60+ Beautiful Logo Design Tutorials And Resources

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When we talk about a famous brand, the first thing that comes to mind is its logo. The logo is the most essential component of any personal brand and also the hardest part to execute. A logo must be appropriate, aesthetically pleasing and a reflection of the company’s credibility. Furthermore, a logotype should be synonymous with the company or product it represents and should penetrate people’s minds as a selling agent.

An amateurish logo design can more likely make your business fail for a number of reasons. A logo is of great importance in creating brand identity, and you should be very careful in selecting one for your business.

Today, we present some outstanding logo design tutorials to give you a head start when it comes time to creating an amazing logo for your own business.

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Logo Design Tutorials

Logo Design Project Step by Step Walkthrough3
Follow this step by step documentation of the whole process of the logo design from conception to completion.

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How to Design the Firefox Logo in Photoshop5
This tutorial goes through how to create the Firefox logo in a scalable Photoshop format.

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Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator7
This tutorial takes you from setup to production of a really cool beer label, although this could be useful for any bottled concoction of your choosing.

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Dache: Logo Design Process9
This case study provides full creative brief and progress images from start to final.

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Sikbox Logo Design Process11
In this tutorial Artist want to share a bit of the ideas and the design process for the logo creation.

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Logo Design (video Tutorial)13
Corey recreates a video game logo by building a grid background and circular target using the define pattern and polar coordinate distort commands.

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Crest Logo Tutorial in Photoshop15
This tutorial shows how to create a crest logo in photoshop.

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EURO 2008 Logo Design17
Step-by-step tutorial on creating the EURO 2008 logo.

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Creating an Environmentally Friendly Green Type Treatment19
In the following Illustrator tutorial, Tutorial will teach you how to create a Green type treatment. It works great for logos and other design elements.

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Logo Design Process Tutorial21
In the following Illustrator tutorial, Tutorial will teach you how to create a Green type treatment. It works great for logos and other design elements.

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Creating a Crazy Cool Logo23
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create the crazy cool logo.

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Step-by-step logo25
A very comprehensive Step-by-step Logo Tutorial

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Making the ATI Logo27
In ATI LOGO tutorial Artist will use Photoshop and a mere mouse. Artist will use basic PS techniques and a little bit of layer styling.

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Logo Design Process and Walk-Through for Vivid Ways29
In this tutorial, UK-based graphic designer Chris Spooner describes the design process and walks through creating the final logo in Adobe Illustrator.

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Making the Metallic Transformers Logo31
In this really fantastic tutorial, you’re shown how to build a beautiful logo step by step. The process can be applied to any logo you are creating.

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Illustrative Logo: Bow the Knee33
In this tutorial, the artist explains step by step how he designed this attractive logo. Source files are included, so you can manually de-construct the method he used to create his reference image.

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Papercraft Text Effect35
Easily create your own logo using the beautiful text effect in this tutorial. Test your logo with different fonts and colors.

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Windows Vista Desktop Themes37
A simple step-by-step tutorial on making the Windows Vista logo in Photoshop. Learn how to make the mirror and glossy effects and how to use such Photoshop tools as gradient, pen, bevel and emboss, eraser, etc.

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Wooden Text Effect in Photoshop39
An outstanding tutorial. Though not a logo tutorial per se, the effect and textures can easily be applied to any logo design. Very clear and easy to follow.

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Create a Fly Logo Design, Part 241
This tutorial focuses on the process of creating a logo for a Web design client. It covers developing a logo from concept to completion and working with the client throughout the process.

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Virtual DJ43
In this detailed tutorial, you will learn how to design this beautiful DJ smile. The tutorial is not specific to logos, but the process and tools used here may be very helpful when it comes to actually creating one.

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Mac OS X Logo45
Learn how to design an awesome Mac OS X logo wallpaper.

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Create a Retro Logo47
Your logo is much more than a corporate badge. After all, if you’re in the design business, it ought to reflect the “design” as much as the “business.” Here, the artist puts a new twist on a classic ’70s illustration-based Blaxploitation logo.

