Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with lines, part of Designing a Logo.
Here are some famous logos that use lines. Maybe the lines underscore the…name, or maybe the lines are the logo itself. Maybe the lines suggest some…kind of connection, maybe they go through the type, maybe they join…things together. Many, many different ways of using lines.…Let's now see how we can apply lines to our logo in progress working in…Illustrator. So here in Illustrator, I'm beginning with nothing but type.…I'm going to work with some lines. I have got my rulers turned on. I'm going to…draw myself some guides and then I'll switch to my Line tool and draw myself a…row underneath my type.…
Set the weight of the row using my Stroke panel. I'm going to make it about 6…pt, let's move it down a little bit. It doesn't get more simple than that, but…that's completely valid approach. Let's maybe make it dashed line. We can…adjust the width of the dashes or if we want it to be a doted line only to make…a rounded cap and have the dash be 0 and set the gap to in this case I think…something like about 6 pt.…
- 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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