Yearly Archives: 2012
Logo of the week: The Floral Decorator
It’s always a good idea to think about how you will need to use your logo when you are getting it designed. This week’s logo of the week, the floral decorator, made it clear from the start of the brief exactly how they would be using their logo and that they would need to be …
How beautiful are we? Vote for our office to win a creative spaces awwward
We recently decided to enter the awwwards competition ‘creative spaces’ – a competition searching for the most creative web design work spaces. Our image has now been selected to be part of the final vote, so if you’ve ever wanted to know what the inside of our office looks like – now is your chance!
Logo of the week: Swift Fox
This week’s pick for logo of the week is Swift Fox, and their illustrative logo is an excellent example of how characters and illustrations can be used as a platform to build a brand, and it is clear to see how different variations can be used across your marketing. It’s always worth thinking about what …
3 common logo design misconceptions and why you don’t need to worry about them
If you’ve never had a logo designed before there are 3 common misconceptions about logo design which you should be aware of. It’s important to be aware and not to worry – your first designs will look very different to your final logo design. If you want to learn more about logo design, and how …
Logo of the week: togspace
Our first December logo of the week is togspace. This is a sharp logo with a great use of colour. Picking the right colours for your logo is very important as they can say so much, as Simon outlines in his blog ‘Functional or Fussy: what does your logo say about you?’ Quite often, as …
StartUp day winner update: Sharp Lines Rugby logo design
In honour of StartUp Day we did a free logo design for one lucky start-up. The winner – Sharp Lines Rugby – really impressed us with their detailed and passionate message stating what a professional logo design would mean to them.
Vote for your favourite logo: November logo of the month poll
Vote for your favourite logo to help pick our November logo of the month.
Logo of the week: Office Budgie
It’s the end of November and our fifth entry for November’s logo of the month. Because November’s been a funny old month with five Fridays we’ve got a real selection for our next poll. Across all five logos you can see really stark differences in tone, and as a group they really contrast each other …
POP, IMAP, Exchange: The three kinds of email
In my last article I talked about how many people didn’t realise they needed to pay attention to who backs up their website. In a similar vein, this article is all about how not many small businesses put much thought into their email server – a very important decision. Very few people give much thought …
Logo of the Week: Protect and Save
One of the keys to a great logo design (which we speak about in our article What Makes a Good Logo Design) is being bold. Now a logo can be bold in various different ways, through use of colour, use of font, or through the image, illustration or icon. This week’s winner of logo of …