Use Fonts to Create a Logo Mockup - Exercise

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Use Fonts to Create a Logo Mockup - Exercise

Use Fonts to Create a Logo Mockup

Duration: 15 to 25 minutes.

In this exercise, you will use any text editor (InDesign or Word) to create a beginning mockup for a new logo. Your job is to take the company name and use various typefaces and fonts to create a list of options that may become the official standard for the company. Below you will see a brief writeup about the company and the image that they want to convey to their audience of teenage students.

Round Rings Inc. (startup company specializing in high school class rings and merchandise) will need a logo to represent the "fun" aspect of their company and appeal to a youth market.

  1. Open a text editor of your choice.
  2. Create a new document and type the words "Round Rings Inc."
  3. Format the words to be 72 pt in size and explore fonts until you find the one that embodies your vision.
  4. Save your file and make note of your font as it will be used to make a logo later on.

Solution:

  1. Open Microsoft Word.Blank Microsoft Word Page
  2. Click File > New... to create a new document.New Document
  3. Type the words "Round Rings Inc." Round Rings Inc. Typed on Page
  4. Select the text and format the words to be 72 pt.Text in 72 Point
  5. Explore fonts until you find the one that embodies your vision.Font Drop-Down
  6. Save your file as "type-face-vs-font\Exercises\fontChoice.docx" and make note of your font as it will be used to make a logo later on.Text with Formatted Font and Size
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