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Architecture logo design

As an architect, you understand the importance of balancing form and function in your building designs—the same should go for your brand’s design. The design of your brand is more than just a decorative facade for your firm; it’s a way to show the world the style and skill that goes into your work. Lay the foundation for a brand that will take your architecture firm to new heights, with a well-designed architecture logo. 

Before you begin drafting the blueprints of your logo, explore our collection of architecture logos from firms of every size and specialty. Learn what colors, symbols, and fonts other architects are using to build their brands, as well as how best to use the industry’s favorite features in your own logo. When you’re ready to break ground on your architecture logo, our AI-powered logo maker is the perfect tool for the job!

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Architecture logo best practices

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Color

Like architect wardrobes, architect logos tend to skew more minimalist when it comes to color palettes. While many firms keep their logos purely black and white, others choose to pair a bold color with a grayscale font or background. If you do opt to add a splash of color to your logo, make sure to limit it to only one element of your logo. Showing restraint in your logo’s palette will make clients more likely to trust your design instincts.

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Layout

Above all else, your logo’s layout should be visually balanced. While this doesn’t necessarily mean you need to stack all of your logo’s elements to create central symmetry, it does mean you need to consider the visual weight of each element. Aesthetics aside, a well-balanced logo layout will also be more scalable. If there’s a large size discrepancy between your symbol and text, one or the other might be difficult to discern in smaller mediums like business cards.

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Typography

Fonts can speak volumes about the style of design your architecture firm produces, so choose carefully as you build out your architecture logo. Look for fonts that reflect the forms of the structures you create. Architectural fonts come in a variety of weights, but all tend to incorporate strong, structural lines and precise edges. To add more visual interest to otherwise minimalist fonts, try varying the font weights between different parts of your firm’s name.

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Symbol

Many architecture logos opt to include an abstract symbol, as opposed to more literal options like houses and office buildings. Abstract symbols can evoke the silhouettes of everything from city skylines to cozy cottages, sparking your clients’ imaginations to new possibilities. To create a visually cohesive logo and showcase your architectural design sensibilities, look for symbols that echo the shape of your fonts, while also working with your chosen layout.

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