What you'll need
Open a new document and set up your workspace. Bring in a reference image to use as inspiration, and use the Layers panel to easily manage your artwork.
Combine rectangles, triangles, circles, and freeform shapes to build your artwork. Use Smart Guides to align the various elements.
Select the colors you want to use, and be sure to explore the vast collection of prebuilt color sets in the convenient Swatch Libraries. To keep the colors and shapes of your logo handy, simply add them to one of your Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries.
Round out your logo by adding the business name using the powerful typesetting features in Illustrator. Creative Cloud members can choose from the vast library of high-quality typefaces from Adobe Typekit.
See how your logo looks on mockups of everyday items, like t-shirts and business cards. And learn how easy it is to save your logo artwork for printing, sharing as a PDF, posting on the web, and more.
Contributor: Brian Wood