Planning a Logo for Web Design



A logo is an important part of a company's graphic representation or symbol of a company name , trademark, or abbreviation. When drawing a logo, it is often uniquely designed for ready recognition.

The instructor will present sample logos and lead a discussion about graphic design elements and principles used in creating logos and other graphical elements. The instructor will further describe the use of storyboards in designing a logo. Students will produce storyboards for thier logos that they will present to the class.

This is 1 of 3 lessons. Lesson 2 is "Building a Logo Using Adobe Illustrator" and Lesson 3 is "Logo Review and Redesign."

Lesson Time

Planning a Logo
45 - 60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts
  • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Software and Systems Development
    • Networking
    • Information Support and Services

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will construct a storyboard using graphic design and principles
  • Students will identify the audience and audience needs for a web site
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of storyboards to create a logo for a web site by presenting to the class

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