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Euroleague 3D Logo49
Draw 3-D Euroleague logo using Photoshop and Corel drawing tools, gradient fills and 3-D effects.

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Star Wars Text Effect51
In this tutorial, the artist works on the Star Wars text effect, which you could also implement in your logo project.

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Umbrella Corporation logo53
The Umbrella Corporation is a fictional bio-engineering pharmaceutical company that appears in the Resident Evil series of survival-horror games by Capcom and in the film adaptations. In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, you’ll create Umbrella Corporation logo.

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Create an Origami Logo55
By creating the origami logo in this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll get a little taste of one of the logo trends predicted for 2009.

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Create a Logo Identity57
If you’re setting up shop on your own, you’ll need a logo. Follow Alan Wardle’s advice on creating a unique design.

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3D Logo Tutorial59
In this tutorial, you’ll start making a logo shape, put it in rough 3-D and then finish it in Photoshop. So easy even a beginner can do it.

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How to Create the Volkswagen Logo61
This tutorial shows you how to draw the legendary Volkswagen emblem, using layer styles, radial gradients and the polygonal lasso selection tool (to do the tracing part).

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The Amazing Spiderman63
Learn how to easily make the Amazing Spiderman logo for a wallpaper.

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Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background65
You will find these techniques to make a logo and background for a cool grunge-style website outstanding.

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3D Encide Logo Tutorial (PSD Included)67
A great tutorial, showing the entire process of making a logo in Photoshop.

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How to Make an Awesome Logo69
In this tutorial, the artist documents the entire process of creating a logo, from start to finish. He encourages you to open up Photoshop and follow each step, which would help you learn a lot more than by just reading it.

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The Chronicles of Narnia Logo71
In this tutorial, the artist shows you how to create the “Chronicles of Narnia” logo, such an outstanding piece of artwork.

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Create Rainbow Logos with Warped Grids73
Warped Grids are an easy technique, but very versatile, too, and you will be able to use it in all sorts of designs. In this case, the artist uses it for a logo.

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3-D Glossy Box Logo75
Create a 3-D glossy box logo in this amazing Photoshop tutorial.

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Sony Ericsson Logo77
In this tutorial, the artist makes Sony Ericsson logo in about 20 minutes. Besides doing this, you will learn how to save time, change layer styles and re-use copies of your original effects and forms. So let’s go.

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Versus Inspired Photoshop Logo Tutorial79
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows you how to create a rounded logo, inspired by the Versus cable network. This tutorial, in which gradients and layer styles are used, is great for all Photoshop users, from beginner to intermediate.

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Glowing and sparkling intense light 3d logo81

In this tutorial Artist going to teach you how to create a glowing and sparkling intense light 3D glow logo. This tutorial shows different techniques.

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Creating a Retro Logo83

In this tutorial Artist will try to show you how he normally make his pics look retro.

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Brainstorm9 Logo Process85
Comprehensive Briefing the design process of Brainstorm #9 Logo.

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Logo Presentation Tutorial87
This tutorial will teach you how to present your logotype, simulating a macro photo of the logo printed on paper.

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Logo Design Articles and Resources

2009 Logo Design Trends89

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Logo Design Creation Process from Start to Finish by Expert Graphic Designer, Mark Misenheimer91

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10 Things to Expect from Your Logo Designer93

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How Google Got Its Colorful Logo95

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5 Vital Logo Design Tips97

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The Logo Design Process of Top Logo Designers99

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Logo Design Process for Just Creative Design’s Award-Winning Logo101

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The World’s Best Logo Designers103

