Small Business IT. Logo Design Contest

Small Business IT. has selected their winning logo design.

For $375 they received 209 designs from 39 different designers from around the world.
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gene501
United States

Slogan

we run IT, so you can run your Business

What We Do

Small Business IT, a technology consulting firm, specializes in bringing large-scale experience to the small and medium-sized organization (meaning <75 users)

Industry

Technology

Top Three Things to Communicate

#1 - Trust
#2 - Professionalism
#3 - being 'Solid' & Progressiveness

Our Target Audience:

decision makers in the 'Small to Medium' Business category, 25-50 years old, men & women. 65K+ income. Lawyers, Doctors, Real Estate Offices, Power Plants. College degreed. These people are generaly very busy and want a self-sufficent provider.

Color Preferences

Blue & Burnt Orange. Not opposed to alternate palettes however.

Our Ideas and Additional Information:

www.smallbusinessit.us
http://www.behance.net/

Style

Wordmark

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

Literal or representative imagery is used to symbolize the brand.
Abstract Mark

Abstract shapes and symbols convey an idea or feeling.
Letterform Mark

A monogram usually consisting of 1-3 letters.
Emblem

A badge that usually envelopes the logo
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Applications

Web
Print
Signs

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Discussion

Discussion

gene501
United States
on #24, there is clearly a typo. :)
12 years ago
gene501
United States
#28 is the first one that actually made me go "wow, neat!"
12 years ago
gene501
United States
can we get some stuff that looks organic?
12 years ago
gene501
United States
i really like the pallet that #28 & 29 is working.
12 years ago
gene501
United States
i like the typography and color scheme in #29, the icon in #75, and the fresh funkyness of #83. can we do something that sort of combines these elements?
12 years ago
gene501
United States
not really liking the literal arrows used in #94, #104, #93, autoanswer has the right idea if the arrow concept is to be used in #75
12 years ago
autoanswer
Vatican City State (Holy See)
gene501, Thanx.
12 years ago
donnatelli
United States
I think a lot of these designs are really great, although some of them seem to have elements that are not sized appropriately. The web is the first item in the "where we will use the logo" area, which tells me that all text will need to remain readable at smaller sizes. I am of the opinion that if you can not read it at the default page layout size (not the mouse over blowup size) than it is too small.
12 years ago
gene501
United States
i really like the concept of #193--but it lacks refinement, the color palette in #90 is great, but i believe it would be better w/o the dithering in the top right corner. #126 is fantastic, but i don't want the mouse icon to pigeon hold our image as 'desktop support' specialists.

#148 receives high marks on the 'professional' look.
12 years ago
cjdesigns
United States
gene501,
I changed the type to something like you were asking. I could NOT post it before as you guys were judging. Any other comments you'd like to give me to push this concept into something you like? #161
12 years ago
cjdesigns
United States
#163 is the bolder, darker blue type you wanted to see earlier. Just to make sure you've seen the difference.
12 years ago
cjdesigns
United States
#164 is a variation of the very first idea I had with the tree. This one represents "connections" more than just a circuit tree idea.
12 years ago
gene501
United States
#168, #169 -- hendraku, your command of fonts and colors is truly amazing.
12 years ago
gene501
United States
#187, can you try w/ hollow gears? no fill inside
12 years ago
nachoaudi
Argentina
#210 with hollow gears...
12 years ago
hendraku
Indonesia
thanks gene501 :)
12 years ago