Graphic design can be a scary terrain to navigate, especially if you’re just starting out in business. Quality graphic designers are expensive. That’s why as a startup founder, it can be a difficult decision to make — in regards to your logo and brand visuals — when you’re on a tight budget. Which is where DesignEvo comes in.
Here, you don’t need to pay top Dollar to get something going. In fact, you can design a free logo for your business on-site. And you don’t have to be a design pro to use all the site. All you need is an eye for quality, just so you can make an informed decision on how your logo should look.
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DesignEvo user review
For me, as a graphic designer, the first important feature I noticed about DesignEvo is the templates you get to work with. These make it easier for people who have no experience with design to be able to put together a decent look that can pass for a business’s corporate image.
These templates all come with vector images you can modify in terms of opacity, color, and positioning. DesignEvo comes with many font and text styles, so you have a variety of looks available to be used for your artwork.
The beauty of this site is that I was able to ‘fidget’ with various looks, colors, and possible backgrounds for my design. Also, I got to download a lo-res version of the logo; so I could test it on flyers and letterheads, as well as in mockups of other ways I’d want to use the design (t-shirts, mugs, and billboards). Of course, without downloading a sample, I can still preview the look on-site as there’s a preview panel to allow me have a good look at what my design in various print situations would look.
Who is DesignEvo for?
DesignEvo is for people who either have a working knowledge (layman’s experience) with design or totally inexperienced people who just want to put together a simple logo to visually represent their business. This means that you don’t need to be a professional to use the platform, as stated earlier. All you need is an eye for design so you can put together something worth using as a corporate icon for your business.
How do I use DesignEvo?
You can register on DesignEvo for free using your Facebook or Gmail account. Designing your logo is also free, and you get to download a lo-res version of your final design. However, to get the vector files, font files, and copyright to the design, you’ll need to pay $49.99.
DesignEvo is good for basic looks that don’t come with too many frills. For $49.99, it’s a good deal since you’ll be in charge of the outcome and total look of your logo. I’d recommend it to people who just want a simple template look for their business. However, if you want a more customized look, I’d advise you go for a pro designer’s service.
As stated earlier in this article, design services can be costly. So if you’re going to be forking out good money for a logo, make sure that it is a look that can represent your business and brand for a very long time before there would be the need for a modification, or even a rebrand — when the business expands beyond what it was initially.
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