Hamden, Connecticut Logo Design

Every new Hamden business realizes that they require a logo, yet few new business owners thoroughly grasp the crucial role their company logo will play in their success, or exactly why one business logo functions better than another. A company logo has a critical and lasting influence on the growth of a company, select the right one and it will make the door swing and cash register ring, go with the incorrect one and it can be a barrier and a hindrance for the longevity of an organization.

The logos featured in the ImageCo portfolio help Hamden, Connecticut businesses succeed, they are effective in any given scenario and the reason they are so effective is because they all have these five things in common.

  1. Simplicity: simple logo designs do not demand consideration, they can be understood in just a glimpse.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to signboards a scalable business logo will be legible and equally emotive at any scale.
  3. Versatility: logos which operate on any device, in print, on product packaging, on a mobile phone, or on a ball-cap.
  4. Suitability: they are appropriate, they are exclusive, and they are suitable for the company they represent.
  5. Relevance: a logo design needs to be ageless and should feel as relevant today, tomorrow, and twenty five years from now.
Retro logo layout of a bicycle produced for a Hamden, Connecticut coffee cafe as well as a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This start-up coffee roaster and bistro were actually opening in an old section the city and wished to project a vintage atmosphere without appearing as stodgy or low energy. I fulfilled both of these jobs by means of creating a sign design that features a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is old-fashioned, higher energy, and is a timeless business image.

medical logo design with a microscope slide and also bacteria made for Hamden, Connecticut clinical clinic.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the scientific discipline that analyzes the triggers and outcomes of diseases, mainly the field of healthcare which works with the laboratory evaluation of samplings of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic reasons.

The Mid-Valley Pathology custom logo design I came up with is really the only instance I recollect where I was in a position to integrate a bacteria-laden microscope slide within a business logo design.

Usually I attempt not to be extremely literal with a concept and to a degree, this design approaches the company it represents very literally, but it does it in a fashion that incorporates the slide as part of the name so it doesn’t serve so much as a description of what Mid-Valley Pathology does so much as acts as an enhancer to the brand that makes it more appealing, more focus grabbing and a lot more unforgettable.

logo layout with a leaping eco-friendly frog made for a family enjoyable center in Hamden, Connecticut.

Cool Springz | Logo Design | Retail Branding

The Cool Springz Trampoline Park was a very fun project to work on, probably because a trampoline park is all about fun. It’s also a project that is way out of the norm of the types of jobs that come my way, I’ve produced dozens of logo designs for health care providers, dental offices, and lawyers but Cool Springz is without question the only trampoline park which I have actually ever had the privilege to work on.

Given that the title of the company has the word springz in its name the obvious choice would have been to incorporate a couple of springs into the design but Cool Springz is a fun place to go and spring does not really resonate an atmosphere of fun does it. My thought process on this logo design project went from springs (boring) to what jumps around, kangaroos … but kangaroos are cute and this place is cool, in the end I landed on a green tree frog and a dimensional treatment of the title itself to provide the logo a much more lively high energy feel.

In the end, Cool Springz ended up loving my brainchild and named the frog Jax and included him in to everything they utilized for marketing and advertising. I also believe this is the only time that a logo I designed was transformed into a mascot when they had a staff member costume fashioned to look exactly like my frog design.

photography logo design featuring a group of birds, a hill, a trail, a stream, as well as a tree - created for Hamden, Connecticut travel photographer.

Travel Don’t Wander | Logo Design | Website Design

Travel Don’t Wander was a logo design job I took on for a travel photographer, which is a fairly specialized field of photography and I think it is a niche field because travel photographers tend not to capture locations or things but instead communicate emotional experiences by means of the images they capture. The thought behind this logo composition was to use negative space to reveal more than what was visible upon first glance, which I think is quintessential of most good photographers in that they often convey whole stories using their photography.

It’s said that a picture is worth a 1000 words but I think that some photographs convey a lot more than that because their photos often have an emotional resonance that can’t be revealed with just words. I made an effort to do something very similar to this logo by utilizing the positive space in the design to say one thing and then at the same time using the negative space to expand upon what was conveyed through the first impression. I think, in looking back, that my goal was to both brand this photographer with a memorable  Hamden logo design but also to show the depth of her art and in the way that she perceives the world through the lens of her camera.

 Hamden logo design with a seagull utilized for the letter A. Designed for a cordless retail organisation.

