Graphic Design

A logo design history

  A brief history of  logo design… Where did logo design start? Logos have existed long before the Coca-Cola logo, they have existed for thousands of years, they have evolved quite significantly but logos were used even by Ancient Egyptians.  Ancient Egyptians branded their animals with hieroglyphs to mark their ownership. Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Image source: There is a coin in existence that bears the head of a roaring lion with sun rays over Read More →

File Formats Explained

File formats explained What is a file format? A file format is a standard way in which a computer file is stored in a computer or device.  The type of file specifies the type of data stored in the computer and the file  format tells the computer how to process the data.  There are hundreds of file formats and each file format belongs to a specific software program.  Each file format operates only with a Read More →

20 Funny T-Shirts that you can Buy!

Are you a happy person? like humor? hopefully you do as it’s a great way to spend your day! being happy when ever you can! If you like funny stuff, you may like the funny T-shirts we have listed below, plus you can even visit the link under the image and purchase them from the T-Shirt stores. 20 Funny T-Shirts that you can Buy! Enjoy!   1. Under New Management Funny T-Shirt   Image credits/product: Read More →

Free PDF Modern Invoice Template

Enjoy our totally free Modern Invoice template! Download this free PDF Modern Invoice Template for your business use. Free License Template The template license is a non exclusive copyright, these are templates and anyone can use them.  The copyright belongs to Logoland Australia as having created this template, you may use this template and modify it e.g. edit the colours etc.  But you may not redistribute or take credit of having created it. How to Open Read More →

Packaging Design Inspiration

A brand’s package design should capture the brand’s look.  It should be relevant to today’s consumers. As the brand itself, the packaging’s design should stand out.  The colours should follow the brand’s colours and any other colours added to the packaging design should suit and compliment the brand’s colours. Below are some examples of professional packaging for inspiration: 1. Monopoly Packaging 2. Ann Bar Soap Packaging 3. Silk Chocolate Packaging 4. Koppie Rooibos Tea Packaging Read More →

How our eyes see colour

To understand colour better, it is important to understand how our eyes and brain perceive colour.  We see colour everywhere but how do our eyes translate it into an image?  Wavelengths of light come from the sun and they come into contact with the Earth and objects that we see.  These wavelengths are reflected back to our eyes at different frequencies.  Some of the wavelengths that are reflected to the Earth are out of the Read More →

Introduction to Colour

Colour is usually taken for granted, most people do not give colour a thought, even designers sometimes.  Yet why do we not realise what important role colour plays in our everyday lives?  We are made up of different colours, our hair, our eyes, our skin.  Then think of the clothes that we wear and the furniture and items we own.  Isn’t colour everywhere? Everyday we make decisions based on colour, the car we choose to Read More →

Brandmarks Explained

Brandmarks include an almost infinite variety of shapes and personalities.  Brandmarks can be assigned to a number of different categories.  These categories range from literal through to symbolic.  Brandmarks can be made up of words or images.  New exciting brandmarks are created each day! So what is a Brandmark? The brandmark is a logo design, a logo, a brand created to represent a company or organisation. A designer will analyse the company, its products/services and Read More →

Logo Design Styles

Understanding logo design styles, what does this mean? What style of logo would you like? This is a question that graphic design companies will normally ask their clients in their creative brief or at some stage before they commence the design of your logo design project. So that you don’t get confused as to which styles are normally named we have outlined as many styles and provided an example for each style below.  You can Read More →

40 Free Wallpapers

Free wallpapers for your desktop.  To download the wallpapers click on the image, the link will take you to the Flickr website where the image authors have placed their images for download. 1. Ferrari Wallpaper 2. Boat Wallpaper 3. Black Ferrari Wallpaper 4. Silver Ferrari Wallpaper 5. The Illuminated Wallpaper 6. Flowers Wallpaper 7. Penguin Wallpaper 8. Ferrari Racing Wallpaper 9. Red Autumn Wallpaper 10. Colourful Pinatas Wallpaper 11. Miami Beach Wallpaper 12. Vintage Boat Wallpaper 13. Pretty Pink Flower Wallpaper 14. Yellow Flower Wallpaper 15. Oslo Read More →