Logos are essential for every business. It’s a representation of their brand, which is why companies pay lots of money to hire people who can create an excellent logo for them. If you want to be a logo designer, you need to start by taking a graphic design course. Doing sketches and doodles isn’t enough to become successful in this field.
Here are some good reasons why taking a graphic design course is beneficial for future logo designers:
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Nowadays, every business, no matter how big or small, needs and gets a logo design. Sometimes also a whole brand identity design. Even places like local grocery stores and online blogs get one to make sure there’s an icon along with their business name. Is it the number of existing logos and market saturation that leads to so many similar logos?
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Graphic design—you may think the profession is all about art, but the reality is much different. All professional graphic designers have at least one story about a “hellish” client. Client demands can get in the way of a designer’s creative process, making things complicated. It might be unpleasant, but putting up with difficult clients and delivering as ordered is part of the job. Graphic designers, thus, should master the art of compromise.
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Branding is crucial for both well-established companies and young startups. Your company’s brand is more than distinctive colours and logo, it reflects the values of your business and represents an image your consumers can relate to. When consumers associate certain values and principles with your brand, it gains influence and attracts new customers, while also increasing loyalty and engagement among the existing ones.
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A logo is not just a fancy image that companies or organizations etch on their products and other visual marketing tools they have, it is a very important part of a business or organization’s reputation management.
In fact, most times, customers can usually differentiate between different companies based on their logo design which is why a business, company or organization cannot afford to underestimate the importance of an impactful logo especially since the logo gives them an identity.
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As many freelancers and agency workers know, Slack is the go-to platform for live business chat and tools. It is the best way of collaborating with colleagues from other countries and time zones. It was originally used as an internal piece of software used in the development of a video game. The game didn’t see the light of day, but the tools used have now become what we know as Slack.
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Typography is a critical part of the design, but unfortunately, it is not always well planned out. You can create excellent exemplification, pictures, and other graphic content but if the typography of your design is not good on your products, it could easily turn off potential buyers of your products and services
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The logo is one of the first things a business will pay for. A good logo should be easily recognisable, should not be easily confused with the logos of other businesses, and should be effective when it is used online or offline.
There are many instances where you will have the opportunity to incorporate your logo and, with any luck, it will be seen by a large portion of your target market.
Although there are many elements to business branding, the logo is one of the most important visual elements. Once you have a professionally designed logo, you can use it in the following ways:
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Your company’s logo is an integral part of your business since it’s an artistic representation of your brand. It’s an essential aspect of your marketing and promotional strategies to separate your products and services to that of your competitors. A well-designed logo helps in boosting awareness for your brand and makes your enterprise easily recognizable to consumers.
Whether you created your logo yourself or hired someone to craft a symbol for your business, you should know how to protect your intellectual property legally:
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It happens every year. January rolls around and brands and designers are looking for ways to keep their style fresh, compelling, and contemporary. Being aware of the current trends is important, even if you’re not planning on adhering to them per se, as the general trajectory of the world of graphic design will inform how brands and brand identity evolve as we move forward. Once again we have a great article from our friends over at 99designs about Logo design trends in 2019.
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