logo design

Logo work honored in upcoming LogoLounge 6

Logo work honored in upcoming LogoLounge 6

Just received word today that the logo I designed for the Port of Long Beach’s Seaport Sustainability Symposium will be included in the upcoming LogoLounge 6 volume by Bill Gardner and Catharine Fishel, published by Rockport Publishers. This will be my seventh LogoLounge volume that my work has appeared with nearly 70 honored logos. As quoted by…

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The sports mascot. Adventures in logo illustration.

The sports mascot. Adventures in logo illustration.

Very often, you see the oh-so slick and beautifully-crafted logo designs of your favorite sports teams. But, have you ever wondered how the designs evolved into what you see now, the completed logos? Well, there is an interesting world that combines logo design with the related discipline of illustration. In this post, I’m here to…

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So you want to be a logo designer.

So you want to be a logo designer.

In the last couple of years, there seems to be a major surge of fledgling logo designers making their way into the design community. What with so many logo inspiration sites popping up every week and some really wonderful logo design books out there, it’s hard to believe that this rather small, sub-culture of graphic…

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The client that got away. Or was it?

The client that got away. Or was it?

At least once a week I ride by this corporate business park building, with a great big logo on the side of it. It’s not a great logo either. It’s not even good. In fact, it’s lame. Every time I look at it, I cringe and think what could have been. That logo could have…

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