Tips in Making a DIY Logo
If you are thinking of doing your own logo design, then you need to know the basics of logo design. Today, you can find many online tools that can help your create your DIY logo but it is still beneficial to know the basics of logo making. Below are some tips to help you design your own logo that will be the best representation of your company or business.
A logo is a symbolic representation of your company or business which encompasses your products, services, ethics, credibility, professionalism, etc.
There is one important rule to follow when making a logo for you company or business, and that is to make it very simple. A simple company or business logo will help consumers easily understand what your business is all about and it can help them remember it easily. Reproducing an elaborately designed logo will be difficult. Remembering what your logo is like will be difficult for people to do especially if it is very elaborate. You should not simply stop at the art work, but make sure your work of art helps people to understand what your company or business is all about.
Another important factor when creating a DIY logo is to consider that colors that you will use. This is also very important for brand recognition. IF you are trying to convey emotions in your logo designs, then you should learn the colors associated with these emotions. Using too many colors is not really good for a logo design. A maximum of 3 colors will do.
Resizing your logo is easier using vectors because it will prevent the logo to lose its clarity or image quality. An effective logo is one that is vector-based and well drawn with clean, crisp lines and with limited colors. New vector-based programs can even give you 3D illusions without losing contrast.
Regular fonts should be used so that it will look professional for commercial reproduction and reprint. In order not to have difficulty in printing your logo in different printers, regular fonts should be used. Using too many fonts can lose the coherence of your logo. Two regular fonts in your logo would be great. You can have an eye-catching logo with two contrasting fonts.
If you want a memorable logo, make it simple. You should have a logo that is timeless. You should be able to create a logo that will be the company’s symbol for years to come.
IF you want your logo to effectively convey what your company is like, then you can be successful in doing so by following the tips above. Make a logo that people can easily understand and remember.