sharpshark

by Logomotive • Uploaded: Feb. 01 '09 - Gallerized: Feb. '09

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itsgareth Feb. 01 '09

Sorry I ot carried away there, I really like this Mike E

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webing Feb. 01 '09

I like it too! great job!

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logomotive Feb. 01 '09

Thanks guys, you know the coolest part of this design is the fact that even though it's the same sharks flipped, One is viewed as the side fin and the other the top fin. The eyes are the only difference.

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fogra Feb. 01 '09

Mike, only you can achieve a logo as pure genius as this one.

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LoGoBoom Feb. 01 '09

You're really starting to tick me off.

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Lawrence Anderson Feb. 01 '09

Man, I would give my left _____ to watch you work, haha.

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LoGoBoom Feb. 01 '09

An instant fave by the way.

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Type08 Feb. 01 '09

Pretty sick! %3B)

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nido Feb. 01 '09

oh yeah.. %26 sharks.. he's good at sharks too...

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outfox Feb. 01 '09

I really love this, those sharks are WICKED.

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logomotive Feb. 01 '09

Thanks for the kind words my friends.

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OcularInk Feb. 02 '09

Oh come on, Mike!! Get a life already. :-P

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logotivity Feb. 02 '09

I know this has nothing to do with the logo but aren't sharks not very intelligent? sharp sharks?**Nonetheless this is amazing as expected

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Siah-Design Feb. 02 '09

This is really an AMAZING mark! Mike, you are insane...

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smartinup Feb. 02 '09

that is very well executed man, very nice mark!

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logomotive Feb. 02 '09

Thanks guys, I guess sharks are considered smart. Ever heard of a pool shark or a card shark? pretty smart. I dunnknow.

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logomotive Feb. 02 '09

Besides it can mean sharp (hip,clever,or acute) in other ways.

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nido Feb. 02 '09

ive never heard of sharks being 'not clever'.. but my first impression would have been pool shark/card shark.. so works.

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logotivity Feb. 02 '09

I don't know.. Thought I went to sea world 1 time and heard someone say sharks we're stupid, maybe my kid said that :X***

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logomotive Feb. 03 '09

maybe they really are dumb? But I'm not going to test one to see :-)

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THEArtistT Feb. 03 '09

It think card shark and pool shark is more about aggressiveness than smarts. It is about the bluff. Does that still work?

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logomotive Feb. 03 '09

No not at all a pool shark and a card shark are knieving (however ya spell that word) and smart not so aggressive.

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gyui Feb. 06 '09

i see a couple of things, I first saw a chubby ninja star, but then it also resembles a ying yang symbol. kind of curious what the description will be. :P

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jsae Feb. 06 '09

regardless of their level of intelligence, these sharks are awesome!

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joder Feb. 06 '09

Love the fin play, Bravo again LM

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mcdseven Feb. 10 '09

mark is absolutely fantastic... logotype is ok... considering you do some lovely custom jobs on logotypes I'd treat that the same. I would imagine the mark would look cool on a T Shirt... I would nearly go as far as saying this is one of the best marks I have seen on this site.

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logomotive Feb. 10 '09

Thanks guys.*mcdseven, thanks bud, yeah expectations lol I got lazy on the type, but appreciate the observation. :-)

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davidpcrawford Feb. 11 '09

I really like the icon. Good work.

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bedoy Feb. 22 '09

it is a prety work%0D*

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alterego Feb. 24 '09

Killer concept !!!!! :)

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fesja Feb. 25 '09

love it! The icon is wonderful!

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logomotive Feb. 28 '09

Thanks guys.*@mcdseven, you inspired me to update the type. Notice the counters in the a's and the eyes of the sharks. I think the type compliments the mark better now.

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THEArtistT Feb. 28 '09

I know I commented, but I did not say how much I love this. Floated and faved. One of my favorite logos of all time.

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logomotive Feb. 28 '09

%5EThanks Trish, I only charged the guy %2450 %3B-)

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THEArtistT Feb. 28 '09

euro though, right? love you.

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Art Machine Mar. 01 '09

I can't believe I didn't comment on this. Escher would be very proud of you Mike.

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Areadesign Mar. 01 '09

Beautiful Clever %3D Perfect!

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Paul Rand Mar. 06 '09

sixtynine.*good mark.

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LOGOMOTIVE Mar. 27 '09

@ Art yep Escher would huh? *@ PR year I was born 2 4 69 %3Cnow that's cool.*Thanks Magic.*

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LinkCreative May. 15 '09

This logo is awesome!

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logomotive May. 17 '09

Thanks LinkCreative.

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patentico May. 18 '09

one of the bests here, fav!

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alldesign Jul. 17 '09

This really has to be my favorite logo of yours to date. There's just soooo many good things to say about it. Amazing how clever it is -- flawless execution. Thanks for putting this up here for us to see. :)

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

http://sharpsharkdesigns.com RIP!!! just wanted to post this for Legal purpose. We all need eyes these days.

