How to Transform Your Company Initials Into a Monogram


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Using company initials to create a monogram

Some examples of logos that use as their main design element the initials or the initial letter of a company. Let's explore this approach working with our logo in Illustrator. Here are some approaches that I have taken. Starting up at the top left I have combined the two letters into one. I'm not sure I'm crazy about it but it's an interesting exercise to see how this is done, so let's take a look at it. I'm using this version, I do here not Franklin Gothic but rather I'm going to use Gill Sans which also has that beautiful two story G that's so decorative and gives us so many possibilities to work with.

Now on top of that it might be tempting to try and do this to lower case D on top of it but when we look at the letter shapes carefully we see that the size and shape of the counters are just so different, that's not really going to work. So what will I'm going to do to create the D is I'm just simply going to make a vertical stem that attaches...

Using company initials to create a monogram
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Using company initials to create a monogram provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Logo

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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