Essential Guidelines for Crafting an Impactful Logo Design


Creating an effective logo is crucial for establishing your brand identity and making a lasting impression on your audience. Here are some vital tips for effective logo design:

  1. Understand Your Brand: Before you start designing a logo, have a clear understanding of your brand’s mission, values, and target audience. Your logo should reflect and communicate these aspects effectively.
  2. Simplicity is Key: Keep your logo design simple and memorable. Complex logos can be confusing and difficult to reproduce across different mediums.
  3. Versatility: Ensure that your logo works well in various sizes, from small icons on social media to large banners. It should also look good in both color and black and white.
  4. Timelessness: Aim for a design that won’t become outdated quickly. Avoid trends that may fade over time. A timeless logo will serve your brand for years to come.
  5. Unique and Distinctive: Your logo should stand out from competitors. Avoid clichés and generic symbols. Strive for a design that is uniquely yours.
  6. Appropriate Colour Choice: Colours evoke emotions and can convey meaning. Choose colours that align with your brand personality and the emotions you want to elicit in your audience.
  7. Typography Matters: If your logo includes text, select a font that complements the design and is easy to read. Custom typography can add a unique touch.
  8. Scalability: Ensure that your logo looks good when scaled up or down. Test it in various sizes to make sure it’s still recognisable and legible.
  9. Consider Cultural Sensitivity: If your brand is international or multicultural, be aware of cultural connotations and symbolism associated with colours and shapes in different regions.
  10. Balance and Proportion: Maintain a balanced composition in your logo. Ensure that all elements are proportionate and harmonious.
  11. Avoid Over complication: Don’t overcrowd your logo with too many elements or details. Keep it clean and straightforward.
  12. Meaningful Symbolism: If you use symbols or icons in your logo, make sure they hold meaning or relevance to your brand.
  13. Test in Different Backgrounds: Check how your logo looks on various backgrounds, including light and dark colours, to ensure visibility and legibility.
  14. Feedback and Iteration: Seek feedback from colleagues, friends, or a professional designer. Be open to making revisions and improvements.
  15. Trademark Research: Before finalising your logo, conduct a thorough trademark search to ensure there are no existing logos that are too similar. This can help you avoid legal issues in the future.
  16. Keep It Timeless: Trends can be tempting, but it’s often better to create a logo that will stay relevant for years, rather than one that may become outdated quickly.
  17. Professional Design Software: Use professional graphic design software like Adobe Illustrator to create your logo. Vector formats are ideal for scalability.
  18. Consistency: Once your logo is established, use it consistently across all your branding materials, including websites, business cards, letterheads, and promotional items.
  19. Get Professional Help: If you’re not confident in your design skills, consider hiring a professional logo designer. Their expertise can be invaluable in creating a strong brand identity.
  20. Legal Protection: If your logo is integral to your brand, consider trademarking it to protect your intellectual property.

Remember that an effective logo is an investment in your brand’s identity. It should represent your business, resonate with your audience, and leave a lasting impression. Take your time to get it right, and don’t rush the design process.

Print Management

We want to help your business create a lasting impression with your customers hence we pay meticulous attention to your printed materials, so you can be proud of the end result.

With years of experience working closely with various printers in the UK, we can confidently pinpoint exactly what is needed for each print specification. We will choose printers with high standards, monitor capability and performance, measuring speed of response, quality, packaging, price, delivery and presentation ensuring complete client satisfaction.

Printing jargons can be quite confusing for clients. If you are unfamiliar with the printing industry it can be difficult to understand what you are exactly paying for. This is where SeeThrough Media will take the responsibility of your project; from design, rigorous checking to spot any mistakes early so it is resolved to print – ultimately providing our clients with an exceeding level of expectation!

Design Services we provide for Print

We have years of experience in creative design and communication producing some outstanding and conceptual work as highlighted in our Portfolio.

You will find creativity that is driven by the clients brief, rather than by fashion or fleeting trends. Our projects include a variety of creative printed material; from Corporate Identity, Brochures, Magazines, Books, Posters, Flyers, Catalogue Design, Newsletters, Menus and Wedding Cards to anything you desire.

The value we add is to re-create your communications in a new and different light – one which makes your audience more interested in, and receptive to your message.


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The importance of social networking


To some entrepreneurs, social networking, as part of a social media marketing campaign, is a powerful fad that should not be taken lightly, although they expect it to be in the spotlight only temporarily. However, those that consider social networking a passing marketing interest with no profit to them whatsoever, statistics will prove them wrong.

