40 Logo Design Tutorials

Logo design is a sophisticated and complex process. The hardest thing to do is to come up with the concept behind the logo. Once you know what kind of logo you want, you sketch and design it. Logo design is one of those things that has to be perfected, because a logo represents an idea, a brand and an identity.

In recent contest I asked Desizn Tech’s reader what kind of post they would like to see, some readers asked about logo design tutorial. In this post, you will find 40 different kinds logo tutorial from beginners to advanced level. Besides logo design, some of the links included are broad analysis behind the logo design process which should be helpful for graphic and web designers.

1. Quick Logos with Live Trace in Adobe Illustrator


Layers magazine shows how to create a logo quickly using Illustrators live trace technique.

2. Jelly Remake

A very unique tutorial that shows how to create a candy-like logo.

3. Bubble Tutorial using Photoshop


If you are looking a simple logo tutorial, this tutorial shows how to create a simple logo using Photoshop.

4. A Brief Logo Tutorial


An HTML page tutorial shows how to add a refection after creating the logo in Vector.

5. Futuristic Web Logo Design Tutorial Using Photoshop

PSD Rockstar shows how to create an awesome logo using layer styles properties in Photoshop.

6. 3D gradient logo in Illustrator


Nick La shows how to create create a 3d Logo in Illustrator, which is a great technique for making 3D graphic objects and icons.

7. Rectangular Glassy Logo


Create a glassy dark looking logo step by step in photoshop .

8. Making the ATI LOGO

This tutorial shows the recreation process of ATI logo in photoshop.

9. 3d Logo in Gimp


This PDF tutorials shows that you can create a 3d logo even using GIMP.

10. Skype-like logo in Pixelmator


Skype has a very cool looking logo. If you wanted create something like that this tutorial shows how create a similar logo like that.

11. Drawing the Honey Farm Logo

Very detailed tutorial on how to create a professional looking honey farm logo in illustrator.

12. Awesome Logo Using Anime Charater


This tutorial comes from a Professional Logo designer Gary Simon. He shows a detailed necessary process on creating a logo.

13. Create a 3D Logo in Corel Draw


Corel Draw is another well Known Image Editor. This tutorial shows how create a 3D logo in Corel Draw

14. Logo Presentation tutorial


You have logo that you want to perhaps print it on paper. This tutorial will teach you how to do that.

15. Volks Logo in Gimp


Create the Famous Volkswagen using Gimp.

16. Design the Firefox Logo in Photoshop


A detailed tutorial that shows how you can create the Firefox logo in a scalable photoshop format.

17. Professional Logo

Who said you can not design a logo like professional. Using photoshop pen tool you too can create a professional looking logo

18. Logo Design Process Tutorial


Dryicons has some of the best icons on the web. Now, on these tutorial they present a logo tutorial: from sketching logo in paper to designing it in illustrator and printing in it paper again.

19. Digg Logo in Illustrator


If you thought creating a digg logo/icon was hard, get ready to be surprised. This tutorial shows how create digg logo in easy steps everyone can follow.

20. Step by Step Logo


Chuck Green presenting a detailed analysis and step by step logo creation process .

20. Simple Vector Logo Tutorial


Another tutorial that takes simple approach on creating a vector logo.

21. Coffee Shop logo in Corel Draw

Create a very unique looking coffee shop logo in Corel Draw .

22. Transformer Logo Tutorial


Using trace counter method create transformer logo in Illustrator.

23. Dark Logo in Photoshop

How about some dark logos? This tutorial shows how to create a dark logo, which you can your for those a gaming or dark layout websites.

24. Creating the Brand Identity for a Sports Team


This tutorial which comes in a PDF shows how to create a logo and turn it into a brand.

25. Medieval Crest Logo


Are you creating a historic website?Need a Medieval logo? This tutorial shows how to create a crest logo in photoshop.

26. Skull logo Tutorial


Create skull type logo using pen tool in Illustrator.

27. Cloud Logo

PSDCORE presents a very cool photoshop tutorial, that shows how to create could logo for you site.

28. Glowing Sparking Logo


Marco Kuiper’s logo tutorial will blow your mind. Following this tutorial you can create 3D sparking tutorial.

29. Modern Day Green Logo Tutorial.


Creating a site green movement organization and you need a green logo? psFreak tutorial can help on creating a green logo

30. How to Design a Logo.


This more like a guide line then tutorial. Jacob Cass from Just Creative Design explains how to design a logo in a must read detailed post.

31. Simple Multimedia Business Logo.


In this tutorial you will learn how to create a glossy and professional logo for a multimedia business website.

32. Leaf Logo


Using photoshop preset shapes you can create an amazing leaf logo with a Web 2.0 style.

33. Making a Logo


A very detailed and well analyzed and detailed article from Mihai Panu-Ionascu about logos and how create a logo.

34. Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for Vivid Ways


How to come up with the logo design? Whats is idea behind it? Chris Spooner writes about a detailed post about the process of creating a logo.

35. Retro Logo


36. Designing a Cake Shop Logo

Need a logo for cake shop? This tutorial very nicely show how create a artistic cake shop logo .

37. Create a Planet Logo


This tutorial shows how create a clean and simple logo in photoshop.

38. Fitness Logo


Yet another tutorial that shows how to create a fitness logo using different techniques in photoshop.

39. Simple Vector Logo Design


PSHERO shows how to create custom (vector) logos in photoshop.

40.Creating a Crazy Cool Logo


In this tutorial Fabio Sasso from Abduzeedo teachs you how to create a logo using shapes in Adobe Illustrator. A very cool concept.


Kawsar Ali is a web designer who also likes blogging. In his spare time he walks around with a Nikon D5100 hunting for good textures.

19 Responses

  1. James Bond says:

    great effort thanks for sharing..

  2. FarvezKS says:

    Nice Thank You…… I like This……

  3. manoj says:

    i like it’s, thanks for sharing

  4. vstudents says:

    great stuff as well as what i was need for my website Idea for money

  5. Kemon Baca says:

    great inspiration for logo design…
    I like Simple Multimedia Business Logo.

  6. Akash Malhotra says:

    wow…really good…. plz send me some more blogs….. thanks…

  7. Hey, thats a great tutorial thanks for sharing this i got a lot ideas now from your post :) cheers!!!

  8. nnosiri chizoba says:

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  9. Pak Wandi says:

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  11. marko says:

    excellent selection of tutorials for logos, thanks

  12. Prachi says:

    Thats an amazing collection! Thanks a billion! Helped me tonnes!

  13. pankaj says:

    can u send me url link for your website…….

  14. rahul says:

    It’s very interesting design i like the way of explain and there are many tricks which i can use………..
    thanks …….. :P

  15. Kawsar Ali says:

    Which link are you referringto ? just checked all links are seem to working

  16. thx for the tutorials :). I have a tutorial 3d logo design – Logo Design behind the Scenes. I use Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe after Effects, Adobe Flash and Adobe Dreamweaver. so the final logo ready for printing, TV production and Web Publishing.


  17. Kawsar Ali says:

    @Ashely Adams: Thanks. hope it was helpful

  18. Ashely Adams says:

    A marvelous list. I found quite a few ideas that I may use. Lists such as this show you that when it comes to great digital designs, you are limited only by your creativity. Thanks for the compilation.