🔴 Logo Design Critique— Facebook Live



Join Ben, Jaime and Chris as they critique your logo submission live on Facebook and Youtube.

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Annotations

00:02:02 What is a logo / trademark?
00:02:59 Three types of logos
00:05:13 Logos need to be legible from six feet away
00:07:00 Design your logos to be legible in black and white
00:12:48 Shape vs Line: Think about form
00:13:19 Try not to jump on design trends
00:14:44 Idea: the whole is greater than the sum of the parts
00:21:23 80% of the challenge is finding the right typeface to communicate feeling and balance
00:21:58 Logo Design Checklist / Summary
00:23:45 Q: How do you make a timeless logo?
00:27:00 Logo Critique & Redesign – Midas
00:42:35 Logo Critique & Redesign – m_spinola
00:46:00 How to fix your typography logo kerning
00:52:20 The Futur Podcast – Itunes
00:54:13 Logo Critique & Redesign – Monogram Logo – G.K
00:57:00 Ben’s Tip: Boost design creativity with thumbnail sketches
00:57:53 Chris’s Tip: Think about the message you are trying to convey
01:01:30 Logo Critique & Redesign – J.B.B
01:07:30 A logo is never meant to explain, only to identify
01:12:07 Symbol meanings from colors and shapes are subjective
01:16:57 The secret to great logo design: Use one embellishment
01:19:50 Lightning Round: Logo Critiques

Media Drop

The Brand Gap – Marty Neumeier
Michael Bierut – Vox Logos

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