Bristol Logo Design

Virtually every new Bristol venture realizes that they require a logo, yet few new business owners fully recognize the crucial role their organization logo will make in their becoming successful, or exactly why one logo works far better than another. A logo design has a critical and sustaining effect on the prosperity of a business, 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 an impediment for the longevity of a business. The logos featured in the ImageCo portfolio help Bristol businesses prosper, they are effective in any given circumstance and the reason why they are so effective is that they all have these 5 traits in common.
  1. Simplicity: simple logos do not demand consideration, they can be realized in merely a glimpse.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to billboards a scalable business logo will be legible and equally emotive at any dimension.
  3. Versatility: logos that work 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 enterprise they represent.
  5. Relevance: a logo needs to be timeless and will feel relevant today, tomorrow, and thirty years from today.

Retro logo layout of a bike produced for a Bristol coffee cafe as well as a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This startup coffee roaster and cafe were actually launching in an older section of town and really wanted to project a retro atmosphere without coming across as uninteresting or low energy. I achieved both of these tasks by developing a company logo concept that contains a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is old-fashioned, high energy, and is a classic business image.

clinical logo layout with a microscopic lense slide and germs designed for Bristol medical center.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the scientific discipline that studies the causes and consequences of diseases, especially the field of medicine which works with the laboratory assessment of samplings of human body tissue for diagnostic or forensic reasons.

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

Typically I attempt not to be overly literal with a concept and to a point, this design approaches the company it serves rather literally, but it does it in a fashion 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 enhancement to the brand that makes it more captivating, more focus grabbing and much more memorable.

logo design with a jumping environment-friendly frog made for a family members fun center in Bristol.

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 additionally 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 surgeons, dentists, and lawyers but Cool Springz is without question the one and only trampoline park that I have actually ever gotten the opportunity to work on.

Given that the title of the business features the word springz in its name the clear choice would have been to include a some springs into the concept but Cool Springz is a fun place to go and spring does not actually resonate an atmosphere 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 better dynamic 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 promotion and marketing. I also believe this is the only time that a logo I came up with was turned into a mascot when they had an employee costume fashioned to look exactly like my frog design.

digital photography logo design including a group of birds, a mountain, a route, a stream, as well as a tree - developed for Bristol 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 rather specialized field of photography and I think it is a niche profession due to the fact that travel photographers tend not to shoot places or things but rather communicate emotional journeys through the pictures they capture. The idea behind this logo composition was to utilize negative space to project more than what was visible upon first view, which I think is quintessential of the majority of professional photographers in that they oftentimes share whole stories using their photography.

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words but I think that some photographs convey a lot more than that because their photos often have an emotional resonance which can’t be revealed with just words. I made an effort to do something much the same to this logo design by making use of 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 communicated through the first impression. I think, in looking back, that my goal was to both brand this photographer with a memorable  Bristol logo design but also to reveal the depth of her work and in the way that she sees the world through the lens of her camera.

 Bristol logo layout with a seagull used for the letter A. Designed for a cordless retail organisation.

Coastal Wireless | Logo Design

The bulk of business logo design jobs that I take on I seriously enjoy and the Coastal Wireless assignment was one that I really felt good about, however the customer 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 but my client, even though he liked the concept, really did not care for my choice of birds. This man seriously loathed seagulls, which he referred to as the “rats of the sky”, luckily the rest of his family members didn’t share his aversion for this particular kind of sea bird.

When I turn a concept over to a customer I urge them to discuss it with colleagues and family members as well as with individuals that they don’t actually know so as to get unbiased point of views on the benefit of a design concept. Fortunately, he talked about it with his whole family and they really loved 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 include every other seabird he could think of … eventually I was able to talk him out of his choice of a pelican and he went with the original design.

Custom logo designs are a weird creature in the design world given that the people that tend to hire a professional to design their logo realize how crucial a logo design is for their company so they are much more vested in the end result. Every logo design job has it’s allotment of hurdles, however the greatest obstacle is finding that sweet spot in a design that works really well at the task it’s required to do in branding a company and also providing the customer the identity they see for themselves.

a red panda logo design with bamboo behind-the-scenes, style for Bristol book publisher

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a narrow slice of real estate to work with, however it is the most essential part of a printed book considering that it is usually the initial thing a person sees in the book shop. For a publisher, it’s the opportunity they will ever have to publicize their label and get their logo design in front of the people that shop for actual books.

This three color design is vivid, colorful and eye-catching and it gives plenty of area 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 benches modified to imply they are wings.

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and go nevertheless it seems like that in many occurrences one of the items people usually tend to recall the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a young startup commuter/shuttle airline company situated in LA and although I’m not certain it actually “took off” their logo design didn’t slow them. The bookend A’s in their name lent itself well to imparting a sense of air travel and it was definitely a success.

 Bristol logo layout made use of for advertising and marketing as well as a label design for Vintage Instance features an old typeface style.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case focused in brand-new cases for musical instruments, which looked to be antique cases. For this brand concept I tried to come up with a logo that provided a fluid retro feel to it and could easily be utilized for anything from a website to an insignia on brand new cases that looked like they were from a different point in time.

