Part 1 -Name
Come up with 10 possible names for a Sports Company in a list and post them on your blog. Once posted show your instructor and discuss it together to chose a final name for your Sports Company.
Part 2 – Design a logo
Using the name you came up with and the skills you have learned in Photoshop design a logo for your Sports Company.
The logo must be simple, graphic mark (symbol) with a Adobe Kuler Color Scheme that you designed in Photoshop. It must include the name in the logo design. Think about your font (NO Myraid Pro). It could include brushes or 3D text or gradients, etc. (typically a logo is NOT a photo)
This section usually established the design for the rest of the month so make sure you like it!
Part 3 – Design Brief
Answer the following questions in a blog post.
- What is the company name
- Who is your target audience
- What is the rational behind your color scheme –
- Color: Explain the color choices. Why did you choose them? What does the color represent? How does the color choice relate to the business? Sometimes color isn’t a part of the first round of concepts, so whenever color is does get introduced it’s important to add it to your rationale. You can read more about color psychology here in the article “Color Psychology in Logo Design”.
Part 4 – Ad Campaign
Create this sports company an ad campaign, including a headline.
Come up with 5 possible headlines for the company – A headline in advertising grabs the attention much like a newspaper’s headline. An advertising headline is designed to be the first copy the potential customer reads. Bold, large font size and various colors are some of the methods used to make the headline stand out from copy. A headline must be written well in order to be effective and draw the reader into the ad.
Part 5 – Storefront
Place the logo on the exterior of a storefront and the interior of a sports store. Add your logo to an existing photo of an exterior store and the interior of a store. Make sure the photo makes your product look appealing and stand out.
Before and After with Children’s Place, no car in the front and a nicer sky.
Part 6 – Product
Place the logo on one sports product (shoe, tennis ball, soccer ball, water bottle, etc.)
Part 7 – Billboard
Design a billboard that will advertise for your sports company, it must include the logo and a call to action, the size is 12″ H x 24″ W. Use the photo below to mock up your artwork. Your post should include the actual design and the mock up.
Part 8 – Magazine Ad
Create a Magazine Ad using your headline, logo and call to action. Just like the billboard please design the ad separately (8.5″ x 11″ at 300 resolution) and mock it up using the photo below. Magazine Ads almost always include a photograph, and are in color, here are some examples
Part 9 – Newspaper Ad
Create a Newspaper Ad using your headline and logo, you can ONLY use black and white, you need to layout the ad in two different orientations, one should be 5″ W x 7″ H at 150 and the second should be 6″ W x 4″ H, when finished designing the ads, use the mock up photo to place your ad. Post all three images with a paragraph description when finished.
Part 10 – Banner Designs – 2
Create two different layouts, one portrait and one landscape and mockups in the banner designs in the photo below.
Part 11 – Website Homepage
Create a Homepage Design for web 900 x 500 pixels, resolution 72
Required for the design:
- 4 buttons; Home Page, About Us, Contact, Products
- include Logo
- Edit into the following photo
Part 12 – Responsive Web Design – Multiple Screen Sizes
Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones)
Take your web design homepage and alter it to fit multiple platforms, the design goes by it self at the top and then in the device at the bottom.
1 – 320 pixels wide – iphone portrait
2 – 480 pixels wide – iphone landscape
3 – 768 pixels wide – iPad portrait
4 – 1024 pixels wide – iPad landscape
5 – 1280 pixels wide – Laptop Computer
Part 13 – DVD Design and Cover
Design your own company DVD with a booklet cover.
You can download the DVD design Template here.
The booklet cover design size is 5.38″ W x 7.5″ H, don’t forget to design the spine .56″ W x 7.5″H