István Szép – Creative logo design with Inkscape for free
Learn the logo designer mindset and make the best logos for your clients with Inkscape!
Inkscape is a great free vector tool you can use to create real, professional level logo design for real clients. Clients care about results, they need a good logo from a flexible, professional designer. To achieve this, you don’t need expensive software. You need to be clever and creative, and I show you how!
In this course I cover the theory and the creative process of logo design from the first client brief through finding ideas and creating sketches, until the presentation of the final design to the client. According to this, half of the course is about logo design theory and process, the other half is about designing logos in Inkscape – with all the practical tips I can give.
Starting the course you also get my logo design book titled Studylogo. It is a 70 pages long e-book about logo design theory. It covers a bit more what is in the course, and gives a great overview about the topic.
- Introduction (1:37)
- Your first task! (3:06)
- Studylogo – the logo designers book
What makes a great logo?
- What makes a good logo? (3:39)
- The 3 types of logos (2:45)
- Simplicity is a value (4:15)
- The unique logo (3:09)
- Clever and creative (4:18)
- Gestalt games (8:21)
The logo design process
- The logo design process in a nutshell (4:01)
- The importance of doing research before design (2:23)
- How to research for logo ideas? (7:32)
- Sketching for creativity (4:54)
Start to design logos in Inkscape!
- Creating the 1st logo idea in Inkscape (19:48)
- Creating the 2nd logo idea in Inkscape (11:23)
- Continuing the 2nd logo design (7:36)
- Creating a 3rd idea for the logo in Inkscape (13:28)
- A 4th idea for the same logo in Inkscape (10:58)
Text and colors
- Colors in logo design (6:18)
- Coloring our logo in Inkscape (8:17)
- Type in logo design (7:48)
- Add text to your logo in Inkscape (5:40)
Presentation and conclusion
- Presenting your logo ideas (11:20)
- Conclusion (1:31)