Logo design produced for an orthodontist in Bristol, layout consist of an arc with lines intersecting with it to imply metal braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dental care logo designs can be one of the most difficult logo design jobs due to the fact that it appears that every dentist includes 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 professions when it comes to small business marketing, if dining establishments approached their branding in the same way dental practices do every one of their logos would be a picture trying to explain something they served, McDonalds would probably include a picture of a potato and a cow.

I recognize the thinking behind adding an illustration of something mouth related to a dentist’s logo design 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 dentistry industry.

I actually love doing dental business logos because it challenges me to come up with a design that implies dentistry or a certain area of the field of dentistry like orthodontics without resorting to the clichéd approach that so many dentists settle on.

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

William McNally logo created for a family nonprofit, the logo design includes 4 personalities surprised in height to stand for a family unit with in the style.

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 residents in his city. Many logos with the name “family” in them tend to contain portrayals of a happy family, a cliche heavy method to any logo design is to be far too literal about what the name says or the industry it represents. I’ve found that the best concepts are the ones that are understated and don’t hit the viewer on the head with what the company or organization hopes to project.

The McNally Foundation’s name presented a distinct opportunity to do a logo design that communicated that they were about families without being openly tacky about it. The intention of a logo is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer attempts to use the logo to summarize how people ought to think or feel they don’t understand the objective of a logo. If you have to think about a logo to understand what it means, it has been in vain, a logo needs to be immediately understood and a logo that illustrates itself will never have the opportunity to be understood.

Logo style created for a hair layout workshop featuring a script font a hummingbird and an indicated orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios required a business logo which conveyed a spirit of tranquility and elegance for their new hair studio. I came up with a concept that did not go the obvious path of designing just a stylized orchid but rather delivered a company logo which implied a flower in the pattern of a swirl blended into the letter O in the name and by putting emphasis on the logo design using the silhouette of a hummingbird floating above the image itself. The obvious path in creating a company logo is in most cases the wrong course and in this case, the design ended up not being about the orchid but alternately put the emphasis on the perception that they wanted to project to their patrons.

Arabian equine logo layout developed for a steed ranch that specializes in reproducing Arabian show steeds.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo created a unique creative logo concept tailored to embody the unique physical traits of the Arabian breed of equines. With an unique head shape and very high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most immediately identifiable equine lineages in the entire world.

Las Cafe logo style a little restaurant, design consists of a changed manuscript font which floats over a group of elaborate lines and also dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Cafe logo design a little restaurant, style includes a modified script font style which floats over a group of elaborate lines as well as dots.

Logo style for a software designer the style features and also famous component of a bridge to the left of the name.

Smart Kernels | Logo Design

A kernel is the central component of an operating system (OS). Generally, the kernel is responsible for memory management, process and task management, and disk management. The kernel attaches 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 program and computer hardware.

The business logo I came up with for Smart Kernels was based on an actual bridge that is located a few miles from the business offices of Smart kernels. It’s a logo design that doesn’t attempt to point out anything to anyone regarding 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 quite a few cases the significance behind a business logo is just as important as how it brands the enterprise it stands for.

Develop logo layout created for a Bristol interior developer, design function a collection of red circles that converge and also replace the letter O in the center of the logo design.

Evolv Interior Design | Logo Design | Branding

Evolv Design is a Bristol interior design company and this logo design is representational of the work that an interior designer does in. An interior designer is someone who prepares, explores, coordinates, and oversees such projects. Interior design is a diverse occupation that includes conceptual development, space planning, site assessments, programming, research, interacting with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and implementation of the design.

logo design provided for Advanced Leadership Solutions, the personalities for letter V as well as A in center of the word advanced have been modified to tie straight right into words below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This particular Bristol logo design job was undertaken for a leadership guide that enables business leaders to become more efficient at supervising people, expectations, and productivity.

A logo style including an angler in the middle of the name casting a fly towards the audience.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With brand names like Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in over 7 billion a year selling goods and equipment to outdoor sporting fans the founders of On the Fly recognized the market was primed for an outdoor sporting store that functions as a consignment company. Whether you are into boating, angling or rock climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly presents a place for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all sorts of passions, a place to sell their secondhand items to other sports enthusiasts. I tailored their Bristol logo design dsign along with a graphic which garners the interest of vehicles and sends an image that wakens the enthusiasm of the outdoors. With visitor traffic that averages forty five miles per hour 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 tranquil habitat.
Logo layout MQ ranches, this logo design has an area included into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms business logo concept wasn’t really composed for an Bristol area farm it was in reality designed for a products broker, and this particular company logo was one of a handful of that fell beneath the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The aim was to make an identity that projects assurance, success, and luxury.
Logo designed for using an indicator for the restaurant (Brewgrrs), it is an ornate script font style that is evocative a well-known sporting activities team logo design.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I’ve crafted loads of restaurant business logos and establishment signs for restaurants, diners, sports bars, night clubs, dining establishments|eateries} all over the US, from cupcake pastry shops to pizza parlors and oyster bars, out of all of them I believe Brewgrrs was my favorite. Brewgrrs was a great project where I worked directly with the owner to produce a logo that 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 sign that hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very legible from over a block away.