For practice and enhancing my portfolio, I have many works-in-progress that are unsolicited, non-commissioned projects that I do just to keep the creative juices flowing. Of course if the parties involved like what I am doing and want to contact me for commissioned work based upon my prototype designs, they are more than welcome to do so!
With Duke University college football back to prominence the last couple of years, I started playing around with a concept to tweak their official logo with a little football flair:
I’ve had an idea in my head that I wanted to get a preliminary design done for an Avengers logo (based on the Marvel Comics title). It’s a variation on their traditional design where I wanted to see how it looks if you essentially merge the first two letters together:
The Avengers concept spawned a design idea for the Marvel Comics logo itself. Traditionally they go with fairly clean lettering so it is easy to read, but I wanted to see what some merging of boundaries between letters would do to the design. Here are a few color variations on this idea:
When I was a Technical Writer/Illustrator at ON Technology, I needed a clean vector version of the corporate logo for various print and online projects, so I drew one:
I had a friend there who obtained certification as a Certified Novell Engineer, and he wanted an official version of the logo to include on his resume and business card so I dew him a clean vector version of the official logo:
Working as a Technical Writer at ABB, Power T&D I needed a clean resizable version of the ABB corporate logo but could not find one. Since I was redesigning the documentation templates to meet corporate standards, I also researched the corporate logo and created a vector version of it to corporate specifications: