40 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Business LogosResources August 31, 2010
A logo alludes to its company’s identity in its appearance and visual impact; that’s how it starts branding. Seeing how important it is, we designers must not underestimate the potential of this simple graphic, and instead hone our skills as much as possible in creating and polishing logos, as well as understanding what makes logos work.
These following logo design tutorials either show you what processes went behind the logos you see on the Net today, as well as guide you on how to create new ones of your own. Some even teach you how to make enhanced versions of popular logos, or present your logo in a way that looks more realistic. Go through this collection and improve your logo designing skills through them; we hope they help you make your next logo designs pop and sparkle like wow!
This is a simple and straightforward tutorial. Learn the technique behind the popular logo with this Mozilla Firefox inspired Firefish emblem.
PSD Tuts demonstrates a variety of ways on how to make rainbow-colored logos. With
the trademark that is so PSD Tuts, they use their own logo in this exciting tutorial.
See the V and W on that wave? See more in this cool tutorial. It will demonstrate how to make this colorful logo step-by-step.
Get that great ol’ feeling back and incorporate that to your logo, add the spice of a good image and a dash of this type font–and viola! A retro logo this cool. See how it has been done, step-by-step.
Learn how to make this logo straight on 3DMax!
A good logo can always become better. See how this logo was conceived from sketch to finish, from a good one to something even better!
Create a fiery Nike logo the Abduzeedo way in 16 easy steps.
This looks exactly like the real thing, right? Learn the technique on how to do it as exactly as this one.
Simulated light and shadow gives a logo the 3D feel, like in the case of this rendition of the classic WordPress logo. Learn how to make the effects that will make the different details on your logo stand out.
Are you opting for something simple this time? Learn how to make a minimalistic logo using Photoshop.
Learn the logo-making process for this logo, from conceptualization to the finished product. Learn the techniques as they have been done on Illustrator.
Doing logos in black and white is sometimes the best way to go. It works well for many businesses since logos in one tone is easier to reproduce, and it can be used on any background or accompanying image, like this logo for Lone Star Steaks.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a monogram logo using circles and lines. Yes, it will be in black and white.
Making the illusion of depth and clarity is getting easier with technology. In this tutorial, learn how to make reflections and shadows using Photoshop, and end up craving for this delicious jelly candy inspired logo.
Can you see the letter T in Toyota’s logo? Here, you will learn how to make your own Toyota logo from scratch.
Another origami inspired logo tutorial. Here, you will also learn how to put texture to your “folded” paper design.
If you have been commissioned to do a logo, it will always boil down to what the client wants. In this post, you will see the different factors that need to be taken into consideration in the logo-creation process.
Sometimes circles are more than just geometric shapes. Sometimes, they make a logo! Learn how to make the 3D effects on this logo straight on Illustrator.
Another circular logo. Circles really work well for logos; that’s why they are popularly used. Learn how this logo has been done in Photoshop.