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Weekly Logo Roundup 51

February 8th, 2014 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

In less than a week, the deluge of roses and chocolates will be upon us. Oh, Valentine’s Day! And speaking of love… This passion for graphics design is a form of love, and we celebrate it every Saturday. There are no romantic dinner dates, sunset strolls, or surprise wedding proposals. Yet, these weekly roundups seem like poetic justice as we continue to give recognition to the exemplary works of nameless and faceless graphics designers around the globe.

Cutting Edge Electrical

Cutting Edge Electrical has licensed electricians to do various electrical jobs for residential and commercial clients.

Electrical Company Logo

This design for an electrical company is a variation on the sketch our client requested. It places the letter E inside the letter C like a set of Matroshka dolls or converter plugs.
ce-electrical-logo

Life’s Little Instructions (LLI)

LLI is an upcoming personal blog that imparts bits of wisdom and good advice based from experience.

Personal Blog Logo

The logo is a simple jigsaw puzzle with the two L’s framing the letter “I”. They create a speech bubble and together represent a tidbit of instructions that one can take and immediately apply.
LLI

Flip-It Ticket

Flip-it Ticket is a P2P online marketplace specifically created for people looking to trade their tickets to a concert they can’t go to with someone else’s tickets to an event they’d be able to attend. Or for cash, whatever the case may be.

Ticket Flipping Website Logo

This design for a ticket marketplace logo has a tickets in yellow and similar shape representing cash in green. Together they form a sphere, and this circular arrangement is symbolic of the quid-pro-quo system in place at the website.
flip-it-ticket-logo

African Studies

African Studies was created by The Africa Awareness Initiative, a student organization based at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The Initiative was founded in 2002 in response to the lack of representation as well as a lack of nuanced intelligent dialogue about Africa on campus.

University Program Logo

Since the logo’s focus is on Africa, the continent plays a major role in the design. A maze design serves as a backdrop and suggests that the issues surrounding Africa are akin to a maze that needs to be explored and figured out. A maze is a powerful symbol because it represents a lot of dead-ends and roadblocks that must be conquered.

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Pediatric Therapy Associates

Pediatric Therapy Associates helps children and infants with speech disorders, mental and physical disabilities, and physical injuries. The center offers speech and language therapy, oral motor and feeding therapy, and fine motor therapy programs.

Pediatric Therapy Logo

This design is a facelift of PTA’s old logo.
Pediatric-Therapy-clinic logo

Weekly Logo Roundup 43

November 30th, 2013 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

How are ye all doing, laddies and gents? The 43rd roundup of logos is coming up! For this end-of-the week post,we have a diverse lineup of logos that we think should be on your radar. They’re sleek, modern and creative in their designs.

Beanstalk Box

Beanstalk Box rents out reusable plastic moving bins to customers who want to keep their trash in one place.

Recycle Company Logo

The name of the company serves as the inspiration for the logo. The design shows a green beanstalk growing out of a plastic trash bin with a recycling symbol painted on its side.

beanstalk-box

Recycle Company Logo 2

We like the idea of using the beanstalk’s leaves to form a recycling symbol. This design for the Beanstalk Box logo clearly embraces the idea of going green for a cleaner environment.

beanstalk-2

Optometry Debt

Optometry Debt is a personal finance blog created by Martin after he graduated from optometry school in 2013.

Finance Blog Logo

The logo for Optometry Debt has the “O” in Optometry turned into an eyeball, sitting on a few bills. The eye serves both as a reference to optometry, and also visually represents “keeping an eye on your money”, to reflect Martin’s relationship with his personal finances after graduation.

optometry-debt

Finance Blog Logo Design 2

Here we played with the same concepts. The image of an eye has a dollar sign inside the pupil as reference to the blog’s author who is an optometrist keeping a close eye on his finances.

optometry-2

10 Finger Inc.

10 Finger Inc. provides a golf agent or sports representation and marketing to professional golf players.

Golf Logo

The logo looks like the letter Z, but it’s actually two hands gripping a golf club, hence the 10-finger grip.

10-finger-2

Golf Logo 2

This design of the 10 finger logo clearly shows two hands on each side gripping each other. A golf ball is in the middle while the company name and its slogan “Get A Grip” curve around the image. It’s a representation of the strong relationship between the player and his or her agent working hand-in-hand to the players best advantage.

