Chanpion Design revisited

by Chanpion • Uploaded: Apr. 21 '07 - Gallerized: May. '07

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Description: Sorry in advance folks. I wasn't satisfied with my previous versions and I shunned it for several weeks. Now its has resurfaced and I'm quite happy with this version. Its bolder, simpler, and more contemporary. Initials C and D incorporating the cup once again. Your comments are most welcome. Cheers.
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nido Apr. 21 '07

i agree, Its bolder, simpler, and more contemporary. %26 the type goes with it perfectly! i'd say you were done with this mate!**you commented on one of my showcases that you couldnt illustrate mate, ive seen your showcase dude its full of really good illustrations??**ps ive left a msg for ya in the forum.

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mcdseven Apr. 21 '07

this is good chanpion I think you have nailed it. Love the typography and love the simple shape of the cup...good work dude.

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LOGOMOTIVE Apr. 21 '07

Chanp, yeah I like this one, The type looks great but compared with trophy the contrast seems a little heavy if that makes sense? I know it's the same line weight but perhaps it can be reduced ever so slightly, OK I'm being nit picky sorry.

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chanpion Apr. 21 '07

Thanks and thats perfectly fine nate. Its good to be picky. Thats how we get closer to perfection! I'll reduce the thickness a little bit just for you bud!**Thx nido and mcd. I have my site to design so I thought I had better get this finalised.

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tishbite Apr. 22 '07

Hey Chanpion I really like your work. I just wanted to comment on this one since it's your personal Logo. The trophy is great (C%26D), however I think that this free font 'Aldo' got a bit overused since it came out I have spotted it on many flyers websites and other places. I find it easy recognizable and my suggestion is that you try to customise the 'G' ,although is a nice one, but it's the most distinctive. Considerning your skills I think that your personal mark will turn out geat :)

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chanpion Apr. 22 '07

Hmm...thanks tish. Very good point. You're right. It's a nice font but it is abit overused, isn't it. I might go and tweak it abit. I've spent so much time on the mark that I've overlooked the font. Great suggestion. Thx again.

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mcdseven Apr. 22 '07

Hey Chanpion...IMHO I wouldnt be changing it all that much and I have seen Aldo in use a few instances along with helvetica, Intersate...Neuropol...the list goes on, but in each instance thay had there own own unique look and feel which is the case here. if you feel you need tweak it, take the 'd' flip it vertically and add a little curve at the end and hey presto. As I said earlier I think you have nailed and its by fare the best...so good luck

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tishbite Apr. 22 '07

yeah a flipped and customised 'd' should work fine :)*'mcdseven'- Neuropol is another good example of overuse and wrong use, but I don't see how Helvetica can be put in the same list !

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mcdseven Apr. 23 '07

Tishbite...you are joking? Dont know what design world your from Dude..but if you look up a lot of logos designed for medium/larger companies with a corporate feel across the world, different weights of Helvetica/Helvetica Neue is used quite consirably, a far lot more than Ray Larabies Neuropol (which had a couple of years in fashion). And I never said it was used wrong, just said that it is used a Lot. Cheers Dude %3B-)

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tishbite Apr. 23 '07

'mcdseven'-I really don't want to explain to you what the difference between Helvetica %26 Neuropol is, but it's not in how often they are used :) Cheers

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mcdseven Apr. 23 '07

Well Tishbite why dont you explain to me the difference between Helvetica and Neuropol? I am very interested to know...

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ahab Apr. 27 '07

much better...very refined and well executed. I like.

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chanpion Apr. 27 '07

Thx ahab. Me like your Harris too. Been missin' your work bud. Must be busy which is definitely a good thing! Cheers.

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OcularInk May. 05 '07

Solid identity, dude! One question - is the 'D' part of the mark slightly (very slightly) thicker than the 'C' part? Or maybe my eyes are playing tricks on me. Look at me being all nit-picky. Looks great!

