Sidereal Trace

by OcularInk • Uploaded: Dec. 09 '08 - Gallerized: Dec. '08

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Description: For a buddy of mine. He creates music samples and beats and what not. He requested something related to the galaxy. I've created an iconic planet also to reveal the letter 'S'.
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Type08 Dec. 09 '08

Nice Saturn, Kevin! :)

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Brandsimplicity Dec. 10 '08

A volume control as well, very cool.

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JustCreativeDesign Dec. 10 '08

Hi,*Saw your twitter post... not so sure I can see the S very well, if you hadn't of mentioned it I most probably wouldn't have seen it. Also the type is a bit tight and hard to read. I would increase the tracking or possibly experiment with another font. Also is the gradient necessary? I think a strong vivid colour could work great here, especially with the right type. Just a thought but have you experimented with the thickness of the line?*Anyway, looking forward to your feedback.

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OcularInk Dec. 10 '08

@ Type08 : Thanks Alen!**@ Brandsimplicity : Glad you noticed that. Thanks Fabian.**@ JustCreativeDesign : Thanks for commenting Jacob. The 'S' is meant to be a hidden surprise. Kind of like the FedEx arrow. Once you know it's there, you can't miss it. Regarding the type, I wanted something bold that flows well with the mark. It's a slightly customized Century Gothic and I think it works well here. However, I may play around with the tracking. Regarding the weight of the font, this went through many different weights before I found the right balance. For color, I'm usually not one to work with gradients, but in this case I think it works. Gives the logo more depth and a 'galaxy' like feel. Think of all the gradients you see when you do a Google search for %22galaxy%22.**Thanks again!*

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penflare Dec. 10 '08

I can see the S - I really like the mark, although dont feel like the font is doing it justice.. i dont know, good job tho

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pazYamor Dec. 10 '08

I LOVE the mark: i initially just liked it, then saw the %22S,%22 which made me love it even more. Good work!

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dotd420 Dec. 10 '08

i think the gradient is the icing on the cake! its usable blk/white as well.**All around awesome!

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indiview Dec. 10 '08

love it, saw the 'S' right away, and the type is balancing well IMO. As for the gradient, no complaints here :D

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OcularInk Dec. 11 '08

Thanks Sean, Kristeen, Ryan, and Jesse.

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adventuregraphics Dec. 12 '08

was this done in photoshop?

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OcularInk Dec. 16 '08

@ adventuregraphics : Thanks! It was created in Illustrator.

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topfuel Jul. 03 '09

Great job!*1. it's different*2.the font is OK*3.the colors are OK*4.the gradient is OK*5. the background is OK*6. it's really OK

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