DesignEvo Getting Started Tutorial

1. Getting Started

Open www.designevo.com in your browser. On the homepage, click Make a Free Logo button to start your project.

DesignEvo
 

2. Choose a Template

Once you enter DesignEvo, search with keywords or browse a single category listed on the left panel to choose a desired template from 5000+ presets all available for you to use.

templates search page

When you select a template, you can enter your company name and slogan to automatically replace the text already on the template.

enter-your-company-name-and-slogan

Tips

1. Enter a keyword (for example dog) in the search box and press the Enter key to find related logo templates.

enter keywords

2. Click any category and its related templates will be shown in the middle of the screen. Scroll down to show even more results.

browse category

3. You can add any template to My Favorites list by clicking on the heart button at the top right corner of every template.

4. You can click Start from Scratch button to create your own logo from a blank page. Click + New button on the left side of top menu to go back to template page.

template button
 

3. Add and Adjust Icons

(* The desktop version doesn't support icon searching currently.)

Add Icons

Click the Icon tab on the left side bar, and enter the keywords to search though our millions of exquisite icons. Click or drag your favorite icons from the search results to use with your logo for best effect.

search icons

Adjust Icons

Click the appropriate button at the top menu to set the properties of the icon you have selected.

icon properties

Click color icon button and choose a Solid or Gradient color you want to fill the icon. Click + button to add your own custom color to use. You can simply move and drag your mouse to pick any color that you need on the color palette. All the colors you used will be documented easily. Or choose a preset color to fill the icon and you can preview it instantly.

shape color

Click flip or flip button to flip the icon horizontally or vertically.

flip adjust

Click effect button button and drag the slider to adjust the opacity properties for the icon.

icon opacity
 

4. Add and Edit Text

Add Text

Click the Text tab on the left side bar to add your company name and slogan to your logo design. Choose a desired text font from the font library for your selected text. There are many pre-set word art options that you can apply with one click.

add text

Edit Text

Select the text you want to edit, and click the appropriate button at the top menu to customize the text with ease.

Click the Font combo box and change the font style for the text you select.

choose font

Input the size properties you want for your text or click the size combo box to choose the text size you desire.

text size

Click color button and select a special solid color for your text.

Click the appropriate button text style button to quickly set text as bold, italics, uppercase or lowercase.

Click effect button button and set special effects for the text.

Drag the Opacity slider to adjust opacity for your text.

Check Outline box and then select a special color. Drag the slider to adjust the Width.

Check Shadow/Glow box and then select a special color. Drag the slider to adjust the Blur, Offset, and Opacity.

text effect

Click text format button to set alignment, spacing, line height, and curved text.

set alignment
 

5. Add and Customize Shape

Add Shape

Click the Shape tab on the left side bar and then you can choose from our preset shapes to decorate your logo.

add shape

There are numerous shapes arranged into several categories: Badge, Decoration, Line, Solid Shape, Outlined Shape, Banner, and Symbol. Choose any category and scroll down to preview all items. Then click or drag your favorites to the logo.

shape category

Customize Shape

Also, you can customize its Color, Angle, and Opacity at the top menu when you select a shape.

Click color button and choose a Solid or Gradient color you want to fill the shape. Click + button to add your own custom color to use. Move and drag your mouse to pick any color that you need on the color palette.

Click flip or flip button to flip the shape horizontally or vertically.

Click effect button button and drag the slider to adjust the opacity properties for the shape.

shape color

6. Set Background

Click Background tab on the left side bar and personalize the background color for your logo.

set background

Choose a Solid or Gradient color you want to fill the background. Click + button to add your own custom color to use. Move and drag your mouse to pick any color that you need on the color palette.

custom color

Check Transparent Background box to get the logo in a transparent background.

 

7. Download

Click download button on the top toolbar to download your logo design. Give credit to us or choose a package you need to download the logo.

download
 

Tips

1. Click layout button button at the bottom of canvas to generate random layout for your logo. Four types of layouts layout type are provided for you to arrange your logo design.

2. Click layer button on the top toolbar to adjust the layer for the selected object - send it forward or backward at will.

3. Click duplicate button to duplicate the selected object.

4. Click delete button to delete the object you have selected.

5. Click the combo box at the bottom of canvas and change the aspect ratio of your logo. Directly input the width and height value you need and apply.

aspect ratio

6. Click the combo box at the bottom of canvas and change the preview scale of your logo.

preview scale

7. Click preview button button to preview the logo being used in real scenarios like on business card, document, notebook, website, and more.

8. Click save button button to save the logo into your account and make unlimited edits anytime you want.