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chanpion May. 05 '07

Hey Kev. thanks mate! How are you doin? Actually after you said that I went and blown it up to see whether it was the case. I remember using the the 'C' part to make the 'D' but guess what? You're right, the top and bottom stroke on the 'D' is a fraction off! Man, ya gotta stop puttin your nose against the monitor dude %3B ) I thought I was bad. Thx again mate.

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OcularInk May. 08 '07

%22Man, ya gotta stop puttin your nose against the monitor dude %3B ) I thought I was bad.%22***I know...sometimes I annoy myself. :-P Anyways, I'm doing well, man. Thanks!

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kaimere Jun. 09 '07

nicely done dude ... congrats :)

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nido Jun. 09 '07

the most colorful feature ive ever seen! well done chan the man!

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Art Machine Jun. 09 '07

Hey Chanp. Congrats on your feature and on your wonderful, amazing and inspiring work!*Keep it up, mate.

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brandsimplicity Jun. 09 '07

Yeah,congrats on being featured.This rocks:)

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logomotive Jun. 09 '07

BOUT TIME! BTW I love the end results. Congrats Chanp you do brilliant work my friend.

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chanpion Jun. 09 '07

HOLY COW! My heart skipped a beat when the home page was refreshed! I swear, you can never get used to the feeling of being recognised for your work. Its just as fresh and appealing everytime!**I can honestly say that interacting with the MANY GREAT designers on this site has since lifted my game in design.**Enjoyed every minute here. Thanks everyone and hats off to Colin and David for providing to us such an awesome and inspirational site. As someone once said, %22...virtual beers all around...%22. Cheers.

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Jeff Fisher LogoMotives Jun. 09 '07

Congrats on having your showcase featured!

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KGB Jun. 15 '07

congrats on the showcase. I was just looking over you marks and remembered our %22argument%22 over the NOAH mark. Hope you still have that beer waiting on me.

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chanpion Jun. 16 '07

Thanks Jeff. You would never know how many times I view your showcase. The reminescence value alone is well worth it.**Ahh Brian, I wouldn't call that an argument mate. Its beer..I mean water under the bridge pal. And yes, after I shout you a coupla schooners then we'll have a real argument %3B ) Cheers bud.

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onesummer Aug. 08 '07

I just keep coming back to see this logo like a bad crack addiction. by far one of my favorites.

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Gelbdesign Aug. 24 '07

really nice Icon :)

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MomentumMagazine Sep. 26 '09

Flows very well, I love it!

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mosti Aug. 24 '11

I like it, C and D not easy to see but I like a lot :D

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logomotive Aug. 26 '11

Good to see you around again. Missed ya and your work.

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devey Aug. 26 '11

Nice design. Clever animation in the avatar as well.

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chanpion Aug. 26 '11

@the Lege: Thx Mike, its good to be around again. Love your new website mate. Miss the duck though %3B-)**@devey: thx for the compliment!

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Jonnyd Aug. 27 '11

Nice job. I think this could easily be developed into a modern crest too!

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rudy hurtado Aug. 30 '11

I really love your avatar, and work.

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chanpion Aug. 31 '11

Thx Jonny and Rudy! Both your showcase rocks.

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handsomeD Jul. 30 '12

Hello,

I like your design a lot. I am looking for someone that can help design my logo for my own business website. Is this something you will be interested in?

Thanks,
Derek

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hanuman shakti Dec. 07 '12

email sent to your website! :)

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cnasshan Mar. 06 '13

For the longest time I read your name as 'Champion.' Now it really stands out!

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chanpion Mar. 06 '13

Haha thanks Nash! Everyone thinks it a typo until they find out my name. Cheers bud.

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rivington design house Oct. 28 '14

What's the reasoning for the h and the d connecting?

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logoholik Oct. 28 '14

^ funny question :)

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Savik Oct. 09 '16

Nice Lines! Thumb up ;)

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