Clickety-clacks along the LogoMotives tracks

I'm taking a quick look back at the last couple months before starting out the new year. Jeff Fisher LogoMotives has been mentioned and spotted online quite a bit recently. Here's the latest from the cyber-world:

40 Playful Logos
Kreative Garden includes my designs for the Cat Adoption Team and the theatrical production 2 Boys in a Bed on a Cold winter's Night in this fun collection of international identities.

Creative Advent 2008: Jeff Fisher
On his Positive Space Blog, Anthony Zinni creates his own holiday advent calendar of career advice from 24 design professionals.

20 amazing or original Logotypes & Logos !
In his first English language post, Mickaƫl Bertrand Alexandre includes the Jeff Fisher LogoMotives identity.

The reality of logo design contests
The identity design blog Logo Design Love references my Creative Latitude article "When a “contest” is not a contest"

Open Thread: What's Your Email Signature?
On FreelanceFolder, designer Jacob Cass takes a look at email signatures as a marketing tool.

100 Brands of Interest
Identity designer David Pache includes the Jeff Fisher LogoMotives logo in a collection focusing on creative firms.

The Ultimate List of The Best Logo Design Resources
Jeff Fisher LogoMotives is mentioned multiple times in this listing from Just Creative.

Jeff Fisher Interview Transcript
A couple of years ago Doug Farrick interviewed me - and the transcript of that discussion has now been posted on CreativePublic

Book Review: Identity Crisis!

Teoh Yi Chie - an infographic journalist, illustrator, and cartoonist from Singapore - posts design book reviews with great photo imagery on the Design Shelf blog. I recently came across a review and video (above), with the reviewer flipping through my book Identity Crisis: 50 Redesigns That Transformed Stale Identities into Successful Brands, when posted on the page for the volume. I followed the provided link to the Design Shelf page for my book, which displays some great additional photo images.

What makes a logo designer a professional logo designer?
Graham Smith, United Kingdom designer and writer of the ImJustCreative blog, asked designers on Twitter to define a professional logo designer.

Braintalk with Calvin Lee
Cal Lee, of Mayhem Studios, has always be very gracious in mentioning Jeff Fisher LogoMotives in forum posts, blog entries and interviews - and he does so once again in a Sharebrain post. He was also a contributor to my books Savvy Designer's Guide to Success and Identity Crisis!.

How 20 designers charge their clients
Designer David Airey, located in Northern Ireland, asked 20 international designers three questions about their financial practices. The answers provide great advice for any design professional.

42 Information Packed Twitter Backgrounds
The blog I Am Mike Smith presents the informative and decorative backgrounds of numerous "tweeters." My "tweets" may be found at @logomotives.

Logo design evolution
I don't think that I can seriously be considered a "live legend of logo design," but I do appreciate the mention of my own logo design evolution on the DTP-Design site. The entry features the evolution of logos for a number of major corporations and Internet entities.

Ten Principles of the Logo Design Masters
On the VECTORTUTS site, designer Chris Spooner of SpoonGraphics writes:

"The veterans of the logo design industry have achieved their success for a reason. Sure, it's partially due to the years of practice, blood, sweat, tears and inky fingers. But mainly, it's because they stuck to the ten solid-gold principles of world class logo design.

One of the principles is contributed by your truly.

© 2009 Jeff Fisher LogoMotives


Daniel said...

Hi, now it's my turn to thank you for the mention. Best regards!

David Airey said...

Well deserved mentions, Jeff. There'll no doubt be plenty more in 2009, and I hope it's a great year for you.