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Directory Critic Logo Competition - Win $100!

Discussion in 'Design Contests' started by Masetek, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. #1
    As some of you may know, I have recently had a re-design of my site. Here it is:

    Directory Critic
    SEMrush
    Obviously, the site is a directory list and resource. My target audience is webmasters. I need something that fits the color scheme of the site, can work on multiple backgrounds and is easily brandable for banners and promotions.

    You can see on the site that there is a 370x100 space allocated for it at the top left of the site. So that's the size I want to see when you post examples.

    Competition ends 21st March 2007

    The competition winner will be paid via PayPal on receipt of the logo and psd files.

    Any questions, post here :)
     
    Masetek, Mar 13, 2007 IP
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  2. Fidel_Castro

    Fidel_Castro Active Member

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    #2
    Is there any specific text that should be on the logo, and if there is what is accented?
     
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  3. Masetek

    Masetek Peon

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    #3
    Main text: Directory Critic
    Sub line: Directory Lists and Resources
     
    Masetek, Mar 13, 2007 IP
  4. NRLMedia

    NRLMedia Peon

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    #4
    Here is my entry:

    [​IMG]

    Example of Logo in Header:

    [​IMG]


    Hope you like it. :)
     
    NRLMedia, Mar 13, 2007 IP
  5. Masetek

    Masetek Peon

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    #5
    NRL, Nice one. I liked it better when it didn't have the spikes around the edge.

    But, it has to cover about 370px wide. So maybe take the text out of the circle and put it to the left?

    Edit: I see how you've layed it out, thanks for posting it. I do like it better without the spikes around the edge though.
     
    Masetek, Mar 13, 2007 IP
  6. montux

    montux Well-Known Member

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    #6
    Cool new design Masetek, Wish you good luck in advance for contest :p
     
    montux, Mar 13, 2007 IP
  7. NRLMedia

    NRLMedia Peon

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    #7
    Here is an updated version:

    2 Versions:

    [​IMG] and [​IMG]

    An Updated Preview on Site:

    [​IMG]
     
    NRLMedia, Mar 13, 2007 IP
  8. Mendes

    Mendes Well-Known Member

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    #8
    A Basic Try;
    [​IMG]
     
    Mendes, Mar 14, 2007 IP
  9. Masetek

    Masetek Peon

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    #9
    Mendes, that doesn't at all fit in with the site. The colors aren't even the same.
     
    Masetek, Mar 14, 2007 IP
  10. zmaja

    zmaja Peon

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    #10
    This is my attempt. It is based on your site colors, and promising for the web information miners :) Hope you like it!

    [​IMG]

    Plus preview on your site.

    [​IMG]
     
    zmaja, Mar 14, 2007 IP
  11. Mendes

    Mendes Well-Known Member

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  12. Masetek

    Masetek Peon

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    #12
    So far NRL's is looking the best. Can you do a bit more with the title text mate?

    Mendes, the logo is meant to blend in with the site...
     
    Masetek, Mar 14, 2007 IP
  13. NRLMedia

    NRLMedia Peon

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    #13
    Yeah sure thing. I just threw that together in about 15 minutes. I will work on the logo in the next few days when I have more time.

    If you have anymore input, let me know.

    Thanks.
     
    NRLMedia, Mar 14, 2007 IP
  14. ccoonen

    ccoonen Well-Known Member

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    #14
    ccoonen, Mar 15, 2007 IP
  15. DaveyBoy

    DaveyBoy Peon

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    #15
    Here's my effort - I tried for a while to think of some kind of imagery to use on it but drew a blank so for now it's text-based!

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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    AddictedtoFate Active Member

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    #16
    on the website
    [​IMG]
    and alone..
    [​IMG]
    Feedback appreciated,
    -ATF
     
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  17. Constance

    Constance Active Member

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    #17
    [​IMG]

    Here's my entry. :)
     
    Constance, Mar 15, 2007 IP
  18. TheGrin

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    #18
    here's mine
    [​IMG]
     
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  19. xpressions

    xpressions Active Member

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    #19
    Not entering for lack of time, however, how about some pages with some thumbs up/down........just a thought.
     
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  20. Masetek

    Masetek Peon

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    #20
    Thanks for all the entries guys.

    DaveyBoy - I like the text, but it really needs some sort of visual element.

    Concoon - Colors are good, but the tick looks a bit like some of those free logo templates you can pick up.

    AddictedtoFate - Same comment as concoon

    Constance - Not really a fan of the animated banner, doesn't really fit with the site

    TheGrin - Sorry mate, not really a fan of that one.

    NRL - are you going to post some further developments of your design?
     
    Masetek, Mar 15, 2007 IP