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give feed back on new logo

Discussion in 'Logo Design' started by KRC SAFETY CO, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. KRC SAFETY CO

    KRC SAFETY CO Member

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    We are opening a new sign shop here and going to start offering all types of signage and wraps not just traffic control. Coming up with a new logo for our new sign shop and this is what i have so far. give me all good and bad
     

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  2. petesign

    petesign Very Active Member

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    Kind of hard to read. Keep at it though, not bad place to start. I have definitely done worse :)
     
  3. ScrapWrapper

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    Great start, Id try to make the graphics a little more readable.
     
  4. fmg

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    the contour around graphics is a bit too thick.Lose a point or two
     
  5. DKgrafix

    DKgrafix Very Active Member

    I do notlike too many strokes around the letter. Not specifically on you logo, but in general.
    Also,in Graphics, "r" looks like "n" and letter "s" looks like it is a lot smaller and as a part of a different font. A bit hard to read too.
     
  6. KRC SAFETY CO

    KRC SAFETY CO Member

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    made a few changes you guys commented on looking a little better

    thanks for the advice keep it coming
     

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  7. SignManiac

    SignManiac Major Contributor

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    You already have a somewhat complex logo with the font choices you've made and with all the added effects, you only make it that much more difficult to read. Just looking at your smaller thumbnail, it's hard to easily make out the word Graphics. Less is more. Don't get so caught up in the bells and whistles when a blind man can't use his ears to see.
     
  8. ucmj22

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    needs a different font for "graphics" I can think beyond that right now.
     
  9. Flame

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    Not a bad start bro. Might just want to tweak some things. No clue what your fonts are but here's a quicky example of mine. Adjust border thickness a bit, improve contrast, maybe use colors as just compliments to a firm black and white combo?

    Ideas...
     

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  10. slappy

    slappy Very Active Member

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    what font collection is that out of Flame?
     
  11. mudmedia

    mudmedia Active Member

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    So wait..Your a construction company or "safety" company opening a graphics business?

    Your logo looks great!
     
  12. Flame

    Flame Major Contributor

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    Top is custom, bottom is Red Sable. Letterhead Font.
     
  13. KRC SAFETY CO

    KRC SAFETY CO Member

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    Yes we are a traffic control company that has a sign shop doing just traffic control signs. now we are going to be opening a sign shop for all types of signage, wraps, design
     
  14. KRC SAFETY CO

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    thanks for all the advise. im tweaking and playing around with it and will put up some more

    thanks again
     
  15. visual800

    visual800 Very Active Member

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    I love the top copy and shading aint crazy about that raggedy script, I like more free flowing BUT that is my opinion
     
  16. ColoPrinthead

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    I like the top but think "graphics" should be easier to read. Thank you for spelling graphics properly, the gaffx/grafix/graphix stuff annoys the hell out of me.
     
  17. bob

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    Passable if you were opening a tattoo parlor, dreadful for a sign shop. Try again.
     
  18. qmr55

    qmr55 Very Active Member

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    +1
     
  19. TyrantDesigner

    TyrantDesigner Art! Hot and fresh.

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    Follow flames suggestion as a starting point.

    Cutting the bottom 1/3 of your 'KRC' off with a hard to read script with a drop shadow on it is a bad design decision. Just because you can add an effect to a graphics shop logo ... doesn't mean you should.

    That being said, start over, design your logo in black and white (it will help your brain process design easier) and make the logo work without cheap effects like drop shadows ... because afterall, you put that on each side of a vehicle ... your lightsource won't be coming from the front on the driver side ... I can't describe how much that irks me ... it's like having an arrow in the logo that goes from left to right on both sides ... one side it points at the back bumper, the other at the front bumper. Makes for sloppy design work. And change the 'graphics' font, it looks like a freshman college kids attempt at a 'SICK FONT' for his typography class.
     
  20. Rick

    Rick Certified Enneadecagon Designer

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    I dig Flames ink splat top copy...

    You have so many opportunities here, you should have ideas all over the place and this would be low on the list if you really give more effort on other concepts. The "Graphics" copy is too hard to read...

    I would set this aside for now and come up with some fresh ideas. I think 10-20 rough ideas is very possible and then whittle them down and develop the stronger ideas from there.
     
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