Logos are hard to design, requiring a deceptive level of simplicity that can communicate big ideas instantly. I applaud you all for taking a crack at it with our last Pop Quiz, and I am delighted to share the results here for your viewing pleasure:
The key to a great insignia is minimalism, keeping it right on the razor edge of too little and too much information, so you get the maximum impact with the simplest shapes. I wanted to call out a few submissions that I thought accomplished this particularly well.
Decatonkeil’s “Merit” made great use of triangular shapes for his stylized “M”:
DiCicatriz’ logo for the group “Spectrum” clearly conveys that this is an LGBT team in a clear way:
It conveys energy and movement while suggesting both the hero’s name and power set. The colors are clear and sharp, and I could definitely see this on a cover or Haywiremobile or chest. Great job! That’s my personal favorite, but by all means chime in below to share what you think is the best one, and why.
Thanks again to everyone who participated!