We have tried and tested lots of tools that will help you design a logo, for free.
Why have a Logo?
A Logo is the most eye-catching way to make your brand recognisable across all media.
A well-designed logo builds trust. It’s one of the essential building blocks to ensure your business looks professional.
These tools are a great way to design a professional-looking logo yourself, without costing a penny.
Canva is best known for social media graphics, but Logo design is one element of Canva’s free graphic design tools. You can find lots of inspiration from the examples included. Easy to adapt to your brand. Download free.
Great range of logo layouts to use as your starting point.
We will forgive the annoying spelling because Desygner is easy to use, with plenty of options available free. Described as a design tool for non-designers, it has really good instructions, and lots of sample layouts for inspiration.
Great option to download your logo design in multiple file sizes.
Hipster Logo Generator
This is a fun one. And really easy to use. Hipster Logo Generator has the best tool for having circular text, which is usually available only with more expensive options. It even gives your finished logo a Hipster rating out of 5!
Free to download low resolution file, but only $5 for full size file.
Available free, even if you don’t have a Squarespace website. Stylish, quick, intuitive. As soon as your type in your business name, options come up for business card, website, and even t-shirt.
Good tool to design a logo if you don’t want too many options.
Tips to design a logo:
- think simple – use one graphic element, a maximum of three colours, and one font
- make sure it’s original – you don’t want to infringe copyright accidentally
- make a logo that is suitable for different purposes – see our blog about where to use different logos on your website.