Archive for November, 2007

Logo Inspiration

Some more logo design inspiration here:

Batman Logos

While the attraction of the Batman character and story is clear, the Batman logo is just as loved. The quality of fan art Batman logos is often low, missing the point of the original logo, but the mere fact that fan art Batman logos exist is an indication of the quality of the original design. […]

Graphic Design Glossary

If you don’t know your anti-aliasing from your auntie Alison, this site is worth a visit. Graphic Design Dictionary

Give It Logo

This has to be one of my all-time favorites. Simple, unique and… … adaptable! Playing with logo variations is fun and an excellent way to imprint the brand into the minds of users. If done moderately, that is. 

Book Review: Cartooning

Being into cartoon logos, I have quite a collection of cartoon books. Most of them are as informative as your average gas bill. But this one is an exception. It is called “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Cartooning But Were Afraid To Draw” by Chris Hart. Chris knows his stuff. And he can draw […]

Free Logos?

We’ve all seen unscrupulous designers reselling the same logo, but free logos that anyone can download?! Is it just me? I don’t see the point in having the same logo as every other low-budget, mickey mouse operator. Apart from the trademark issues, it’s a sure way to scare off customers.

Cartoon Logo Examples

Examples of cartoon logos from the portfolio. Something to note with CartoonBall is that the exclusive ownership and copyright is transferred to the client upon completion of the cartoon.

10 Don’ts of Hiring a Logo Designer Online

  Don’t assume that price indicates quality. On the Net anyone can grab a share of the market, including a guy in India or Africa where labor is cheap. With their low overheads these guys can compete very effectively with logo designers operating from 1st world countries. is located in South Africa – and […]

10 Don’ts Of Logo Design

  Don’t use bright yellows unless you are sure that the logo will never be shown on a white background. Don’t clutter. Simple is good. Don’t try to illustrate the company or its products. Logos are identifiers, not illustrations. Think of it as the company signature. Don’t accept default k e r n i n […]

A “Logo Design Guide”

Pretty cool. I’m sure it’s useful. I doubt that anyone has the time to ever go through this list,  but it’s handy as a reference.  Can you imagine how long it took to compile!