Please note that this article is mainly aimed at beginners.

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Say you’ve never done design before. Let’s say just today somebody asked you to do a logo for them, or you want to make one for yourself. So you’re wondering, What do I do to not screw it up? What should I avoid doing? These are precisely the things I wish I knew when I started.

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My logo work (2020)

I’m in no way a professional myself, but I’ve been in your shoes and I can recognize some basic flaws you might not realize you’re doing. My way of working is constantly evolving over time to maximize my efficiency and the speed to get from the blank page to a final logo. In this article, I’ll go over some of the biggest mistakes and mention some resources and people that helped lead to this conclusion at the end, so you can check them for yourself. …

Simon Chaloupka

Logo/Identity Designer & hobby artist, pianist

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