Iakovou Swimming Pool (swimming school)

by Kalli • Uploaded: Aug. 28 '11


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Description: Logo for a swimming centre, that offers mainly swimming lessons for children and some aquatic-fitness programs for adults. The wording is in greek, the swash-like wave under the middle 'O' is replacing the horizontal bar of the greek letter 'omega'. Kinda stuck, so critiques are welcome! =)
Status: Work in progress
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robiro Aug. 29 '11

I like the symbol and the type. Would try a blue instead of the greenish-blue color, and a lighter gray.

Kalli Aug. 29 '11

Wow, my first ever comment! %3D) Thank you!*I tried a few versions with slightly different tones/shades, I can see it now that the swimmer needs a more lighter gray. Thanks for suggestions! The client has asked me to possibly throw in a more dynamic/energetic colour too, like red or orange... but i honestly can't see how that can happen, thats why i'm kinda stuck too..*

action Aug. 29 '11

I am happy that this logo status is WIP

lumavine Aug. 29 '11

In love the idea of the dolphin/swimmer mark. Maybe eliminate the goggles and cap on the person and just go all grey? The overall composition seems like it could be improved too. Great work!

Kalli Aug. 30 '11

@lumavine, happy u like the idea! Did try it without goggles %26 cap but client didnt think it felt like a %22proper swimmer%22 if u know what i mean..*Appreciate everyone's comments %3D)*Just a uploaded a new file with small changes..

lumavine Aug. 30 '11

Why should it be a 'proper swimmer' if they are targeting casual swimmers like children and adults looking for an exercise activity? Maybe if it was a pool for Olympic training. Have you tried the glasses in white (cut out of the shape to show the background through)?

Kalli Aug. 31 '11

hmmm actually i do think that goggles %26 cap relate more to a swimming pool, without them he looked like he could be swimming in the sea too..*In this coloured version (actually not this one here, but the other file I uploaded) I tried the 'cutout' goggles but he looked a bit creepy %3DP*But the cutout goggles really work better on the monochrome version I made (black, or white in case of dark backgrounds) as secondary logo for any printing difficulties. %3D)

action Aug. 31 '11

%22What does that mean?%22**It means that I love this logo idea, but in my opinion execution is a bit weak, can't wait when I will see final version of it. Wish you luck Christina, I like the way you are going!

Kalli Sep. 13 '11

yep, this is definetely in early stages, happy u like the idea paul!


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