We are looking for a logo that is youthful, bold, aggressive, and
attractive to a younger crowd. The type of thing that would look
trendy on a t-shirt or a website.
This is a youth ministry, but please throw out any ideas you have
about what a youth ministry should be. No crosses or typical
imagery. Think about what would appeal to you if you were young. Our
youth group is all about building leaders who will be aggressive in
taking control of their life - royal lions if you will. We want the
logo to feel forward movement/have momentum.
We thought long and hard about this, and we think the best type of
logo to convey this would be something in the likeness of a sports
team logo - baseball, football, and basketball logos seem to be the
best examples. Sports teams logos have a great way of conveying
fierceness, but in a more hip way and they sometimes incorporate some
type of emblem or mascot. Have fun with the lettering, please. We
the font to not be all the same size and dimensionally flat/boring.
The logo should be: conquering, aggressive, dominating, forceful,
victorious, youthful, and urban
The logo should NOT be: cheesy, kiddish, wimpy, quaint, conservative,
Some symbolism we like: things that convey royalty, crowns, lions
(that would be our mascot if we had one), a lion in a position of
We will want the final image in several formats - preferably high
resolution files in illustrator/photoshop with original layers, as
well as .gif, .jpg, etc.