Design Shootout Logo Design Contest

Design Shootout has selected their winning logo design.

For $250 they received 119 designs from 28 different designers from around the world.
Contest
Logo Design Brief Hide
stevej
United States

What We Do

Online design competition website where designers compete to design marketing tools such as: website templates, business cards, logos, marketing slogans, etc.

Industry

Internet

Top Three Things to Communicate

#1 - We rock.
#2 - There's gonna be a shootout!
#3 - Let's party with some designers!

Our Target Audience:

1) Graphic Designers, and 2) Customers who want design services

Color Preferences

The background this logo will be on is a medium-to-dark blue.

Our Ideas and Additional Information:

Please don't just go "old west" style. That will make this look dated. We really want to put off a "modern" image.

Themes

Masculine
Colorful
Loud
Modern
Bright

Style

Wordmark

Stylized type that may include small abstract or pictorial elements.
Pictorial Mark

Literal or representative imagery is used to symbolize the brand.
Famous Logos displayed under fair use to enrich the general publics' knowledge of graphic design.

Applications

Web

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Discussion

Discussion

stevej
United States
#1: Congrats on being first on the board! What's good about this is that you've designed it to be on a dark blue background, but the text is a bit dark, and the gun isn't visible enough.

#2 and #3: Nicely done, showing the versatility of your design on white and the blue background. Two things we don't like: The word "Design" is too squished compared to the "Shootout," and we're not crazy about the orange color...
12 years ago
stevej
United States
#13: Simple, but effective. I like.
#6: Also simple and effective, but I'm not crazy about the "DESIGN" font
#8: This is cool, any way to make the "design" text stand out a little more, or be a bit bigger? It seems to be "outweighed" by the "Shootout"
#5: The font choice isn't my favorite, and it's trying to blend "modern" with "classic" - but just gets it wrong... sorry.
12 years ago
JAJAJAAJAJAJAJAJ OHHH COME ON!!!!!! #27!!!!!! is the only one!!!!
12 years ago
stevej
United States
#26: We like this one, can you show it to us on a dark navy blue background?

#16: We also like this one. Can you make the background a bit darker? Also, the "Design" appears off-center, and I think we'd prefer it centered.

#44: Interesting concept, but we're not crazy about the font choice.

#24 & #25: Can we see this in white on a darker blue background?

#23: We'd also like to see this on a darker blue background, and maybe some different font choices?

#27: We like the "S" of "Shootout" capitalized, and the "DS" is making us think "Nintendo DS"

#41 is cool, but a bit scary. We don't want our potential customers thinking we're gonna shoot THEM. :)

#32: We'd also like to see this with a darker navy blue background.
12 years ago
stevej
United States
It's coming down to the wire, people. We need to see EVERYTHING on a dark blue plain background at this point.

#54: FUN! Wanna see it on blue background, and can the suckers be aligned a bit differently - right now, it's kinda breaking up the "sh" and the "tout"

12 years ago
Nat
Argentina
i don't see guns in there..i see other things..................... x_X
12 years ago
Pax
United States
#54 and/or #69 -- sweet!
Like the fact that the suction darts make it more of a fun 'competition'
instead of some kind of fight to the death. ;-)
Nice work, prolific.
12 years ago
Nat
Argentina
#57 by DirtyLips
good idea, great concept, symple...and easily to use in so many applications...
Nice Work!!
12 years ago
stevej
United States
I am seeing some great work - I want to point out that I also have another contest going for "GamerID" - I'd love to see the designers who are on the shortlist here chime in over there, too!
12 years ago
stevej
United States
Almost at the end, guys! Less than an hour to go! The excitement is KILLING me! :)

12 years ago
stevej
United States
Wow - this is gonna be a tough decision, especially since some good designs were submitted RIGHT at the last second. It's noon here, so my biz partner and I are going to head to lunch and make the final decision.

Before announcing the winner, I just want to say that I saw a lot of really great ideas, effort, and creativity on the part of a LOT of designers. I wish we needed more than just one logo for this project (but this is also a reminder that we've got another contest running right now for GamerID - please participate, we've got 2 days left).

Thanks to all who participated. We'll have a decision for you later today.
12 years ago
Frazzle
United Kingdom
Hey - it was really useful seeing your comments all the way through, definately helped with knowing what you were after with some constructive feedback. You'll have to let us all know when the website is up and running as I for one would love to get involved in that too.
12 years ago
charcoal
New Zealand
Congrats Brad - very nice work.
12 years ago