Top-Pick Tutorials: Logo Design – Creation and Process

July 9th, 2010 Posted in Graphics, Photoshop, Tutorials

The art of logo design can be hard to master. In this collection I’ve gathered a great collection of logo tutorials for any designer to practice with. The effects you learn here can give you a lot of inspiration, not only for the logo of your business, product or website – but also for other design elements you want to stand out with a professional look.

What can also be helpful, is the fact that several of these tutorials give you some more info than just the specific design. They tell you about the process itself, and can give some valuable input on how to approach this kind of task.

Unless you’re a graphic designer yourself – I’d recommend that you get a professional to do the design. This way you’re most likely to get a high quality logo that will last.
Either way, these tutorials are great for practicing your Photoshop and Illustrator skills. We also have some tutorials in here that use other software for those who want to try that too! I hope you will find some useful new tricks and techniques here.

Let´s get started!

Farm Honey

Get a walk through some basic Illustrator steps in this easy and fun tutorial!

Logotype from Conception to Completion

This tutorial covers the process of designing a logotype in Illustrator. This particular logo created in the tutorial is for a fictional business named Purple Lemon, possibly a web/internet or design related company.

Silhouette Logo for a Steak House

Get walked through some of the steps of creating a logo, with a custom silhouette logo mark, for a fictitious steak house restaurant named “Lone Star Steaks”.

Origami Logo (photoshop)

Create a unique origami style logo in this easy tutorial. Not only logo material, but also something you could include in various types of design.

Origami Logo (illustrator)

A bit similar to the previous one this illustrator tutorial is probably more suited for logo design.

Multimedia Business Logo

Learn how to create a glossy and professional logo for a multimedia business website.

“Creating an awesome logo”

This tutorial takes you through the whole process, from gathering important info through actually drawing it (in Photoshop).

Quick Logos with Live Trace in Adobe Illustrator

One of the most underutilized features in Illustrator is Live Trace, which can convert any photograph into vector art in just a few clicks. In this tutorial, you’re learning to use Live Trace to vectorize a photo for a logo design.

Logo Design Process and Walk-through – Vivid Ways

Description of the design process and a walk-through of how the final logo is created in Adobe Illustrator.

Photoshop Logo Jelly Remake

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make these versatile jelly-like elements that can be used for various designs.

Swan Logo

Very basic on showing a very popular approach with an element as part of one of the letters.

Goplan 2.0 logo creation process

The creative process behind the face lift of GoPlan.

Web 2.0 Logo Reflection

You probably know how to make a reflection in Photoshop, but do you know how to do it in Illustrator? learn it here.

Professional Web Design Studio Logo

Learn how to create a professional web design logo using several ways of working with text.

Elegant logo with Transparency

A nice and elegant logo with Photoshop CS4 using similar colors and transparency.

Business Solutions Logo

Create a semi-modern logo for your company or website.

Umbrella Corporation logo

The Umbrella Corporation is a fictional bioengineering pharmaceutical company appearing in the Resident Evil series of survival horror games by Capcom and in its film adaptions. In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create the company logo.

Sikbox Logo Design Process

Great description of some of the ideas and design of this nice logo.

Step-by-step logo

This is a great work-through on the logo design process by Chuck Green.

We hope these tutorials and descriptions have given you a better understanding of the process of Logo Design. We also hope you’ve gained some new inspiration and creative energy!

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2 Responses to “Top-Pick Tutorials: Logo Design – Creation and Process”

  1. leonid Says:

    nice post! very interesting!

  2. ilham Says:

    nice logo,creative and inovative

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