Logo Design Toolbox: 60+ Resources for Logo Design

by Steven Snell

October 12, 2009 in Resources

Logo design is of particular interest and focus to many web and graphic designers. In this post we will feature more than 60 resources for logo design including sources of inspiration, blogs, tutorials, articles and case studies. If you have other suggestions for logo-related resources please leave a comment.

Logo Design Inspiration:

There are many excellent resources for finding logo design inspiration. Here are more than 20 for you to check out. Some are galleries dedicated to logo design and others include a specific section or category for logo design.

LogoPond

Logo Design Resources

Creattica

Logo Design Resources

LogoMoose

Logo Design Resources

Logo Faves

Logo Design Resources

LogoGala

Logo Design Resources

Logospire

Logo Design Resources

Logo of the Day

Logo Design Resources

Logofi

Logo Design Resources

Logo Galleria

Logo Design Resources

Logo Portfolios on Carbonmade

Logo Design Resources

The Design Inspiration

Logo Design Resources

Logo Fury

Logo Design Resources

Logoed

Logo Design Resources

Lemonflip

Logo Design Resources

LogoGallery.net

Logo Design Resources

The Identity Archives Project

Logo Design Resources

Logos at deviantART

Logo Design Resources

Other sources of logo design inspiration:

Logo Blogs:

If you want to follow some blogs that cover topics related to logo design, here are a few suggestions.

Logo Design Love

Logo Design Resources

David Airey

Logo Design Resources

Brand New

Logo Design Resources

ImJustCreative

Logo Design Resources

Just Creative Design

Logo Design Resources

Logo Designer Blog

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Tutorials:

The following tutorials will teach different methods for designing logos in Illustrator or Photoshop.

Zee Logo in Illustrator

Logo Design Resources

Obama Logo Tutorial

Logo Design Resources

Google Chrome Logo Design

Logo Design Resources

How to Make a Badass WordPress Logo

Logo Design Resources

Creating a Crazy Cool Logo

Logo Design Resources

Web 2.0 Logo Reflection in Vector Format with Illustrator

Logo Design Resources

Create Rainbow Logos with Warped Grids

Logo Design Resources

How to Design the Firefox Logo in Photoshop

Logo Design Resources

Making of Metallic Transformers Logo

Logo Design Resources

Create a Black and White Logo

Logo Design Resources

Create a Logo Identity

Logo Design Resources

Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background

Logo Design Resources

Cartoon Style Cereal Box Logo in Adobe Illustrator Cs3

Logo Design Resources

Drawing the Volkswagon Logo

Logo Design Resources

Articles and Case Studies:

Case studies can be an excellent way to learn about logo design. While tutorials can show you how to do something, case studies will help you to understand the reasons why. In addition to case studies, we’ll also provide links in this section to general articles on logo design that are worth a read.

Henri Ehrhart Brand Identity Design – David Airey

Logo Design Resources

VISSUMO Brand Identity Design – David Airey

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design for KnowFree – David Airey

Logo Design Resources

Tammy Lenski Brand Identity Design – David Airey

Logo Design Resources

Miskeeto Brand Identity Design – David Airey

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for Vivid Ways – Chris Spooner

Logo Design Resources

MyNiteLife Logo Design Step by Step Walkthrough – Chris Spooner

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Case Study: Victory Marketing Agency – Brian Yerkes

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Case Study: JMR INsurance Group – Brian Yerkes

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Case Study: Bayfront Bistro – Brian Yerkes

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Process for Just Creative Design’s Award Winning Logo – Jacob Cass

Logo Design Resources

Identity Design Process for Butterfield Photography – Jacob Cass

Logo Design Resources

Brainstorm #9 Logo Process – Fabio Sasso

Logo Design Resources

Creating a Rockstar Brand, Logo & Styleguide in Illustrator – Collis Ta’eed

Logo Design Resources

Vital Tips for Effective Logo Design – Smashing Magazine

Successful Logo and Identity Design Starts with a Solid Name – ImJustCreative

A Viable Career as a Freelance Logo Designer – ImJustCreative

Why Logo Design Does Not Cost $5.00 – Just Creative Design

The Logo Design Process of Top Logo Designers – Just Creative Design

How to Design a Logo – Just Creative Design

10 Principles of the Logo Design Masters – Vectortuts

Design a Logo – The Ultimate Guide – You the Designer

5 Useful Logo Design Tips – David Airey

Logos for Print Versus Online – Identify Your Audience and Design Accordingly – Vectortuts

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About Steven Snell

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  • Mark Denton

    Oct 12th

    Great post. The list of galleries is a particularly good resource.

