Austin Kids Retreat - Logo design

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  • Contest Prize Amount: $300.00
  • Submitted Entries: 100
  • Contest Ends In: Completed
  • Participating Designers: 8
  • Contest Views: 760
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The Contest Brief

Contest Holder Name:  kettiletters

Company Name: Austin Kids Retreat

Company Slogan: 

Description and What We Do: Extended hours drop-in childcare center focusing on enriching children through science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM). Parents can drop their children for any length of time and they will be cared for in a fun, stimulating, educational environment. Tons of fun!

Industry Type: Children

Top Three Things To Communicate Through Our Logo Design:

#1 Education (STEAM)

#2 Premium childcare

#3 Exploration

Our Target Audience:

Parents (mid 20s-mid 40s) with children 6 weeks-13 years of age in a high-end Austin, Texas neighborhood. Needs to appeal to the more modern, affluent style of the area (not too cheesy/bright but we want to portray what our business does in the logo...some color is good to draw attention). We pride ourselves on cutting edge education/technology/activities so we want our logo to convey this. Would like to incorporate Austin into the logo if possible (maybe the 360 Bridge w/ kids playing on it?)

We Like These Colors:

We like teal, blues, greens- maybe a brighter green, teal or powder blue for a pop of color?...our center will be tucked off the main road a little bit and hidden by some trees so we do want our sign/logo to draw attention and portray what we do to traffic driving by

Design Preference Sliders:
Grey Black White 

Design Styles We Would Like To See:

Pictorial Mark

An image or shape that is easy to recognize to represent your business

Our Design Will Be Used On:

Web, Print, Signage and Billboards, Imprinted Promotional Products

Contest Attachments:

2017-09-18 18:50:51

2017-09-18 18:50:51

2017-09-18 19:19:39

2017-09-26 17:46:04

2017-09-26 17:46:14

Contest Entries

  • Client Rank: # 1 Kids Retreat.png Submission #65
    By  Getzcrutz
  • Client Rank: # 2 Kids Retreat.png Submission #98
    By  Getzcrutz
  • Client Rank: # 3 Kids Retreat_Austin copy 13.png Submission #94
    By  arrowcreative
  • Client Rank: # 5 Kids 2.png Submission #71
    By  PENCIL

Contest Comments

 United States

Joined: Sep 18, 2017

Posted On: Sep 25, 2017

Ok, I know I said more pop on the color but the fonts with different color lettering looks too much like a circus. Thats a little overboard. Needs to be classy, elegant, but also bright. We like the bridge the color it is and possibly even the word "Austin" the same color. Just need more imagination than different color lettering.

We would also like to see other things that aren't the bridge. Possibly a shield/emblem type or maybe the skyline of Austin incorporated. We are really hoping for something different, which is why we love the bridge concept. Maybe the bridge inside the shield with lettering on the outer edges?

 United States

Joined: Sep 18, 2017

Posted On: Sep 24, 2017

Really like the way you are going, Creativiti. Needs more pop on the colors. Maybe different font color.

 United States

Joined: Sep 18, 2017

Posted On: Sep 19, 2017

Also, we are up for different styles of logo, not just Pictorial Mark. If you have a good letter art or character art we would love to see that too.

 United States

Joined: Sep 18, 2017

Posted On: Sep 18, 2017

We love our city and the landmarks that represent it. We live close to the Austin 360 bridge, so we were thinking of somehow incorporating that into the design. Please feel free to research this bridge or any other local landmarks that you might think would fit. We do not like the same old daycare designs. We are a cross between a children's museum and a extended hour childcare facility. Needs to be upscale.

We look forward to seeing your creative minds in action!


Joined: Jan 01, 1970

Posted On: Sep 18, 2017

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