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The Protea

The Protea

Interview With Maverick Design

Q:Where did the idea for this logo come from?

Considering the client is in Sports Hospitality & Entertainment, I decided to incorporate the national symbol of sport in South Africa, The Protea. The Protea is the National Flower of South African.

Q:What application did you use to design this logo? E.g., Illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator CS4.

Q:What was your design process for this logo? I.e., Did you start out with pen and paper then move to the computer?

I sketched out a few ideas onto paper and then about simplifying the shapes in order to get the origami look.

Q:What font(s) were used in the logo?

Champagne & Limousines – Title

Comfortaa – byline

Q:How did you choose the color scheme for the logo?

Gold & Green are the national colours for south africa. So Green Gold/Orange were natural selections.

Q:How long did it take to complete the logo?

2-3 Days from the initial sketch.

Q:What do you feel was your biggest challenge in designing the logo?

Gettin the Protea to be instantly be recognised and identified whilst keeping it looking like a flower.

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Comments

1

Yashvir BagwandeenFebruary 26, 2010

Awesome stuff! Love the rationale behind the choices in the Q n A. Brilliant

2

Chuma JosephMarch 12, 2010

Coulour combination, flower like picture that depicts happy leaves( happy nation of sa)

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