Whizark Logo Design Contest

Whizark has selected their winning logo design.

For $250 they received 88 designs from 19 different designers from around the world.
Contest
Logo Design Brief
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whizark
Japan

Slogan

The ark of the wise.

What We Do

Creating & Developping Web (Websites, CMS, web applications, consultation etc).

Industry

Internet

Top Three Things to Communicate

#1 - Smart, Intelligence etc.
#2 - Rapid, Quick, Speed etc.
#3 - High quality

Our Target Audience:

[Demographics] Age, Sex, Income, Occupation, Education, Industry: all. Location: Japan (and English area) [Psychographics]
Interests: Web, CMS, Web application, Marketing etc.
Lifestyle, Behavior, Opinions: all Values: people who have some distinction between qualities and costs.

Color Preferences

We think blue or red is better. However, it is just our idea. So if you have other good ideas, let us see, please.

Our Ideas and Additional Information:

[About our name]
Our name 'Whizark' is constructed from 'whiz' + 'ark'.

'whiz' expressed 'rapid', 'quick', 'speed' etc. Because the word means the sound of flying bullet, flying arrow etc.
'whiz' also has the meaning as 'expert', 'master' etc. And it is a parody of 'wise'.

'ark' just means 'The noah's ark'. And it is a parody of 'arc'.

So 'Whizark' means 'The noah's ark of the wise', 'the wise in the ark', 'A flying ark' etc.



[About the logo]
We need logo & logotype.
The followings are just our ideas. How do you think? Let us see many ideas, please.

* a flying ark with logotype
* 'W' in a circle with logotype
* a flying ark and 'W' with logotype
etc.

(Do not include our slogan, please.)

[About your delivery]
REQUIRED: * colored logo with logotype (EPS).
* 2-tone (white & black) or gray-scaled version for print (EPS).

Options (if you could accept them): Ai files (Adobe Illustrator CS4).

In certain cases, we would like to use the logo without the logotype (or the logotype without the logo).



Regards.


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Themes

Masculine
Modern

Style

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
Print
Signs
Clothing

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Discussion

Discussion

whizark
Japan
Thanks for all works.
We are really excited at our first contest!

I feel the circle of the logo (#1, #2) is better than oval.
About the ark, #6 is good. If it is possible, we would like more detailed ark.
About the layout, I like #1, #2.

(Don't include our slogan 'The ark of the wise', please)
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
I like the taste of #8 about the ark.
#2, #6: The viewpoint from the side is better.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
The detailed ark #14, #6, #8, #13 are good,
Though we still prefer side-view to front-view about the viewpoint.

#8 represents the wooden ark well.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
#15, it is a good idea that a ark is flying with wing.

The ranking is still temporary.
Now, we prefer the idea (#15), the color & balance (#14) , the touch as a wooden ark (#8)

We would also like to see many idea by other designers.
If they are just rough designs, it is no problem absolutely. post your ideas, please.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
Probably, I like a kind of pictoral mark and I feel sans-serif is better than serif.
But I also welcome fantasy fonts which have the mood of the bible.
13 years ago
2BPencil
Canada
Attention All Designers
CONTEST ETHICS

1. NO DESIGNER is allowed to offer free services in order to gain favor for a win..that includes backdoor deals in private.

2. NO DESIGNER should ever request or demand their designs to be all ranked in the top 4 spots

3. NO DESIGNER Shall try and influence the contest by berating other designers.

To the Contest Holder if any of these infractions occur please contact Admin or MOD immediately

Submission Rules
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* NO CLIPART (ISTOCKPHOTO, SHUTTERSTOCK, ETC.) EVEN IF YOU OWN THE RIGHTS.
* NO TRACING OR VECTORIZATION OF EXISTING CLIPART OR PHOTOGRAPHY (UNLESS YOU TOOK THE PICTURE)
* 350x280 pixels or (width/height ratio of 1.25:1) in JPG, PNG, or GIF format
* Only one variation per upload (example: if you want to show a logo in red, blue, and yellow. You would create and upload 3 separate files)
* No designer firm watermarks
* Neatly centered both horizontally and vertically with spacing all around. (No ugly oversized logos that hit the edges, negative space is a designer's friend!)
* No Borders - we are building a clean and consistent community portfolio.
* Your work must be created in a vector program such as Adobe Illustrator, and the final files MUST be delivered in .EPS format. Photoshop is not for logos and.


Admins & Mods will remove entries without notice for not following the above submission rules.


Scott
EastCoast Creative
Logo Tournament Moderator
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
I (We) like the wooden detail of #34.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
Thank you for new entries.
In certain cases, we would like to use the logo without the logotype (see also: 'contest brief').

#33, #34, #35, #36: We like the perspective and the wooden ark. in addition, they have separatability.

#37: We like the mood. But we feel it will be too simple when we use only the logo.

#38: the idea is not bad, but it seems we cannot separate the logo from the logotype.

#39: Please, make background-color of white. We like the mood of such a logo, but it's a clipart? It may be too complex for small-size uses.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
About a font, We like #32, #33-#36, #37, #40-#41.
#37 is more better because of the thickness of 'h' and 'i'.
Next, we like #2, #6, #15, #23, #26.

#40: We also like this for the refined.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
#45: We also like the font though it's a serif. Especially, I like the shape of 'K'.
#50: We feel it's also refined one because of its sharp lines.

We feel we needn't water waves. Because we would like to impress people as frying with full-speed, sometimes.
Front-view is also OK, but we still prefer side-view.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
#51: The mood is not bad. I think it's a disadvantage the image has been deteriorated by JPEG(?).
#52: It's exactly refined. But the logo is too simple, so I wonder how we use only the logo w/o logotype. It would be high ranked, if we would use it with logotype everytime.
#53, #54, #55: Probably, we don't like the font about 'W'. It looks like 'V' + 'V'.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
This contest has 1 day and 19 hours left.
Thanks for new variations and new entries.

#57: Really fine and high quality. I like the logotype. If we would have other contest, we might select it.

In this contest, we prefer solid one like #45,#32,#13,#14 etc.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
We have been extended our contest.
Because there are some entries which we would like to see variations. Please, wait a few days.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
#60: It's really nice for Web. But I don't know whether it's also nice for print yet.

Please, make background-color of white without some gradations.
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
We are trying to print every logos for a test.
#42, #14, #13, #66, #50, #57, #40 etc.: It seems to be nice for print.
#42, #14, #13: In additional, we prefer them because of their solid elements (fill-colored ements).
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
WE MIGHT END OUR CONTEST EARLY.

So if there are some designers who begin to create our logo from now,
notify us it on this discussion, please. Then we will wait your entry.
13 years ago
diasha
China
Dear Sir,

Our group are trying to improve our former one, and maybe there are more ideas,
Pls wait for us one more day !
Thank you ,

よろしくおねがいします!
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
Ok. Then please don't hurry, we wait your entry.
We are so pleased that desiners in the world entry our contest. 谢谢您们。
13 years ago
whizark
Japan
We have ended our contest early.

It was a first time for us to hold our contest.
Now, our heart hurts, because It's a only design we can select.

We sincerely appreciate all designers entry our contest. Especially, for the designers post some variations.
Thanks again.
13 years ago