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Logo Specification Sheet – 1 Page Illustrator Template for Download


Logo Specification Sheet - 1 Page Illustrator Template for Download

Logo Specification Sheet - 1 Page Illustrator Template for Download

This is a clean and simple 1 page Logo Specification Sheet for Download, from my resources category, which you can use as a basis for your own work. 

I have used this particular version of the Logo Specification Sheet for a recent client of mine, UHX Universal Healthcoin.

 

 

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I was hired by UHX to redesign their existing logo and brand identity, along with Mohawk who are developing the website and UHX application.

 

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The style is designed to be a super simple way to present a final logo design to the client, with a brief overview of brand aspects, such as: typography, colours and logo usage.

It includes Social Media Profile Icons, both square and round, as well as the full Monomarks version.

Two Layer Illustrator Template

There are two layers to this Illustrator file: the bottom locked layer contains the background colour, text, titles etc, and then the top layer has the logo versions which the client can easily select and copy out.

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There are, of course, situations where a completely bespoke set of guidelines is warranted, but on the whole, I'll be using this style where the client isn't in need of a custom set of guidelines.

 

Logo Specification Sheet - 1 Page Illustrator Template for Download

 

File Versions Available for Download:

The main file is saved for Adobe Illustrator CC 2018; also provided an Illustrator .ait Template file, and a regular PDF, within the ZIP file. If you need another file format not provided, then please let me know via @thelogosmith and I'll see what I can muster up.

You are free to alter any of the text, and the design—obviously remove all instances of the UHX logo, and my logo and contact details (top right)—as you see fit

If you found this Template useful, then I'd certainly appreciate a Twitter Like and/or Retweet:

 


See also: Pricing Guidelines Template & Logo Design Proposal Template & Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Form




14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download


14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

 

14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Client Guidelines Template for Download

This version of my logo guidelines template, from my resources category, is a little heftier than previous, weighing in at a respectable 13 pages (there is an imaginary Back Cover you can add to make 14).

I have used this particular version of the guidelines for a previous client of mine, Kerr Recruitment.

The style of this set of guidelines has gone down well with both clients, as well as some prospective clients who have asked about them after seeing them on the respective portfolio pages, etc.

So, I figured I'd stick with this basic style for a while, and expand and tweak it as necessary.

There are, of course, situations where a completely bespoke set of guidelines is warranted, but on the whole, i'll be using this style base where the client isn't in need of a custom set of guidelines.

If you found this template useful, then I'd certainly appreciate a Twitter Like and/or Retweet:


See also: Pricing Guidelines Template & Logo Design Proposal Template & Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Form


 

14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

Logo and Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

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Logo and Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

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14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

Download Logo_and_Brand_Identity_Guidelines_Template.zip 


 

The above link will download a ZIP archive of an: Adobe Illustrator CC7 file (without embedded fonts), and a PDF (with embedded fonts).

I'm providing the original Adobe Illustrator files for you, so you can get your collective hands dirty with all the text, imagery, pages and artboard's, etc.

Although I have kept Kerr Recruitment's logo in place, please bear in mind that this is a legitimate client logo design, and as such is not there for you to use, commercially, in any way.

You will likely need to change these files quite a lot. The guidelines have been designed in such a way that are quite specific to the way the Kerr Recruitment logo has itself been designed, from the amount of colours used and thus detailed, the French translation of the logo, the various logo lock-ups, etc.

However, you should still be able to use quite a chunk, or at least get a real good idea of how and what to use, spec, explain in your own version of the guidelines.

The addition of the solid colour leader page, with the section titles, looks pretty nice I think, and helps make the guidelines look more like an actual booklet.

