Bristol Logo Design

Each and every new Bristol business knows they are in need of a logo, but few new business owners fully are aware of the vital role their business logo will perform in their success, or the reason that one logo functions better than another. A company logo has a critical and sustaining influence on the success of a company, go with the right one and it will make the door swing and phone ring, choose the incorrect one and it will be a barrier and an impediment for the longevity of an organization. The logos presented in the ImageCo portfolio help Bristol companies prosper, they are effective in any given scenario and the reason they are so effective is that they all have these five features in common.
  1. Simplicity: simple logos do not require scrutiny, they can be realized in just a glimpse.
  2. Scalability: from business cards to signboards a scalable business logo will remain legible and just as emotive at virtually any size.
  3. Versatility: logos that operate on any device, in print, on 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 stand for.
  5. Relevance: a business logo should be lasting and will feel relevant today, tomorrow, and twenty five years from now.

Retro logo style of a bicycle developed for a Bristol coffee cafe and also a coffee roaster.

Ferry Street Coffee Company | Logo Design | Retail Branding

This budding coffee roaster and coffee shop were actually launching in an older section of town and hoped to visualize a vintage vibe without coming across as uninteresting or low energy. I achieved both jobs by creating a trademark design that incorporates a man on a high wheel bicycle (aka The Penny Farthing), it is antiquated, high energy, and is a classic business image.

clinical logo style with a microscopic lense slide and also germs designed for Bristol clinical center.

Mid-Valley Pathology | Logo Design

Pathology is the scientific discipline which analyzes the triggers and effects of diseases, mainly the field of healthcare which works with the clinical examination of samples of human body cellular material for diagnostic or forensic intents.

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

Normally I try not to be overly literal with a concept and to a degree, this design approaches the company it represents very literally, but it does it in a way 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 enhancer to the brand that helps make it more intriguing, more attention grabbing and more meaningful.

logo design with a leaping green frog developed for a family members enjoyable center in Bristol.

Cool Springz | Logo Design | Retail Branding

The Cool Springz Trampoline Park was a really cool project to work on, most likely 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 which come my way, I’ve produced dozens of logo designs for medical professionals, dental offices, 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 full name of the company features the word springz in its name the clear choice would have been to integrate a couple springs into the design but Cool Springz is a fun destination to go and spring does not actually reflect 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, eventually I landed on a green tree frog and a dimensional treatment of the name itself to provide the logo a more enthusiastic high energy feeling.

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

digital photography logo including a flock of birds, a hill, a trail, a stream, and a tree - designed for Bristol travel 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 fairly niche field of photography and I think it is a niche profession due to the fact that travel photographers don’t capture locations or things but instead convey emotional experiences by means of the images they capture. The thought behind this logo concept was to use negative space to communicate more than what was visible upon first glance, which I think is quintessential of almost all professional photographers in that they frequently convey entire stories using their photography.

It’s said that a picture is worth a 1000 words but I think that some photographs convey much more than that because their photos often have an emotional fullness which can’t be conveyed with mere words. I tried to do something very similar to this logo by making use of 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 conveyed 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 show the depth to her art and in the way that she perceives 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 projects that I take on I really relish and the Coastal Wireless assignment was one that I really felt good about, but 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 letter A however my client, even though he loved the concept, didn’t care for my choice of birds. This particular man truly despised seagulls, which he referred to as the “rats of the sky”, thankfully the rest of his family didn’t share his contempt for this particular kind of sea bird.

When I turn a design over to a client I encourage all of them to talk about it with friends and family members as well as with people that they don’t actually know so as to get unbiased point of views on the worthiness of a design. Fortunately, he talked about it with his whole family and they really liked the design and were able to persuade 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 … in the end I was able to talk him out of his choice of a pelican and he proceeded with the original design.

Logos are a weird creature in the design world given that the people that have a tendency to hire an expert to design their business logo understand how essential a logo design is for their business so they are much more vested in the final result. Every logo design project has it’s allotment of challenges, however the biggest obstacle is identifying that sweet spot in a design that functions really well at the task it’s required to do in branding a business and also giving the customer the image they see for themselves.

a red panda logo layout with bamboo behind-the-scenes, style for Bristol book author

Red Panda Publishers | Logo Design

The book spine is a narrow piece of real estate to work with, yet it really is the most essential part of a published book given that it is often the very first thing a person views in the book store. With respect to a publishing company, it’s the most ideal opportunity that they will ever get to publicize their label and get their logo design in front of the men and women that purchase actual books.

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

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

Air LA | Logo Design

Airlines come and depart yet it seems like that in many occurrences 1 of the things people tend to remember the most are their logos. The Air LA logo design was done for a small fledgling commuter/shuttle air service based in LA and while I’m not sure it actually “took off” their custom logo didn’t slow them. The bookend A’s in their name lent itself well to conferring a feeling of airline flight and it was undoubtedly a success.

 Bristol logo layout utilized for advertising and marketing and also a label design for Vintage Instance features an old font style design.

Vintage Case | Logo Design

Vintage case specialized in brand-new cases for music instruments, that seemed to be much older cases. For this logo design I strove to come up with a logo that possessed a fluid retro feel to it and could easily be used for everything from a website to an insignia on brand new cases that appeared like they were from a different era.

Logo created for an orthodontist in Bristol, style consist of an arc with lines intersecting through it to indicate steel dental braces.

