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    Our company is redoing our logo and likes the solomon font by Fontfabric (not solomon sans) for the main logotype. 2 questions:

    1) it's labeled as geometric but am I incorrect in thinking it has humanist elements -

    2) we're having trouble pairing it with a contrasting type for the tagline underneath it so considering just a different weight of Solomon. Any advice on pairings?

    Thanks.


    first one is not solomon tagline and we realized it's too similar, 2nd one is solomon.

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  • #2
    Hi Raise and welcome to GDF.

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    • #3
      I deleted your second post (in the Crit Pit) as a duplicate. Since your original question (here) was about typography and font pairings, I wasn't overly concerned about who did the artwork. But now that you've also tried to post the same question in the Crit Pit, I need to ask - did you design this logo? We do not allow crit of artwork that was not posted by the original artist/designer.

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      • RaisetheBarn
        RaisetheBarn commented
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        This test is mine - yes. We've (our company's owner and me) have been mocking up different fonts and images. He's been partial to this one but I was concerned about the colors...as printdriver has noted below.

      • KitchWitch
        KitchWitch commented
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        Thanks for clarifying.

    • #4
      As a sign guy, this logo gives me the shudders.
      That transparency or pseudo-transparency overlap effect? There are 6 colors in there. I'm assuming the blue type is represented in there somewhere but the black type adds a 7th color.
      Spendy in both print production and sign making.

      For dimensional lettering, the skinny font is almost impossible to cut without bending or melting or to put studs in, unless the logo is very large.
      Forget about halo lighting or face lighting with LED or neon. You might get halo effects if done as push through lettering but the piece would have to be large enough to get a decent inside corner fillet, or it might start to look like a ''round'' typeface.





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      • #5
        if i had a dollah for everyone that's come to me to fix there "web-only" logo, I'd be rich.

        As for printing are you gonna give Pantone spot callouts for each of those 6 colors (and pay to have them matched?) Or live with whatever pops out of the ''done' end of the printer if leaving them CMYK?

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        • #6
          Originally posted by RaisetheBarn View Post
          we're having trouble pairing it with a contrasting type for the tagline underneath it so considering just a different weight of Solomon. Any advice on pairings?
          If it were me, I'd likely use the same face, just in caps. I definitely wouldn't letterspace (track) the lowercase.

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