Visual Identity Design with Bold Lines

A course by Berch Kotogian , Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer. Montevideo, Uruguay.
Joined January 2014

Learn a simple way to design creative logos by transforming ideas into bold lines

  • 97% positive reviews (34)
  • 873 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn a simple way to design creative logos by transforming ideas into bold lines

A course by Berch Kotogian

Do more with less. This is the philosophy of graphic designer Berch Kotogian, who specializes in creating eye-catching logos and visual identities using a minimalist approach. By stripping away the excess, he gets down to the core of each idea, capturing its essence in pure simplicity.

In this online course, learn to design a visual identity with basic shapes and bold lines. Berch teaches you his process for bringing inspiring logos to life, from the client brief to the final presentation. Embrace simplicity and discover how to make more effective designs with less!

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 26 downloads

How to define a logo?
6 minutes, 37 seconds
How to recognize a good logo?
6 minutes, 16 seconds
Play with synthesis
8 minutes, 30 seconds
Look for opportunities
10 minutes, 25 seconds
The brief
10 minutes, 7 seconds
Inspirational mood board
13 minutes, 33 seconds
  • 97% positive reviews (34)
  • 873 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 39m)
  • 26 additional resources (7 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?

Develop and design a logo using bold lines.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to explore the wonderful world of visual identities while discovering the secrets to minimalist graphic design.

Requirements and materials

Basic notions of graphic design are recommended for this course, but not essential.

As for materials, you just need a computer with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as a pencil and paper.


Reviews

873 Students
34 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Berch Kotogian

A course by Berch Kotogian

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Graphic Designer

Berch Kotogian is a Montevideo-based graphic designer and a firm believer in the power of minimalism, simple concepts, and basic shapes. After several years working at an agency, he decided to open his own business and has collaborated with both local and international brands in the world of advertising. Thanks to his varied experience within the industry, Berch has a wide range of skills, from art direction to logo and visual identity design.

In addition to his work with public institutions, he has created logos and identities for companies like AB comunicación, Bistrohub, StadioPlus, and Toro. You can find some of his most distinguished projects in books like Inspo Finds and Favourite Design Book.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Logos in theory

    • How to define a logo?
    • How to recognize a good logo?
    • Play with synthesis
    • Look for opportunities
    • The brief
  • U3

    Logos in practice

    • Inspirational mood board
    • Think before you design
    • Pencil and paper
    • From sketch to digital
  • U4

    Typography, color and presentation

    • Typography
    • Color
    • The logo in context
    • Presentation to the client
    • Presentation on social networks
  • FP

    Final project

    • Visual Identity Design with Bold Lines

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Visual Identity Design with Bold Lines. Design course by Berch Kotogian

Visual Identity Design with Bold Lines

A course by Berch Kotogian
Graphic Designer. Montevideo, Uruguay.
Joined January 2014
  • 97% positive reviews (34)
  • 873 students