XS Studio got their new logo design by running a design contest:
eXtraSmall (XS) Studio for Compact Design is looking for a Dynamic, Smart, Compact Logo
Check out XS Studio's Logo design contest…
We are architects and interior designers. We see Urbanism, Compactness and Usability as an inspiration and a way of life. This is our current WebSite : https://www.xs-arch.com/ From our love for the city life "XS Studio for a compact design" was created. We’ve developed a method for functional planning that is tailor-made. This method serves us to design furniture, urban apartments, houses, residential buildings and public institutions. In the studio we treat compactness as a smart and precise package. The places we design are not standard and will not be suitable for everyone. To understand the agenda, see the "Compactness Index" we developed: https://www.xs-arch.com/compactindex
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We're looking for the "XS" Letters to subtly convey ideas of: Compactness, Dynamic/flexible usability, minimalism, smart solutions and craft. The XS letters can be either abstract or precise but MUST be readable. We have several platforms that need the XS logo to be the base of, and have additive titles to each section (Sub Divisions). XS (The main logo) XS Architecture (Deals with buildings, houses, urban projects) XS Studio (Out current core business deals with interior design of urban dense apartments) XS Furniture XS Labs XS on Budget (A service we offer for people who can't afford the normal costly process of complete renovations and deals with budget conscient planing) eXtraSmallTalk (That's our blog for anything compact: projects, design, lifestyle) For this competition we ask for the "XS" logo alone, and two options to check how it looks next to the shortest and the longest sub division: "XS Labs" and "XS Architecture". We might (after the winner is declared) ask for additional files of the subdivisions to be made as an extra 1 on 1. We're also pondering about the possibility of the XS logo to be subtly animated in the future, but that's for later, on a 1 on 1 basis. For this competition, just to keep such a possibility in mind. *This should in no way discourage professional designers that are not animators* A good example for a logo is "ORI Living": https://oriliving.com/ There you have an abstract way that literally folds/unfolds space in the logo itself. UPDATE: We've been getting many offers that resemble the ORI Living logo with slight variations. This is probably an obvious path because we talked about it in the brief - but please see It is only an inspiration and feel free to roam to other places and see how to interpret the entire brief. Maybe the values (not the graphics) in the Compactness index (https://www.xs-arch.com/compactindex) can give more clues: Efficient movement, Overlapping spaces, Packed spaces, Defined spaces. Please see also our Pinterest board. https://www.pinterest.com/xsarch/xs-logo/ We've added there also some directions we think are good clues. but please, as we like to do for our customers, feel free to surprise us with something we never expected :)
US$899 Gold package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Logo design starts at $399.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their logo design.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
XS Studio collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Jean made a unique offer that surpassed 1400(!) other proposals submitted (Covid-19 time was crazy). The comunication was easy and the results proffesional and refreshing. We're proud of our new XS logo.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
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