6 tips for using logo grid systems for successful design

An image showing use of a logo grid to measure proportions in the Apple logo

You've surely seen logo grid systems used to demonstrate the shape and proportions of famous logos, but you may be wondering how to use them. This geometric design technique isn't necessary for all projects, but the fact is that logo grids, construction guides and circles can be powerful techniques (see our guide to how to design a logo for more.

In the guide below, Niall O'Loughlin from 99designs shares his biggest dos and don'ts of using logo grids in a design project. For more inspiration, see our pick of the best new logos.

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Niall O'Loughlin is brand marketing manager at 99designs.