If you have any questions about creating logo and brand identity guidelines, or simply want to say drop me a line, you can do so here, over there and right here: glogosmith@gmail.com, use the contact form, or grab me on Twitter: @thelogosmith

14-16 Page Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines Template for Download

 

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Brand Logo Specifications – 10 Page Illustrator Template for Download


 

Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download

Brand Logo Specifications - 10 Page Template for Download

Here's another logo design template for you to download, use, abuse, and do with as you see fit. This one is loosely based on the variations of my own logo design, but I've exaggerated a few logo lock-up's just to pad the template out.

Hopefully this example of brand logo specifications will provide a basis from which you can create you own client logo design specifications.

The template is really just a guide for you, so it's not to be taken as being perfect.

For example, the Logo Usage page is to provide a rough example of how a logo might have Clear Space applied. This Clear Space obviously depends on the size and style of the logo, as well as any other pertinent brand identity aspects.

 


See also: Pricing Guidelines Template & Logo Design Proposal Template & Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Form


Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download

File Versions Available for Download:

The main file is saved for Adobe Illustrator CC 2018; I've also provided an Illustrator .ait Template file, and a regular PDF, within the ZIP file. If you need another file format not provided, then please let me know via @thelogosmith and I'll see what I can muster up.

You are free to alter any of the text, and the design—obviously remove my logo and branding—as you see fit

If you found this template useful, then I'd certainly appreciate a Twitter Like and/or Retweet:

 

 

Brand Logo Specifications - 10 Page Illustrator Template for Download

Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download

Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download

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Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download

Brand Logo Specifications 10 Page Template for Download



Logo Design Proposal 5 Page InDesign Template for Download


One of my earliest logo design templates for download was the Preliminary Proposal I used to send potential clients: a brief breakdown of budget and deposits, along with a few essential terms and conditions.

Over the many years since this was first posted, the Proposal has seen numerous updates based on various client experiences, some good and some bad.

I never used to bother with a proper Contract, and simply relied on this 5 page Proposal. In recent years I've moved to using Bonsai to send clients both detailed digital Contracts, and Invoices.

Logo Design Proposal 5 Page InDesign Template for Download

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However, I still use this first page from my original Proposal (above); a simple means to get the ball rolling with a client, once they have filled in my Creative Brief.

This keeps the first contact nice and simple, lays out the budget and deposit breakdown, list of Deliverables, along with a brief Project Summary of the proposed project.

If the client is happy to proceed, then I go to Bonsai, and set-up a personalised Contract for the client, along with Invoices that can be linked to Paypal*, Stripe and a regular Bank Account.

*Note: I now never accept any client payments through PayPal, too many past horror stories!

 

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Time then to update the old posts with the new updated Proposal, and provide a fresh new download link for you to use as you see fit.

I've kept all the pages for this download, as I know many of you don't use contracts, and might find some use with these simplifies T&C's.

File Versions Available for Download:

The main file is saved for Adobe InDesign CC 2018; I've also provided a InDesign 4 .idml file, and a regular PDF within the ZIP file. If you need another file format not provided, then please let me know via @thelogosmith and I'll see what I can muster up.

You are free to alter any of the text, and the design—obviously remove my logo and branding—as you see fit

If you found this template useful, then I'd certainly appreciate a Twitter Like and/or Retweet:

 

Logo Design Proposal 5 Page InDesign Template for Download

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Logo Design Template for Download: 3 Page Master Logo Client Sheet


Logo Design Template for Download: 3 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

 

Logo Design Template for Download: 3 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

This 3 Page Logo Design Client Sheet, is the latests of my Downloadable Templates to get updated

This is one of my more simpler logo design client templates, such as the previous 1 Page Template; used to kick-start the handing over of client digital assets at the end of a project.

Note: This is an updated Logo Design Template based on this previous version.

 

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

The above link will download a ZIP containing just one Adobe Illustrator CC file (without embedded fonts).

Logo Design Template for Download: 3 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

I have settled on this style of Client Logo Sheet for providing, and presenting, my own clients with the finished logo files that has emphasis on the Social Media Profile image.

