Logo Design Love

A guide to creating iconic brand identities

Author: David Airey

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 972

Completely updated and expanded, the second edition of David Airey’s Logo Design Love contains more of just about everything that made the first edition so great: more case studies, more sketches, more logos, more tips for working with clients, more insider stories, and more practical information for getting the job and getting it done right. In Logo Design Love, David shows you how to develop an iconic brand identity from start to finish, using client case studies from renowned designers. In the process, he reveals how designers create effective briefs, generate ideas, charge for their work, and collaborate with clients. David not only shares his personal experiences working on identity projects–including sketches and final results of his own successful designs–he also uses the work of many well-known designers such as Paula Scher, who designed the logos for Citi and Microsoft Windows, and Lindon Leader, creator of the current FedEx identity, as well as work from leading design studios, including Moving Brands, Pentagram, MetaDesign, Sagmeister & Walsh, and many more. In Logo Design Love, you’ll learn: Best practices for extending a logo into a complete brand identity system Why one logo is more effective than another How to create your own iconic designs What sets some designers above the rest 31 practical design tips for creating logos that last

Logo Design Love, Annotated and Expanded Edition, Second Edition

Author: David Airey

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Graphic arts

Page: 240

View: 322

Completely updated and expanded, the second edition of David Airey's¿ Logo Design Love ¿contains more of just about everything that made the first edition so great: more case studies, more sketches, more logos, more tips for working with clients, more insider stories, and more practical information for getting the job and getting it done right. In¿ Logo Design Love, David shows you how to develop an iconic brand identity from start to finish, using client case studies from renowned designers. In the process, he reveals how designers create effective briefs, generate ideas, charge for their work, and collaborate¿with clients. David not only shares his personal experiences working on identity projects--including sketches and final results of his own successful designs--he also uses the work¿of many well-known designers such as Paula Scher, who designed the logos for Citi and¿Microsoft Windows, and Lindon Leader, creator of the current FedEx identity, as well as¿work from leading design studios, including Moving Brands, Pentagram, MetaDesign, Sagmeister & Walsh, and many more. In¿ Logo Design Love, you'll learn: Best practices for extending a logo into a complete brand identity system Why one logo is more effective than another How to create your own iconic designs What sets some designers above the rest 31 practical design tips for creating logos that last.

Work for Money, Design for Love

Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Starting and Running a Successful Design Business

Author: David Airey

Publisher: New Riders

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Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 577

Unlike other dry business books, this refreshing, straightforward guide from Logo Design Love author and international designer David Airey answers the questions all designers have when first starting out on their own. In fact, the book was inspired by the many questions David receives every day from the more than 600,000 designers who visit his three blogs (Logo Design Love, Identity Designed, and DavidAirey.com) each month. How do I find new clients? How much should I charge for my design work? When should I say no to a client? How do I handle difficult clients? What should I be sure to include in my contracts? David’s readers–a passionate and vocal group–regularly ask him these questions and many more on how to launch and run their own design careers. With this book, David finally answers their pressing questions with anecdotes, case studies, and sound advice garnered from his own experience as well as those of such well-known designers as Ivan Chermayeff, Jerry Kuyper, Maggie Macnab, Eric Karjaluoto, and Von Glitschka. Designers just starting out on their own will find this book invaluable in succeeding in today’s hyper-networked, global economy.

Letterhead and Logo Design 9

Author: MINE

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 240

View: 341

Now available in paperback format, #9 of this the best-selling annual Letterhead and Logo Design features the most creative and inspiring work in the field from well-known design leaders, new design firms, and cutting edge artists. Includes everything identity, from logos to labels, business cards to envelopes, and the creative techniques and full-color images portrayed in this broad range of work will inspire new design solutions for age-old challenges that beg for a fresh approach. Both design firms and their clients will find this an invaluable resource for inspiration and ideas that grab the viewer's attention and create a lasting impression.

Letterhead & Logo Design 7

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Category: Design

Page:

View: 718

This latest edition in the best-selling annual Letterhead & Logo Design series features innovative and exciting work from well-known design leaders, new design firms, and cutting-edge artists. From logos to letterheads, business cards to envelopes, the creative techniques portrayed in this broad range of work will inspire new design solutions for age-old challenges. Design firms and their clients will find this an invaluable resource for inspiring ideas that grab the viewer's attention and create a lasting impression.

Identity Designed

The Definitive Guide to Visual Branding

Author: David Airey

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 288

View: 697

Ideal for students of design, independent designers, and entrepreneurs who want to expand their understanding of effective design in business, Identity Designed is the definitive guide to visual branding. Written by best-selling writer and renowned designer David Airey, Identity Designed formalizes the process and the benefits of brand identity design and includes a substantial collection of high-caliber projects from a variety of the world’s most talented design studios. You’ll see the history and importance of branding, a contemporary assessment of best practices, and how there’s always more than one way to exceed client expectations. You’ll also learn a range of methods for conducting research, defining strategy, generating ideas, developing touchpoints, implementing style guides, and futureproofing your designs. Each identity case study is followed by a recap of key points. The book includes projects by Lantern, Base, Pharus, OCD, Rice Creative, Foreign Policy, Underline Studio, Fedoriv, Freytag Anderson, Bedow, Robot Food, Together Design, Believe in, Jack Renwick Studio, ico Design, and Lundgren+Lindqvist. Identity Designed is a must-have, not only for designers, but also for entrepreneurs who want to improve their work with a greater understanding of how good design is good business.

Guidelines for a Perfect Logo Design

PROFESSIONAL LOGO DESIGN PROJECT MANAGEMENT GUIDE

Author: Attila Blázsovics

Publisher: Blázsovics Attila

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 9

View: 518

For people who want to go for a logo design, this guide will be of great help, especially for those who aren’t certain what they really want. Choosing the right design is a matter of great responsibility. So it isn’t enough only to hire a designer and give him the name of your company. There’s much more to it! This particular guide is a path to collaborate with the designer for a successful project. It will offer practical recommendations for those who want to actively participate in the creation of their own logo design.

Using the Crowd to Design the Perfect Logo

How to Create an Affordable Logo You Love

Author: CJ Isakow

Publisher: BlogIntoBook.com

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 40

View: 135

Logos are one of the most essential components for business success. They must capture the essence of the product or company and be easily recognizable. Yet they are also the most disregarded aspects. Why? Because many business owners believe that they can create something simple, do-it-yourself concepts, but they end up being dull, ordinary, and plain. In Using the Crowd to Design the Perfect Logo, CJ Isakow reveals a simple, cost-effective, and potent way for any business owner to get a powerful logo that speaks to the heart of their business. From a skeleton of an idea, and the concepts of some amazing designers, there’s no reason to settle for just ‘good enough’ anymore when it comes to logos. When you still want to be involved in the process, and respect the logo enough to know you shouldn’t do it all by yourself, this is the quintessential book that will have you posting a brand new, amazing logo within a short amount of time utilizing 99Designs. Yes, it’s that easy, really.