The multi-faceted and polygonal logo design style still seem to be really popular, especially with brands in the tech and digital industries. These logo designs are often quite detailed with lots of gradient colours and shading that gives the graphic an icon-like appearance. Follow along with today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a stylised gemstone logo graphic in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use a range of tools to produce the design in vector format, resulting in a crisp design that could form the basis of a modern brand identity.
Typically logo design projects would begin with brainstorming to develop a concept that represents a particular brand, but we’ll jump straight to the fun stage of creating the artwork in this tutorial. The design features an abstract shape that is made up of numerous facets, each with a different shade of green. The addition of gradient shading helps add depth to the colours to give the icon the appearance of a shiny crystal.