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Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/01/drawing-inspiration-from-creative-logos/
  2. 2 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/09/beautiful-and-creative-logo-designs-for-your-inspiration/
  3. 3 http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/logo-design-project-step-by-step-walkthrough
  4. 4 http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/logo-design-project-step-by-step-walkthrough
  5. 5 http://www.henryhoffman.com/design-firefox-logo-in-photoshop-tutorial.html
  6. 6 http://www.henryhoffman.com/design-firefox-logo-in-photoshop-tutorial.html
  7. 7 http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/design-a-print-ready-beer-label-in-adobe-illustrator/
  8. 8 http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/design-a-print-ready-beer-label-in-adobe-illustrator/
  9. 9 http://www.webdesignerwall.com/tutorials/dache-logo-design-process/
  10. 10 http://www.webdesignerwall.com/tutorials/dache-logo-design-process/
  11. 11 http://abduzeedo.com/sikbox-logo-design-process
  12. 12 http://abduzeedo.com/sikbox-logo-design-process
  13. 13 http://www.planetphotoshop.com/logo-design.html
  14. 14 http://www.planetphotoshop.com/logo-design.html
  15. 15 http://adobeperson.com/photoshop-basic-drawings/photoshop-create-crest-logo-tutorial-in-photoshop
  16. 16 http://adobeperson.com/photoshop-basic-drawings/photoshop-create-crest-logo-tutorial-in-photoshop
  17. 17 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/4622/1/EURO-2008-Logo-design/Page1.html
  18. 18 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/4622/1/EURO-2008-Logo-design/Page1.html
  19. 19 http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects/creating-an-environmentally-friendly-green-type-treatment/
  20. 20 http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects/creating-an-environmentally-friendly-green-type-treatment/
  21. 21 http://dryicons.com/blog/2009/02/28/logo-design-process-tutorial/
  22. 22 http://dryicons.com/blog/2009/02/28/logo-design-process-tutorial/
  23. 23 http://abduzeedo.com/creating-crazy-cool-logo
  24. 24 http://abduzeedo.com/creating-crazy-cool-logo
  25. 25 http://www.ideabook.com/tutorials/logo_design/stepbystep_logo.html
  26. 26 http://www.ideabook.com/tutorials/logo_design/stepbystep_logo.html
  27. 27 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/3434/1/Making-the-ATI-LOGO-photoshop-tutorial/Page1.html
  28. 28 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/3434/1/Making-the-ATI-LOGO-photoshop-tutorial/Page1.html
  29. 29 http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/logo-design-process-and-walkthrough-for-vivid-ways
  30. 30 http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/logo-design-process-and-walkthrough-for-vivid-ways
  31. 31 http://10steps.sg/photoshop/making-of-metallic-transformers-logo/
  32. 32 http://10steps.sg/photoshop/making-of-metallic-transformers-logo/
  33. 33 http://www.illustrationclass.com/?p=105
  34. 34 http://www.illustrationclass.com/?p=105
  35. 35 http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/Photoshop-blog/2008/10/31/papercraft-text-effect/
  36. 36 http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/Photoshop-blog/2008/10/31/papercraft-text-effect/
  37. 37 http://www.psdgraphics.com/tutorials/windows-vista-logo-photoshop-tutorial/
  38. 38 http://www.psdgraphics.com/tutorials/windows-vista-logo-photoshop-tutorial/
  39. 39 http://10steps.sg/photoshop/wooden-text-effect-in-photoshop/
  40. 40 http://10steps.sg/photoshop/wooden-text-effect-in-photoshop/
  41. 41 http://aiburn.com/article/bzzz_create_a_fly_logo_design_part_2
  42. 42 http://aiburn.com/article/bzzz_create_a_fly_logo_design_part_2
  43. 43 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/2831/11/Virtual-DJ-Picture
  44. 44 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/2831/11/Virtual-DJ-Picture
  45. 45 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/2929/1/Mac-OS-X
  46. 46 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/2929/1/Mac-OS-X
  47. 47 http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d__and__photoshop/create_a_retro_logo
  48. 48 http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d__and__photoshop/create_a_retro_logo
  49. 49 http://www.stutorials.com/corel_3d_euroleague_logo.php
  50. 50 http://www.stutorials.com/corel_3d_euroleague_logo.php
  51. 51 http://www.tutzor.com/index.php/2008/06/star-wars-text-effect/
  52. 52 http://www.tutzor.com/index.php/2008/06/star-wars-text-effect/
