Small Empires. Deep Impact.
I am looking for a company logo and app style icon to match for use on website, print material, business cards, stationary, ppt slide decks for an edgy entrepreneur coaching services company. I have attached example of Logos that are representative of the work I am looking for (of course please do not copy or use as basis---this is just to give you a sense of my aesthetic preferences, and to note that the logo needs to be both word and icon)Our clientele are start ups, early stage or growth oriented long tail (niche player) entrepreneurs who are looking to grow and develop their enterprises, and whose enterprises are innovative, locally owned, and whose enterprises are generative (create jobs and other opportunities). This means they are mission led, stakeholder focused, have rooted ownership and operate with social and environmental ethics. The majority of our customers are in the cultural, environmental, food, sustainable, social enterprise, maker, and start up professional services for start up generative enterprise space. The kinds of companies we work with include festival, entrepreneurs, fashion, 3D printing, design companies, social venture funds, indie publishers, food, urban farming, renewable energy, business service professionals supporting the creative economy and social enterprise space, The "look" we need to achieve is professional but NOT CORPORATE, creative and edgy but not juvenile. In fact many of the logos on the sample page are a bit too polished. I am OK ith a bit of DYI aspect. We are based in Toronto so it should have urban (not rural) feel. Looking to work with black, red, and taupe, maybe dark green colour palette. Looking for simple lines, clean design. The icon to match is to allow us to have a small, more veratile way to attach the brand to our social media./the spines of books we publish etc. Maybe one day an app!The logo should read:Small Empires. Deep Impact The tagline is: Busines Development & Performance Coaching for Long Tail TitansThe Icon part should be a derivative of the logo. To understand the Generative Economy Idea see the comparison below;Comparing EXTRACTIVE ECONOMY VERSUS GENERATIVE ECONOMY: 1. Financial Purpose: maximizing profits in the short term Versus Living Purpose: creating the conditions for life over the long term2. Absentee Membership: ownership disconnected from the life of the enterprise VERSUS Rooted Membership: ownership in human hands3. Governance by Markets: control by capital markets on autopilot VERSUS Mission-Controlled Governance: control by those dedicated to social mission4. Casino Finance: capital as master VERSUS Stakeholder Finance: capital as friend 5. Commodity Networks: trading focused solely on price and profits VERSUS Ethical Networks: collective support for ecological and social norms