The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - Logo design

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  • Contest Prize Amount: $350.00
  • Submitted Entries: 231
  • Contest Ends In: Completed
  • Participating Designers: 11
  • Contest Views: 605
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The Contest Brief

Contest Holder Name:  TheCenterVT

Company Name: The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Company Slogan: 

Description and What We Do: We are an office at Virginia Tech University responsible for supporting faculty teaching quality. Our work is organized around four pillars: Developing Teaching Toolkit; Designing courses and curriculum; Teaching as Research; and, Celebrating Excellence

Industry Type: Education

Top Three Things To Communicate Through Our Logo Design:

#1 Approachable for help

#2 Location for support and expertise

#3 Community of teaching practice

Our Target Audience:

Virginia Tech faculty and instructors as well as colleagues at other institutions of higher education

We Like These Colors:

We have a brand guide required by the University. Here are the primary colors: Primary Palette Chicago Maroon PMS 208 C CMYK 15, 100, 37, 45 RGB 134, 31, 65 WEB #861F41 Chicago Maroon is the first of the two primary brand colors for Virginia Tech. In most cases, this color will be present in your design. Its prominence will be determined by the mood of the piece you are creating, with more formal pieces leaning on the color more heavily. Burnt Orange PMS 158 C CMYK 0, 62, 95, 0 RGB 232, 119, 34 WEB #E87722 Burnt Orange is the second primary brand color for Virginia Tech. It should be used as a primary or supplementary color. When we need to use Burnt Orange on the web for text, the secondary Burnt Orange Web color should be used to meet web accessibility standards. Yardline White PMS White CMYK 0, 0, 0, 0 RGB 255, 255, 255 WEB #FFFFFF Yardline White is critical in maintaining the sophistication of the Virginia Tech brand. It should play a significant role in your design palette. Hokie Stone PMS Cool Gray 9 C CMYK 30, 22, 17, 57 RGB 117, 120, 123 WEB #75787B Hokie Stone is our primary text color and should be used for text applications on light backgrounds for print material, providing enough contrast exists. Secondary Palette The secondary palette is a mix of colors from neutrals to vibrants. The following pages show web accessibility standards for individual colors along with ways to create unique color palettes within the larger Virginia Tech color palette. Virginia Sunset PMS 144 C CMYK 0, 51, 100, 0 RGB 237, 139, 0 WEB #ED8B00 Triumphant Yellow PMS 101 C CMYK 0, 0, 68, 0 RGB 247, 234, 72 WEB #F7EA48 Sustainable Teal PMS 2212 C CMYK 75, 29, 42, 12 RGB 80, 133, 144 WEB #508590 Vibrant Turquoise PMS 3255 C CMYK 48, 0, 25, 0 RGB 44, 213, 196 WEB #2CD5C4 Land-Grant Grey PMS Warm Gray 1 C CMYK 3, 3, 6, 7 RGB 215, 210, 203 WEB #D7D2CB Skipper Smoke PMS 663 C CMYK 3, 6, 0, 2 RGB 229, 225, 230 WEB #E5E1E6

Design Preference Sliders:
Grey Black White 

Design Styles We Would Like To See:


A Wordmark consists of the company name in a stylized type or font.

Pictorial Mark

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

Our Design Will Be Used On:

Web, Print, Imprinted Promotional Products

Contest Attachments:

2018-02-28 10:19:45

Contest Entries

  • Client Rank: # 1 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.png Submission #227
    By  Getzcrutz
  • Client Rank: # 2 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.png Submission #222
    By  Getzcrutz
  • Client Rank: # 3 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.png Submission #228
    By  Getzcrutz
  • Client Rank: # Not Ranked Submission #117
    By  creativearts
  • Client Rank: # Eliminated
    Submission #97
    By  creativearts

Contest Comments


Joined: Jan 01, 1970

Posted On: Feb 28, 2018

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