On my example I have the two main versions of my own logo, but you could adjust it to show just one logo style, or even add more pages etc, depending on how many colour logo lock-ups are to be used.

 

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These Client Logo Sheets are not replacing the more detailed Logo & Brand Identity Guidelines, (such as the example below, for Kerr Recruitment, which you can also download!) as not all clients opt to have these developed, in part due to the time and costs involved to create them.

Kerr Recruitment Logo and Brand Identity Guidelines Template

 

However, all clients will get the Client Logo Sheet at the end of each project, as they are super quick to put together.

Feel free to use the Master Client Logo Sheet Template as is, or change the layout/contents as you see fit (obviously remove all instance of my name and details)

 

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

The above link will download a ZIP containing just one Adobe Illustrator CC file (without embedded fonts) and a PDF (with embedded fonts).



Logo Design Template for Download: 1 Page Master Logo Client Sheet


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Logo Design Template for Download: 1 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

I'm in the process of updating all my previous Logo Design Templates, and this is the latest one to get the overhaul.

This version is simplest of my logo design client templates; used to kick-start the handing over of client digital assets at the end of a project.

Note: This is an updated logo design template based on this previous version.

 

1 Page Master Logo Client Sheet Template for Download

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

The above link will download a ZIP containing just one Adobe Illustrator CC file (without embedded fonts) and a PDF (with embedded fonts).

 

I have settled on this style of Client Logo Sheet for providing, and presenting, my own clients with the finished logo files.

Each one has a few bits of useful information, such as: the colour mode used in Illustrator, either RGB or CMYK and list of the actual colours used in the logo.

On my example I have the two main versions of my own logo, but you could adjust it to show just one logo style, or even add more rows/columns depending on how many colour versions are to be used.

These Client Logo Sheets are not replacing the more detailed Logo Guidelines/Logo Specification sheets as not all clients opt to have these developed, but all clients will get the Client Logo Sheet at the end of each project, as they are super quick to put together.

Feel free to use the Master Client Logo Sheet Template as is, or change the layout/contents as you see fit (obviously remove all instance of my name and details)

1 Page Master Logo Client Sheet Template for Download

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

The above link will download a ZIP containing just one Adobe Illustrator CC file (without embedded fonts) and a PDF (with embedded fonts).



Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Form – InDesign Template for Download


This version of my Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Template, for Download, is a minor update to this older version.

It's important to remember that Logo Design Copyright is quite a different beast to that of a Trademark, and Registered Trademark, so it's very important to know the difference between them.

See also: Pricing Guidelines Template & Logo Design Proposal Template

 

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What Does this Transfer of Copyright Do?

It's simply a means for you to pass over your ownership of the logo you designed for your client, to your client.

Once you have done this, then you can no longer claim ownership of that particular design, alter it, sell it etc. Obviously you ARE the original designer, and allowed to claim the design as one you've created, to show in your various portfolios, etc. For clarity, this is stated in my Contract, just so there's no horrible misunderstandings.

How I Use it

What I use to do: write my name, sign and date the section on the left, then either scan or photo it, and email it to the client. Bit of a faff…

Now I'm using the handy Publish to Web feature in InDesign, and sending that link direct to the client. This has streamlined the process significantly, and helps keep things nice and tidy.

Should I Charge my Client for This Transfer?

Absolutely not.

File Versions Available for Download:

The main file is saved for Adobe InDesign CC 2018; I've also provided a InDesign 4 .idml file, and a regular PDF within the ZIP file. If you need another file format not provided, then please let me know via @thelogosmith and I'll see what I can muster up.

You are free to alter any of the text, and the design—obviously remove my logo and branding—as you see fit

If you found this template useful, then I'd certainly appreciate a Twitter Like and/or Retweet:

 

Logo Design Transfer of Copyright Form - InDesign Template for Download

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3 Page Master Client Logo Artwork Sheet Template for Download


This post has been updated, and you can find the New Template Here: Logo Design Template for Download: 3 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

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Logo Artwork Sheet

Mentioned a few weeks back that I'd make a version of my Client Logo Artwork Sheet available as a quick downloadable template.

