Logotype Design: Create Brand Marks with Typography

Mackey Saturday, Graphic Designer

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11 Videos (1h 20m)
    • Introduction

      2:27
    • Your Assignment

      1:31
    • Research and Ideation

      10:00
    • Sketching 1

      7:52
    • Sketching 2

      10:01
    • Sketching 3

      9:50
    • Digital Refinement 1

      9:04
    • Digital Refinement 2

      9:47
    • Fine Tooth Comb 1

      9:29
    • Fine Tooth Comb 2

      9:45
    • Conclusion

      0:25

About This Class

Debunk logotype design! A logotype is a single piece of type that prints a word or group of separate letters— the perfect base for showcasing your brand or company name in logos, brand assets, media kits, and more.

This 60-minute class features Mackey Saturday — best known for designing the “scripted” Instagram logo — creating a logotype for his friend’s skate shop. Bite-sized lessons cover:

  • understanding your market
  • crafting balanced letterforms
  • developing advanced ligatures
  • working with symmetry

By the end of the class, you’ll develop your own unique logotype for a company, project, or even yourself. This class is perfect for beginning designers looking to master basic building blocks, experienced professionals looking for new tricks, and brand strategists eager to go behind the scenes.

612 of 617 students recommendSee All

Excellent Class!
Valuable lessons and ideas in this class. The process itself and seeing Saturday approach a concept is a great way to learn.
Riley Jones

Coffee Fueled Creative

Amazing course, I would really recommend this course to anyone new or experienced to take a look and enjoy his process.
Jacques Simon Jr.

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Mackey Saturday

Graphic Designer

Mackey Saturday is an independent graphic designer.  Through strategy, inquest, and design implementations he creates and advances steadfast identities.