Rule 1: Identify Don’t Explain
A Logo design should not literally describe every aspect of a company. The logo is an identifier.
Rule 2: Be Seductive with the logo design
Aesthetics and good form can draw the viewer to pay attention. Logos are most successful when they are simple and dynamic.
Rule 3: Allow your logo to play a mental mind game with the viewer
Invite a response from the viewer to provide an answer in his head.
We decided to benchmark a logo we designed against these rules to illustrate our thought and design process when it comes to logo design.*
Rule 1: Identify Don't Explain
The Eurotech logo does obey the above rules of logo design.
The main symbol is an abstract device. It's not literal. It can represent a clutch plate or a gear or a spinning wheel an element that the target market will identify with, without having to explain every aspect of the company.
Rule 2 &3: Be Seductive and play a mental mind game with your viewer.
The logo design is seductive. The circular forms vibrate and turn on the page creating a strong visual movement which sets up a mental mind game with the viewer.The design is intelligence made visible and this mark/ icon reveals the concepts, thinking and design that goes behind creating a successful logo.
In order for a brand to be easily identifiable in the market, it is essential that you invest in a logo design that will get the attention of your audience. In order to achieve this, there are a number of design rules that need to be considered. Aesthetics, good form and allowing the logo to play a mental mind game are just some of them. Remember design is intelligence made visible.
* This is a completely subjective analysis. (No animals where harmed in this experiment)