In the last week or so, we’ve seen a new logo-oriented infographic making the rounds (part of which is shown below—we’re not linking to it because these falsehoods don’t deserve to be shared). This one purports to compare do-it-yourself logo makers with a real live designer. And often, the software comes out looking bad in
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Jeremy Gutsche is the founder and CEO of Trendhunter.com—the world’s most popular “cool” hunting website. His startup helps people identify coming trends so they can capitalize on them with new products and services. And it is immensely popular, with well over two billion page views since its launch. Each month, members of the site read
Welcome to the weekend. As long-time readers of our logo design blog know, this is the day we take a look at the latest industry news and tell you about the stuff that caught our attention. Here are the new logos we saw this past week: The NBA had some big logo design news as
When Steve Ells decided to go to the Culinary Institute of America after graduating high school, he did it because he thought it would be fun. He had no idea it would put him on the path to creating America’s best-known, fresh-food startup, Chipotle. And while the food was popular from the start, initially he had
Welcome back for another edition of Logo Design News This Week where we round up the biggest news items from the world of logo design and branding. Here’s what we noticed this past week while we should have been working: Computer maker, Lenovo, introduced a new logo this week. Having purchased two brands from IBM
When you start a business, there is so much to do and get right. Recently we’ve written about when you need to start thinking about design. And when you need to think about branding. Today, let’s take a quick look at when you need to start worrying about search engine optimization (SEO). Search engine optimization
You’ve almost certainly heard her name. But there’s no doubt you’ve tried one of her cookies (or brownies). Today, Mrs. Field’s Cookies are found in virtually every mall in America. But the company hasn’t always been successful. The first day after opening her startup, Debbi Fields had no idea her new business would grow so
A three day weekend is upon us, but before you head out the door and kick off your summer celebrations, take a minute or two to read the latest news from the world of logo design. Here’s what we noticed: Tennessee has a new logo. And people aren’t happy about how much it cost ($46,000).
A few weeks ago we wrote a bit about when you need to start thinking about design as you work on your startup. That post covers stuff like when you need to get a logo and hire a designer (if you need to do those things at all). If you go back and read that post,
After Rashmi Sinha earned her PhD in cognitive neuropsychology, she thought she would spend her career in academics. But the pace of research was too slow, and she wanted to work on something with a bigger impact, so she switched paths and started her own user-experience consultancy. Her first startup was Uzanto where she worked