As a professional logo designer, I’ve gathered a number of resources over the years, which I have curated below.
I present to you, the best logo design resources on the web for 2022.
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Top 101+ Best Logo Design Resources in 2022
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Logo Design Courses to Learn Logo Design
Looking to learn logo design? Here is the best logo design course online:
Logo Core Masterclass (includes 65% off Adobe Creative Cloud)
The LogoCore Masterclass is the most in-depth logo course available, perfect for beginners and intermediate designers looking to learn logo design.
Master Adobe Illustrator, learn grid structures, how to vectorize a logo, presentation design, create a styleguide, build a creative brief, get valuable feedback, animate logos and so much more.
Get an exclusive 10% discount with coupon code ‘JUST10’. Simply enter the coupon at checkout.
Become a Student & Get 65% Off Adobe Creative Cloud
If you’re not a teacher or student you can easily become one. Sign up to the Adobe Certified LogoCore logo design course (just $80) to qualify you as a legitimate student.
You can then get Adobe CC for 65% off for one year, saving you $385.
More Top Logo Design Courses
- Graphic Design & Branding Specialization Course on Coursera (6 months)
- Logo Design Masterclass on Udemy
- Learning Logo Design with Von Glitschka on LinkedIn Learning
- Aaron Draplin Teaches Logo Design on Skillshare
- Skillshare – Short & sweet classes. Get 4 free weeks of Unlimited Classes.
View our top 10 free & paid logo design courses article
Logo Design Tutorials & Logo Design YouTube Channels
Don’t want to take a full course? Follow these logo design tutorials to help you get more familiar with vectors. There are many great logo design YouTube channels to learn logo design as well.
Best Logo Design Tutorials
- 40+ Logo Design Tutorials
- EnvatoTuts Logo Category
- 80 Amazing Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
- Fake Clients – Get logo design briefs
Best YouTube Channels for Logo Design
- Futur Academy YouTube Channel
- Logos by Nick YouTube Channel
- Arek Dvornechuck YoutTube Channel
- Will Paterson YouTube Channel
Logo Design Software
The best logo design tools you will need to create a vector based logo.
- Adobe Illustrator (The industry standard, get 65% off with LogoCore)
- Logo Package Express – Amazing Illustrator extension that saves out your client’s logo files in one click.
- Corel Draw (see here for a CorelDraw discount)
- Affinity Designer
- Inkscape (Free)
- Vectr (Free)
See our post on the best logo design software
Logo Design Communities
Online communities that share feedback, tips, news and resources on logo design.
- Join our community – We have three choices for you
- JUST Logos – Our closed Facebook community focused purely on logos & branding
- Logo Geek – Closed Facebook Group
Logo Design Books
Some logo design books that I highly recommend.
- Brand Identity Essentials by Kevin Budelmann (Principles of Branding & Logos)
- Designing Brand Identity by Alina Wheeler (Branding)
- Ultimate Logo Design eBook by Kyle Courtright (The business of logo design)
- Logo Creed by Bill Gardner
- Logo by Michael Evamy (Inspiration)
- Logo Lounge Book Series by Bill Gardner (Inspiration)
See here for more great logo design books.
Logo Design Briefs
Fictional logo briefs to help you practice your craft.
Logo Design Inspiration
The best logo design galleries for logo design inspiration.
- Logo Lounge – The world’s largest logo database ($99 a year)
- Logo of the Day
- Logo Pond
- Logo Design Ideas
Logo Design Awards
Get the recognition you deserve by winning a logo design award
- LogoWave – A high-profile award scheme, which I currently judge for
- Logo Lounge – An annual book, that includes only the best logos
- WOLDA – The World Logo Design Awards
- Best Brand Awards – International awards honoring the excellence on the design around the world
- Contest Watchers – Lists all sorts of design contests, including logos
- IVIA (International Visual Identity Awards) – 21 diverse categories to submit in
Logo Design Blogs
The best logo design blogs on the internet.
