Sunday, November 8, 2009

Designing a logo in Photoshop. Good or bad?

  1. Photoshop is a raster graphics software and very limited when it comes to image scalability. A logo needs to be in vector format for easy enlargements and reductions without losing pixels and quality.
  2. Vector files are very compact and small in size as opposed to Photoshop files which tend to be larger. This makes them very easy to transfer, manage and share.
  3. Even if you design in Photoshop, you will have to convert it to a vector format by re-creating it in a vector software like Illustrator or Coreldraw. So why waste time and effort doing something twice that you could’ve done once and done it well. You also risk not creating it exactly the way you created it the first time around. Continued....

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