Creating a Personal Logo

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Creating aPersonal Logo

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What is a logo?● A logo is a graphic mark or emblem

commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition.

● Logos are either purely graphic (symbols/icons) or are composed of the name of the organization (a logotype or wordmark).

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Logos throughout HistoryNumerous inventions and techniques have contributed to the contemporary logo, including:

● cylinder seals (c.2300 BCE)● coins (c.600 BCE)● logographic languages like Chinese● coats of arms● watermarks● printing technology

A coin from early 6th century BC Lydia, bearing the head of a roaring lion with sun rays

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What makes a successful personal logo?

● Clear● Unique● Memorable● Visually interesting● Says something about you● Works in b & w as well as full color● Works in small and large scale

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Famous Logo Examples:

Did you know:

Salvador Dali designed the Chupa Chups


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Logo Color Matters!

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Personal Logo Examples:

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Personal Logo Examples:

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Logo Visual Brainstorm:

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