Gideon6k3 did such an amazing job, super creative, amazing talent, and was great right through to the final changes. All files were uploaded and he even followed up with me with an additional file 4 months later! I will be using him again for sure!
How katanamite started their logo design journey
We need a fresh and creative logo for our interactive web design business, with a Zen type feel. The selected candidate could also be considered to continue with the website's design.
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
Katanamite Interactive is a Web 2.0 firm focusing on building Community Sites, Experience Design/Development and Internationalization.
The word Katana is a type of Japanese sword (nihontō),and often is called a "samurai sword." The term katana may be appliedto any curved Japanese sword with a blade length of greater than 60 cm. The katana is characterized by its distinctive appearance: a curved,slender, single edged blade, circular or squared guard, and long gripto accommodate two hands. Historically, it has become inseparable fromimage of the samurai of feudal Japan,and has become renowned for its extraordinary sharpness and cuttingability.
- Capitalized letters
- Open to different shaped logo sizes
- visual metaphor, with possible reference to dynamite.
- flexible design that's can be used with light or dark backgrounds (ie: look ncie with black or white backgrounds)
- something simple with depth
- Preference for futurist/ new+classical style as described here.
- too many colors (its not google!)
- noisy, too detailed
- too flat
- generic looking