- Brand New
- Logo Design Love
- Logo Geek
- Just Creative (Logo Design)
- David Airey.com (Logo Design)
- The Branding Source
- Creative Bloq (Branding)
- Design Week (Branding)
- Design Taxi (Branding)
- The Logo Smith
- Identity Designed
- Logo Lounge
Fonts for Logo Design
- Adobe Fonts (Get access to 1000s of fonts as part of Adobe CC). See our post on the best Adobe fonts for logos.
- Brandon Grotesque
- FF DIN®
- Proxima Nova
- Avenir Next®
- Cera Pro™
- TT Commons
- Museo Sans™
- Helvetica® Now
See here for our full post on the best logo design fonts.
These are my other go-to font resources:
- MyFonts – My #1 go to resource for fonts
- Google Fonts – Free font downloads
- FontSquirrel – More free font downloads
- WhatTheFont – Helps identify fonts by uploading an image
- Font Explorer Pro – My preferred font management tool
- 15 Best Fonts for Clean, Minimal Logos
- 30 Fonts Designers Must Know & Should Own
Logo Design Mockups
To show your logos in context, it’s useful to have some logo design mockups on hand.
- Creative Market (High quality mockups)
- Design Cuts (High quality mockups)
- Yellow Images (Great 3D assets)
- Envato (Subscription based assets)
- Place It (Subscription based mockups)
- SmartMockups (Pro online mockups)
- MockupFree (Free mockups)
- Graphic Burger (More free mocks)
See our post for the best logo design mockups.
Logo Design Podcasts
Tune in to logo design podcasts to grow on the go.
- JUST Branding – Our very own podcast dedicated to branding
- The Best Branding Podcasts – A list of the best branding podcasts
- 10 Great Design Podcasts – A detailed list of design podcasts
- LogoGeek Podcast – by Ian Paget with some impressive guests
- Sean Wes – Solid business advice
- Design Matters – The original design podcast, with Debbie Millman
- Honest Designers – Run by DesignCuts
- Smart Passive Income – Marketing & business advice from Pat Flynn
Logo Design Portfolio Sites
Want more logo design clients & exposure? Share your work on these sites:
- WordPress – Self host your own portfolio website. See here for my guide.
- Dribbble – Share shots of your work
- Behance – Adobe’s portfolio provider
- SquareSpace – A user friendly website builder
Logo Design Trends
Keep up with the latest logo design trends:
- Logo Lounge: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
- Logo Trends on Just Creative: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009
Branding Style Guides
Keep your brand in order with a style guide.
Logo Design Resources & Articles
Below you will find some great logo design articles.
- 101+ Brand Strategy Resources
- Best Logo Design Software
- Best Logos of Popular Brands
- Branding, Logos, & Identity Design Differences Explained
- How to Choose a Logo Designer
- How Much Does a Logo Cost?
- 8 Secret Benefits of Branding
- Why Logo Design Does Not Cost $5.00
- The Secret Logo Design Process Of Top Logo Designers
- Vital Tips For Effective Logo Design – A few logo design laws to live by.
- Logo Size Guidelines
- How To Design Learn Logo Design for Free
- Brands of the World – Free logo design downloads, in vector EPS format.
- Recipe for a Perfect Logo
- Famous Logo Designers
- Logo Design Inspiration eBook
- Freelance Job Sites
Frequently Asked Questions
How do graphic designers get resources?
Graphic designers get resources from designing tools such as free stock images, free illustrations, free icons, free fonts, etc.
Where to get inspiration for logo designs?
You can find logo design inspiration from Pinterest, Instagram, Adobe, and other social media portals.
What makes a successful logo?
A good logo should contain a proper meaning behind the design you create. Most importantly, the concept should contain the owner's intended message.
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If there is a logo resource that you recommend, please let me know and I will consider it for addition in our compilation the best logo design resources.