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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by MaximaDrvr, May 31, 2012.

  1. MaximaDrvr

    MaximaDrvr

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    Now to explain what I mean...

    I'm trying to make a logo of sorts, that use the letters C, H, R, and T.
    I have a 1.5''x2'' space, and it will be engraved in metal.
    So far I have come up with these 4 ideas, which are variations on two themes. I should say, I have done around 50 drawings, and liked these the most.
    No letter has any more importance than another, and order and arrangement are of no consequence.

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    Please give your opinions/ vote on which one you like the best. I numbered them 1-4 in the picture.
    If you have some other idea, please feel free to share, as I am not an extremely creative person.

    Thanks for your time.
     
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  2. MaximaDrvr

    MaximaDrvr

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    Bump up for the morning crew.
     

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    As long as the position of the letters has zero significance then I choose example '4'.


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    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    Knowing the intended purpose behind this design would help. Right now none of them jump out at me as "WOW" but I lean towards #1 over the others.
     
  5. MaximaDrvr

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    The letters stand for:
    Courage
    Honor
    Respect
    Truth
     
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    TSAX USAF Vet

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    MrKandiyohi Millennium Member

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    What does the company do? That can influence the logo.
     
  8. PuroMexicano

    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

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    I would contact a design school and pay a few bucks for a student to create a good logo.

    YMMV
     
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    It is for a personal project and not a company project.
     
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    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

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    Still, I'd spend a couple hundred bucks for a cool logo.

    ;)
     
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    Here's a couple of ideas (very crude and quick mock ups):

    It sounds like the four words are kind of foundational ideals. This kind of riffs on that since the blocks are kind of arranged like bricks.

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    This one is just a different take on the letter idea you started with:

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    Good luck!
     
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    I like those a lot. Thank you
     
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    Did a couple of life size mock ups with the above designs. The text would change a little, but the ideas are there.

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    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    Foxterriermom No place like home

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    I like the bottom one the best of your second group.
     
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    Yep, me too.
     
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    Me three.
     
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    recycooler 9-11-2001

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    Bottom one but fancy the letters up.
     
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    The engraver couldn't do the bottom one, so we compromised the design a little.
    I was able to make it nearly twice the size that I thought would fit, so I get nicer, defined letters, but it looks more like the middle design. He wasn't able to do the relief with the letters standing proud, and there were also concerns about the material being taken out causing a weak spot as well.
     
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    The finished engraving:
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    The text is actually customized to make it appear the way it does by my direction.
    IMO, this is cool because it can't just be reproduced generically.