Acute Care 360 ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Evolv Design logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Red Panda Publishers logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Topeka, Kansas, KS,

ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Mid Valley Pathology logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

FSA OK logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Emerald Heights logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Club Sapphire logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Downtown Dogs logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

School board logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Ferry Street Coffee Company logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Stoney Forensic logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Smart kernels logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

POINTERS FOR IDENTIFYING THE BEST LOGO DESIGNER

BUDGET

A logo design is an investment in both your time and your money so anytime a design agency offers a money back guarantee try to keep in mind that they can not reimburse the amount of time you invest which is eminently more precious than your money is.

PORTFOLIO

Many design firms talk a good game but inevitably a design firm can only be determined from the quality of their design work, if the work in their design portfolio doesn’t feature actual samples chances are they will never be able to deliver a quality logo design.

VISION

A logo’s aim is to be recognized and be unforgettable, and it’s goal is to reflect your unique vision for your company. If a logo designer isn’t focused on actualizing your vision, the thing they are really focused on is how fast they can get paid.

Topeka LOGO DESIGN​

For over two decades ImageCo has been helping business owners establish unforgettable brands. We’ve performed logo design work for builders, schools, diamond miners, wedding singers, restaurants, retail stores, and practically every other kind of business concern you can imagine. What makes us unique compared to traditional designers is that our background is rooted in the electrical sign industry so we undertake every logo design project as though it will be used as an electric sign. As a result of our sign first method our identity designs can, and have been utilized in everything from fashion labels to electrical signs. Our sign first approach guarantees that our logo designs are just as successful whether they are used in TV commercials or web apps, they are consistently recognizable, understood, and remembered regardless of scale or function.

American Made ★ Design

The thing which really sets ImageCo apart from many of the design firms that you may have stumbled upon in Google’s search results, companies like Thumbtack, Design Hill, Upwork, or Crowdspring is that absolutely every design project we are enlisted to do, we do ourselves. No matter the kind of design project we undertake, brand identity design, website design, trade show exhibition, or retail sign, we do not, and never will job-out our client’s work to 3rd parties based outside the US. When you call us at 1-855-IMAGECO the party that answers the telephone is ImageCo’s owner and designer, not a broker that increases the cost of your project and imposes the terms of how you and I conduct business.

CHARACTERISTICS OF A GOOD LOGO DESIGN

It’s likely that every new Topeka business realizes that they probably need a logo, yet few new business owners fully understand the crucial role their logo design will perform in their success, or exactly why one logo design works far better than another. A company logo has an immediate and long-term effect on the growth of a company, select the correct one and it can make the door swing and cash register ring, go with the incorrect one and it can be a barrier and a hindrance for the life span of a company. The logos included in the ImageCo portfolio help Topeka businesses prosper, they are effective in any given situation and the reason why they are so effective is that they all have these 5 traits in common.
  1. Simplicity: simple logos don’t require scrutiny, they can be understood in merely a glance.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to retail signs a scalable logo design will stay legible and just as emotive at virtually any dimension.
  3. Versatility: logos that function on any type of device, in print, on packaging, on a mobile phone, or on a ball-cap.
  4. Suitability: they are appropriate, they feel right, and they are suitable for the product or company they represent.
  5. Relevance: a logo design needs to be lasting and will feel equally relevant today, tomorrow, and twenty five years from today.

understanding branding

Brand – It’s both a verb as well as a noun, it is an identifying mark as well as the process of noting something to make sure that it could be distinguished, its genesis comes from the mark burned onto animals. Today a brand signifies pretty much anything with an intention, whether it be profit or politics, a brand is an innate aspect of defining the value of something in the customer’s mind.

Branding – Is sort of like advertising and marketing’s attractive cousin, they are each from the very same family, the distinction being that marketing and advertising have to do with making a promise and branding’s goal is to deliver on that promise. Branding is also a calculated popularity contest aimed at a specific audience, it’s goal is to create an image that the audience can relate to.

