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Wine Kingdom

by Type08 • Uploaded: Feb. 08 '09
Gallerized Feb. '09 08b36c7a4071a1ee7d3b59e73dd3b9de.png
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Description: Blog about wine. Award winning logo featured on many inspirational websites and in books on graphic design.

Status: Client work

Commenting: Not seeking critique, comments fine

Tags: fortressflagglasscastleblog

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Type08 said on Feb. 08 '09

Anything similar out there? Thanks!

lundeja said on Feb. 08 '09

well... office strategies http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/40787 entered my head, but they really aren't that similar.

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

@Lundeja: Thank you mate! I think that OS was inspired by the concept of the chess game (graphic/brand) and this one directly by the elements of crest/castle...
@Relevant: LOL ;)

mcdseven said on Feb. 09 '09

love it, beautiful mark. Only gripe is to separate the WineKingdom. Would you consider using a serif font?

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

I tried with the serifs first, but then it seems like to much is going on... Clean mark, clean elegant typography... Thanks, Paul!

itsgareth said on Feb. 09 '09

this is nice Alen

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

Thanks, Gareth! I appreciate it!

nexqunyx said on Feb. 09 '09

Very nice!

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

Thank you Nex!

lundeja said on Feb. 09 '09

@type08 yeah I know :) brain recall is a funny thing

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

No probs bro! :)

A_O_K said on Feb. 09 '09

Very nice... So simple. Well done.

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

Thanks Kurtis!

sebastiany said on Feb. 09 '09

nice job!

Type08 said on Feb. 09 '09

Thanks a lot, Seb!

Brandsimplicity said on Feb. 10 '09

Very nice! Dude you must dream these up in your sleep...when you do sleep that is:)

Type08 said on Feb. 10 '09

Hahhaaaa... Only after to much of it, which is very rare lately... ;)

Farmill said on Feb. 11 '09

Really cool. Type works too.

Type08 said on Feb. 11 '09

Thanks, Boudewijn!

AlexWende said on Feb. 24 '09

Really great stuff, I think the typography works well with the mark.

Type08 said on Feb. 25 '09

Thanks a lot, Alex! I wanted something appropriate for the web but elegant and sophisticated at the same time.

gvandoni said on Feb. 25 '09

Perfect!

straycloud said on Feb. 25 '09

Mike mine a merlot, I like it (the logo and the wine)

ranganath said on Feb. 25 '09

Nice man

logomotive said on Feb. 25 '09

Alen, since you have a green flag, IMO the base looks like an upside down T so I have been trying to figure out why it is not connected to the glass? I think the mark would be stronger if it were connected. It speaks volumes enough no need to make matters more confusing.

Type08 said on Feb. 26 '09

@ Gvandoni, Straycloud, Ranganath: thanks a lot! :)
@ Mike: the upper part of the glass is in a form of the crest and the 'old' flag so the form of the glass reminded me on those small 'table flag' holders. I didn't want to lose the lower sharp point of it... Thanks a lot!

mabu said on Feb. 26 '09

Super cool mate. I really like the simplicity.

elmickeylozano said on Feb. 26 '09

Although a tower it represent a castle, maybe a crown would represent a kingdom, rather than a fortress... No? Have you tried anything with the bottle?
Or maybe a burgundy drop with a castle form or reflexion? Just a friendly suggestion.

Type08 said on Feb. 26 '09

@ Mabu: thanks mate!
@ Mickey: those are all great ideas. Crown is cool, but if you take it further, remind me of the 'king' that wasn't 'hidden' in some castle/fortress. :) Sometimes we have to chose the way but I love when some logo/brand offers you options for further sub-branding. I appreciate your comment and thank you for suggestions.

brandcore said on Feb. 27 '09

awesome

Type08 said on Feb. 27 '09

Thanks, Brandcore! Long time no see! :)

siah-design said on Feb. 27 '09

Yea man, this is cool :D

Type08 said on Feb. 27 '09

Thanks a lot, Siah!

crislabno said on Mar. 01 '09

long time no seeing my friend. that's a shame
your logoskill are insane.
all the best !!!

pegol said on Mar. 01 '09

WOW very nice. well thought.

Type08 said on Mar. 02 '09

Cris and Alberto, thanks a lot!

creamycss said on Mar. 04 '09

Very good associations of Wine & Kingdom! Great work!

Type08 said on Mar. 04 '09

Thanks for the 'creamy' comment! ;)

webcore said on Mar. 05 '09

Nice concept! I like!

AdamTheNumberOneMan said on Mar. 05 '09

simple and effective just as a logo should be. Great work.

Type08 said on Mar. 06 '09

Webcore and Adam, thanks a lot!

Or said on Mar. 16 '09

Great!

Type08 said on Mar. 17 '09

Thanks, Or? :)

rockwelldesign77 said on Mar. 20 '09

I think its a little more than coincidence that you loved this logo so much: http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/40787
But i really like this logo you did

cmeyers said on Apr. 07 '09

nice man. i do see that the bottom could look like an upside down t, but only after the one guy mentioned it. to fix that issue, i would maybe make the base of the glass curve up into the stem a little bit rather than it being a straight 90 degree. but i don't even see that as an issue, just a thought. i do love it though. great job.

Type08 said on Apr. 07 '09

Hey Corey, thanks for your thoughts.

Tømme said on Apr. 25 '09

pretty perfect :)

Type08 said on Apr. 26 '09

Thank you, Tomme!

moxelcreative said on Jun. 28 '09

Alen, I really think the style of the glass and font choice work well together. Nice work!

Type08 said on Jun. 29 '09

Thanks Shaun!

marcio said on Sep. 21 '09

very nice! clean, objective, and strong as a wine brand.... you have plenty of logos man.... wow... :)

Type08 said on Sep. 21 '09

Thank you, Marcio! :)

tofustudio said on Dec. 07 '09

Thats great :)

Type08 said on Dec. 07 '09

Thank you, Adam! Welcome to the Pond! :)

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