According to social media studies, the vast majority of marketers (92%) reported that social media marketing was one of the most important aspects of a business, in 2014, which resulted in increased traffic to their websites. Furthermore, social media marketing can help increase sales, providing you understand exactly what social media tools you need to use to achieve the desired results.

Here are some of the ways social networking can help improve your business:

1. Increase Brand Loyalty & Recognition

It has been evidenced that brands that engage on social networking connect with their audience better and enjoy increased loyalty from their clients. Experts say that an open social media plan, strategically executed, can morph consumers into being brand loyal.

That aside, social networking allows you to increase your visibility and syndicate your content. Social media channels can become your brand’s voice and speak out loud for your brand, on your behalf. This makes it significantly easier for new prospects to become familiar with your service/product, while making your brand even more recognisable for existing customers.

Now, interacting with your customers on a regular basis, automatically increases your brand’s authority. Everyone turns to social media to present the unique features of a service or product and, undoubtedly, the more people talk about you on social media, the more authoritative your brand seems to new audience members (who will follow you for updates even blindfolded). Finally, you can also interact with major influencers on social networks and skyrocket your visible reach, too.

2. Higher Conversion Rates

Interacting with your prospects and existing customers in social media channels makes your brand more humanised, which is considered critical. Also, studies have shown that social media has tremendously higher lead-to-close rates (100%), compared to outbound marketing. Having more social media followers improves credibility and trust to your brand. Considering that this represents social proof, building your audience with social networking can improve conversion rates on the traffic you receive.

3. Better SEO’s

SEO requirements keep changing. Stuff like updating your blog, making sure you have optimised meta-descriptions and title-tags are no longer enough to capture relevant traffic from search engines. Search engine rankings are also dependent on the social media presence of a brand, given that strong ones always use social media. Therefore, having a noticeable social media presence can convince Google and other search engines that your organisation is trustworthy and credible, boosting your search engine ranking.

4. Increased Inbound Traffic

Your inbound traffic is rather limited without social networking. It comprises of those that already know your brand and those searching for the keywords you are ranking for at the time being. With social networking, you actually add a new path that leads to your website, opening the road for new visitors to land on your site. If you share high-quality content with them on social media, you increase your chances for more inbound traffic. Of course, more traffic means more leads, which, in turns, can mean more conversions and sales.

Other benefits of social networking include:

Reduced marketing costs –  According to studies majority of marketers say that one hour per day (6 hours in total) was more than enough to increase traffic and generate leads. A piece of advice here: Start small so you won’t have to worry about budget, even if you are going for paid advertising through Twitter and Facebook.

Better customer experiences – People love to share their experiences on social media channels. It is the next best thing to making a phone call. Interacting with your customers on social media allows you to address all issues right on spot and take action to make things right or thank a customer that has complimented you. This shows your customers that you do care for them, and rest assured: they will return the favour for sure.

Social networking is almost mandatory nowadays. Claim your lion’s share from a huge pie and start building relationships with prospects and existing customers to help your business flourish and grow.

Web Design services from STM

Bespoke Web Design: 

A unique website designed with your specific requirements in mind, tailor-made just for you! We do not use template for any of our websites as there is a fresh approach to every project.

Website Re-design:

Do you have an existing website that is outdated or dysfunctional?
We can re-design and bring it back to life! Ensuring that you attract the right customers, giving you a better postion online to make it a successful business.

Content Management Systems (CMS):
Let us design a CMS website that you can manage!
If your website/blog needs constant updating (uploading images, editing text, authorizing comments, blogs etc) but hiring a web manager is costly then CMS is the solution for you. CMS allows you to easily update your website instantly without knowing HTML or having to wait for technical support every time you want to make a small change.

Typically a CMS website costs more for initial setup, however the ongoing costs are reduced when it comes to updating the website, which can prove to be a very cost-effective solution to keep your website fresh and up-to-date.

Blog and Social Media Customisation:
Our custom blog designs are tailored to our client’s specifications, whether a personal blog or an extension to your business. Each design aims to reflect the clients style, personality, desires and needs thus making it unique. We can also customise it to match perfectly with your existing corporate identity/website hence providing a consistent professional image, from your website through to your blog (Example site:

In addition, we can help you to expand your business into the Social Media using Facebook, Twitter and other Media to influence and reach out to a whole new host of potential customers. Furthermore, to give that creative professional touch, we can customise your Facebook page so your business or brand identity is consistent throughout.

E-Commerce Website:
Regardless of the size of your business we can build you an ecommerce site from scratch or redesign your existing store. Our bespoke robust design and realistic advice on the best features and functionality will help you to achieve the best result (Example