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[INFOGRAPHIC]: The 10 Commandments of Logo Design

Logo design requires deep and intricate knowledge. It involves a great deal of brainstorming, thinking process and knowhow of, if not very advanced, at least the most elementary of rules and principles governing logo design.

Most logos created by small businesses and startups, especially the ones created with the help of DIY logo design tools, lack when it comes to nailing these basic principles of design. Hence, below is an infographic—a sequel of, “10 Commandments of Typography” and “10 Commandments of Color Theory”— that offers a holistic snapshot of these basic principles of logo design with the help of applied examples to make things easy peasy to grasp!

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Ten Commandments of Logo Design

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Evan is an expert in digital marketing and has run several successful marketing campaigns. He has been working in the social media space since 2008, with a focus on design services, user interface planning, branding and others in the graphic design industry.
  • Jack

    Grateful for you distribute these 10 commandments of logo design also I was impressed after read your explanation of logo design points.
    logo design in Madurai

  • Ivan Filipov

    Can you elaborate on Point 2 “Do not add tone to your logo” – this really sounds very unprofessional and unclear.

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  • Kristina Hughes

    Nicely define infographics! It explore the information what makes a unique and attractive…

  • Leonardo

    Apart from “do not use raster images” ALL the other “commandments” seem to have an “unless you know what you’re doing” tag attached to it…so that wouldn’t be much of commandments….

  • Shah Faisal

    and lastly flat doesn’t mean an icon ?? can you please describe it more