Logo Design

Your logo should communicate everything your customers need to know about your business – what you do and how you do it – without having to say much at all.

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Your logo is the visual identity of your brand. This is how customers will recognise your product or service as they navigate busy shelves and stores. It is crucial to make an impactful first impression and to be instantly recognisable to your customers. 


There is no doubt that there are wonderful logos out there that are instantly recognisable. We strive to help you achieve that very impact. 

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Green coffee cup design for Winnie's 1975 in Ballymena by Rapid Agency
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Every brand has a story to tell. Let your logo design do the talking.


Our in-house design team at Rapid Agency use a powerful storytelling medium within their logo design. With this, we personify the underlying message behind your business. Whether you are showcasing your ethos, values or quality, we will craft a beautiful, unique logo that reflects the key aspects of your brand. 


Logo design is an essential aspect of branding for any business, no matter the industry. A company logo serves as a visual representation of your business, helping you in a range of ways. 


A strong logo design helps your business in many ways.


  • Stand out from the competition. By creating a unique and memorable logo design, you can communicate exactly what makes you different from your competitors on a visual level. Whether you highlight your brand’s values and mission or simply your brand colour and typography, strong logo design is an essential tool for any business wanting to establish a strong, distinct brand identity in a crowded marketplace. 
  • Build brand recognition. As a result of their visual nature, the consistent use of logos across various marketing channels will help to ensure your brand becomes instantly recognisable to customers. In fact, studies have shown that 50% of consumers believe a logo helps to make a brand more memorable. 
  • Convey professionalism. A strong logo design helps to paint your brand in a much more professional picture by demonstrating attention to detail, communicating expertise, establishing trust and creating brand consistency. These qualities are absolutely essential for establishing positive, loyal customer relationships. 
  • Build brand credibility. Strong logo design is a great way to build credibility and trustworthiness for your brand by establishing a strong and consistent brand identity. Your new logo will contribute to your brand credibility by communicating professionalism and differentiation in relation to your brand.
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Brand identity and label design for Utility Bear designed by Rapid Agency

What to expect from your logo design in Northern Ireland


As with any method of storytelling, there is a range of aspects to consider when designing your new brand logo with our design agency in Belfast. 

Brand Values 


Your brand values and mission statement are an essential part of your brand – they tell customers what the deeper meaning behind your business is. 


A brand logo is often the first visual representation of your business that a customer comes face-to-face with. As a result, your logo should be well-designed so as to effectively communicate your brand’s core values. For example, if your brand embraces diversity or supports communities, your logo should communicate this. 


Your core values should always resonate with your target audience – the issues you are passionate about should be issues your customers are also passionate about. With this in mind, your logo design should take your mission and values into consideration to contribute to your brand’s success. 


Colour Palettes for your Logo Design


The decision of which colours to include in your brand’s new logo is not something that should be taken lightly. Your logo colour palette should be carefully selected to communicate specific emotions and meanings. 


A well-chosen colour palette will of course help your logo to stand out from the crowd – whether on a crowded e-commerce site or a busy in-store shelf. A poorly chosen colour scheme, however, can deter or confused potential customers. 


Ultimately, colours are the lifeblood of any design process – the omnipresent design element. Our in-house design team will take time to carefully select colours in line with the emotions and responses you want your customer to feel when they see or use your product.


For example, deep purple and navy colour tones are often used in logo design to convey a sense of elegance and sophistication for your brand. On the other hand, yellow and orange colours can be added to your logo to communicate an element of playfulness in your brand – which transfers further into your messaging and other brand elements.




A golden rule we often use in logo design is to understand the main goal – how you want customers to perceive your brand. Each typeface has its own personality and specific characteristics that will convey certain moods and emotions relating to your brand. Our job? Make sure your logo’s typeface is consistent with the wider brand mission. 


In fact, a 10-year study suggested that people pair fonts with personality traits. For example, ‘Arial’ was perceived as stable, but also unimaginative. As a result, fonts have been divided into six key categories with generic characteristics. 


  1.  Serif: Traditional, respectable 
  2. Sans serif: Minimalistic, straightforward 
  3. Decorative: Quirky, fun 
  4. Headline: Bold, dramatic 
  5. Handwritten: Personal, fancy 
  6. Modern: Efficient, forward-thinking 


Your logo’s typography should be consistent and pair with your brand’s wider communications. This means if you are using a quirky, decorative typeface in your advertising designs, it might not be a good idea to include a headline typeface in your main logo. 


Our brand designers in Belfast will assist you in finding a unique font that encapsulates your brand’s overall message and goals, but also stands out from the crowd and remains at the front of your customer’s mind for a long time. 


Imagery & Symbol Use 


Imagery and symbols can be used in your logo design to communicate your brand’s key values and overall mission. Symbols and imagery are powerful elements of logo design, as they are visually compelling. 


When choosing which imagery and symbols to use in your logo design, it is essential to select those that reflect your brand’s identity and values. They should align closely with your brand’s personality and values. If you are a brand with an eco-friendly mission, leaves and other similar symbols could be great additions to your logo. 


Of course, different symbols and imagery have different cultural meanings, so it is important to communicate the long-term goals of your brand. How far across the world will your logo design travel? Will the design resonate universally around the globe? 


Design Style


The overall design style of your new brand logo will also reflect closely on your brand’s core values and goals. 


There are many logo design styles, each with its own unique characteristics and visual language – for example, you might choose a lettermark, wordmark or pictorial logo design style. 


Your design style – whether it is intricate or minimalistic – should reflect your brand’s overall style of communication. At this point, we will take external elements such as packaging design into consideration. 


When you work with our in-house design team to design your new logo, you can typically expect a number of design concepts to choose from. Each will reflect a different approach to your brand’s identity and core values, allowing you to decipher which best resonates with you and your target audience. After all, no one knows your customer the way you do. 

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You've decided on a new logo design... What next?


On receipt of your new and improved logo design, we will offer additional services to assist with the rollout and execution of your new logo across a range of areas. This includes social media profiles, website updates and printing for bricks and mortar stores.