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Old 04-11-2010, 10:36 PM   #1
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I made a few logo concepts for a local website so they can choose a favorite. I figured some of you fellow designers might like to gimme some feedback. It would be appreciated. They're all contained in two relatively small PNG files. Hopefully they won't be "forbidden" from viewing...

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Old 04-12-2010, 02:00 AM   #2
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You don't have permission to access /media/si-a-logo2.png on this server.

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I get the same error message as Mike.

   
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Sorry, guys. I put 'em in Photobucket and changed the links now.
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They are viewable now. I rather like the set on the second page. The first page are too stereotypical. The version with the larger o to represent the car wheel is cool, but I'm not sure it is necessary.
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They are viewable now. I rather like the set on the second page. The first page are too stereotypical. The version with the larger o to represent the car wheel is cool, but I'm not sure it is necessary.
I was going to say very much the same thing. The logos on the second page are much more interesting. Very stylish. I like the idea of the O forming the front wheel of the car but think perhaps the overall balance of the logo is better without. Regarding the two different rear fender styles, the top one says, "race car" and the bottom one says "sports car" to me, if that makes any difference. Both look nice.

However, if the client doesn't appreciate them, the logo in the first set with the red car wasn't bad for a more traditional sort of logo. Not in the same class as the second set, though, IMO.

   
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Ronald,

All the first set give initially the impression of incorporating Daimler-Benz's star, which, I fancy, would not be allowed even to Mercedes agents. The second set is both safer and better.

   
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I think the second set is much more refined and sophisticated...

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Thank you all for the comments. I welcome anyone else to critique if they haven't.

Yes, the first batch is pretty basic stuff. The second batch was somewhat inspired by a recent car commercial, the car shape was anyway. The font gives it an almost retro feel which I like, but on the other hand, the overall style is slick, cat-like - almost sexy, which I'm not sure would be fitting for a local car outlet/repair/towing business. My second qualm is that this is website logo, so I'd probably want to give it some color.

If I did choose one from the first batch, I'd probably go with the Googie/retro futuristic one in the top right, simply because I like that old style and would have fun incorporating it throughout a site layout, should they have me make it.
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ronald: but on the other hand, the overall style is slick, cat-like - almost sexy, which I'm not sure would be fitting for a local car outlet/repair/towing business.
Why not? I think it says they are serious and professional about their business.


>> My second qualm is that this is website logo, so I'd probably want to give it some color.

Keep the car lines black and put the text in color or put color in the car and keep the text black...I think it's a very flexible design...

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