THE APPARATUS Logo Design Contest

THE APPARATUS has selected their winning logo design.

For $300 they received 80 designs from 11 different designers from around the world.
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Logo Design Brief
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paulgendek
United States

What We Do

Social network community for psychedelic, progressive, technical, and extreme metal, rock, and jazz fusion fans

Industry

Entertainment

Top Three Things to Communicate

#1 - Bold
#2 - Forward-thinking
#3 - Community

Our Target Audience:

Music fanatics, forward-thinking music fans, hardcore/metal fans, interested in discussion, analysis, and sharing of music, critical thinkers, psychedelic, experimental music fans, younger internet generation, musicians, college students, non-religious, experimental lifestyles, band members

Color Preferences

Black, White, Grey, Blue, Cold, Technology, Futuristic

Our Ideas and Additional Information:

Prefer company name in all caps, sans-serif, bold... but open to new interpretations, preferred iconography: gears, outer space, technical

Themes

Masculine
Economical
Serious
Gray
Luxury
Modern
Commonplace
Secure

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.
Famous Logos displayed under fair use to enrich the general publics' knowledge of graphic design.

Applications

Web
Print
Clothing

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Discussion

Discussion

paulgendek
United States
13 years ago
paulgendek
United States
We're looking for a little more creativity with this one!

It's all about subtle nuances and inner meaning!

13 years ago
paulgendek
United States
I want to see more texture, dirt, grime, but still futuristic. Steam/cyber punk, Bioshock-style, maybe a little organic in there too
13 years ago
paulgendek
United States
Perhaps this could be of some inspiration: http://www.datamancer.net/steampunklaptop/steampunklaptop.htm
13 years ago