Logo design is a pretty sophisticated and complex process. Usually the most difficult thing is to design the logo concept. Reflecting your company’s identity in a simple but eye catchy logo that sends a strong message could be quite challenging. Once you figure this out, it’s time for execution. Here i have collected 35 logo design tutorials using Photoshop & Illustrator you might find useful while designing your logo.
How to Create the Batman Dark Knight Logo in Adobe Illustrator
For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a a bunch of pixel perfect shape that will help you create the main logo shape. Using basic masking, blending and vector shape building techniques you will learn how to add some subtle highlights and texture. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel you will learn how to add color, shading and more texture for your background and the logo shape. Finally, you will learn how to add several, tiny, glowing spots.
How To Create an Origami Style Logomark in Illustrator
We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Once the outline of our origami inspired design is complete we’ll then bring it to life with vibrant colours, resulting in a modern graphic that would look great as part of a logo design.
Photoshop CS6 Logo Tutorial: Clean Professional
Learn how to create a clean professional logo in Photoshop with this tutorial. You are able to download the template for this tutorial on the tutorial page below.
How to make an awesome logo
In this tutorial, I will start and finish a logo while documenting the entire process. I encourage you to open up photoshop and follow every step, it will help you learn a lot more than just reading it.
Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for Vivid Ways
Vivid Ways is a new blog focusing on the topic of personal development and colourful living, it aims to inspire and encourage readers through ideas and tips on how to live an amazing life. After some initial correspondence with Scott and Jon via email we had fleshed out some thoughts on the style of the logo and what values would be presented through it. Examples of a previous design were supplied, and it was mentioned that the sans-serif font used was ideal. One other requirement was that the logo should use a separate graphic element along with the Vivid Ways wording. Otherwise, there was creative freedom surrounding the design – which is always nice!
Logo Design Project Step by Step Walkthrough
The whole idea behind myNiteLife is to provide an online organizer and planner for our local city of Sheffield’s nightlife, where bars, restaurants and clubs amongst other venues are listed along with user reviews and ratings. Also, the site includes a planner based on a map of the city, where users can plan a route between venues and send out party arrangements to their friends.
How to Design a Logotype from Conception to Completion
The logo that will be created in this tutorial can be seen below. Following the above rules this logo can be implemented on anything from a pen to full van livery, by designing it to work well in black and white, it can then be produced in flat colours, and then maybe even be given some trendy gradient and reflection treatment for use on screen.
Creating crazy cool logo
In this post I will show you how we created the logo. I will skip the drawing parts, yes there were tons of drawings before going to the computer, because when they stole my computer and backups in 2006 they took all my photos of the drawings.
Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator
Alright folks, it’s time to roll up the sleeves and get down to business with this full-featured Adobe illustrator CS3 tutorial. This one takes you from setup to production of a really cool beer label, although this could be useful for any bottled concoction of your choosing.
Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator
This tutorial is going to be very interesting as the result is pretty amazing and you will be delighted to see the end result of your own hard work. It is a lengthy process but each step is so interesting and common techniques are used in combination one after the other to achieve final results. You will learn more about the transparency effect of illustrator and how it affects the particular geometric shape.
Logo Presentation tutorial by ~Nunosk8
Brainstorm 9 logo process
Before going straight to the computer, I worked on some sketches, exploring a few concepts using the keywords that were selected before. Also I visit logopond.com for some logo references. You can take a look at some logos I used for reference at the Ultimate One Color Logos Inspiration article.
Create Rainbow Logos with Warped Grids
It’s an easy technique, but I’m sure you will be able to use it in all sorts of designs. It’s very versatile. In this case, I used this technique for a logo, but I could use it to create grids with light effects as well.
Day 30: Designing a Logo
Designing a logo is a common task in Adobe Illustrator. In this final project, we will sum up what we have learnt so far in Illustrator to create your own custom logo. I will show you the process in drawing a logo and hopefully you have more confidence after this tutorial.
Logo Design Process Tutorial
One of the main aspects of the branding process includes logo development. Your logo, or brand mark, in other words, needs to reflect your brand accurately, as it will play a huge role in your brand recognition. This however doesn’t mean that the branding process ends when you’ve developed your logo, branding takes a lot of time, commitment, managing skills and finally, the ability to reflect the image you want others to have of you and your business
Designing a Pepsi Logo
This tutorial is about using the pen tool. When I first thought about using the pen tool it seemed difficult to me, and scary. It is actually a great tool for creating curved surfaces, and simple to use. Let’s re-create a popular thirst quenching logo.
Use Illustrator to Create a Fun, 3D, Character Logo
In this tutorial we’ll use illustrators 3D tool to create text with depth. We’ll give the letters personality by placing them at angles and choosing a fun font. We’ll add a crazy rabbit character and unify all the colors as we add simple shading.
Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background
These techniques can be used to make a logo and background for a cool grunge-style Web site.
Star Wars text effect
In this tutorial we will be working on a Star Wars text effect.
Dache: Logo Design Process
Drawing the Volkswagen Logo
This tutorial is going to show you how to draw the legendary Volkswagen emblem logo by using Layer Styles, Radial Gradients, and the Polygonal Lasso selection tool in order to do the tracing part. The image below show our end result.
Google Chrome Logo Design
Create the mini logo
Hi there. In the next tutorial you can learn to create the Mini logo. You’ll start with some basic tools and simple shapes. Then, with the Pathfinder options and some Warp effect you’ll get the desired shapes. Finally, you’ll need several gradients and strokes plus some Gaussian Blur and Drop Shadow effects.
Create the BMW logo
Next you can learn to create the BMW logo. It’s one of the simplest logo tutorials so far. You’ll start with some basic tools and simple shapes. Then, with the Pathfinder options and some Warp effect you’ll get the desired shapes. Finally, you’ll need several gradients, strokes and some simple effects.
Harley Davidson Wallpaper
Learn how to combine shapes and Layer Styles in Photoshop CS3 to create a Harley Davidson poster in this step-by-step guide. Layered PSD file included.
I don’t know about you but I love to see examples of how other designers work—they reveal better (or worse) ways of doing things and allow me to gauge whether my methods are mainstream or totally whacked-out. “If anyone finds out how I obsess about this stuff,” I tell myself, “they’ll stick me in a home.”
Business Solutions Logo
This tutorial will show you how to create a modern logo for your company or for web site.
Create a Swirly Type Treatment
In this Illustrator tutorial I will show you how to create a swirly type treatment. With a free font, some brushes, and gradients you can easily create this type treatment. Moreover, you can apply these techniques to other type treatments, logos, and illustrations as well.