Smashing Logo Design: The Art of Creating Visual Identities

Smashing Logo Design: The Art of Creating Visual Identities

by Gareth Hardy
     
 

The ultimate guide to Logo Design from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers Web designers and developers now find themselves tasked with designing not only a client's Web site, but also their logo and brand identity. By adding Logo Design to your portfolio, you also add brand skills and unique content. This unparalleled guide dives

Overview

The ultimate guide to Logo Design from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers Web designers and developers now find themselves tasked with designing not only a client's Web site, but also their logo and brand identity. By adding Logo Design to your portfolio, you also add brand skills and unique content. This unparalleled guide dives into the topic of design theory and tells you everything you need to know in order to build remarkable logo. No matter your level of experience, Smashing Magazine covers techniques and best practices in understandable way. You'll look behind the scenes at the art of creating identities. From theory to instruction to inspiration, this must-have book addresses the challenges and rewards of creating a logo that adheres to specific rules of successful design.
• Details the process of creating a memorable and unique logo, from finding inspiration to executing the design
• Looks at what makes a logo successful, various typefaces to explore, ways to use color, the pros and cons of vector, how to prepare for print, and more
• Zeroes in on the research, concepts, and techniques that go into designing an amazing logo
• Includes more than 400 never-before-published logos, interviews with established designers, and biographies of logo design masters with case studies of their iconic work
• Appeals to a wide range of readers, from aspiring designer to experienced professional Encompassing everything about the art of creating identities, this is the only book you need to get started designing today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119993322
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Smashing Magazine Book Series, #13
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Gareth Hardy specializes in revolutionary branding solutions and has worked for clients both domestically and internationally. He is an established freelancer working under the tongue-in-cheek moniker of Down With Design.

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