How To Design A Great Logo

The question that has been keeping up logo designers all over the world: how do I design a great, memorable logo? Unfortunately there isn’t a simple answer to this question. But there are some tips you can follow to design a better logo. Don’t be afraid to post a comment with your own advice and share it with the rest of us. Continue reading

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Interesting Tweets – Week 37

It has been another interesting week on Twitter. Last week I came across some great resources such as Fitvids, a lightweight jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds, the iPhone app Gadgetbox, a huge collection of code snippets and a JS library that helps you with your web typography. We also found images of the original Twitter homepage. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: Fing

It’s Saturday and you know what that means: time to pick a new logo of the week! This great logo was designed by Shihab, a freelance web and graphic designer who lives in India. The Fing logo was only a conceptual exercise but the idea behind this logo is really well executed. I think that this logo would be perfect for a internet-related company. Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: GUS-Trans

The GUS-Trans logo is our new logo of the week. It was designed by Floris Voorveld, a Dutch freelance graphic designer living in Spain. His speciality is logo design but he can design pretty much everything else too. He designed this beautiful logo for a German transport company. The running bear represents the speed of this company. Continue reading

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Interesting Tweets – Week 35

It was once again an interesting week on Twitter. The week was packed with useful and interesting tweets. Big news was the Wacom Inkling, a great tool that closes the gap between traditional and digital sketching methods. We also saw the semantic grid system, 12 graphic design paradoxes, a JPEG tool and the beautiful website for the Sony Tablet S. Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: Haircraft

This great logo is an unused proposal for a hear grooming salon.The designer put the hair cutting tools together in a graphic rendition to represent the salon. Strange that the salon didn’t choose this logo, I think it’s hard to come up with an even better one. I really like this logo because it’s clever and well executed. Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: Greefish

Sometimes it’s hard to find well-designed, inspiring logos. Thankfully I came across this logo a few days ago, the perfect candidate for our logo of the week. This beauty was designed by voxsix, a designer from Alabama, USA. I found it on Brandstack so this means that you can buy it from the designer himself. Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: Storm Foundry

This great logo was designed by Gert van Duinen, a logo and brand identity designer from the Netherlands. He was asked to design the new logo of the UK based video production company ‘Storm Foundry’. This logo really shows one important lesson in logo design: keep it simple. Combine this with excellent use of negative space and you have a great logo design. Continue reading

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Logo of the Week: Motion

Due to a busy schedule, I haven’t been able to pick a logo of the week for quite some time. Fortunately I found some time this week to skim the internet for more great logo designs. This is my favorite of this week. Continue reading

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5 Common Mistakes In E-Commerce Design

One of the biggest challenges for a web designer is designing an e-commerce website. Online shopping requires a lot of insight when it comes to product page design, information architecture and product page design. In this article you’ll find 5 common mistakes in e-commerce design and why you should not make them. Continue reading

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