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A graphic symbol is often used as part of logo design in order to convey a particular idea or concept in an effective and eye catching way. The shapes of these graphic symbols vary a lot, but one of the most commonly used shapes is the circle. Circular...
First of all, what is a brand? A brand is a symbol. Symbols are designs which represent something else, and a brand is meant to package all of the associations, experiences and characteristics into an abstract construct. This construct can...
It's over fifty years old, it's the most widely used font ever, and it has recently become the subject of its own movie. We're talking about the world's most recognizable font: Helvetica. Its relevance in design through the years and even today...
Color choice is a key element to the success of any design. It invokes an atmosphere and sets the mood. One method for using color is to use only shades of a color, which is known as a monochromatic color scheme. Of all the color schemes, the monochromatic...
Every day thousands of people take it to the air... With so many airlines to choose from, branding is extremely important and at its core lies logo design. In this article we'll take a logo at the logos of over 50 popular airlines. The list is by...
Living in Vancouver, Canada, I've been seeing the logo of the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympic Games more and more around the city as the date draws closer. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at how the design trends in Olympic logos have...
In this post, we feature 50 outstanding and beautiful snowboard designs. The vertical space creates unique design challenges and interesting compositions, in a multitude of design styles. Snowboard design is a growing and popular trend...
When I started crafting the idea for the Webdesigner Depot blog, I was looking for a designer that could create a design for the site demonstrating the fun aspects of design while being colorful, vibrant and using many different design elements....
A professional logo can enhance a company, an organization, or a product. On the other hand, an unprofessional logo can ruin a brand and mar an otherwise good designer's portfolio. Many logos in use are unprofessional and carry all the tell-tale...
Logo design in today’s world is totally under rated. People do not understand how important a good logo is and how valuable it is to their business. In this article I am going to outline the ways in which you should NOT go about getting your logo...
When was the last time you changed your desktop wallpaper? Odds are it's been a while. Why not take a break from what you are doing and browse for a new wallpaper? We spent the day browsing the internet for some wallpapers that were super colorful...
Mixing fonts inside any design can be a 'dangerous' idea. If the fonts are too similar then the viewer will feel confused, but if the fonts are too different then it will make viewer feel multiple emotions that fight against one another. A safer...