Pikesville Logo Design

Every new Pikesville business realizes that they require a logo, but few entrepreneurs thoroughly realize the key role their business logo will take in their financial success, or the reason that one business logo performs more effectively than another. A business logo has an instant and long-term influence on the prosperity of a company, go with the right one and it will make the door swing and phone ring, go with the incorrect one and it can be a barrier and an impediment for the life of a company. The logos featured in the ImageCo portfolio help Pikesville companies prosper, they are effective in any given circumstance and the reason why they are so effective is because they all have these 5 features in common.
  1. Simplicity: simple logos don’t demand consideration, they can be grasped in merely a look.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to posters a scalable logo will continue to be legible and equally emotive at every scale.
  3. Versatility: logos that operate on any sort of device, in print, on 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 must be enduring and will feel relevant today, tomorrow, and forty years from today.

Retro logo design of a bike produced for a Pikesville coffee cafe as well as a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This start-up coffee roaster and coffee shop were actually opening up in an old part of the city and wished to visualize a retro vibe without coming across as monotonous or low energy. I fulfilled both of these tasks by means of designing a logo concept that contains a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is antiquated, high energy, and is a timeless business image.

clinical logo design with a microscopic lense slide as well as germs made for Pikesville clinical facility.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the scientific discipline that analyzes the triggers and outcomes of diseases, mainly the branch of healthcare which deals with the clinical evaluation of samplings of human body cellular material for diagnostic or forensic reasons.

The Mid-Valley Pathology brand I came up with is really the sole instance I recollect where I was in a position to incorporate a bacteria-laden microscope slide right into a logo design.

Typically I try not to be extremely literal with a design and to a degree, this specific design approaches the company it represents very literally, but it does it in a way that incorporates 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 enhancer to the name that makes it more appealing, more interest grabbing and a lot more unforgettable.

logo layout with a leaping eco-friendly frog developed for a family enjoyable center in Pikesville.

Cool Springz | Logo Design | Retail Branding

The Cool Springz Trampoline Park was a really fun project to work on, most likely because a trampoline park is all about fun. It’s additionally a project that is way out of the usual of the types of projects that come my way, I’ve produced dozens of logo designs for doctors, dental experts, and legal professionals but Cool Springz is without question the one and only trampoline park that I have ever gotten the privilege to work on.

Given that the name of the company has the word springz in its name the clear choice would have been to feature a couple springs into the design but Cool Springz is a fun location 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 dynamic high energy atmosphere.

In the end, Cool Springz ended up loving my brainchild and named the frog Jax and incorporated him in to everything they used for advertising and marketing. I also think this is the only time that a logo I did was turned into a mascot when they had a staff member costume fabricated to look exactly like my frog design.

digital photography logo design featuring a flock of birds, a hill, a route, a stream, and also a tree - developed for Pikesville traveling professional photographer.

Travel Don’t Wander | Logo Design | Website Design

Travel Don’t Wander was a custom logo design job I took on for a travel photographer, which is a rather niche field of photography and I believe it is a niche sector because travel photographers don’t capture places or things but rather reveal emotional experiences through the pictures they capture. The thought behind this logo concept was to utilize negative space to communicate more than what was visible upon initial glance, which I think is representative of most professional photographers in that they oftentimes convey whole stories through their photography.

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words but I think that some photographs convey a great deal more than that because their photos frequently have an emotional resonance which can’t be revealed with just words. I made an effort to do something the same to this logo design by utilizing the positive space in the design to voice 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  Pikesville logo but also to reveal the depth to her art and in the way that she perceives the world through the lens of her camera.

 Pikesville logo layout with a seagull used for the letter A. Designed for a cordless retail business.

Coastal Wireless | Logo Design

The bulk of business logo design projects that I take on I really enjoy and the Coastal Wireless design was one that I certainly felt good about, however 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 letter A however the client, even though he liked the concept, didn’t care for my choice of birds. This particular man really 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 type of sea bird.

When I turn a design over to a client I encourage them to share it with colleagues and family as well as with individuals that they don’t even know so as to get unprejudiced assessments on the value of a concept. Fortunately, he discussed it with his whole family and they really loved the concept and were able to reason with him and get him to sign off on it, but not before he worked me over to include every other seabird he could think of … eventually I was able to talk him out of his alternative of a pelican and he proceeded with the original concept.

Logos are a strange creature in the design world because the people that tend to hire an expert to create their logo comprehend how important a logo design is for their business so they are much more invested in the final result. Every logo job possesses it’s portion of hurdles, however the greatest challenge is finding that sweet spot in a design that functions really well at the job it’s required to do in branding a company and also providing the client the image they see for themselves.

a red panda logo layout with bamboo in the background, layout for Pikesville book publisher

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a narrow piece of real estate to work with, however it is the most important part of a printed book given that it is in most cases the very first thing a person views in the book shop. For a publisher, it’s the absolute best opportunity that they will ever have to publicize their brand and get their logo design in front of the people that buy actual books.

This three color design is vivid, colorful and eye-catching and it leaves plenty of room for the title and the author’s name.

Air LA logo developed for an airline in Los Angeles, the logo design has two letter A's with benches changed to imply they are wings.

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and go however it looks like that in many occurrences one of the aspects people usually tend to remember the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a small start-up commuter/shuttle air service based in LA and although I’m not sure it really “took off” their custom logo didn’t ground them. The bookend A’s in their title lent itself well to imparting a spirit of airline flight and it was surely a victory.

