My company's logo is a "hop grenade" (see attached picture). Attached are a couple of versions of how I have presented this logo to market my company "The Brewing Network." I am now looking for a new design/concept that includes my trademarked "hop grenade" logo. The hop grenade itself may be altered to match a redesign, but it must remain recognizable. It is the main image, and registered trademark of my company.
I have a second business (a tap room, that takes its name from the image). I have attached that image to give you an example of how the original "hop grenade" logo was modified to look more clean and modern.
For the Brewing Network, I'm looking to modernize and change completely the text portion of the logo and I would like it to become unified somehow, or flow with the "Hop Grenade" image. Right now they are separate and I would like to see them work, react, or simply display better together.
I also like text that is not just a standard font, but somehow flows or links together. Not like cursive, per se, but when just two or more of the letters, maybe two from different words, somehow work or play off each other. This is not a necessity as I also like blocky and "distressed" looking text. But please don't use anything similar to the current Helvetica.
A few other points:
- The logo must look great on both white and black backgrounds.
- It should use The Hop Grenade logo as a focal point, but be very modern - even high-tech.
- Ideally it could be arranged to look great both horizontally (linear) and stacked (square-ish. or circular) for different marketing purposes
- A glass of beer should NOT be used anywhere in the logo
- I like radio waves, radio towers, and the rss symbol that uses a dot and waves (attached or google rss symbol) but they should only be used as clever complements or ways to bring everything together and should not add busy-ness or brand confusion or not used at all.
I'm building a new website to go with this re-branding so I would like you to look at my current website as well as the new one (under construction) so that you can see how it will be used.