Starting a New Line/Brand Feedback Thread

Nov 20, 2012 @ 00:26
I think theres a mix of logos out there, but personally i think its stronger to have a name of sorts incorporated so that people can put a name to the brand. When people buy, they're basically buying into your brand image and identity, so you should make it as strong as you can from the off.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 00:46
So I've been lurking on this thread for like 2 months trying to learn stuff about launching my brand. So far I have a name and a logo. Just looking for some thoughts/critiques/opinions on the photo below. I'm not sure if I'm going to use it for the logo or if it's just a design.


SocialAnxietyClubHB

Edit: Click through for a bigger one, I need a better photo host...
Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:25




Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:26
@timk125
The type looks good but I'm not sure it would work the best as a logo. With the thumbnail you posted, it's a bit hard to read the script at the bottom and you need your logo to scale well. It looks great when it's bigger though, so I feel it would look good as a design rather than a logo.

@twincolumn
Your product is looking really good man, I love that hoodie with the pocket print.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:28
@benchwarmer Totally see your point. I'm not happy with how it scales and you make a good point. Logo 101 really I don't know what I was thinking.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:46
my dude Clinton's new walkout shirt. he's fighting for the Gladiator Challenge featherweight belt on Saturday at Thunder Valley Casino.


https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pacifist-Fight- Wear/198022430260055

Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:52







are those westside hats your??? they look like the dom kennedy ones... either way, looks dope. and i like the shirt. not the hoodie... (i don't smoke)

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:57
which one looks better....

let me know asap and why.... i'm working on something.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:59
@timk125
Don't worry too much about it man, you should expect to do a lot of revisions before getting it just right. Just keep working at it and keep asking people's opinions.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 03:59
Originally posted by Inactive User
are those westside hats your??? they look like the dom kennedy ones... either way, looks dope. and i like the shirt. not the hoodie... (i don't smoke)


no not our hats, made a mistake. Photoshoot fell apart so took some random pics, and our hats didnt come in time. Oh well. Lol.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:02
So I've been lurking on this thread for like 2 months trying to learn stuff about launching my brand. So far I have a name and a logo. Just looking for some thoughts/critiques/opinions on the photo below. I'm not sure if I'm going to use it for the logo or if it's just a design.


SocialAnxietyClubHB

Edit: Click through for a bigger one, I need a better photo host...


it's better as a design. it's alright. could use some work... i'd mess with the fonts a big.
reminds me of this http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l8gw91XIvi1qa98opo1_500.jpg

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:03
Originally posted by Inactive User
are those westside hats your??? they look like the dom kennedy ones... either way, looks dope. and i like the shirt. not the hoodie... (i don't smoke)


no not our hats, made a mistake. Photoshoot fell apart so took some random pics, and our hats didnt come in time. Oh well. Lol.


lol.... stay away from posting a look book with someone else's shit. i don't think that looks good.

either way, sorry to hear about the hats. that shirt is tight... i might have to buy one.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:04
Originally posted by Inactive User
no not our hats, made a mistake. Photoshoot fell apart so took some random pics, and our hats didnt come in time. Oh well. Lol.


lol.... stay away from posting a look book with someone else's shit. i don't think that looks good.

either way, sorry to hear about the hats. that shirt is tight... i might have to buy one.


Yeah.. Wasnt really a look book, did what we could with what we had to get some pics on IG and the website. Wasnt paying attention to the hat lol. Thank you though highlyhonored.com
Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:07
i think this one works better??

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:09
@aldenteco
Keep the spacing in check, everything is feeling a bit too cramped up IMO.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:10
@aldenteco
Keep the spacing in check, everything is feeling a bit too cramped up IMO.


thanks.... thats what it was.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 04:35
Originally posted by Inactive User
So I've been lurking on this thread for like 2 months trying to learn stuff about launching my brand. So far I have a name and a logo. Just looking for some thoughts/critiques/opinions on the photo below. I'm not sure if I'm going to use it for the logo or if it's just a design.


SocialAnxietyClubHB

Edit: Click through for a bigger one, I need a better photo host...


it's better as a design. it's alright. could use some work... i'd mess with the fonts a big.
reminds me of this http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l8gw91XIvi1qa98opo1_500.jpg


Thanks for the suggestion.

I've never seen that before, I've messed with it with and without a circle. I like it with some type of border though.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 05:50
looking for some press,someone who blogs.. if any one is down to make a article on a up and coming brand, pm me, and ill show you what i got. thanks.

