Yesterday, that would be Sunday 3rd October, I stumbled upon a rather interesting little supplement inside that day’s edition of The Observer—CoolBrands®.
In response to my post about giving back to the Open Source movement, I discovered a free, open-source, cross-platform video compositing application that was in need of a logo design that could also be used as an application icon.
I love Open Source software; I love the idea behind it, the transparency, the pace of development that occurs, the community spirit it endeavours. So I want to give something back.
As a logo and brand identity designer, it still never ceases to amaze me how many people think that logo design is a 10 minute job, usually involving “putting some text up in a nice font with a little graphic”.
Jonathon Wort is a talented sound engineer and music producer who was looking to establish a strong online presence with a unique visual brand.
Miss Eva Fox is a singer based in the North-West of England, available for bookings for jazz, blues, swing, soul, and showtunes.
Recently I was contacted by Mr. Robin Howarth of Thelwall Cars to develop a unique image for his new taxi firm.
Well, it’s been a few months since my last post about fonts and typefaces and since then I’ve done a lot more exploring into the vast world of typefaces and returned with some very interesting finds, particularly when it comes to screen-ready display fonts.