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Weekly Logo Roundup 32

September 14th, 2013 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

Saturdays are fun days at Little Guy Logos! It’s the day of the week when we reflect on our work and select the best logo designs from the previous work week.  For our 32nd weekly roundup of logos, here are six entries that mesmerized us from the get-go.

Back Office Express

Back Office Express is an accounting firm that provides small and mid-sized enterprises the professional expertise and experience in managing their financial accounts, preparing their monthly and annual financial reports,and putting their books in order before tax season and for annual audits.

Accounting Company Logo

The logo design for this accounting firm features a green piggy bank riding a speeding cloud. The piggy bank and its green hue represent the company’s skillful management of their clientele’s money, including the protection of their savings and investments. The speeding cloud refers to bookkeeping in the cloud and to the word ‘EXPRESS’ in the company name.

accounting-company-logo

Skin Medic

Skin Medic is an online resource for everything related to skin cancer, including research and prevention tips from medical experts.

Medical Company Logo 2

Originally the pink ribbon was used to represent one’s support for breast cancer research and awareness. Now, it serves as a global symbol for fighting all types of cancer and educating people on preventive measures and available medical treatments. In this Skin Medic logo, we used that pink ribbon to communicate that this online resource is focused on topics that cover skin cancer treatment and prevention.

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Medical Company Logo 3

The design concept for this Skin Medic logo was inspired by scientific research that proved a long exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays has been the primary cause for skin cancer. Inside the image of a yellow sun is a negative-space design a human face, which is cradled gently by a hand. The hand cradling the person represents care and support. It is the aim of Skin Medical’s experts to provide care and support, and we think this logo is excellent at representing those concepts.

medical-company-logo-3

A Dose of Daphne

A Dose of Daphne is the professional website of a nutrition and fitness coach based in Austin, Texas. She teaches people about macronutrient counting, meal planning and preparations, and other techniques that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Some of these techniques will even help the readers save time and money, while they pursue their fitness goals.

Nutrition Consulting Logo

The design for this consulting logo features a heart-shaped blue apple, glazed with evenly spaced stripes . The apple refers to the common adage that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The glazing while looking delicious, also visually divides the apple into equal parts, suggestive of counting the nutrients in each meal.

nutritioin-consulting-logo

Nutrition Consulting Logo 2

This logo design is a play on the blog’s name.  This piece of cake refers to the controlled portion (dose) and placing the text inside the cake reminds you that with Daphne as your nutrition and fitness coach you’ll still be able to eat delicious food while hitting your goals.

nutritioin-consulting-logo-2

Nutrition Consulting Fitness Logo

This variation of the logo design for A Dose of Daphne uses subdued hues, specifically a pale tint of yellow-green and a creamy shade of white. A human figure in yellow green has its arms raised and legs spread wide to express happiness and to display an abundance of energy. A shining sun behind the figure meant he or she is ready to tackle each day’s challenges. You can check it out on the A Dose of Daphne‘s website.

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Weekly Logo Roundup 26

August 3rd, 2013 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

Don’t you love these warm, sunny summer weekends? It’s the best time to lounge around on a porch swing or in a hammock under the shade of an oak or elm tree in your yard. With a cold glass of something in your hand, you can finally finish reading that stack of paperback novels on your bedside table.

And, do you know what everyone else has been anticipating on weekends this summer? Well, it’s none other than the weekly roundup of logos that the Little Guy Logos team have carefully handpicked for you. Look over the following five logo designs and admire them at your leisure.

Getting Started with Apps

Getting Started with Apps is the name of a website and eBook filled with informative content on mobile apps development.  The full title is “Getting Started With Apps: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying Your First How to Program Book”  and its currently being sold via the author’s Amazon store.

App Mobile Logo

Designed to look good as a website header and as an eBook cover, this logo makes use of several light and cool colors, like sky blue and lime green. The big “G” with a white fill is prominent against a layered background of multicolored rectangles. Those rectangles represent both the various smart phone devices and the various apps that can be run on them. The word “Started” is green like the street lights – green means go!

app-mobile-logo

The Better Probiotic

The Better Probiotic company makes probiotic products under the GudGut brand using a proprietary formula that “makes sense” based on the latest scientific research.

