Langley Park Logo Design

Nearly every new Langley Park venture realizes that they require a logo, however few entrepreneurs thoroughly realize the pivotal role their business logo can make in their success, or exactly why one logo functions more effectively than another. A business logo has an immediate and long-term influence on the success of a company, select the correct one and it will make the door swing and phone ring, select the incorrect one and it can be an obstacle and an impediment for the life of a company. The logos featured in the ImageCo portfolio help Langley Park companies prosper, they are effective in any given circumstance and the reason why they are so effective is because they all have these 5 traits in common.
  1. Simplicity: simple logos do not require scrutiny, they can be realized in merely a glimpse.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to posters a scalable logo will stay legible and equally emotive at every size.
  3. Versatility: logos that operate on any type of device, in print, on product packaging, on a mobile phone, or on a ball-cap.
  4. Suitability: they are appropriate, they are unique, and they are suitable for the business they represent.
  5. Relevance: a logo should be timeless and will feel relevant today, tomorrow, and 20 years from today.

Retro logo layout of a bike developed for a Langley Park coffee cafe and a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This start-up coffee roaster and coffeehouse were launching in an old part of the city and wished to cast a vintage tone without coming across as stodgy or low energy. I accomplished the two tasks via designing a symbol concept that features a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is old-fashioned, high energy, and is a ageless business image.

medical logo layout with a microscope slide and germs created for Langley Park clinical facility.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the scientific discipline that investigates the root causes and outcomes of diseases, especially the branch of medicine which works with the clinical examination of samplings of human body cellular material for diagnostic or forensic purposes.

The Mid-Valley Pathology logo design I came up with is the sole instance I call to mind in which I was in a position to integrate a bacteria-laden microscope slide within a logo design.

Usually I attempt not to be extremely literal with a concept and to a point, this design approaches the company it serves very literally, however it does it in a fashion that integrates the slide as part of the name so it doesn’t serve so much as an explanation of what Mid-Valley Pathology does so much as acts as an enhancement to the brand that makes it more appealing, more interest grabbing and a lot more memorable.

logo layout with a leaping eco-friendly frog created for a family members enjoyable facility in Langley Park.

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 norm of the kinds of jobs that come my way, I’ve done dozens of logo designs for medical professionals, dental offices, and legal professionals but Cool Springz is without question the one and only trampoline park which I have ever had the opportunity to work on.

Given that the name of the business has the word springz in its name the obvious choice would have been to feature a few springs into the concept but Cool Springz is a fun destination to go and spring doesn’t actually resonate an environment of fun does it. My thought process on this logo project went from springs (boring) to what jumps around, kangaroos … but kangaroos are cute and this place is cool, eventually I landed on a green tree frog and a dimensional treatment of the name itself to provide the logo a more dynamic high energy mood.

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

photography logo including a flock of birds, a hill, a path, a stream, and also a tree - developed for Langley Park traveling digital photographer.

Travel Don’t Wander | Logo Design | Website Design

Travel Don’t Wander was a logo job I took on for a travel photographer, which is a pretty niche field of photography and I think it is a niche area because travel photographers tend not to shoot places or things but rather convey emotional journeys through the images they record. The thought behind this logo composition was to use negative space to communicate more than what was visible upon first view, which I think is quintessential of almost all professional photographers in that they frequently tell entire 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 tried to do something similar to this logo design 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  Langley Park logo but also to illustrate the depth to her work and in the way that she sees the world through the lens of her camera.

 Langley Park logo design with a seagull made use of for the letter A. Designed for a wireless retail company.

Coastal Wireless | Logo Design

The bulk of business logo design jobs that I take on I truly enjoy and the Coastal Wireless design was one that I certainly 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 silhouette 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 man genuinely hated seagulls, which he referred to as the “rats of the sky”, luckily the rest of his friends and family didn’t share his hatred for this specific variety of sea bird.

When I turn a design over to a client I encourage them to share it with friends and colleagues and family members as well as with people that they don’t even know so as to get unprejudiced opinions on the value of a concept. Fortunately, he shared it with his family and they 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 incorporate 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 went with the original design.

Logos are a weird animal in the design world given that the people that have a tendency to hire an expert to design their business logo understand how important a logo design is for their business so they are much more invested in the end result. Every logo design job has it’s share of difficulties, but the biggest challenge is identifying that sweet spot in a design that works really well at the task it’s needed to do in branding a business and also giving the client the identity they see for themselves.

a red panda logo style with bamboo in the background, layout for Langley Park book publisher

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a slender piece of real estate to work with, however it is the most essential part of a printed book because it is often the initial thing a person views in the book shop. Concerning a publishing company, it’s the most ideal opportunity that 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 three color design is vibrant, picturesque and eye-catching and it leaves plenty of room for the title and the author’s name.

Air LA logo created for an airline company in Los Angeles, the logo has 2 letter A's with the bars changed to imply they are wings.

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and depart however it seems like that in many instances 1 of the things people tend to recall the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a small startup commuter/shuttle air service located in LA and although I’m not sure it really “took off” their organization logo didn’t slow them. The bookend A’s in their brand lent itself well to conferring a feeling of air travel and it was certainly a victory.

 Langley Park logo design used for advertising as well as a tag style for Vintage Case includes an archaic font layout.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case specialized in brand new cases for music instruments, which appeared to be vintage cases. For this custom logo concept I sought to come up with a logo that offered a fluid old style feel to it and could easily be utilized for anything from a web site to a label on brand new cases that looked like they were from another era.

