How communitygis started their logo design journey
Who are you known as?
QC Trails or QCTrails.com
Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach
QC Trails is a new online trails website for the Quad Cities region of Illinois and Iowa (United States). The primary goal of the website and its associated outreach efforts is to help connect people to outdoor trail experiences in their communities. Some of the kinds of trails in this region include hiking, walking, running, mountain biking, road biking, paddling, horseback riding, and historical trails. A key objective of QC Trails is to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
What industry do you think your business is most related to?
What colors do you want to see in your design?
Other color requirements
I'd like to explore the following colors:
Blues: Knowledge, trust, calm and honesty.
Greens: Growth, harmony and success.
Let designers make suggestions:
To give us an idea of the overall feeling of your brand, let us know which styles you lean towards
As part of preliminary design explorations for the new website, hexagons have been identified as a possible graphic element to use for creating, for instance, new map pins, badges (awarded to account holders who complete certain tasks). Creative logo ideas that explore hexagons are appreciated.
The Quad Cities region is dominantly urban and bisected by the Mississippi River. The trails and region are generally flat with some hills. The logo and colors should reflect the gentle topography and landscape. No high and craggy mountains or "extreme feeling" designs fit this area.