Logo Creation & Trends

Whether it is for a business, music group, company, industry, etc. having a logo is an essential part of who/what your brand is. A logo’s design is how users symbolically associate your company/business. First impressions are key, which is why it is so important to have a professionally designed logo to create a lasting impression on your audience. There are many factors that designers must keep in mind when creating the logo of their brand. Color is extremely important because it can often create a sense of energy to the user that can be keen to the eye. Typeface is also a huge factor for how people visually connect with the appeal. Choosing the right kinds of type can make or break the way people view your brand. Finding complementary typefaces to use throughout marketing materials will create a unified brand identity. Consistent style is a huge part of how your branding will look and feel. The main thing about logos when considering the design of your brand, is what type of message you are trying to send to your target audience.

If you want to create a logo with the help of apps, below is a list of the top three apps and tools that can help build your ideal logo.

 

Canva

  • “While most people know Canva as a tool to make social media images, there is more to Canva than that. The logo maker that they provide is one of the simplest logo makers that can be easily used even by people who do not have the slightest experience in the design process.”
  • Canva allows you to choose templates from a library that is most relevant to your business.

DesignHill

  • “Designhill is a design crowdsourcing website, but they also have an amazing free logo creator to use if you want to give your design skill a test. Designhill’s free logo maker has everything that you need to design an amazing logo within 2 minutes.”
  • All you need to do is add text, line, select icon based on your industry
  • Add a frame to your logo
  • And then download your creation

Ucraft

  • “Ucraft is basically a website builder, which under its product belt offers free logo editor tool. The distractive feature of Ucraft logo maker tool is the cartoonish appeal it gives to the logo design, so use it if your target audience is someone that can relate to it.

DesignHill

  • “Designhill is a design crowdsourcing website, but they also have an amazing free logo creator to use if you want to give your design skill a test. Designhill’s free logo maker has everything that you need to design an amazing logo within 2 minutes.”
  • All you need to do is add text, line, select icon based on your industry
  • Add a frame to your logo
  • And then download your creation

ADOBE

When creating a logo from scratch, there are three main Adobe applications that have the ability to create whatever you wish.

1) Adobe Illustrator

There are many ways to build a logo, it just depends on what exactly you want your logo to be like. Below is a sample tutorial on creating a logo on Illustrator…

Step One: Set up your logo project

Step Two: Use basic shapes to create complex art

Step Three: Add color

Step Four: Fine-tune your logo

Step Five: Add text

2) Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop allows you to create quality logos in a short span of time with 100% accuracy and proficiency. There are many tutorials online that offer up all kinds of solutions to mastering Photoshop

Dcrazed offers the top 30 best photoshop logo design tutorials

3) Adobe Spark

“Brand identification depends on powerful graphics, and you have only a few seconds to capture people’s attention to make an impact. When you use Adobe Spark’s logo maker, you can transform your own upladred image into an eye-catching new format or browse for a whole different design idea. Spark’s inspiration gallery offers a free portfolio of professionally designed themes to choose from, so you’re bound to find something that expresses the unique meaning of your company, team, project or group.” –Spark Adobe

All you have to do is pick the right size, choose a theme, personalize with images, select a font, download and share.

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