Guidelines for all Brandpa logos

All Brandpa logos follow the following core guidelines:

Things to avoid

  • Don’t include “.com” in the logo
  • Don’t use clipart
  • Don’t copy an existing logo or symbol

Clean and modern

Our logos are all vectors, and almost never use drop-shadows, bevels, or textures. We sometimes use gradients. Some examples:

About half of our customers are in tech, so if you look at major tech consumer brands for inspiration (Google, Microsoft, Mailchimp) you won’t go too far wrong.

In proportion

Our logos will all be displayed at a size of 800 x 480 pixels, so design for that aspect ratio. The logo should not touch the edge of the canvas, and should be centred in the middle with enough space around to make the logo clear.

Proportion

Design for screens

Logos will only be displayed on screen, so optimise accordingly. Design and supply assets using RGB, not CMYK.

Your logo can also be shown on any background color you wish, not just white.

Keep it simple

We prefer simple logos. A simple detail or effective use of a font can be enough to make a brand:

Where illustration is used, we prefer you keep it simple. Finely detailed artwork doesn’t make for a strong identity. Here’s one of ours we like:

Need more?

You should browse our list of domains for a better idea of what designs we like. Still have questions? Chat to us in our design system, or click Submit a request above.