Where to find logo design inspiration

Logo design inspiration - a selection of logos
(Image credit: Behance)

Unfortunately, logo design inspiration can be difficult to find. Just imagine: you have received a brief from a new client, and now you're tapping your fingers waiting for inspiration to hit you. Are you expecting the perfect logo design to magically appear, fully formed, in your mind? If so, you'll likely be in for a long wait.

Seeking out inspiration takes proactivity. If you soak up a variety of ideas, gradually they'll come together to form the logo you're looking for. The only trick is knowing where to find your inspiration in the first place.

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Emily Gosling

Emily Gosling is a freelance art and design journalist currently writing for titles including Creative Review, Eye on Design, Creative Boom and People of Print. She’s previously worked at Elephant magazine, It’s Nice That and Design Week, and was editor of Type Notes magazine. Her book Creative Minds Don’t Think Alike was published by Ilex Press in 2018, and she also plays bass as one-quarter of the eight-titted beast, Superstation Twatville.