logo design

My favorite quote

“Good artists copy, great artists steal” – Piablo Picasso On a side note, there has been much confusion as to the role of a graphic designer, which is different than a graphic artist. The artist creates the artistic elements designers use in their compositions. I am inspired by the work of others and rely on …

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I designed this poster, and a similar one, for a nursing home facility. They also had an old logo they didn’t have the original files for, so I recreated it, along with a slight update.

Label Design

Label Design contest samples. Don’t know what happened to the contest–it just kind of disappeared. Disappointing, but hopefully my work will not be in vain! 🙂

The Truth About My Own Logo Design

So, here’s the thing…I can’t design one for myself. It’s a mental block. too much pressure! 😉 I play with a new one every year. Please don’t just my work by this. You can check out samples of my work here: https://michellefontaine.com//portfolio-2/marketing-collateral/logo-design/  

Hello, 2017!

New Year, new marketing techniques! I’ve never been a fan of Twitter, but it has become increasingly necessary in this dog-eat-dog world. 🙂 So, here we go… Visit https://twitter.com/Graphicspro101! @Graphicspro101

Logo contests

Logo win Aug. 2017 It’s hard to compete with great designers all over the world. REALLY hard. And you have to do one really fast with often no input. Here are a few designs that didn’t make the cut, but deserve credit none the less! Yeah, I’m partial. HA Special Needs Kids Swim Program Chicago …

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Real Estate Logo

I really enjoyed working with Real Estate agent Jeff Presley of Keller Williams, and we hope to do more together in the future! With this logo, I tried to stay away from the standard house clipart, which is REALLY hard. I created a more sprawling house to more accurately represent the types of houses and …

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Conceptual Logo

The idea is not totally flushed out–I have many more. Part of the emphasis is on drop zones.