Logo Design Resources

Need to have a logo designed for your new business? Here are some references to get you started!


Logo Design Considerations:

There are a variety of ways to develop a logo depending on your financial resources and individual graphic and marketing experience. To create a logo that represents your business and works for your business it should:

  • Be unique, memorable and have a unified appearance
  • Be appropriate for the business or group
  • Speak to potential customers
  • Be adaptable to different mediums such as print advertising, your web site, social sites and apparel decoration

Simple, well-designed logos usually work the best.

 

Logo Design Tools:

Fonts:

My Fonts has a wonderful collection of fonts available for immediate download after purchasing including best sellers, starlets, what's new and more.

fonts.com is a wonderful collection of favorite fonts including casual scripts, calligraphic fonts, formal scripts, kids fonts, technical fonts, image fonts famous fonts, language fonts and more!

 

Clip Art:

iStock has beautiful, royalty-free images, illustrations and videos for all your graphic needs.

Shutterstock carries wonderful images, videos and music tracks.  The site includes a basic image editor for making changes to an image like adding text.

CanStockPhoto has beautiful images and photographs that can be purchased individually for a reasonable price.

 

Logo Contest:

Design Contest hosts individual logo contests where you can state the requirements for your logo with the maximum price you'll pay and have different graphic designers submit possible logo designs.  This is a great tool for viewing a number of possible designs and receiving the rights and artwork files for the design of your choice for a reasonable price.

 

Logo Templates:

Canva is an online design tool that allows people to easily create beautiful designs using ready-made, highly customizable templates.

 

Stock Embroidery Designs:

Great Notions provides a great collections of stock embroidery designs including borders, holidays, sports and wildlife.

Dakota Collectibles is the world's largest supplier of stock embroidery designs including team mascots, rescue, garden, baby and children's designs.

Balboa Thread Works contains an amazing collection of beautiful stock embroidery designs including horses, dogs and cats. These designs are works of art.

 

Learn  Software:

Lynda offers affordable, self-paced video classes in web development, design, business, marketing and other subjects.

 

PMS Reference Guide:

Pantone Matching System reference guide to assist in selecting Pantone colors. Due to graphics card and other computer monitor variables, this chart should only be used as a reference guide.

 

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Make an Impact!

  • Present a uniform look
  • Feel comfortable and look sharp!