Graduate entrepreneur

by eziemac • Uploaded: Feb. 01 '10 - Gallerized: Feb. '10

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Description: Would love your thoughts on this in terms of the concept and execution. (globe with graduation hat)
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Logocrave Feb. 01 '10

i think your symbol is very clean- i like it*would only like to see something done with the font.*very good start. :)

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eziemac Feb. 01 '10

Thanks buddy, the font is just something to show what the name is at the moment. **I like to finish the mark before i look at the fonts :)

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eziemac Feb. 01 '10

This is probably one of the most important logos I've ever done so any more thoughts would be really appreciated

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Type08 Feb. 01 '10

Hey buddy! Is there a way to somehow show the 'entrepreneur' part of the message? This mark as it is could stand next to Global Graduate, or World University Students, yah know what I mean? It's nice and simple but I think it needs a tad deeper meaning for that brand name...

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milou Feb. 01 '10

I'm diggin' it Euan, fine simple mark with good type to score it. well done.

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jn Feb. 01 '10

What about incoporating a hand into the mark somehow to symbolize the meaning of an entrepreneur? Maybe a hand holding the globe and the graduation hat. An entrepreneur is personality who is willing to take upon herself or himself a new venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. Just an idea! i like where you are going with this.

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eziemac Feb. 01 '10

Thanks lads, if i do well with this job then i could get a lot more work so i really appreciate the help. **Thanks Alen, thats the part i'm finding difficult, not quite sure how to represent the entrepreneur part! Only started today so suppose i've got a bit of time to find out.**Thanks Milou and Tony, i'll see how that looks :)**Cheers Jacob, that's a good shout, i'll look into that :)

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brandsimplicity Feb. 01 '10

Entrepreneur tend to look at global domination...so to me you have covered your bases.

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eziemac Feb. 02 '10

Thats a good way to look at it, Fabian. I'll definitely show them this one.

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eziemac Feb. 05 '10

Updated.**Cheers for the tip, Tony :)

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mcdseven Feb. 06 '10

great mark, covers all the bases.

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eziemac Feb. 06 '10

wayhay, a feature! Thanks for the floats everyone :) **cheers Paul

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cobaltcow Feb. 06 '10

although the mark looks really nice I'm instantly thinking 'exchange student' more than entrepreneur.

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ethereal Feb. 06 '10

Well done, clean and simple.

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sean23uk Feb. 06 '10

the mark seems a little too big for the type - i'd reduce it by about 50%25 to give a little more balance with the type

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eziemac Feb. 06 '10

Cheers lads, this is one of three concepts put forward so i'll make any necessary changes if it is chosen :)

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eziemac Feb. 06 '10

nice one, cheers man :)

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OcularInk Feb. 06 '10

I like it. I got the same message as Fabian.

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michaelspitz Feb. 07 '10

Dig it! Congrats on the gallery %3B)

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eziemac Feb. 08 '10

cheers guys.**Alessandro, my problem with trends are that many of them don't even exist. People make them up. I've looked on so many blogs about trends and so many of them are complete b*llshit, for example look at this http://www.logoblog.org/wordpress/2009-logo-design-trends/?utm_source%3Dfeedburner%26utm_medium%3Dfeed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed%253A logoblog %2528Logo Design Blog%2529**'Circular' HOW is that a trend? 'typographic'? WHAT?! Can i not make a typographic logo without being hassled by people saying im succumbing to trends. People make up trends that don't exist then open the debate on whether or not it's ethical to 'follow' them. The problem is that people read this and believe it so when they see a 'circular' logo they see a lack of talent in the designer for not being creative enough and following these 'trends'...**Anyway, to bring it back the subject, theres so much more to creating a logo or brand identity than just whether some person has written the words %22globes are overused%22 and many people see the designer in a negative light because they have read and believed this. It's hard to understand logos in the context of brand identity but it's not just simply refusing to consider or like a design because an element of it has been used before. In my opinion globes are overused but I feel i have used it in a different way from what the 'trend' is, which is mainly glossy web 2.0 globes. People who believe all these trend blogs are narrow minded in my opinion, and i don't mean you, Alessandro, as globes have been used regularly in the past.**anyway, rant over, I'm not sure how many of you will read that though haha!

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Rokac Feb. 08 '10

%5EWell said Euan.

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Chad Sanderson Feb. 09 '10

Well said, indeed. Most %22trends%22 only apply out of context anyway. Sometimes even the most skilled designer are forced to create an original, specific solution from an unoriginal, broad starting point. **And on that note- This is pretty awesome. I agree w/ Type08, in that I feel entrepreneur should be better portrayed, at least a little. (Maybe something subtle with the tassle?) I'm sure it will come to you. Very nice work.

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eziemac Feb. 09 '10

Cheers Roko, Chad.**Some blogs/people are absolute poison with their dodgy opinions. It's a shame.**This was one of three concepts put forward, I'll let you know how get on :)

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eziemac Feb. 26 '10

Sorry Alessandro, the majority of my comment wasn't directed at you, these blogs are just something that annoys me these days and I thought I'd have a wee rant! :)**You are right, globes are over used but, like anything, if it is pulled off right then there's nothing wrong with using them, in my opinion. In this case I really don't feel strongly enough about it to care that much, after all this concept was not chosen.

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eziemac Feb. 26 '10

%5E yup yup,**anyway, I hope no one takes my comments out of context, they really aren't directed at anyone in particular and I say everything with a smile on my face :) (not literally, that would become kinda creepy)

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eziemac Feb. 26 '10

Bring it, Alessandro :P

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birofunk May. 20 '10

hey man not sure if this has been brought to your attention, but i just came across it:**http://www.dwell.com/slideshows/american-trademarks-a-compendium.html?slide%3D4%26c%3Dy%26paused%3Dtrue

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eziemac May. 21 '10

Thanks for pointing that out, Niall, they're really similar, luckily it's not in use :)**Never knew that, Tony, luckily this is in logo limbo so it doesn't really matter.**Cheers :)

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