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Logo for a Cake Business

Discussion in 'Logo Design' started by Criss, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Criss

    Criss New Member

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    I did this for a small Home-Based Business. Thoughts????


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  2. 401Graphics

    401Graphics Very Active Member

    Hope that isnt gonna be done in cut vinyl :omg:

    By the way, a word of warning. Some users on here will be very straight forward if they think your design is "not good". But most of the users help you learn to make improvements.
     
  3. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    get rid of the dragon fly and cupcake.
    refine the text. good start
     
  4. ironchef

    ironchef Very Active Member

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    I agree. Take out cupcake. Change font. I get the dragonfly clip art, but change it. And do a more simple dragonfly. or integrate it with the cake. What is the business going to concentrate on selling? If its not wedding cakes. Maybe go with whatever they will feature.
     
  5. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    The three pieces of clipart are three different styles and don't work together.

    Scriptina ranks up there with Bleeding Cowboys as the most overused bad fonts in the industry.

    I like the idea of using a whimsical font for the name but that ones ain't it. Of course a lot of bakers are just weird (I blame it on the yeast/lard/sugar fumes) so you might be right on track with what they're looking for.

    Overall it's not bad, and a majority of the people won't notice the difference, it's just that with a little more work you can set it apart. This is kind of what I'm talking about. (disclaimer: the "clip art" is a google swipe for illustration purposes only)
     

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  6. SlightlyChilled

    SlightlyChilled Very Active Member

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    Hell
    Nice Pat

    Now on to your disclaimer... Funny that we have to explain our actions around here more times then most.
     
  7. showcase 66

    showcase 66 Very Active Member

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    I like the idea of the stylized cake but I really dont care for the Scriptina font. It has been overused in my opinion. It looks nice up close but distance wise, it will be hard to read. Wasnt sure what it was in the thumbnail. Pats idea is clean and easy to read.
     
  8. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Have a dragonfly or a cake but not both.
    Maybe a cupcake with a little dragonfly pick looking thing.
    No Scriptina, if you must use it, watch the kerning and only use it for one of the words.
    Or just use Pat's idea.
    Love....Jill
     
  9. Criss

    Criss New Member

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    I informed her today she is getting a new one...lol All input is welcomed.....I do listen.
     
  10. steeltech

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    The trail behind your Dragonfly looks like a "D". Consider that in a retool. That would keep the dragonfly incorporated into the name, but not into the graphic. I just dont like pests near my cake, and that includes family. But back to your design, the cupcake and/or a wedge of cake would go nicely under the right font and dragonfly.
     
  11. SD&F

    SD&F Very Active Member

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    I like Jill's imput and would start with that
     
  12. Criss

    Criss New Member

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    Working on it bit by bit. (Day job gets in the way) Hope to have new one to put up soon.
    All the advice has been very helpful and educational.
     
  13. Rage Wraps

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    Decent start, but I would work more in a horizontal format. The text is to much, scriptina correct? Use elements on the font and simplify the rest. Everything reads as separate sections and has to flow.
     
  14. qmr55

    qmr55 Very Active Member

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    This thread is like 20 days old?
     
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