Getting Started with a Logo Design
You just cannot run without first going step by step until gaining enough confidence to start running. The same way you will not be able to start designing a logo if you do not have any idea about how to start and what you may need apart from the enthusiasm you already have as a starting point.
First before anything else, you need to understand the importance of design. Quality graphics are not just some no-sense forms pretending to be innovative designs. However, from these design masterpieces are born. Nevertheless, a logo design is not just a piece of artwork but must also convey to the audience a bit about your company or website.
Nowadays, graphic design is commonly used in all industries and standards of all disciplines including the representation of ancient cultures as renewed images making it easier to identify them by visual association.
Graphic design includes a series of developments such as stationery, flyers, brochures, posters, corporate and social literature, website design, invites wording , banners and lettering, cards and ecards, books and e-books cover, packaging, multimedia, presentations, branding and logo design
There are many others, but the above are the most common marketing tools that most individuals and companies use to promote their services and products or their public image, this is the reason why the graphic representing a concept should be consistent and professionally designed.
With all this in mind, now is time to analyze every aspect around designing original logos. Most professionals consider there are 6 basic elements of graphics and logo design including typography, shape, space, line, color and texture:
– Typography refers to the letters and arrangement of letters on a medium; typography is also referred as typeface of just fonts.
– Shape is the form of each element on a medium, based on its width and height.
– Space is just the area between the different elements on a medium.
– Line refers to the path or intangible path connecting 2 points.
– Color is the pigment applied to a surface of a given medium.
– And finally, texture refers to the visual effect of each element on the graphic composition.
Once the designer puts together all these individual elements, we can say he has built the block needed to develop any graphic design including logos of any kind understanding and mastering the basics while gaining skills and expertise because design is an art, not an science, and it requires also lots of creativity.