I want a strong icon that can stand on its own - think about businesses which you know and recognize simply from their icon. That's what I'm aiming for.
Meaning behind the words in the business name:
If this is unclear, please feel free to leave a comment. I have uploaded my current working logo created after a short brainstorming session using an online design tool.
A lot of submissions seem to be attempting the same thing - slightly revising the example logo I've uploaded. I _do not like_ that as a logo, which is why I'm hosting this contest. Please feel free to use your creativity and deviate from the example logo.
I will add links to other entries in other contests that I enjoy. I am finding these via the "Discover Inspiration" link from the 99designs homepage. They are listed in the order I find them, not by priority or preference.
I like the simple logo, and the fact that it forms both the letter "F" and the silhouette of a foundry.
The typography here is pretty neat, and blending the 6 and the S together is a clever way to display the company name in a unique manner.
I like the flat, portable design. This flows very nicely with the text, and stands strong on its own.
Again, the logo here is unique, simple, and strong on its own, and aside text without overpowering it.