Brand Image – An image planted and cultivated through advertising and marketing and identity design. When someone mentions the brand names Lamborghini or Mustang what we consider is their brand image, it’s a picture that exists in our minds. That image isn’t an image of a vehicle with 4 wheels that can move us from point A to point B, the image we have (or at least I have) is of speed, beauty, of something dangerous and sexy . That is brand image and brand image is what makes people want those brands. Brand image is why people acquire specific brands, from Pepsi to Coke Chevy or Ford, Democrats or Republicans … all driven by brand images that we can relate to.

Branding Companies – If you reflect on the origin of most branding agencies you’ll find that they are quite often re-branded advertising agencies. When somebody states they are in advertising and marketing many people will likely have a preconceived notion about the type of work they do anything that can be seen, touched or listened to become part of a brand identity.

Brand Identity Designer
– A brand identity designer is a designer that concentrates on a kind of visual design which helps shape the public image of a firm, a product or a business organization. Brand identity designers develop logo designs, sign designs, packaging, and also collateral material such as cards, stationery, as well as sales brochures. Some identity designers also develop websites and user interfaces. The essential function of a brand identity designer is to develop the visual cues and an emotional tone with the goal of affecting actions, results and also perceptions.

select logos & signs

Retro logo design of a bike developed for a Topeka coffee cafe and a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This startup coffee roaster and cafe were actually opening up in an old section of the town and wished to cast an old-fashioned tone without coming across as uninteresting or low energy. I accomplished the two tasks by means of designing a business logo design that features a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is old-fashioned, higher energy, and is a enduring business image.

medical logo style with a microscope slide as well as germs developed for Topeka medical facility.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the science that studies the triggers and effects of diseases, mainly the branch of healthcare which works with the laboratory assessment of specimens of human body tissue for diagnostic or forensic reasons.

The Mid-Valley Pathology logo I came up with is really the sole instance I remember in which I was able to incorporate a bacteria-laden microscope slide right into a business logo design.

Usually I try not to be excessively literal with a concept and to a point, this specific design approaches the company it represents quite literally, however it does it in a way that integrates the slide as part of the name so it doesn’t serve so much as an illustration of what Mid-Valley Pathology does so much as acts as an enhancer to the brand that makes it more captivating, more attention grabbing and much more meaningful.

logo style with a leaping green frog designed for a family members enjoyable center in Topeka.

Cool Springz | Logo Design | Retail Branding

The Cool Springz Trampoline Park was a really cool project to work on, probably because a trampoline park is all about fun. It’s also a project that is way out of the usual of the sorts of jobs which come my way, I’ve done dozens of logo designs for doctors, dental practices, and lawyers but Cool Springz is without question the one and only trampoline park which I have actually ever gotten the privilege to work on.

Given that the name of the company features the word springz in its name the apparent choice would have been to integrate a few springs into the design but Cool Springz is a fun location to go and spring doesn’t really reflect an environment of fun does it. My thought process on this 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 name itself to give the logo a much more enthusiastic high energy atmosphere.

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

photography logo design including a group of birds, a mountain, a trail, a stream, as well as a tree - made for Topeka traveling professional photographer.

Travel Don’t Wander | Logo Design | Website Design

Travel Don’t Wander was a logo design project I took on for a travel photographer, which is a rather specialized field of photography and I think it is a niche sector due to the fact that travel photographers tend not to shoot places or things but rather project emotional experiences by means of the photos they record. The thought behind this logo composition was to use negative space to convey more than what was visible upon first glance, which I think is representative of most professional photographers in that they oftentimes tell whole stories using their photography.

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words but I think that some photographs convey significantly more than that because their photos often have an emotional fullness which can’t be communicated with mere words. I attempted to do something much the same to this logo by employing the positive space in the design to suggest one thing and then at the same time using the negative space to expand upon what was communicated through the first impression. I think, in looking back, that my objective was to both brand this photographer with a memorable  Topeka logo design but also to reveal the depth to her work and in the way that she sees the world through the lens of her camera.

 Topeka logo style with a seagull utilized for the letter A. Designed for a wireless retail organisation.

