Black logo ideas

Convey power, simplicity and sophistication when you use black as your logo color. View professional logo designs to get inspiration for this modern branding strategy.

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Tips for creating a black logo

When coming up with branding and marketing ideas, some companies shy away from black. But the perception that black is boring is way off the mark. A black color palette can be just as effective as brighter tones depending on the brand identity you’re trying to convey.

Black is especially useful for creating an elevated, high-quality look. This color connotes power and sophistication, making it an especially popular choice for luxury brand logos.

When you want to communicate a sense of authority, confidence, and strength, consider choosing a black logo. This association can be seen in logo designs for brands like The New York Times.

A streamlined black logo also features a minimalist look that’s considered very chic and stylish. You’ll often see high-end designers using a simple black business logo, such as Chanel, Prada, and Gucci.

If you choose colors and designs with more vibrant hues for your logo, you’ll still need to create a black and white logo to use for certain applications. This logo variation is necessary when color printing isn’t available or your logo colors won’t appear properly on a colored background.

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