Logo Design Resources

Below is a list of useful tools, websites and resources for logo designers.

Design Software

  • Adobe Illustrator – Industry standard tool for logo design (Monthly subscription).
  • Astute Graphics – Time saving tools for Adobe Illustrator.
  • Logo Package – An extension for Adobe Illustrator to quickly export & package logo files.
  • Affinity Designer – An excellent alternative to the Adobe Software (One off cost).
  • Inkscape – A free alternative to illustrator.
  • Procreate – A digital illustration app for iPad.
  • Adobe Sketch – Expressive drawing and painting app for iPad.
  • AstroPad – Turn your iPad into a professional graphics tablet.

 

Training & Education

 

Fictional Project Briefs

 

Competitions & Awards

 

Logo Design Books

Here’re a small selection books I’ve really enjoyed, that have been helpful for me in my career. I recommend buying yourself a copy.

 

Logo Design Blogs / News

 

Branding Mockups

 

Fonts

 

Branding Guidelines

View a dropbox of collected examples

 

Logo Design Galleries

 

Podcasts & Podcasting Tools

 

Portfolio & Web Design

 

Contracts, Quotes & Documentation

 

Useful tools