How to Design And Make An Awesome YouTube Logo to Boost Your Channel!

Article Brief: Instead of just showing you how to make a YouTube logo with a tool free, we are gonna illustrate some famous YouTube channel logo designs and make a concrete analysis firstly, and trying to find out some workable, attractive and easy-to-interpret logo ideas for YouTube channels. In the end, we will show how to use an easy logo maker-DesignEvo to convert a good YouTube logo design idea to real logo images in a matter of minutes.

Be it an individual or a business group, sharing something in YouTube is beneficial. YouTube - the most visited website gives us a sense of belonging, where we can share, learn and find opportunities. To increase the exposures and views maximally, you will need an awesome YouTube logo for your channel.

How Does A Creative And Theme-Related YouTube Logo Boost Your YouTube Channel?

Pay a visit to YouTube. Choose a channel that interests you most. Pay attention to the right column lists channels - [FEATURED CHANNELS] and [RELATED CHANNELS], that's where YouTube displays a video viewer other logos and channels for next clicks. A visitor may click a channel that interests him best on the right, which implies that the combination of an attractive YouTube logo and a related channel name may result in a higher click-through rate and more subscribers. Though video content is of the vital importance, the logo design and channel name do play critical roles in promoting and branding YouTube channel likewise: As long as your channel gets featured on the [FEATURED CHANNELS] and [RELATED CHANNELS] of other channels, you are possible to "steal" some viewers from these channels with a compelling logo.

Related YouTube channel logos get featured on other channels.

Image: Related YouTube channel logos get featured on other channels.

How to Design YouTube Logo?

Case Study: Learn From Awesome YouTube Logos

Let's glance at those great YouTube logos shared on popular YouTube channels.

Popular channel logo design collection.

Image: Popular channel logo design collection.

With the purpose of studying these logos, we can easily know that these YouTube logos can be classified into 5 categories: Abstract logo, Figure logo, Pixel art logo, Text logo and Combination logo using simple texts plus simple graphics. The goal? It's to attract viewers and simultaneously to bring viewers a vision of what this YouTube channel is all about. Simply put: A successful YouTube logo needs to be attractive and symbolic. And their size is 288px*288px.

YouTube Logo Design Guidelines - Logo Ideas:

Abstract logo - Channels that "think outside the box", have good ideas, etc.

Figure logo/Screenshot logo - Channels for fitness, body builder, food, children, game, etc.

Pixel art logo - Channels for games.

Text logo - Any channels can use, but keep it short, etc.

Combination logo - Any channels can use, but don't make it too complex, etc.

Design Your YouTube Logo

To design a YouTube logo, you can follow these steps:

1. Write down the keywords, ingredients, elements and ideas on a paper.

2. Enter your keyword and give it a run it in YouTube. Filter the results in [View count]. Click the top-ranked channels and browse their logos.

Find top YouTube logo ideas from YouTube database.

Image: Find top YouTube logo ideas from YouTube database.

3. Assess your notes in step 1, try to delete some and only leave the must-haves for your YouTube logo.

4. Make a style choice from Abstract logo, Figure logo, Pixel art logo, Text logo and Combination logo.

Side Note: Never color too much on YouTube logo. Make the graphics larger and noticeable(Thinking how your logo will be displayed on [FEATURED CHANNELS] and [RELATED CHANNELS] blocks). Obey the principles of KISS, Impressive and Timeless.

How to Make Your Own YouTube Logo with Your Design for Free?

There are multiple choices available that can turn your design into a real jpg, png image. And the steps vary quite differently. Here, we use a YouTube channel logo creator - DesignEvo, since it provides abundant logo templates and customization is much easy. Without doubts, you can refer to the top online logo makers and pick your YouTube logo tool.

Steps on How to Make A YouTube Logo for Food

Step One, go to DesignEvo YouTube page, where you can click a template to customize it. Or alternatively, hit [Make a Logo for Free]. We suggest you pressing [Make a Logo for Free] for a wider selection.

Step Two, enter your keyword and pick a template. In the example, we input "Food".

Step Three, change the canvas size to standard YouTube channel icon size: 288*288. Keystroke [Shift] and click all logo elements on the canvas. Drag and drop the corner to resize the logo.

Make a food YouTube channel logo.

Image: Make a food YouTube channel logo.

Step Four, find and pick the ingredients, elements from the [Icon] and [Shape]. Customize your YouTube logo by changing the fonts, colors, alignments, background, and many more.

Customize and DIY YouTube logo for food.

Image: Customize and DIY YouTube logo for food.

Step Five, [Preview] and [Download] the YouTube logo in png or jpg for free.

Besides the aforementioned method to make a YouTube logo with a theme-related template, you can start making your Channel logo from scratch. When you want an abstract logo, you need to go from the ground up.

How to Make An Abstract Logo for Your YouTube

Step One, press [Start from Scratch].

Create an abstract YouTube logo from scratch.

Image: Create an abstract YouTube logo from scratch.

Step Two, reset the canvas dimension to YouTube logo size.

Set up canvas size according to universal YouTube channel icon size.

Image: Set up canvas size according to universal YouTube channel icon size.

Step Three, retrieve ingredient, element keywords from the [Icon] and [Shape]. Move their positions to the right ones.

Build up your YouTube logo.

Image: Build up your YouTube logo.

Step Four, color these elements. Adjust again.

Adjust your DIY YouTube logo.

Image: Adjust your DIY YouTube logo.

Step Five, [Preview] and [Download] your YouTube logo free.

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