Kujak Orthodontics | Logo Design | Sign Design

Dentistry business logos can easily be one of the most challenging logo design jobs considering that it appears that every single dentist features a smile, a tooth, a smiling tooth, or a toothy smile in their design. Dental logos are one of the very most cliche ridden careers when it comes to business advertising, if dining establishments approached their branding in the very same way dental practitioners do every one of their company logos would be a picture explaining anything they served, McDonalds would most likely include a picture of a potato and a cow.

I understand the thinking behind incorporating a likeness of something mouth related to a dentist’s logo but 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 profession.

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

Kujak Orthodontics delivered such an opportunity and eventually I created a layout 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 design. When I turned this particular concept over to the customer the only smile that was evident was really the smile on Dr. Kujak’s face.

William McNally logo created for a family not-for-profit, the logo features 4 personalities staggered in elevation to stand for a family with in the design.

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 illustrative of the devotion that William McNally had for the folks in his city. Most logos with the name “family” in them tend to contain depictions of a happy family, a cliche heavy technique 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 downplayed and never hit the viewer on the head with what the company or institution hopes to relate.

The McNally Foundation’s name presented a distinct opportunity to do a logo that communicated that they were about families without being overtly cheesy about it. The intention of a logo design is to be remembered and recognized and if the designer makes an effort to use the logo to summarize specifically how people ought to think or feel they don’t understand the mission of a logo. If viewers 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 that explains itself won’t have the likelihood to be understood.

Logo layout created for a hair layout studio featuring a manuscript font a hummingbird as well as a suggested orchid for the letter O.

Wild Orchid Studio | Logo Design Project

Wild Orchid Studios needed a business logo that communicated a feeling of contentment and elegance for their new hair salon. I created a concept that didn’t go the obvious path of creating just a stylized orchid but instead delivered a business logo that implied a flower in the pattern of a swirl incorporated in to the letter O in the name and by putting attention on the logo design along with the figure of a hummingbird hovering over the logo itself. The obvious path in creating a logo is more often than not the incorrect course and in this case, the design ended up not being about the flower but instead placed the emphasis on the feeling that they wanted to forecast to their patrons.

Arabian equine logo layout produced for a horse cattle ranch that focuses on breeding Arabian program equines.

Dazzo Arabians | Logo Design

ImageCo developed a distinct business logo concept fashioned to embody the unique physical traits of the Arabian type of horses. By having a distinctive head form and higher tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the very most immediately identifiable horse breeds in the whole world.

Las Cafe logo design a tiny restaurant, design consists of a modified manuscript font which hovers over a group of luxuriant lines and dots.

Las Cafe | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

Las Cafe logo layout a little restaurant, layout contains a modified manuscript typeface which floats above a group of elaborate lines as well as dots.

Logo design for a software program developer the design features and also legendary 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 drive operations. 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 connection in between the software program and hardware.

The logo design I came up with for Smart Kernels was based on an actual bridge that is situated a couple of miles from the offices of Smart kernels. It’s a logo design that doesn’t attempt to explain anything to anyone regarding to what business they are in or how it relates to their specific location. However it represented 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 business it represents.

Progress logo style produced for a Bristol interior designer, design feature a collection of red circles that converge and also replace the letter O in the middle of the logo style.

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 organizes, explores, collaborates, and manages such ventures. Interior design is a diverse profession that consists of conceptual development, space planning, location examinations, programming, study, interacting with the stakeholders of a project, building and construction management, and implementation of the design.

logo design done for Advanced Management Solutions, the personalities for letter V as well as A in center of words advanced have actually been modified to link directly right into the words below.

Advanced Leadership Solutions | Logo Design | Website Design

This particular Bristol logo design assignment was completed for a management consultant that helps business leaders to develop into more successful at overseeing people, expectations, and productivity.

A logo layout featuring a fisherman in the center of the name casting a fly towards the customer.

On The Fly | Logo Design | Retail Branding

With companies such as Cabelas and Bass Pros raking in over 7 billion a year retailing goods and equipment to outdoor sporting enthusiasts the founders of On the Fly understood the market was ready for an outdoor sporting merchant that functions as a consignment firm. Whether or not you are into boating, fishing or rock climbing, or even hunting, On the Fly provides a venue for outdoor sports enthusiasts with all kinds of passions, a location to market their used goods to other sports enthusiasts. I designed their Bristol business logo dsign utilizing an illustration which garners the attention of vehicles and projects an image that calls to mind the enthusiasm of the outdoors. With traffic that averages 45 miles per hour I realized it would take more than the average logo/sign to get travelers to take notice, hence the illustration of a fly fisherman in his natural and relaxed habitat.
Logo design MQ farms, this logo design has actually a field integrated into the letter Q.

MQ Farms | Logo Design | Branding

The MQ farms emblem design wasn’t really produced for an Bristol regional farm it was in reality devised for a products broker, and this particular company was one of many that fell beneath the MQ umbrella … MQ commodities was one, MQ trading was another. The goal was actually to generate a graphic that projected self-confidence, success, and prosperity.
Logo designed for the use of an indicator for the restaurant (Brewgrrs), it is a luxuriant script font that is evocative a famous sporting activities group logo design.

Brewgrrs Restaurant | Logo Design | Restaurant Branding

I’ve created dozens of restaurant logo designs and establishment 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 absolute favorite. Brewgrrs was a cool project where I worked directly with the proprietor to develop a logo that worked extremely 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 illuminated sign which hung above their doors, and was highly visible and very legible from over a block away.