When I first start working on a new logo assignment, a design method I turn to is what I like to call Logo Mathematics. (Many designers use this method. I just gave it a silly name.) Logo Mathematics is when imagery that represents the company’s business, service or product is combined with the initials or name of the company. By doing this, a logo can be created that not only communicates the type of service provided but is also unique to that company. This process doesn’t work for every logo design but, when the right elements are in the equation, it can add up to a clever and memorable visual identity.
Here are a few examples.