Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating type around a circle, part of Designing a Logo.
Here are some logos that put type on a path, specifically type around a…circle. And in four of their instances, we see the type goes around the top of…the circle and around the bottom of the circle. So we are going to see how we…can do that in Illustrator.…And here are some explorations I have been making with the logo in progress.…It's for the company, Deep Green, a garden design company. Some of these are…more successful than others but they all use very similar techniques and this…is the first three examples up here.…
I put them inside a colored circle and I'm using, in the case of number 1 and…number 3, these are Illustrator's Symbols that I got from the Symbols Library…and we saw that in an earlier movie. I'm not going to do that here. I'll just…point out where they are, Symbols, and I got them from the Nature Symbols Library.…The second example of the rose is Live Traced and then modified from a…photograph and I'll be recreating that in an upcoming video. But for now I'm…just going to look at these simple examples here, which in topographic terms…
- Choosing the right typeface
- Exploring transparency, warped type, and other treatments
- Working with line, shape, and imagery in a logo symbol
- Considering current trends in logo design
- Fine-tuning a design after client selection
- Drawing up usage guidelines
Skill Level Intermediate
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Designing a Logo for a Media Companywith Nigel French53m 51s Intermediate
1. Defining the Parameters of the Job
2. Type-Only Logos
3. Type Treatments
4. Designing a Logo Symbol
5. Selecting and Preparing the Finished Logo
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