after their first interaction.

There are four main design elements that make up a logo:

1. Shapes

Your logo is one of the first things potential customers will encounter, so it’s important to make sure it sends the right message. Studies show that people associate clean lines and edges with dominance and boldness, while curves and circles are associated with nature and relaxation. Keep your company’s message in mind when coming up with your logo concept, and choose shapes that best represent that message.

2. Fonts

How to Choose a Font for Your Logo
When you’re creating a logo, the font you choose is just as important as the imagery. The right font can make or break your entire design. But with so many fonts out there, how do you know which one to choose?

There are a few things to consider when pairing fonts for your logo. You want to make sure the fonts complement each other and don’t clash. The fonts should also reflect the overall aesthetic of your brand. And most importantly, the fonts should convey the message you’re trying to communicate.

If you keep these things in mind, you’ll be well on your way to finding the perfect font pairing for your logo.

3. Colors

Color is a powerful way to communicate without words. Studies in color psychology have shown that color can influence mood, placebos, and human behavior. When used consistently, color can increase brand recognition by up to 80%.

When choosing colors for your logo, consider the behavior that you want your brand to promote.

4. Icons

Your logo is your brand’s face to the world.

Icons are a visual depiction of your brand name. In most cases, your logo directly relates to the product or service that your business provides. However, companies occasionally go against the grain when establishing their logo. For example, Apple is a tech company that uses fruit as its logo icon.

This visual element is what makes your logo memorable and attracts interest. There are several types and styles of logo icons. Most popularly, logo icons feature drawings or pictures, abstract lines, vague shapes, or a monogram of your company name or brand initials. There’s a lot to consider when you’re hiring someone to design your logo.

Here are a few things to keep in mind.

There are many things to consider when you are trying to decide whether to use a freelance graphic designer or a design agency for your business logo. Here are some pros and cons to help you make your decision.

Using a freelance designer:
PRO: You can get your logo designed relatively cheaply.
CON: You may not get the same level of professionalism or creativity.

Using a design agency:
PRO: You can get a high-quality, professional logo.
CON: You may have to pay more.

There are countless reasons to love working with us here at All City Graphix, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are a few of the reasons our customers consider us the superior choice over freelancers:

      • We’re a team of professionals, so you can expect high-quality work.
      • Communication is quick and easy, so you don’t need to worry about coordinating with unreliable designers.

Your vision is important. Make sure you communicate it effectively by offering examples and sharing a digital mood board that portrays your goals.

SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION WITH ONE OF OUR SPECIALIST

Logo Design Examples

How do you even begin to articulate what you want your logo to be with all the options out there? We get it. It’s like trying to pick just one thing off the menu at the Cheesecake Factory. Start by seeking inspiration from logo designs that have left a memorable impression on you in your life. Then, ask yourself questions like:

    • What grabbed your attention?
    • What made it so unforgettable?
    • How does it compare to other logos out there?

All City Graphix has designed some truly inspirational logos. Take a look at some of our favorites below and see what creativity can really do!

Logo Designs are Important

At All City Graphix, we understand that your logo is one of the most important ways to represent your company. We also know that it can be tough to design a logo that perfectly encapsulates everything you want it to. That’s why we offer FREE CONSULTATIONS to help you get started. Schedule yours today and let us help you create a logo that you’re proud of.