Logo Design with Grids: Timeless Style from Simple Shapes

George Bokhua, Digital Graphic Designer & Illustrator

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9 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:58
    • 2. Why Gridding?

      4:16
    • 3. Gridded Examples from my Work

      3:59
    • 4. Sketching Logo Ideas

      5:28
    • 5. Gridding Your Logo on Paper

      3:13
    • 6. Executing Your Logo in Illustrator

      9:26
    • 7. Finishing Touches

      2:06
    • 8. Conclusion

      0:34
    • 9. Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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Project Description

Design a letterform logo from your initials.

  1. Pick any letter you'd like — this can be an initial from your last name, brand or client 
  2. Sketch 10-15 ideas on grid paper — update your Project Workspace as you go along! 
  3. Take your favorite sketch, scan it into Illustrator — lay out your basic vector linework 
  4. Align your grids in Illustrator — add that extra polish of perfection to your mark 

Please share your finished logo, along with your grids overlaid onto it, and any sketches or rough ideas along the way. Looking forward to seeing your marks come to life. 

   

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Special Thanks

  • My associate Tako Chabukiani who helped with the gridding for this class 

   

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