  53. 53 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/3043/1/Umbrella-Corporation-logo
  54. 54 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/3043/1/Umbrella-Corporation-logo
  55. 55 http://www.zenelements.co.uk/blog/create-an-origami-logo/
  56. 56 http://www.zenelements.co.uk/blog/create-an-origami-logo/
  57. 57 http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d__and__photoshop/create_a_logo_identity
  58. 58 http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d__and__photoshop/create_a_logo_identity
  59. 59 http://www.good-walls.com/2008/06/20/3d-logo-tutorial/
  60. 60 http://www.good-walls.com/2008/06/20/3d-logo-tutorial/
  61. 61 http://www.republicofcode.com/tutorials/photoshop/volkswagen/
  62. 62 http://www.republicofcode.com/tutorials/photoshop/volkswagen/
  63. 63 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/3061/1/The-amazing-spiderman
  64. 64 http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/3061/1/The-amazing-spiderman
  65. 65 http://psdtuts.com/designing-tutorials/create-a-cool-music-logo-on-a-grunge-background/
  66. 66 http://psdtuts.com/designing-tutorials/create-a-cool-music-logo-on-a-grunge-background/
  67. 67 http://www.axertion.com/tutorials/2008/12/3d-encide-logo-tutorial/
  68. 68 http://www.axertion.com/tutorials/2008/12/3d-encide-logo-tutorial/
  69. 69 http://www.garysimon.net/logotutorial/
  70. 70 http://www.garysimon.net/logotutorial/
  71. 71 http://www.tutzor.com/index.php/2008/10/the-chronicles-of-narnia-logo/
  72. 72 http://www.tutzor.com/index.php/2008/10/the-chronicles-of-narnia-logo/
  73. 73 http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing-tutorials/create-rainbow-logos-with-warped-grids/
  74. 74 http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing-tutorials/create-rainbow-logos-with-warped-grids/
  75. 75 http://www.tutorial9.net/photoshop/create-a-3d-glossy-box-logo/
  76. 76 http://www.tutorial9.net/photoshop/create-a-3d-glossy-box-logo/
  77. 77 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/4317/1/Sony-Ericsson-Logo/Page1.html
  78. 78 http://www.eyesontutorials.com/articles/4317/1/Sony-Ericsson-Logo/Page1.html
  79. 79 http://www.tutorialkit.com/tutorials/Versus-Inspired-Photoshop-Logo-Tutorial-83612.html
  80. 80 http://www.tutorialkit.com/tutorials/Versus-Inspired-Photoshop-Logo-Tutorial-83612.html
  81. 81 http://www.marcofolio.net/photoshop/glowing_and_sparkling_intense_light_3d_logo.html
  82. 82 http://www.marcofolio.net/photoshop/glowing_and_sparkling_intense_light_3d_logo.html
  83. 83 http://www.avivadirectory.com/photoshop/creating-a-retro-logo/
  84. 84 http://www.avivadirectory.com/photoshop/creating-a-retro-logo/
  85. 85 http://abduzeedo.com/brainstorm-9-logo-process
  86. 86 http://abduzeedo.com/brainstorm-9-logo-process
  87. 87 http://nunosk8.deviantart.com/art/Logo-Presentation-tutorial-102021690
  88. 88 http://nunosk8.deviantart.com/art/Logo-Presentation-tutorial-102021690
  89. 89 http://justcreativedesign.com/2009/01/07/logo-design-trends-2009/
  90. 90 http://justcreativedesign.com/2009/01/07/logo-design-trends-2009/
  91. 91 http://www.allgraphicdesign.com/graphicsblog/2008/07/22/logo-design-creation-process-from-start-to-finish-by-expert-graphic-designer-mark-misenheimer/
  92. 92 http://www.allgraphicdesign.com/graphicsblog/2008/07/22/logo-design-creation-process-from-start-to-finish-by-expert-graphic-designer-mark-misenheimer/
  93. 93 http://www.davidairey.com/choosing-a-logo-designer/
  94. 94 http://www.davidairey.com/choosing-a-logo-designer/
  95. 95 http://www.wired.com/techbiz/startups/multimedia/2008/02/gallery_google_logos?mbid=su13
  96. 96 http://www.wired.com/techbiz/startups/multimedia/2008/02/gallery_google_logos?mbid=su13
  97. 97 http://www.davidairey.com/5-vital-logo-design-tips/
  98. 98 http://www.davidairey.com/5-vital-logo-design-tips/
  99. 99 http://justcreativedesign.com/2008/02/01/logo-design-process-of-top-graphic-designers/
  100. 100 http://justcreativedesign.com/2008/02/01/logo-design-process-of-top-graphic-designers/
  101. 101 http://justcreativedesign.com/2008/04/24/logo-design-process-of-just-creative-design/
  102. 102 http://justcreativedesign.com/2008/04/24/logo-design-process-of-just-creative-design/
  103. 103 http://www.logosdesigners.com/#otl-aicher
  104. 104 http://www.logosdesigners.com/#otl-aicher
  105. 105 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/01/drawing-inspiration-from-creative-logos/
  106. 106 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/09/beautiful-and-creative-logo-designs-for-your-inspiration/

