Logo Design for Beginners

A course by Migue Martí , Graphic designer

Graphic designer. Valencia, Spain.
Joined September 2019

Learn the fundamentals to design your first logo step by step: from concept to implementation

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (137)
  • 2387 students

Learn the fundamentals to design your first logo step by step: from concept to implementation

A good logo must communicate the identity of a brand and connect with its audience. According to Migue Martí, “although there is no secret formula, there are basic rules to find the magic behind great designs” and in this course, that’s what he teaches: the basic rules to create your first logo. Migue has worked with clients such as Ajuntament de València, Democràcia Estudio, jotateam studio, Regular Animal, Editorial Drassana, among others.

Migue shows you how his process to create a high-quality logo from scratch. Learn the steps to take to conceptualize, sketch, and design a logo that reflects a brand effectively. Lastly, see how to communicate your project and how to present it to a client successfully.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 21 downloads

What is a logo
14 minutes, 8 seconds
Characteristics of a good logo
15 minutes, 12 seconds
Commissioning and analysis
11 minutes, 58 seconds
The conceptualization
8 minutes, 34 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (137)
  • 2387 students
  • 17 lessons (3h 26m)
  • 21 additional resources (10 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a design project for a brand, step by step, going through each phase. Adapt it to different formats and learn how to present it to your clients successfully.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For anyone that wants to develop a logo design project for the first time.

Requirements and materials

You will need a drawing pad, pencils, a computer and access to the internet. You also need vector design software such as Adobe Illustrator or Sketch.


Reviews

2387 Students
137 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Migue Martí

A course by Migue Martí

Teacher Plus
Graphic designer

Migue Martí studied Graphic Design at the EASD in Valencia, Spain. Afterward, he worked in studios like Supply Brand Agency (in Porto, Portugal), and with the architect Ramón Esteve.

Today, he freelances for various private and public clients, such as Ajuntament de València, democràcia estudio, jotateam studio, Regular Animal, Editorial Drassana, and others. Various of his projects have been published in ADCV and Select by Index Book’s annual catalogs.

He has received many awards and distinctions throughout his career, among these are a bronze Laus award, 3 Valencia Crea awards, and two ADCV awards for environmental graphics (2013) and naming (2019).


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Let's talk about brands

    • What is a logo
    • Characteristics of a good logo
    • Commissioning and analysis
    • The research: creating a mood board
  • U3

    To work!

    • The conceptualization
    • Sketching
    • Typography 1
    • Typography 2
    • The composition
    • Color 1
    • Color 2
  • U4

    Finalize a brand project

    • How to save and export
    • Logo application
    • Logo presentation
  • FP

    Final project

    • Logo Design for Non-designers

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Logo Design for Beginners. Design course by Migue Martí

Logo Design for Beginners

A course by Migue Martí
Graphic designer. Valencia, Spain.
Joined September 2019
  • 96% positive reviews (137)
  • 2387 students