Coastal Wireless | Logo Design

The lion’s share of custom logo design projects that I take on I truly take pleasure in and the Coastal Wireless assignment was one that I really felt good about, but the client didn’t quite share my excitement for it. I felt really good about the idea of using the seagull shape as a stroke in the character A but the customer, even though he liked the concept, really did not care for my choice of birds. This particular guy seriously despised seagulls, which he referred to as the “rats of the sky”, thankfully the rest of his family didn’t share his hatred for this specific breed of sea bird.

When I turn a concept over to a customer I urge them to discuss it with friends and family members as well as with individuals that they don’t even know so as to get neutral opinions on the benefit of a design. Fortunately, he shared it with his family and they really loved the design and were able to persuade 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 … in the end I was able to talk him out of his preference of a pelican and he proceeded with the original design.

Logos are a weird creature in the design world given that the people that tend to hire an expert to create their logo realize how crucial a logo is for their organization so they are much more invested in the final result. Every logo design project possesses it’s share of difficulties, but the biggest obstacle is finding that sweet spot in a design that works really well at the job it’s needed to do in branding a company and also providing the client the identity they see for themselves.

a red panda logo design with bamboo in the background, design for Topeka book publisher

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a cramped slice of real estate to work with, however it really is the most critical part of a printed book because it is usually the very first thing a person views in the bookstore. For a publisher, it’s the absolute best opportunity they will likely ever have to promote their product and get their logo design in front of the men and women that purchase actual books.

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

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

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and depart but it seems that in many cases 1 of the traits consumers tend to remember the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a modest start-up commuter/shuttle air service based in LA and although I’m not certain it really “took off” their logo design didn’t slow them. The bookend A’s in their name lent itself well to affording a spirit of airline flight and it was certainly a victory.

 Topeka logo design made use of for advertising and marketing and a tag style for Vintage Case includes an old-fashioned font design.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case focused in brand-new cases for music instruments, which appeared to be much older cases. For this business logo concept I strove to come up with a logo that had a fluid vintage feel to it and could easily be used for every thing from a web site to a label on brand new cases that seemed like they were from a different era.

Logo design developed for an orthodontist in Topeka, design consist of an arc with lines converging through it to suggest steel dental braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dentistry logo designs can be one of the most challenging and difficult logo projects due to the fact that it appears that every dentist 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 fields when it comes to company branding, if dining establishments approached their advertising in the exact same way dental practices do every one of their logo designs would be a picture explaining something they served, McDonalds would probably contain an image of a potato and a cow.

I understand the thinking behind including an image of something mouth associated to a dentist’s 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 profession.

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

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

William McNally logo designed for a family not-for-profit, the logo features 4 personalities surprised in height to stand for a family unit with in the layout.

William McNally | Logo Design | Branding

The William McNally Family Foundation asked ImageCo to help them come up with a custom logo design that would be representative of the devotion that William McNally had for the families in his community. The majority of logos with the name “family” in them tend to contain pictures of a happy family, a cliche heavy strategy to any logo design is to be very literal with regards to what the name says or the industry it represents. I’ve found that the best concepts are the ones that are understated and never hit the viewer on the head with what the business or organization hopes to project.

The McNally Foundation’s name provided a unique opportunity to do a custom logo design which conveyed that they were about families without being overtly tacky about it. The aim of a logo is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer tries to use the logo design to describe how people should think or feel they don’t understand the purpose of a logo. If you have to ponder a logo design to understand what it means, it has been in vain, a logo needs to be instantly understood and a logo design that illustrates itself won’t have the chance to be comprehended.

Logo style developed for a Topeka hair layout workshop including a manuscript font a hummingbird as well as a suggested orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios wanted a company logo that related a sense of calmness and connection for their new hair salon. I came up with a design that did not go the obvious route of designing just a stylized orchid but rather crafted a logo which suggested an orchid in the formation of a swirl incorporated into the letter O in the title and by putting emphasis on the concept using the figure of a hummingbird hovering over the logo design itself. The obvious path in designing a business logo is usually the wrong route and in this case, the design ended up not being about the orchid but alternately put the emphasis on the emotion that they wanted to transmit to their patrons.