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fogra Nov. 18 '09

Not again, Mike?! They could've picked a better font than copperplate tho. LOL.

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

Yeah, I agree. I just want witnesses to go along with it.. ARRR.

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epsilon Nov. 18 '09

Woa. **Duncan, BC. Not far from where I am.

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Lecart Nov. 18 '09

How do you act in such cases? What if they have the nerve to say you stole it from them?

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

%5E Hey hurry up with your program %3B)

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

@Lecart, I called them immediatly and I am the original designer so like any case I fight it until the end. I just wish the rippers were rich. %22The Truth will set you free.%22

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

Mike I have the illustrator files that predate your upload at http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/52388 and have been using the sharpshark name for years, send me proof and a resonable case rather than calling me childish names. SEND me your vectors and prove it From my email in response.*

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

Prove it. was the end response. HA ME prove it now. been using it for years. HA HA HA

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

The funny thing is he asked ME to send him VECTORS. look at his logo inbelievable.

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Chad Sanderson Nov. 18 '09

Is he saying HE designed it, or did someone else do it for him?

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Chad Sanderson Nov. 18 '09

Of course either way it's ridiculous bs....

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

That was his email. I copy pasted it. The sad thing is I was cordial and polite and wanted to resolve this prior to posting live, but when I felt it might be going the other direction by girlfriends response and his... I decided to to make a statement and stand up for our rights... ENOUGH is ENOUGH.

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brandsimplicity Nov. 18 '09

Oh my goodness Mike, that will teach you for being so damn good. The cheeky little f...er, he's more than likely some 15yr old in mummy's house...one day it will be easier to sue these trolls.

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

%5Eha no I don't know why I have had this happen to me so much lately, maybe I have a tag saying rip me. yeah I guess I should just quite whining and give up...... too much drama

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

THIS guy is playing hardball. LAWYER UP TIME.

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Hayes Image Nov. 18 '09

Who's he kidding? You tell at first glance that he's just used the 'Live Trace' function in Illustrator of a bitmap source i.e. above graphic. Check out the quality (or lack there of) on the eyes...low res trace.**His original logo%3B http://sharpsharkdesigns.com/images/change.png

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Chad Sanderson Nov. 18 '09

While we're providing links- I went ahead and tried what Hayes said (if you don't mind me doing so Mike) and took the image straight off LP, copy and paste, then used the low res default live trace. here's what i got.**http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e302/Chachinator/sharpshark.jpg**compare.

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logomotive Nov. 18 '09

@ Hayes yeah the smoothnesss in vectors, yet I'm suppose to take my time now to prove to him the %22vector%22 work LOL. I'm just gonna get lawyer to handle it now since I did everything to avoid making an issue.**Chad NOT at all bro, I appreciate it very much.*

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OcularInk Nov. 19 '09

Man, thieves just love to whore out your logos. Ok, so I'm guessing he has changed the logo now?

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mfrank Nov. 19 '09

sorry to hear and see this Mike. Hopefully things get resolved. Keep us all up to date!

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rudy hurtado Nov. 19 '09

Seems like you have a big target sign on your showcaese Mike, you shouldn't be doing beautiful work, so, IMO it's your own fault! good luck with your lawyer.

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mfrank Nov. 19 '09

Mike..did he change the logo back on his site? I just visited it and your logo is no longer on there.

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logomotive Nov. 19 '09

all I'm getting is a forbiddin 404 message. He also told me he changed logos and told me I have one week to provide him the proof or he's going to put logo back on. Is that not backwards r what. Now I have to while he sits on his ass with stolen design?? The nerve of people and very dumb move on his part now.

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firebrand Nov. 19 '09

I wonder if his clients would appreciate his antics. %3B)

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Chad Sanderson Nov. 19 '09

%5E Said the devil on the shoulder.

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logomotive Jan. 17 '10

Can anyone do me a favor and look at this site and see what this guy is using? I'm forbidden. http://sharpsharkdesigns.com/

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nido Jan. 17 '10

sent you an email Mike...

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Hayes Image Jan. 17 '10

Glad to see they finally pulled their head in...

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logomotive Mar. 05 '10

%5E Me too but it was not easy took a week of back and forth.Unbelievable the stupidity of people.

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logomotive Mar. 05 '10

EDIT, of some people.

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logomotive Mar. 05 '10

%5E I lack the right grammar.

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michaelspitz Mar. 05 '10

%5E%5E%5EHa! What a tale... %3B) Killer stuff Mike!

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logomotive May. 04 '10

Thanks Michaelspitz.

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logopunk May. 09 '10

Love this, really clever rotational symmetry!

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logomotive Feb. 09 '11

Thanks Logopunk,One of my personal favs.

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