Just because we’re in a music related field doesn’t mean we should skimp on graphic design. To that end, one of my favorite rabbit holes to lose time in is logo design.
During a recent site update for one of my clients, conductor Bruce Anthony Kiesling, we managed to work a version of his logo into the mix we haven’t been able to use since the original design process several years ago.
Hands-down, this is one of my favorite all-time conductor logos. Not just because it’s gorgeous (who doesn’t love post-constructivist design?) but because it’s one of the most creative uses for what must be the least interesting symbols in all of classical musicdom: the baton.
Having said that, the designer did an amazing job taking Bruce’s feedback and using that dullest of objects to come up with an absolutely inspired end result.
As it turned, out, she did such an amazing job that Bruce decided to keep all three concepts and have those developed into final graphics, which he uses across social media and letterhead.
What are some of your favorite artist and performing arts org logos?