Arabian steed logo style developed for a steed ranch that specializes in breeding Arabian program steeds.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo developed a distinct organization logo concept tailored to exemplify the unique physical traits of the Arabian type of equines. With an identifiable head shape and very high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the highly quite easily identifiable equine lineages in the whole world.

Las Cafe, A Topeka Coffee shop logo layout a tiny dining establishment, layout includes a customized manuscript font style which hovers above a group of elaborate lines and also dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Coffee shop logo design a little dining establishment, style consists of a modified script typeface which hovers above a group of ornate lines as well as dots.

Logo layout for a software program developer the design features and also famous Topeka component of a bridge to the left of the name.

Smart Kernels | Logo Design

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

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

Develop logo style produced for a Topekaindoor designer, design function a collection of red circles that intersect as well as change the letter O in the center of the logo design.

Evolv Interior Design | Logo Design | Branding

Evolv Design is a Topeka interior design company and this logo design is representational of the work that an interior designer does in. An interior designer is an individual who organizes, researches, collaborates, and manages such ventures. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, area planning, location inspections, programming, analysis, corresponding with the stakeholders of a project, building and construction management, and execution of the design.

logo style provided for Advanced Leadership Solutions in Topeka, the personalities for letter V and also A in middle of the word progressed have been changed to tie directly into the words listed below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This Topeka logo design job was undertaken for a management coach that assists business professionals to become more effective at supervising people, expectations, and productivity.

A Topeka business logo layout including a fisherman in the center of the name casting a fly in the direction of the customer.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With brand names like Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in more than 7 billion a year retailing supplies and equipment to outdoor sporting lovers the owners of On the Fly knew the market place was ready for an outdoor sporting merchant that functions as a consignment business. Whether or not you are into boating, sportfishing or rock climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly presents a place for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all types of passions, a location to market their previously owned equipment to other sports enthusiasts.

I tailored their Topeka business logo design using an image which pulls in the attention of vehicles and projects an image that wakens the passion of the outdoors. With visitor traffic that averages 45 mph I knew it would take more than the typical logo/sign to get travelers to take notice, hence the image of a fly fisherman in his natural and peaceful habitat.

Logo style MQ ranches, this Topeka company logo style has an area included right into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms business logo idea wasn’t really created for an Topeka area farm it was really devised for an investments broker, and this trademark was one of many that fell underneath the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The goal was really to design an identity that projected assurance, effectiveness, and affluence.

 Topeka Logo design for a nonprofit, Turning Point Solutions - the logo style function for externally facing arrowhead and the arrowheads imply that it is a diamond form.

Turning Point Foundation | Logo Design

The Turning Point Foundation was entirely open to what kind of logo design that they desired, that can be a good thing or a bad thing. Good in that it provides a designer the flexibility to delve into any concept that comes to mind, bad in that it’s difficult to hit a bullseye in the absence of realizing where exactly the target is. Fortunately, in this particular instance, I hit a bullseye with the first shot.

Logo design made for using an indicator for the dining establishment (Brewgrrs), it is an elaborate script font that is reminiscent of a renowned Topeka sporting activities team logo design.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I’ve crafted loads of restaurant logos and business signs for restaurants, diners, sports bars, night clubs, dining establishments, and eateries all over the US, from cupcake pastry shops to pizza parlors and oyster bars, out of all of them I think Brewgrrs was my absolute favorite. Brewgrrs was a great project where I worked closely with the business owner to design a logo design that worked really well and did a great job to brand them, it worked on everything on everything from coasters, and tap handles all the way to the neon signage which hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very easy to read from over a block away.

commercial branding projects

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Electrical sign design for Topeka restaurnat designed by Topeka Sign Business
Topeka logo design and brand identity design for Topeka retailers
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,

Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,
Logo designed by ImageCo, Topeka, Kansas, KS,