Coastal Wireless | Logo Design

The majority of custom logo design projects that I take on I genuinely enjoy and the Coastal Wireless project was one that I really felt good about, however the customer didn’t quite share my enthusiasm for it. I felt really good about the idea of using the seagull shape as a stroke in the character A but my customer, even though he loved the concept, didn’t care for my choice of birds. This man really loathed seagulls, which he referred to as the “rats of the sky”, thankfully the rest of his family didn’t share his contempt for this specific breed of sea bird.

When I turn a design over to a client I urge them to share it with colleagues and family members as well as with individuals that they don’t even know so as to get impartial opinions on the merit of a concept. Fortunately, he discussed it with his family and they adored the design and were able to reason with him and get him to sign off on it, but not before he worked me over to insert every other seabird he could think of … ultimately I was able to talk him out of his alternative of a pelican and he went with the original concept.

Logo designs are a weird animal in the design world given that the people that are inclined to hire an expert to create their logo design comprehend how important a logo design is for their business so they are much more vested in the outcome. Every logo design project has it’s share of challenges, but the greatest obstacle is finding that sweet spot in a design that works really well at the job it’s needed to do in branding a business and also giving the client the image they see for themselves.

a red panda logo design with bamboo in the background, style for Hamden, Connecticut publication author

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a narrow slice of real estate to work with, yet it is the most necessary part of a published book due to the fact that it is ordinarily the initial thing a person sees in the book store. Regarding a publisher, it’s the best opportunity that they will likely ever get to spotlight their label and get their logo design in front of the men and women that buy actual books.

This 3 color design is vibrant, colorful and eye-catching and it gives plenty of room for the title and the author’s name.

Air LA logo designed for an airline in Los Angeles, the logo has two letter A's with the bars modified to suggest they are wings.

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and depart yet it seems that in many cases 1 of the items folks often tend to recall the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a smaller fledgling commuter/shuttle air service situated in LA and while I’m not sure it really “took off” their organization logo didn’t ground them. The bookend A’s in their title lent itself well to affording a sense of flight and it was undoubtedly a winner.

 Hamden logo design used for advertising as well as a label design for Vintage Case includes an antiquated typeface design.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case specialized in all new cases for musical instruments, that appeared to be antique cases. For this brand concept I attempted to come up with a logo that had a fluid vintage feel to it and could be utilized for every thing from a web page to an insignia on brand new cases that appeared like they were from a different generation.

Logo developed for an orthodontist in Hamden, Connecticut, style consist of an arc with lines converging with it to indicate metal braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dental care logos can be one of the most challenging and difficult logo design jobs because it appears that every dental professional integrates a smile, a tooth, a smiling tooth, or a toothy smile in their design. Dentistry business logos are one of the very most cliche ridden careers when it comes to small business marketing, if restaurants approached their advertising in the same way dental practices do every one of their logos would definitely be a picture trying to explain something they served, McDonalds would most likely include a picture of a potato and a cow.

I understand the thinking behind adding an image of something mouth associated to a dentist’s company logo nevertheless it has to be done subtly or it will just look like every other clipart dental professionals logo that litter the branding landscape of the dental care industry.

I really enjoy doing dentist logos because it challenges me to come up with a design that implies dentistry or a certain area of dental treatment like orthodontics without resorting to the stereotypical solution that so many dentists settle on.

Kujak Orthodontics offered such an opportunity and inevitably I created a layout that doesn’t have a solitary smile or a tooth in it, but even though they aren’t obvious, they are still implied in the concept. When I turned this concept over to the customer the only smile that was obvious was really the smile on Dr. Kujak’s face.

William McNally logo design created for a household not-for-profit, the logo design includes 4 personalities staggered in elevation to represent a family with in the layout.

William McNally | Logo Design | Branding

The William McNally Family Foundation reached out to ImageCo to help them come up with a custom logo design that would be depictive of the devotion that William McNally had for the people in his community. The majority of logos with the name “family” in them tend to contain images of a happy family, a cliche heavy strategy to any logo design is to be far too literal pertaining to what the name says or the industry it represents. I’ve found that the best designs are the ones that are downplayed and don’t hit the viewer on the head with what the company or institution wants to communicate.

The McNally Foundation’s name provided a distinct opportunity to do a custom logo design which communicated that they were about families without being openly cheesy about it. The aim of a logo is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer makes an effort to use the logo to summarize how people ought to think or feel they don’t understand the mission of a logo. If you have to consider a logo to understand what it means, it has been in vain, a logo needs to be instantly understood and a logo design that describes itself won’t have the chance to be understood.

