16
Apr
2018

4 Things You Need for a Good Logo Design

by Keith Hodges, Content Strategist
Branding Design Topics Graphic Design Logo Design News & Notes
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A good logo should reflect your who you are, what you do, and attract the consumers from your target audience to your business. Here are four things you need for a good logo design:

Brand Identity 

A good logo isn’t just aesthetic. There’s more to it than just the colors on the surface. A good logo represents your brand identity in a physical form. Building a strong brand online should express your values and ethos purely in its appearance.

Clearly, to design such a logo, you need a clear brand identity in place. You need to know exactly who you are before you start branding your business to consumers.

Memorable Design

There are countless logos out there — virtually every business has one. Having the right logo is essential and, in order to stand out from the crowd, you need to have a memorable design. Think of brands like McDonald’s, Nike, and Coca-Cola. They have some of the most memorable logos and have stuck with them over time. When consumers see the Golden Arches or Swoosh logo, they know exactly what to expect.

Sustainable Design

It’s easy to get lost in the moment when you choose a logo design. But it’s important to choose something sustainable that won’t look outdated in a few years. Changing your logo typically requires a completely new branding campaign. What you choose now is likely what you’ll have for the next several years, so make sure it’s not based on some seasonal trend.

A Good Designer

And finally, to put all of these things together, you need a good designer who has experience with logo design. The designer should work with your business to understand your brand identity and target audience. The closer you work together, the more representative the logo will be of your brand.

There’s more to logo design than opening up Adobe Illustrator and experimenting. Your business will be attached to your logo for years to come, so it’s critical to design one that represents your brand.

Contact the design experts at Drum Creative for professional logo design and branding in Greenville, SC.

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