Here's that template: Logo_Artwork_Sheet_for_Download.zip, and it's pretty simples, and nothing at all fancy.

I use this Logo Artwork Sheet as a quick preliminary way to get the client their logo files, then I work on the larger set of Guidelines, if they've been requested.

It's not the same as some of my previous one-page Logo Specification Sheets and here available for download, it's just a means to supply the client with the main logo versions, which they can just pick-up and use.

This is all dependant on the client having access to something like Illustrator of course. If they don't, then I send them this as a PDF, then also attach the various logo versions as JPG's etc.

 

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Artwork Created in Illustrator CC2014

The artwork is created in Illustrator CC2014, and saved as .eps and .pdf, zipped up in one file, which you can download: Logo_Artwork_Sheet_for_Download.zip

Social Media Version x2

I've started to create both square, and round versions of the Social Media version, as some platforms use just one or the other. If it's the circular version of the Social Media Profile Image, then you often need to size and position the logo mark a little differently than you'd do in the square version.

What You'll Need to Do

You'll need to change the fonts, replace the client name wording, and of course, drop in your versions of the logos, as well as changing the colours to suit.

Please feel free to use, and change as you see fit. 

 

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Other Downloadable Templates

I do have numerous other downloadable templates available, that I've done over the years, so feel free to browse through the Resources and Templates categories.

If you come across any dead download links, then please hit me up on Twitter, thanks.


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“No. I don’t design logos, I pull them out of my ass.” Design Logos Poster


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No. I Don't Design Logos - Ass Poster Updated

Download Vector file of all 3 Ass Posters

A refresh to my old favourite poster, "No. I don't design logos, I pull them out of my ass.", which is available for download in various styles.

Still makes me smirk when I see this, and think of the time when the idea for the poster came to mind. It was after a couple of challenging of client conversations about the logo design process, and I'd just about given up the will to live.

This poster gave me an outlet to purge my frustrations.

I have filled out the design with larger text with emphasis on ass. I think the reference to ass was lost on some; it's a nod to some peoples perception of what competent logo design involves as well as reaffirming that the buttocks are indeed a source for all your logo designs.

Added a mono version as well for all you purists.

Download Vector file of all 3 Ass Posters



Master Client Logo Sheet Template for Download


This Logo Template has been updated, please visit:

Logo Design Template for Download: 1 Page Master Logo Client Sheet

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

The above link will download a ZIP archive of an: Adobe Illustrator CC7 file (without embedded fonts) and a PDF (with embedded fonts), all ready for you to present those finished master logo files nicely to your client.

Client Logo Sheet

I have settled on this style of Client Logo Sheet for providing, and presenting, my own clients with the finished logo files. Each one has a few bits of useful information, such as: the colour mode used in Illustrator, either RGB or CMYK and list of the actual colours used in the logo.

I've locked all the elements other than the logo itself, so it's easy for a client to select and copy without picking up surrounding elements etc. On my example I have 4 different colour variations, but you could adjust it to show just one colour, or even add more rows/columns depending on how many colour versions are to be used. Probably best not to cram say 6 different logos on one sheet, as part of this logo sheet is to present the logo in a nice clear way.

The Client Logo Sheets are not replacing the more detailed Logo Guidelines/Logo Specification sheets as not all clients opt to have these developed, but all clients will get the Client Logo Sheet at the end of each project.

Feel free to use the Master Client Logo Sheet Template as is, or change the layout/contents as you see fit (obviously remove all instance of my name and details). Hope you find it useful. 

Download Master Client Logo Sheet Template.zip

Another Logo Sheet Example

Here's a version of the Client Logo Sheet I have just done for my latest finished logo redesign project, for Codestag.

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