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Making a logo from scratch!

One of those step by step, how to make a logo from the ground up, follow my design process type of videos. Whether you're an art director or graphic designer brand new to the advertising game or a seasoned pro looking for a new exercise to try on for...

Posted by: Kevin Forister
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The greatest logo ever created... In Croydon

Station Road in Croydon is hardly the world’s most glamourous street. A winding row of semi-derelict buildings squashed up against mobile phone repair shops. However, up above a boarded up shop called ‘itters needs’, I spotted the...

Posted by: Stephen ONeill
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A logo a day keeps procrastination away!

Oh for Pete’s sake!!! Did you know that over the course of the last ten years the average attention span has dropped from 12 minutes to a short 3 to 5 minutes and it keeps dropping every year. It is worth talking into consideration in the last...

Posted by: Peter Stylianou
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Leaders

Is PayPal's audio logo pointless?

Much like text messages and instant noodles, there was a time when audio logos seemed terribly brave and inventive. Received wisdom tells us Intel were the first to deploy such a thing, when they decreed their name could not be shown or spoken...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Can I kick it? What's wrong with the World Cup 2014 logo?

Is there anything wrong with a writer reviewing a logo? After all, very few of us know our way around Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, and I've never met a writer who went to design school. If then, you do think we have no business sounding off about...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Features

Off and On; The twisting tale of the ITV logo.

by Magnus Shaw. Perhaps surprisingly, there's only been an official ITV logo since 1989. Until then, the network was divided into autonomous regions, each with their own brand. If you're in your thirties or forties you'll remember your own - Thames...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

What’s driving so many identity changes?

As one of the world’s most luxurious car brands unveils a refreshed logo, our Client Relationship Director, Paul, looks at why many in the automotive industry are opting for a pared-back identity. Lamborghini. A brand that’s synonymous with...

Posted by: Better
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My design tournament submission

Zimri Mayfield has an amazing design channel where he hosts a competition called Design Chicken Chicken, and I made it into the tournament. Here's my video going through my first round submission; a logo and flyer I had to complete in just three...

Posted by: Kevin Forister
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Design Icons: The Coca-Cola Bottle

In 1915, an American lawyer Harold Hirsch organised a design competition. Eight packaging companies were invited to build “a bottle which a person could recognise even if they felt it in the dark, and so shaped that, even if broken, a person...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Six US presidential candidate logos reviewed

In the UK, those standing for parliament always use the branding of their party. During the run-up to the recent general election, you may have noticed Labour candidates' posters were red and yellow with a red rose; Tories were all blue and white...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Leaders

The great Sky/Skype debacle

An EU court recently ruled that the Skype and Sky TV logos were so similar that there is a strong likelihood they could be confused with one another, which effectively means that Skype is now unable to register its current logo as a trademark. The...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Andy Murray makes his mark

Following in the footsteps of world number 2 tennis star Roger Federer and his ubiquitous “RF”, our very own Andy Murray now has his very own logo, which will no doubt become one of the most popular tattoos at this year's Wimbledon. The...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

World Rugby gets a much needed facelift

This year's International Rugby Board World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (that's a mouthful) concluded with the first official unveiling of the new logo and look of the board's freshly named “World Rubgy” group. The rebranding process...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Logos Redesigned Using Comic Sans

Comic Sans, the font we all love to hate. Created by Vincent Connare in 1994, It is classified as a casual, non-connecting script, and was designed to imitate the historical look of comic book lettering, for use in informal documents. It's hard to...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Privatised health care? Advertising opportunities galore!

Whether you consider it a good idea or not, thanks to the coalition government, it seems the increased involvement of private companies in the NHS is a racing certainty. And what could possibly go wrong? Just look how affordable and reliable the...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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The Beeb's new take on Glastonbury

As Glastonbury 2013 gets ready to kick off, those of us who are not there in person will no doubt be tuning into the BBC at some point over this weekend to enjoy their ever-extensive coverage of the event. The BBC have just unveiled their new logo...

Posted by: Jessica Hazel
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Features

Spotlight - Sigurd Kritsiansen - Creative Director/Graphic Designer

Nothing gets done faster if you let yourself get stressed, but it increases the chances of mistakes being made. Describe your work in one sentence. Creating strong brands and imagery - printed, online or broadcast What's the most important thing...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Taxing. What we can learn from the Starbucks fiasco.

by Magnus Shaw. There's only one thing that surprises me about the Starbucks saga, and it isn't their reluctance to pay tax. As large corporations are only really answerable to shareholders, that is to be expected. No, it's the fact they thought...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Opinions - LOCOG: Lots Of Confusion Overshadows Games?

by Ashley Morrison So the Olympic opening ceremony is a week away and I, for one, am really rather excited. Yes, yes, I know it's all very trendy to want to flee the capital during the mayhem that will ensue (for that, read "I'm ticked off that I...

Posted by: Creativepool
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#Trends. Why Twitter shall remain nameless

by John Fountain On Tuesday this week, as Her Majesty The Queen waved her hankie at the soggy hoards along The Mall, Twitter announced a new logo. Yes, as Her Majesty finally kicked off her overly softened shoes and dunked her chocolate bourbon...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Opinions - Good old...hibu?

by Ashley Morrison Good old Yellow Pages. There was something rather comforting about those adverts, about the fact that good old Yellow Pages is not just there for that leaky roof. Or for the warm and fluffy things in life: the boy who bought his...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Opinions - All in the name

by Ashley Morrison In the past, we bloggers at Creativepool have given our opinions, advice and guidance, whether you asked for it or not! Hey, that's blogging for you. The internet is a free-for-all where anyone can purport to be an "expert", but...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Going underground

400 miles of track (only 150 of which are actually underground), 180 million passengers a year and one 300 foot moving walkway in engineering terms alone, the London Underground system is a staggering achievement. However, the role the network has...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Demanding branding

As BP's stricken rig barfed over 2000 barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico for the best part of a month, some wag suggested pouring gallons of vinegar into the ocean to create the world's largest salad dressing. But that's probably the extent...

Posted by: Creativepool
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‘Google — 25 Years in Search’: A love letter to humanity

Google is 25 years old, meaning that Search data is able to reflect 2.5 decades of human history. This time period includes, of course, the rapid popularisation of the internet, the genesis of social networks sites and YouTube - as well as much more....

Posted by: Novagram
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Features

12 unexpected graphic design trends to watch for in 2022

When everything is said and done, the graphic design trends of 2022 are a motley crew. Frasurbane and anti-design, escapism and grunge, doodles and parametric patterns are some of the themes explored. It's difficult to envision any of these diverse...

Posted by: Chris Bicourt
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Features

Continuous Lines: The Creative Mind Behind Our Branding

At JJ Media Group our values are reflected in every aspect of our branding and culture. We are spontaneous, experimental and collaborative. Our mission is to provide our clients with an all-round, efficient, continuous service that exceeds their...

Posted by: JJ Media Group

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