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Brendan Watson picked a winning design in their logo design contest

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Here's what the client asked for

Contest title

Title

Logo for American Cuts Barbershop

Subtitle

 Logo for Male Barbershop 

Background information

Name to incorporate in the logo

American Cuts

Slogan to incorporate in the logo

Barbershop for Men

Description of the organization and its target audience

I am seeking an appropriate logo for a male barbershop. The 'look and feel' of the barbershop will closely resemble the Gallery Photos located at this site (http://www.baxterfinley.com/shop-gallery). I am trying to create a 'Nordstrom' environment for a 'Target' priced haircut. While I didn't include a logo, I would also be open to including the phrase 'barbershop for men' so that people who walk by know that services are only for men and boys. I included some logo images that I liked for different reasons. The eagle is representative of America and the scizzors are commonly associated with barbershops. I also like the idea of being able to convert 'American Cuts' to an acronym 'AC' like what Eddie Bauer has done. The logo will need to be versatile such since it would be applied to a storefront glass window, outdoor sign, apparel, website and marketing collateral.  I am trying to go for a wide audience (kids up to baby boomers) so it has too look 'classic'.  I would like to avoid the use of the mustache as I fear it might not attract the younger population.

Industry

Cosmetics & Beauty

Visual style

Preferred logo types

  • Organization name enveloped by a pictorial element or shape.

Values to communicate

Feminine
Masculine
Young
Mature
Luxury
Economical
Modern
Classic
Playful
Serious
Loud
Quiet
Simple
Complex
Subtle
Obvious

Color preferences

black, gold maybe?

Sample logos

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