Medical Product Logo 1

This black-and-white design for The Better Probiotic has a strong scientific appeal. This design can also be used as an official seal of authenticity on any GudGut product.

medical-product-logo-1

Medical Product Logo Design 2

This logo design prominently features two abstract human figures. They represent that this product doesn’t favor one gender over the other, but that it is designed to work regardless of the sex of the customer. The characters pose and the leaf garments that they wear make you think of the world’s most famous couple – Adam and Eve. In the end, our client chose one of our “more serious” designs, but the Little Guy Logos team took a strong liking to this friendlier abstract design.

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Morphine Milkshake

Morphine Milkshake is a website that publishes astute gambling advice on different sports teams in the NBA, NFL, and MLB. The site also posts Mock Drafts, interesting posts from sports blogs, and crazy entertaining articles involving the world of sports.  The client wanted a funny, interesting, and trendy logo design for the website.

Website Logo 1

This logo design for a sports-oriented website playfully makes a tall cup of milkshake topped with whipped cream as its focal point. The milkshake is inside a red stamp or seal with the website’s name in white big letters around the edges. The rodeo-style font and the two stars gave this logo a Wild Wild West look.

sports-website-logo-1

Website Logo 2

This design for the Morphine Milkshake logo features an upended tumbler of a lime green beverage, which is presumably the “out of this world” milkshake that’s been fortified with a shot of morphine. A red ribbon that’s been printed with the website’s name in white bold letters is seen wrapped around the tumbler while the frothy beverage is poured down, and appears to “launch” the glass into the sky like a rocket.

sports-website-logo-2

Weekly Logo Roundup 14

May 11th, 2013 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

How was your week, folks? It’s been a busy one for all of us here at Little Guy Logos, and we’ve got a nice set of logo designs for our 14th weekly roundup. So, which of these beauties do you like?

NHG Pty Ltd

NHG is an IT systems company that provides consultation and does contractual work mostly in the areas of Radiation Oncology (i.e. cancer treatment using radiation-emitting devices), aviation and general business.

Cancer Imaging Clinic Logo

The design makes use of the globally recognized cancer symbol – the ribbon. It was originally in pink and first used as a symbol for breast cancer. The three arcs in orange, gray and blue represent digital imaging for medical purposes. The ribbon has a double meaning – it’s also a person. And with his hands in the air, the person is rejoicing, because he is protected from cancer by the NHG’s technology.

cancer-imaging-clinic-logo

MaskCraft Leather Art

MaskCraft –  an online Etsy shop, makes custom leather creations such as moleskin covers and pocket pendants.

Leather Craft Logo

The logo design makes use of a tanned hide as background for the company name. The stitching, and color makes it look like it’s leather that’s being worked on. This design also looks great in a single-color, which makes it more versatile for our client to use. It can just as easily be burned or stamped into their leather works, as it can be displayed digitally.

leather-craft-logo

Leather Craft Logo 2

In this variation of the Mask Craft logo, the design is in the shape of a medallion while the color remains a dull shade of brown with hints of pink. Two mallets form a cross above the stylized text. Maybe surprisingly, those are necessary tools for leather works.

leather-craft-logo-2

Lacey McCutchen

Lacey is an experienced wildlife veterinary nurse. She has traveled to many parts of the world where her expertise were needed, and she wanted a logo design for her personal blog.

Veterinary Blog Logo Design

This custom logo design represents the kind of work that Lacey McCutcheon does for nature and wildlife reserves. The blue background has silhouette figures of wild animals, like the elephant, giraffe and lion. It suggests exotic places, as opposed to the environment you would think of, if you were to see images of domesticated or farm animals. The blue represents the sky, and the green represents the ground. The slight curve, besides being making the logo friendlier, also suggests traveling across the world.

veterenary-logo

Veterinary Blog Logo 2

In this design for Lacey McCutchen, a suitcase is used to communicate travel, while the silhouetted figures of wild animals on it again suggest the exotic destinations.

veterenary-logo-2

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Weekly Logo Roundup 1

February 9th, 2013 Posted by Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

Here are some of our favourite logos for the week. It looks like the trend this week was Technology, as a lot of the logos had to do with software, IT and apps. A lot of great customers and a lot of great logos this week and here are some of them:

Appidemix

We begin with an app development company logo. These are some of the logos we’ve designed for this company, and while the winning logo is not here, the ones we liked the most are.

