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. [Content Care Dec/15/2016]
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.
Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link
- Drawing Inspiration From Creative Logos961
- The Evolution of The Logo2
- Vital Tips For Effective Logo Design3
- Effective Logo Design4
- 50 Creative Star Logos For Inspiration5
Logo Design Tutorials Link
Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator10
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.
Creating an Environmentally Friendly Green Type Treatment22
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.
Logo Design Process and Walk-Through for Vivid Ways32
In this tutorial, UK-based graphic designer Chris Spooner describes the design process and walks through creating the final logo in Adobe Illustrator.
Illustrative Logo: Bow the Knee
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.
Windows Vista Desktop Themes38
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.
Create a Fly Logo Design, Part 2
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.
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.
Create a Retro Logo46
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.
Euroleague 3D Logo
Draw 3-D Euroleague logo using Photoshop and Corel drawing tools, gradient fills and 3-D effects.
Umbrella Corporation logo50
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.
Create a Logo Identity
If you’re setting up shop on your own, you’ll need a logo. Follow Alan Wardle’s advice on creating a unique design.
How to Create the Volkswagen Logo56
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).
3D Encide Logo Tutorial (PSD Included)
A great tutorial, showing the entire process of making a logo in Photoshop.
How to Make an Awesome Logo62
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.
Create Rainbow Logos with Warped Grids64
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.
Sony Ericsson Logo68
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.
Versus Inspired Photoshop Logo Tutorial70
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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