Logo design developed for a hair design studio featuring a script font a hummingbird and also an implied orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios required a company logo which related a spirit of simplicity and class for their new hair salon. I created a concept that didn’t go the obvious direction of crafting just a stylized orchid but instead designed a business logo which suggested a flower in the pattern of a swirl incorporated in to the letter O in the title and by placing emphasis on the logo design along with the silhouette of a hummingbird floating above the logo design itself. The obvious path in creating a logo design is in most cases the incorrect route and in this case, the design ended up not being about the orchid but instead placed the main focus on the emotion that they wanted to forecast to their customers.

Arabian steed logo layout developed for a steed cattle ranch that focuses on breeding Arabian program steeds.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo crafted a distinct logotype concept fashioned to illustrate the unique physical traits of the Arabian pedigree of horses. With an identifiable head shape and higher tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse lineages in the world.

Las Cafe logo layout a little restaurant, layout includes a customized script font which hovers above a group of elaborate lines and also dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Coffee shop logo layout a little restaurant, layout includes a customized manuscript font which hovers over a group of elaborate lines as well as dots.

Logo layout for a software application developer the layout attributes as well as legendary component of a bridge to the left of the name.

Smart Kernels | Logo Design

A kernel is the key component of an operating system (OS). Typically, the kernel is responsible for memory management, process and task control, and disk management. The kernel attaches the system hardware to the application software. In other words a kernel is {essentially|quite literally a bridge that acts as a bridge in between the software and hardware.

The logo design I came up with for Smart Kernels was based on an actual bridge that is situated a few miles from the offices of Smart kernels. It’s a logo design that doesn’t attempt to describe anything to anyone regarding what business they are in or how it relates to their specific location. Nevertheless it intimated something to the owner of the business and in many cases the symbolism supporting a logo design is equally as important as how it serves the enterprise it stands for.

Advance logo layout produced for a Hamden, Connecticut interior designer, layout feature a collection of red circles that converge and also change the letter O in the middle of the logo design.

Evolv Interior Design | Logo Design | Branding

Evolv Design is a Hamden, Connecticut interior design company and this logo design is representational of the work that an interior designer does in. An interior designer is somebody who prepares, investigates, collaborates, and oversees such projects. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that consists of conceptual development, area planning, location assessments, programming, research study, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction supervision, and implementation of the design.

logo style provided for Advanced Management Solutions, the characters for letter V and also A in center of words progressed have actually been changed to connect straight into the words listed below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This particular Hamden, Connecticut logo design job was carried out for a management advisor that assists business leaders to develop into more successful at handling people, expectations, and profitability.
A logo layout including an angler in the middle of the name casting a fly towards the viewer.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With companies such as Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in more than 7 billion a year offering supplies and equipment to outdoor sporting lovers the founders of On the Fly knew the market place was primed for an outdoor sporting store that functions as a consignment firm. Whether or not you are into boating, angling or rock climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly provides a location for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all sorts of interests, a location to market their previously owned items to other sports enthusiasts. I created their Hamden logo design dsign with an image that garners the interest of vehicles and projects an image that calls to mind the enthusiasm of the outdoors. With visitor traffic that averages forty five miles per hour I realized it would take more than the average logo/sign to get commuters to take notice, hence the image of a fly fisherman in his natural and relaxed habitat.
Logo design MQ farms, this logo style has actually a field included into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms brand concept wasn’t really created for an Hamden, Connecticut area farm it was in reality developed for an investments broker, and this trademark was one of several which fell under the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The goal was really to develop an identity that projects esteem, success, and luxury.

 Hamden Logo design for a nonprofit, Transforming Factor Solutions - the logo layout attribute for ostensibly facing arrowhead and the arrowheads indicate that it is a ruby form.

Turning Point Foundation | Logo Design

The Turning Point Foundation was entirely open to what kind of logo design they wanted, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Good in that it gives a designer the flexibility to explore any concept that comes to mind, bad in that it’s difficult to hit a bullseye in the absence of knowing where exactly the target is. Fortunately, in this instance, I nailed a bullseye with the very first try.

Logo designed for the use of an indication for the restaurant (Brewgrrs), it is a luxuriant script typeface that is similar to a renowned sports team logo.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I’ve crafted dozens of restaurant custom logo designs and business signs for restaurants, diners, sports bars, night clubs, dining establishments, and eateries all over the US, from cupcake bakeshops to pizza parlors and oyster bars, out of all of them I believe Brewgrrs was my absolute favorite. Brewgrrs was a great undertaking in which I worked closely with the owner to develop a business logo which worked very well and did a great job to brand them, it functioned on everything on everything from coasters, and tap handles all the way to the lighted signage which hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very easy to read from over a block away.