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Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog webdesigncore.com, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

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  1. 1

    omg….it’s wonderful

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  2. 102

    thanks for the great tutorial

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  3. 203

    Thanx for this good idea! u done a great job!!

    its better to post Game logos, Computer logo

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  4. 304

    Some of these are really useful tutorials. I enjoyed the green type treatment tutorial.

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  5. 405

    Thanks this a very helpful collection.

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  6. 506

    Great, it’s wonderful ..

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  7. 607

    i absolutley love ur website…the look and feel that ur website gives is awesome and ur content is also very good and creative..good work team.Keep it up!

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  8. 708

    very artistic dsign you came up with idea’s nice how come this was not your list?
    bit.ly/reflectwords

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  9. 809

    Nice Tuts, i am realy impressd

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  10. 910

    Incredible compilation of articles and tutorials. Very, very helpful!

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  11. 1011

    This is a great resource. Thank you so much. Here’s another site that may be of some interest to the readers of this post. graphicd-signs.com. Some really neat retro logos and designs.

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    I like on this list and will be contacting some of them for some similar designs for my customers

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    I need to Prepared me logo in 3D logo draw

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    oluwatosin john

    July 9, 2011 8:43 am

    i need a logo for my self please help me to create a logo…

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    dosen;t work the tutorials…. :(

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    Nithin Varghese

    August 6, 2011 5:43 pm

    Thanks,it’s great!

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    i just like it !!!!

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  18. 1718

    I really like it ….
    but i need a help, Am a graphic designer, and am working in a security company, and they ask me for a logos designs, but unfortunately they see my logo design not strong enough…. so what can you advise me to work with , i mean kind of books, websites that show tutorials ….

    I’ll be more than grateful

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  19. 1920

    Thanks heaps! Really helpful, love the third one down :)

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  20. 2021

    Good design but that one “Clone wars” is so cool and awsome.Thank you so much.
    I need a golden logo to design this word: topratinggames.

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    This site earned 1st place in my favourites list

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    Thankyou for sharing.

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  23. 2324

    Awesome logos! I am a newbie to design, and will some day with good luck will be this good! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  24. 2425

    thnks…:) awsme logos…

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  25. 2526

    Awesome resource and a very nice effort. Thanks a ton for sharing

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  26. 2627

    nice logo and excellent logo

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    Mash Bonigala

    May 6, 2013 5:35 pm

    Great list of inspiring logo design tutorials. Here is another one: http://goo.gl/n6cvi.

    This one is geared more towards to the thought process and workflow side of things rather than the actual vector path and shape mode of lecture.

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  28. 2829

    Awesome Logos !! I am really like it :)
    Here is another one :
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQdnXqB1I0E

    This Logo have lot of techniques and it’s easy ^^.

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  29. 2930

    Thanks for the ideas, Logo Design Guru has also helped.

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  30. 3031

    I appreciate the great work you guys have made possible to be accessed. This is really great resource for fast learning

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    ok……..tankyou

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