Logo developed for an orthodontist in Langley Park, design include an arc with lines intersecting through it to imply steel dental braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dental care business logos can easily be one of the most challenging logo projects because it seems that every single dentist integrates a smile, a tooth, a smiling tooth, or a toothy smile in their design. Dental business logos are one of the very most cliche ridden careers when it comes to company branding, if restaurants approached their advertising in the very same way dental practitioners do every one of their logos would definitely be a picture trying to explain anything they served, McDonalds would probably include an image of a potato and a cow.

I understand the thinking behind including a likeness of something mouth associated to a dentist’s logo but it has to be done subtly or it will just look like every other clipart dentists logo that litter the branding landscape of the dental care industry.

I actually love doing dentist logo designs simply because it challenges me to come up with a design that implies the field of dentistry or a particular field of dentistry like orthodontics without resorting to the clichéd approach that so many dentists settle on.

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

William McNally logo design developed for a family members not-for-profit, the logo design features 4 characters 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 logo that would be representative of the love that William McNally had for the folks in his city. Many 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 very literal with regards to what the name says or the industry it represents. I’ve discovered that the best concepts are the ones that are understated and never hit the viewer on the head with what the business or institution wants to project.

The McNally Foundation’s name offered a distinct opportunity to do a logo design that conveyed that they were about families without being overtly corny about it. The aim of a logo is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer makes an effort to use the logo design to describe exactly how people should think or feel they don’t understand the goal of a logo. If you have to think about a logo to understand what it means, it has fallen short, a logo needs to be immediately understood and a logo that describes itself will never have the chance to be comprehended.

Logo style produced for a hair style workshop featuring a manuscript font a hummingbird and also an indicated orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios required a logo design that communicated a feeling of ease and class for their new hair salon. I came up with a design which didn’t go the obvious route of designing just a stylized orchid but rather created a logo design which implied an orchid in the formation of a swirl integrated into the letter O in the title and by placing emphasis on the logo design along with the silhouette of a hummingbird hovering over the image itself. The obvious path in creating a logo design is frequently the wrong route and in this case, the design ended up not being about the flower but instead laid the attention on the perception that they wanted to forecast to their clients.

Arabian horse logo style developed for a steed cattle ranch that concentrates on reproducing Arabian program steeds.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo developed a one-of-a-kind logo concept tailored to illustrate the unique physical traits of the Arabian type of equines. With a different head shape and very high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most immediately identifiable equine types in the world.

Las Coffee shop logo style a tiny dining establishment, design includes a customized manuscript font style which hovers above a group of ornate lines and also dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Cafe logo design a small restaurant, style contains a customized manuscript font which floats above a team of elaborate lines and dots.

Logo design for a software application programmer the layout attributes as well as iconic aspect of a bridge to the left of the name.

Smart Kernels | Logo Design

A kernel is the central part of an operating system (OS). Typically, the kernel is responsible for memory administration, process and task management, and drive management. The kernel links the computer hardware to the application software. In other words a kernel is {essentially|quite literally a bridge that behaves as a bridge in between the software and computer 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 spell out anything to anyone about what business they are in or how it relates to their specific location. Nevertheless it intimated something to the owner of the company and in many cases the meaning behind a business logo is equally as important as how it serves the organization it represents.

Develop logo design produced for a Langley Park interior designer, style attribute a series 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 Langley Park interior design company and this logo design is representational of the work that an interior designer does in. An interior designer is somebody who arranges, researches, coordinates, and oversees such tasks. Interior design is a diverse occupation that involves conceptual development, space planning, site examinations, programming, study, corresponding with the stakeholders of a project, building and construction supervision, and implementation of the design.

logo layout done for Advanced Management Solutions, the personalities for letter V and also A in middle of words advanced have actually been modified to tie directly into the words below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This Langley Park logo design assignment was undertaken for a leadership specialist that assists business leaders to become more effective at supervising people, expectations, and productivity.

A logo layout including an angler in the middle of the name casting a fly in the direction of the visitor.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With brands such as Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in over 7 billion a year selling goods and equipment to outdoor sporting fans the owners of On the Fly understood the market place was primed for an outdoor sporting store that functions as a consignment business. Whether or not you are into boating, angling or mountain climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly provides a place for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all kinds of passions, a place to sell off their secondhand equipment to other sports enthusiasts. I created their Langley Park logo dsign utilizing a graphic which garners the interest of vehicles and sends an image that arouses the enthusiasm of the outdoors. With traffic that averages forty five mph I realized it would take more than the typical logo/sign to get commuters to take notice, hence the illustration of a fly fisherman in his natural and relaxed habitat.
Logo layout MQ ranches, this logo design has an area included right into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms company logo concept wasn’t really designed for an Langley Park area farm it was really developed for a products broker, and this particular brand was one of a handful of that fell under the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The goal was really to produce a brand mark that projects esteem, success, and prosperity.
Logo design created for the use of an indicator for the dining establishment (Brewgrrs), it is a luxuriant script font that is reminiscent of a popular sporting activities team logo design.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I have created quite a lot of restaurant logos and business signs for restaurants, diners, sports bars, night clubs, dining establishments|eateries} all over the US, from cupcake bake shops to pizza parlors and oyster bars, out of all of them I think Brewgrrs was my favorite. Brewgrrs was a neat project in which I worked closely with the proprietor to design a logo that worked really well and did a fantastic job to brand them, it functioned on everything on everything from coasters, and tap handles all the way to the lighted sign that hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very legible from over a block away.