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. You might be thinking that online DIY logo design tools are enough to make yourself a good one, it will be to your advantage if you know what to put in your logo design. Below are some tips to help you design your own logo that will be the best representation of your company or business.
It is important to remember that in your logo, you company or business should be represented and this should include your products, services, ethics, credibility, professionalism, etc.
If you are creating a logo for your business, the first important rule to follow is to keep your logo design 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. Logo, while there is art in it, is not art as an end in itself but it is art that reflects the identity of your business or company.
Another important factor when creating a DIY logo is to consider that colors that you will use. IF you want people to recognize your brand, then this is very important. Colors can be associated with emotions, and if you want to express these emotions through your logo, then you should use the appropriate colors. However, if you are to use colors, make sure you don’t use to much. 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. IF you use new vector-based programs, you can have your logo with 3D effect without losing contrast.
If you want a professional looking logo for commercial reproduction and reprinting, make sure your use readable regular fonts. If you use regular fonts, you will not have problems printing them on different printers. Using too many fonts can lose the coherence of your logo. Two regular fonts in your logo would be great. If you use two fonts that can create contrast in your logo, then you can end up with an eye-catching logo.
If you want a memorable logo, make it simple. A timeless logo is perfect. You should be able to create a logo that will be the company’s symbol for years to come.
Following the tips above can help you create a DIY logo that can effectively send the message of what your company is about. Make sure that your logo is memorable, scalable, and describable.