  • Kristen Leigh

    Oct 12th

    Great resources for inspiration – thanks!!

  • Cláidio Mendonça

    Oct 12th

    Quite a resource there. I’m also a big fan of David Airey, he does a great work (as a logo designer and a blogger). I’m a logo designer too. Anyone interested in some nice logos from Brazil, feel free to come by and say hello. Thanks, and great work.

  • Brian Yerkes

    Oct 12th

    Awesome round up! I’m working on a logo right now and been workin on sketches, trying to get inspiration anywhere I can. Thanks very much for including a few of my logo design case studies also!

    I really like David’s Henri Ehrhart logo and the process on how he got to the final concept.

  • Alex

    Oct 13th

    Nice list!

    But I miss http://logoinstant.com :)

  • Andrew Gerber

    Oct 13th

    Mark is absolutely right, very useful list of resorces provided in this post, indeed. Going through this list carefully I have found some new ideas, so I hope I will be able to transform them in reality soon, very informative post.

  • Webjohn01

    Oct 13th

    Hello Steve!

    What a great inspiring article about logo design.

    Thanks
    – Webjohn01

  • David Airey

    Oct 13th

    Quick thanks for the inclusion, Steven, and thanks also to Cláidio and Brian for the kind words.

  • Jucaino Pé de Manancialzinho

    Oct 13th

    U forgot to tell about logolicia.com.br. Its is a brazilian website about delicious logos ;)

  • linko

    Oct 13th

    Great and very inspiring collection…also recommend a logo design gallery http://www.logotalkz.com
    Thanks !

  • Deron Sizemore

    Oct 13th

    Thank you for including LogoGala in the list, Steven. Always nice to be included with all these other great sites.

  • Quicken Websites

    Oct 13th

    Very inspiring!!! Great list. Thank you)

  • Mark Carter

    Oct 14th

    Many thanks for pulling these together. I’d found your previous post ‘Top 10 Sources of Logo Design Inspiration’ really useful in the past.

  • Shane

    Oct 15th

    So much inspiration in this post, and great tutorials.
    Thank for sharing.

  • Website Design Bristol

    Oct 16th

    Great resource for logo design, must be the biggest one I ve come across therefore its added to my bookmarks…. Thanks

  • Minneapolis Web Design Guy

    Oct 19th

    Whoa, that’s quite the list! personally, I think I’m gonna be checking out the logo blogs a bit more than the others. That’s one area of web design/marketing that has always fascinated me.

  • Chris

    Oct 21st

    Wow. I’m overwhelmed. I’m disappointed that I’m not gonna be interested to use extra of my time to go find sites about logo design anymore, since I don’t think the list you gave could be more comprehensive.

  • Web Design Singapore

    Oct 23rd

    Nice compilation. Anyway for those who are looking for good and value for money logos templates. watch out for istockphoto. They are going to launch a new service allowing designers to sell their logos online.

  • artViper

    Nov 2nd

    Very nice compilation – some of them are really impressive, while others could be confused with others which look nearly the same.

  • logotyp

    Dec 27th

    big collection, very useful, thanks

  • logo contest

    Jan 24th

    wow… that’s just too much info to digest at once. Bookmarking this article for future references.

  • Logo Design Monster

    Feb 24th

    Wow, this is a most impressive logo design resource! I will have to add a bookmark as this should keep me occupied for many hours. Thank you very much for sharing. Great post.

  • Affordable Logos

    Jul 29th

    LogoPond is my favorite out of the bunch. They have some amazing designers on there.

  • lv

    Aug 7th

    Thank you very much for sharing. Great post

  • Swopper

    Dec 14th

    Great list…i like the Black and White Logo design..i bookmarked this page for future work..thanks for sharing..

  • Sacramento handyman

    Feb 4th

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  • Armando Uzelac

    May 6th

    I believe you have mentioned some very interesting points , regards for the post.

  • Andres

    May 6th

    The design of a logo is simply the image you left in the mind of the consumer. So to see the work of “ALEOS” I think that they’re professionals at what they do, I recommend I have done several jobs with them and all have been excellent.

    http://www.diseñodelogotiposonline.com

  • Michel Peters

    May 15th

    To complete your great article we would like to point at http://shakebrands.com
    It is not just another database of vectors, but an expanding directory of real pics of logos and corporate design! Have a look!

  • computer software company

    Jul 15th

    Wonderful collection and very inspiring.

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