Best program for logo design?

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  1. inferno0611

    inferno0611 New Member

    Im trying to make a new logo for my site, whats the best and easiest software to design a new logo?thanks
  2. love

    love New Member

    If you are looking for best tool, i think you should try : Adobe illustrator.
    There are also other which have their own features such as coreldraw.
    "Freehand" is i think more easier.

  3. Web1

    Web1 New Member

    Good suggestions Love. I use Fireworks. Also Gimp, cos its powerful and free, but you are gonna have to take the time to learn whatever you use..manipulating shapes, color fills, text..great fun, hope you enjoy and end up with something you are happy with. Logos are generally best kept simple, think of symbols, brands you know well, very few are complex. The Nike tick is an obvious one.
  4. leroy30

    leroy30 New Member

    I use Adobe Illustrator.. all adobe products are very powerful and productive once you get to know them :)
  5. rwebber77

    rwebber77 New Member

    I use Illustrator because of the capabilities of Photoshop and Flash. Adobe is tough to top in design software...
  6. WebbyD

    WebbyD New Member

    Photoshop is the best program that I would recomend for logos. However I have used Gimp for alot of my logos without much difference or problem.
  7. PixelPusher

    PixelPusher Super Moderator Staff Member

    If you ever plan on using the logo in the world of print media, then Adobe Illustrator is the best option.
  8. chrisbkrh

    chrisbkrh New Member

    I agree with all above comments. If you build a logo in a vector program such as illustrator it will enable you to scale up the file as large as you need without pixelation.

    But ultimately, your first tool for logo creation is pen and paper.

    There's no software out there that does design. Design starts with the designer and the concept. More often than not, those softwares or web services that claim to design or create a website for you will look amateur and real designers that are few and far between on this website will consider you a hack....
  9. Adan Daroski

    Adan Daroski New Member

    :eek:There are many aspects that go into the design of a proper logo and only the professionals know about them. The uniqueness of a logotype is of utmost importance to avoid confusion in the market place among clients, suppliers, users, affiliates, and the general public.To the extent that a logotype achieves this objective, it may function as a trademark,and may be used to uniquely identify businesses, organizations, events, products or services. Logo design is our speciality and you can discuss your requirements right away by calling us.
    We will be more that happy to work together with you in developing your logo and corporate image.
  10. Carry

    Carry New Member

    If you are acquainted well with Photoshop, don't search for the other approach. Use Photoshop easly. Good luck!
  11. semsean1

    semsean1 New Member

    The vectoring in adobe fireworks is a really useful tool as when you are placing the logo over varying backgrounds you can see through the gaps in the design making for better placement.
  12. johnkalli1990

    johnkalli1990 New Member

    Corel Draw & photoshop together can be used to create an effective logo.
  13. Adara

    Adara New Member

    Photo shop is the best program that I would recommend for logos. However I have used Gimp for a lot of my logos without much difference or problem.
  14. johnkalli1990

    johnkalli1990 New Member

    Use Photoshop & Corel Draw to make a logo. There are some other customized softwares available in the market for this purpose.
  15. johnkalli1990

    johnkalli1990 New Member

    Use Corel Draw & Adobe Photoshop.
  16. ebiz

    ebiz New Member

    couple of ideas

    On the commercial scene adobe photoshop and illustrator. Illustrator is great for vector's and photoshop for raster images. If you are going to print then a vector logo is very handy for resizing onto promotional products or other printed materials.

    Inkscape is a pretty powerful opensource alternative though.
  17. talitakdmnn

    talitakdmnn New Member

    Adobe Illustrator would be best in my opinion for Logo design. Easiest I guess comes down to opinions. If you're just starting and just need something simple effective but simple to work with Photoshop is good too.
  18. smoovo

    smoovo New Member

    Same here, Adobe illustrator! See couple tutorials for what you need, and go for it.
  19. kenmaddox

    kenmaddox New Member

    Do you have any experience on using photoshop? if so then it would be much better if you stick to it
  20. Bahnyen

    Bahnyen New Member

    Please guide me, how to use the vectoring in adobe fireworks. I'm learning to use it right now.
    Thanks for any advice.

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