Our Target Audience:
People old enough and with enough money to own land or want to buy land.
Kind of blue collar I guess. SOme might be multimillion dolllar properties, but we are talking about farmers and everyday people, not yuppies.
Our Ideas and Additional Information:
There are some North Carolina iconic images that I might like to incorporate. Pine is a very iconic NC thing. So maybe a pine cone. Or a pine tree. The shape of the state of NC is also very recognizable to people here. A pine cone is really the main symbol I've been thinking of since day one.
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I think I want to try seeing significantly more vintage looking designs. I've altered my stylistic sliders a bit.
I like the look of this logo a lot (even though it is a totally different industry):
Here are some more I like, just stylistically speaking. These are just the direction I want to go in, I'm not saying it's the exact layout I like. I'm just talking about the feel of them:
(Please note: there are NO mountains in my area, although some of these example I say I like may contain mountains. I don't want mountains.)
Here's another one that is much different than these prior examples. It's not really vintage like the other ones, but what I like about this is the layout. I'm hoping to get a logo that is more horizontal like that. I also like how the mark is separated because maybe it could be re-arranged in certain circumstances. Like they might be stacked vertically on an embroidered shirt, and horizontal in the header of a website.
I also tend to like this kind of fat, serif font better than most of the existing examples. I also might end up putting some short tagline in there eventually, and that's easy to do on a horizontal logo.