 Pikesville logo layout made use of for advertising and a label layout for Vintage Situation includes an antiquated font layout.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case focused in all new cases for musical instruments, which looked to be older cases. For this logo concept I tried to come up with a logo that provided a fluid nostalgic feel to it and could easily be utilized for everything from a web page to a label on brand new cases that looked like they were from another generation.

Logo developed for an orthodontist in Pikesville, design consist of an arc with lines converging through it to indicate metal braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dental care logo designs can be one of the most difficult logo design projects considering that it seems that almost every dentist integrates a smile, a tooth, a smiling tooth, or a toothy smile in their design. Dentistry logo designs are one of the most cliche ridden fields when it comes to small business branding, if restaurants approached their branding in the very same way dentists do every one of their company logos would be a picture explaining something they served, McDonalds would most likely include a picture of a potato and a cow.

I recognize the thinking behind including an illustration of something mouth related 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 love doing dentistry business logos because it challenges me to come up with a design that implies the field of dentistry or a specific 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 eventually I created a design that does not 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 design over to the customer the only smile that was evident was actually the smile on Dr. Kujak’s face.

William McNally logo design created for a household nonprofit, the logo design features 4 characters surprised in height to stand for a family unit with in the design.

William McNally | Logo Design | Branding

The William McNally Family Foundation reached out to ImageCo to help them come up with a logo design that would be depictive 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 far too literal pertaining to what the name says or the industry it represents. I’ve discovered that the best designs are the ones that are understated and don’t hit the viewer on the head with what the company or organization wishes to communicate.

The McNally Foundation’s name offered a unique opportunity to do a logo design which communicated that they were about families without being overtly tacky about it. The objective of a logo is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer tries to use the logo to illustrate precisely how individuals should think or feel they don’t understand the objective of a logo. If viewers have to consider a logo design to understand what it means, it has fallen short, a logo needs to be instantly comprehended and a logo that illustrates itself won’t have the opportunity to be understood.

Logo design produced for a hair design studio including a script font a hummingbird and a suggested orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios required a logo which conveyed a spirit of simplicity and class for their new hair studio. I created a design that did not go the obvious route of designing simply a stylized orchid but instead delivered 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 concept along with the silhouette of a hummingbird hovering above the logo itself. The obvious path in creating a business logo is usually the incorrect course and in this case, the design ended up not being about the flower but alternately laid the main focus on the perception that they really wanted to project to their customers.

Arabian horse logo layout developed for an equine cattle ranch that concentrates on reproducing Arabian program equines.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo crafted an original organization logo design styled to display the unique physical traits of the Arabian pedigree of horses. With an identifiable head form and higher tail posture, the Arabian is one of the very most immediately identifiable equine breeds in the entire world.

Las Coffee shop logo design a tiny restaurant, style consists of a changed script typeface which floats above a team of luxuriant lines as well as dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Coffee shop logo design a small dining establishment, layout consists of a changed manuscript font which hovers over a team of ornate lines and dots.

Logo design for a software programmer the layout features and also legendary aspect 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 management, and disk managing. The kernel connects the system hardware to the application software. In other words a kernel is {essentially|quite literally a bridge that functions 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 few miles from the business offices of Smart kernels. It’s a logo design that doesn’t attempt to spell out anything to anyone with regards to what business they are in or how it relates to their specific location. But it represented something to the owner of the business and in many cases the meaning supporting a logo is just as important as how it brands the enterprise it represents.

Progress logo layout created for a Pikesville interior designer, design feature a series of red circles that converge and also replace the letter O in the center of the logo style.

Evolv Interior Design | Logo Design | Branding

Evolv Design is a Pikesville interior design company and this logo design is representational of the work that an interior designer does in. An interior designer is someone who arranges, researches, collaborates, and oversees such ventures. Interior design is a diverse profession that involves conceptual development, area planning, site evaluations, programming, investigation, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and execution of the design.

logo style provided for Advanced Leadership Solutions, the characters for letter V as well as A in center of words progressed have been modified to tie straight into words below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This Pikesville logo design project was done for a management specialist that assists business leaders to become more effective at supervising people, expectations, and profitability.

A logo style including a fisherman in the center of the name casting a fly towards the visitor.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With brand names such as Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in over 7 billion a year offering goods and equipment to outdoor sporting fans the owners of On the Fly recognized the market was prepared for an outdoor sporting store that functions as a consignment business. Whether or not you are into boating, sportfishing or mountain climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly provides a location for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all kinds of passions, a spot to market their secondhand goods to other sports enthusiasts. I tailored their Pikesville business logo dsign with a graphic that pulls in the interest of traffic and sends an image that wakens the enthusiasm of the outdoors. With visitor traffic that averages 45 mph I knew it would take more than the average logo/sign to get commuters to take notice, hence the graphic of a fly fisherman in his natural and calm habitat.
Logo layout MQ ranches, this logo layout has actually an area incorporated into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms brand design wasn’t really composed for an Pikesville area farm it was actually designed for an investments broker, and this particular logo was one of many that fell beneath the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The aim was actually to make a graphic that projected self-assurance, success, and wealth.
Logo made for making use of a sign for the restaurant (Brewgrrs), it is an elaborate script font that is reminiscent of a famous sports group logo design.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I’ve created dozens of restaurant logo designs and business signs for restaurants, diners, sports bars, night clubs, dining establishments|eateries} all over the United States, from cupcake pastry shops to pizza parlors and oyster bars, out of all of them I think Brewgrrs was my favorite. Brewgrrs was a cool undertaking in which I worked closely with the owner to design a business logo that worked very well and did a fantastic job to brand them, it worked on everything on everything from coasters, and tap handles all the way to the neon signage that hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very legible from over a block away.