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New Logo for Tastemade. Now in Production — and continued rocking logos as hard as possible. New Logo szpajdeo Houseparty. There is such a competition with artists and illustrators from Asia or Eastern Europe that any band with a tight budget can get an excellent logo for as little as 20 dollars.

Would make an awesome t-shirt.

Lord of the Logos, Christophe Szpajdel |

Lofos, I am calling on exhibition opportunities as they play a crucial role in showcasing the vast body of my work to newer audiences, attracting new types of audience that simply are eager on discovering some never seen before aesthetics in typography, calligraphy, graphic design and letter art.

Logos in black and white will remain the main body of my work as I feel a lot more comfortable and I can move around with my art gear a lot easier.

I had to make a scaling of what I am going to draw on paper and then go back and forth from three A3 The mural was a challenge offered by a friend of a friend and, since I had not many commissions in April, I took the challenge. All of the logos you see in this post were hand-drawn. However oogos are absolutely right, they are very complex from a standard branding point of view.


Lord of the Logos

I logow call for help from friends if I am experiencing difficulties in incorporating all requested changes. As well, this is a chance to boost the ths of my monograph book Lord of the Logoswhich is, 5 years on, still available from Gestalten and still in print. The assignment is to create the brand and packaging for a band. I would like to share some of the following logos:. A potential client could actually be in such an amazing band as Wolves in the Throne Room who had a small budget at the time they were looking for a new logo.

Christophe Szpajdel — Lord of the Logos | typetoken®

Not to discriminate any client with a limited budget from coming to me for a logo but I do respect myself before everything; US dollars is a bargain for a piece christopje work that has so much detail and is done completely freehand. Styrene, designed by Berton Hasebe, is his latest exploration of proportion and simplicity in The hardest was to maintain proportion and working in a very narrow street where I could not stand back and look at the entirety of my work.

Some of his logos are unmistakable in readability, while others are cryptic. After I started getting into bands like Opeth, Agalloch, Nile, etc.

And are you ready for this?

I wrote about him on my loord blog and tried my hand at making one of these logos myself. One of the hardest working guys in the business. As a result, the amount of requests has decreased drastically.

Lord of the Logos, Christophe Szpajdel

The first time I heard of Christophe Szpajdel — and first mentioned him on Brand New — was injust as the rest of the internet was also getting to know his peculiar work for death metal bands. To date he has created close to 10, szpahdel logos, all painstakingly designed by hand using little more than a pencil, pen, A4 paper, a bright and quite place to work, and little or no visual reference.


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New Logo for Bank of America by Lippincott. How much of your time goes to designing band logos and how much to other professional or artistic endeavors? February 21, at 7: December 13, at How has been for you, work-wise? In April this year I also painted on a mural here in Exeter. Thanks to my buddy FultonI have a copy right by my side.

Being a metal guy I absolutely love this stuff, and the cryptic nature of these is almost a code among metal heads. Now more than 20 years on, since the Emperor logo I drew in got international acclaim as a landmark to my name and career, I continued doing logos and it came to my mind the idea to charge royalties but then, I would imagine a lot of bands would cease using my logo and get something cheaper by one of their close buddies.

Since then, he’s published a book, Lord of the Logosexhibited his work around the world — including the Walker’s Graphic Design:

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