How to Design a Steampunk Logo
When designing a steampunk logo, there are few graphic elements you should keep in mind to ensure you stay within the genre. These steampunk styles will include:
Look at other logos in both your industry and in the steampunk genre for inspiration. While you should not copy anyone’s graphics, you may be able to find some elements that you would like to incorporate into your own branding. Take notes for when you create your logo or hire a designer.
Steampunk Logo Makers
When looking for steampunk logos online, you can either commission someone or use a logo maker. Here are some of our favorite options:
Fiverr is a marketplace of freelance designers who come with varying skill levels and styles. You can browse through their online portfolios until you find someone you wish to work with. Each artist has their own pricing and terms. Make sure you read through reviews before hiring someone to ensure you are getting the most for your money.
Etsy is known as a haven for craft shops, Etsy is full of designers who are willing to create logos for you. You can browse design shops, read reviews, and order a custom logo from a graphic designer.
Placeit has a logo-maker that allows you to either add your own graphics or use some of theirs to create your logo. You can also customize colors, fonts, and sizes. Placeit also gives you the opportunity to incorporate your logo onto other images people use online or on the merchandise you can sell as a side hustle.
Snappa is known for being an intuitive graphic design software. You start with pre-made templates that you can adjust and manipulate until you have made something unique. If you have an idea and just need a place to create it, try Snappa.
With thousands of templates at your fingertips, you will be able to create and edit a logo with Canva. Use one of their millions of icons or illustrations to bring your steampunk logo to life.
Design a Logo Yourself
You can also use graphic design tools to create your own steampunk logo. Popular design software includes Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, or GIMP (which is free). Each of these tools do have a steep learning curve. If you have never used them before, you may need to watch tutorials on YouTube or view training sessions on SkillShare.
If you have the time to learn a new skill set, creating your own designs can be both fun and potentially rewarding, as others may commission you to create their own logos.
Where Can You Display Your Steampunk Logo?
You can display your steampunk logo wherever it makes sense for your brand. This will include:
- Website branding
- Business cards
- Email signatures
- Social accounts
- Online storefronts