Forever Dope, Dope Forever. www.dopesocietyclothing.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 05:53



I really like this tee. It is hard enough to come up with a solid illustration like that tiger, but to incorporate it into a design that flows and fits well on a t-shirt is even harder. I also like how you used the scratches across the HH on the front graphic to tie it in to the piece as a whole. Probably one of the most well executed pieces I've seen on this forum so far. Keep it up!
Nov 20, 2012 @ 05:55
@twincolumn That wool hat is dope
Nov 20, 2012 @ 08:03


I really like this tee. It is hard enough to come up with a solid illustration like that tiger, but to incorporate it into a design that flows and fits well on a t-shirt is even harder. I also like how you used the scratches across the HH on the front graphic to tie it in to the piece as a whole. Probably one of the most well executed pieces I've seen on this forum so far. Keep it up!


Not knocking it, but I wonder if he's a big CFL fan...


Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Nov 20, 2012 @ 08:14


I really like this tee. It is hard enough to come up with a solid illustration like that tiger, but to incorporate it into a design that flows and fits well on a t-shirt is even harder. I also like how you used the scratches across the HH on the front graphic to tie it in to the piece as a whole. Probably one of the most well executed pieces I've seen on this forum so far. Keep it up!


Not knocking it, but I wonder if he's a big CFL fan...


Hamilton Tiger-Cats


Damn...
Never seen that before. I thought the illustration was original
Nov 20, 2012 @ 09:22
^^^^ still a nice shirt...

havnt been in this thread in a while...

Twin collum....nice clothes not my personal style but i like it.....

ADC...I WANNA SEE SOME OF YOUR NEW SHIT MAN...i wish i would have copped that 93 mentality shirt but to broke...i might hit you soon..

i will have something to show in the next week or 2
Nov 20, 2012 @ 14:11
^^^^ still a nice shirt...

havnt been in this thread in a while...

Twin collum....nice clothes not my personal style but i like it.....

ADC...I WANNA SEE SOME OF YOUR NEW SHIT MAN...i wish i would have copped that 93 mentality shirt but to broke...i might hit you soon..

i will have something to show in the next week or 2


what up homie?

i got 3 new designs dropping in a few weeks on 4 t shirts.... then towards the end of feb, i'm dropping my pt. 2 (2 designs.)

got some stuff, some rips, some original work, just fun shit in general.

getting new stickers made so i got you.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 14:20


Not knocking it, but I wonder if he's a big CFL fan...


Hamilton Tiger-Cats


Damn...
Never seen that before. I thought the illustration was original



a lot of things in this industry aren't original. everyone rips, re-appropriates, or bases an idea of something. "nothing is original, there's nothing new under the sun, it's not what you do... but how it's done". that's one of my favorite lines from Nas. It's so true, everything repeats itself.

Now if someone just straight up jacks the whole design without changing it, that's stupid. But it is what it is. You can be original by taking someones design or logo and making it better or yours.

I do like original work as well, but isn't the point of this industry to piss evryone off and cross the lines?

look at johnny cupcakes, the hundreds, supreme (the king of rips), and other brands. they all use other art as a template of their designs. it's called "steal like an artist".


either way, i see all your views. we all have our own method to creating. i'm not saying steal all your work, but know when to steal and know when to create from scratch. I've had a design stolen from a growing comapny. I just took the L, it is what it is.

anyway, dope t shirt. even if the tiger is taken from a sports team or drawn from scratch.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

Nov 20, 2012 @ 16:48
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Nov 20, 2012 @ 17:28
Originally posted by Inactive User
SocialAnxietyClubHB

it's better as a design. it's alright. could use some work... i'd mess with the fonts a big.
reminds me of this http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l8gw91XIvi1qa98opo1_500.jpg


Thanks for the suggestion.

I've never seen that before, I've messed with it with and without a circle. I like it with some type of border though.[/q
@timk125 For that logo, have you tried to make the background solid and have the letters show through? (invert it) That way, you could stil keep that circle shape without necessarily trapping your design in the circle. Does that make sense at all?

TwinColumn.com @TwinColumnCult Facebook.com/TwinColumn

Nov 20, 2012 @ 17:29
@twincolumn a colored background and white letters? I haven't thought of that but I'll try it.
Nov 20, 2012 @ 17:30
@timk125 Yes, that was a better way of putting it lol

TwinColumn.com @TwinColumnCult Facebook.com/TwinColumn

Nov 20, 2012 @ 17:33
@twincolumn I'll give it a shot.

I also have more of a logo I've been working on I'll be posting later today.
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