App Development Company Logo 1

Here’s a 3D-ish logo design using a gear and the letter “a” as the company icon. The “A” as you guessed is for the name of the company and the gear represents the building of something that is interactive. It has many other meanings of course: Something that requires precision. Tinkering with something. Movement. That’s really the beauty of most imagery – the design will mean different things to different people.

app logo icon design

App Development Company Logo 2

And here’s another logo version of the gear and “a” idea. Here the shape of the “A” suggests growth and the future. The future and technology is perhaps even stronger suggested with this sci-fi font.

logo iphone app icon design

Wesdia

Next up is another app development company logo. This one is for a multi-facetted company that creates web and mobile apps.

App and Software Development Company Logo 1

Here’s a playful, colorful version of this application dev. logo. The different blocks have a web2.0 feel and suggest all the different device screens – you know the home of all the applications this company will ultimately develop. The screen blocks also play on that building-blocks concept. That apps are build piece-by-piece and come together to form a great finished product.

another iphone app logo

Humanovation

Here’s a couple logos for an online magazine that reviews gadgets and art. The theme of the magazine is human innovation in art and technology, with a big focus on that technology part.

Tech blog logo 1

Here’s our favourite logo. When you think of humanities biggest achievements, perhaps biggest leaps forward, what do you think of? Internet? The first airplane? Electricity? Gunpowder? Those are all great concepts, and a tonne more that we didn’t mention here. However for us, the big ones were the wheel, and fire and this logo depicts both of them in a modern-looking fire-wheel icon.

humanovation tech company logo design

Tech blog logo 2

And here’s our client’s favourite logo. It has what they were looking for – recognition. The “H” makes a perfect profile image on social media properties, and has a great presence on a printed page.

technological company logo design
Full case study for this logo project can be found here: Humanovation Case Study.
Or just head on over to their site and read their latest articles.

DBA Duck – Server Blog Logo Case Study

February 2nd, 2013 Posted by Client Case Studies, Custom Logo Design, Logo Examples No Comment yet

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Need help with SQL Server MVPs? Want someone to deploy PowerShell on your IT architecture? Yeah, we have no idea what any of that means either. Luckily there’s Ben Miller that knows all that, along with everything else server and networking related. We on the other hand know all about great logo design, so when Ben wanted a logo for his blog, he turned to us. Here’s the case study detailing how we went about delivering the blog logo.

Client had a good idea of what he wanted:

I would like something with a duck and a database icon. I am not sure how you would incorporate a duck, but something more funny than serious on the duck side. But I would like to represent Database in there somehow or SQL. I am open to dialog before creating begins, I just need good logos.

Here’s what we came up with…

Server blog logo version 1:

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Server blog logo version 2:

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Server blog logo version 3:

dba-duck-server-blog-logo-3

Ben was happy with this, but wanted a small change:

These look great. I really like the 2nd logo with the duck in the cloud.
I would like one change. I would like “ben miller” put in the bottom right of the DBADuck. Example like thomaslarock.com And it can be in Blue like in the cloud of the duck.

Server blog logo version 2, revision A:

dba-duck-server-blog-logo-2-revision-a

We were getting close. Our client was happy, just wasn’t sure about the cloud.

This is great. I would have liked to have a database in there somewhere, but the duck is perfect and I am not sure how you would get a database in there.

Server blog logo version 2, revision B:

dba-duck-server-blog-logo-2-revision-b

Server blog logo version 2, revision C:

dba-duck-server-blog-logo-2-revision-c

And with that change we were almost there! Client was very happy, just wanted to see one small adjustment:

I think it looks better with the shadow, so can the shadow be put back under the duck in the new one (version C)?

Server blog logo version 2, revision D:

dba-duck-server-blog-logo-2-revision-d

After reviewing the logo overnight, Ben made up his mind:

Version 2A is the file I would like. The one with the Cloud/Duck and ben miller at the right bottom.

It happened to be our favourite design too, and we were happy to deliver the web and print-ready files.

Now the logo is online so if you want to check it out, or if you want the help of a reliable Enterprise DBA Architect, go here:
dbaduck.com.