Create Web 2.0 Style Logo with Photoshop

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In this tutorial i am going to show you how you can create one logo with web 2.0 style.

Note: This tutorial was published before on another small site some years ago. I decided to close that site but i always liked this tutorial and he got a lot of positive reviews. So i decided to update it and publish it here at Photoshop Star.

Final Image Preview

Create Web 2.0 Style Logo with Photoshop

Step 1

Create a new document with size of 600 x 300 pixels and fill it with white color.

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Step 2

Create a new layer. Select the Polygon Tool, set sides to 3 and on Polygon Options select Smooth Corners.

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Set foreground color to #91D638 and draw a polygon facing up.

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Step 4

With layer selected, go to Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options > Stroke.

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Step 5

Create a new layer. Add a white polygon on the center, slightly smaller than the green polygon.

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Step 6

Create a new layer. Draw another green polygon, slightly smaller than the white polygon.

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Step 7

With this layer selected, go to Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options and add the following styles:

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Step 8

Merge all visible layers into one except background layer. Duplicate layer and rotate upside down and you will have something similar to what i have.

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Final Image

Now add some text using font Myriad Pro, Semibold, Smooth, 47px and color #888888.

Create Web 2.0 Style Logo with Photoshop

You can see now logo with different colors:

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17 Responses

  1. iapdesign says:

    Very nice and simple tutorial for creating web 2.0 logo very much appreciated.!

  2. farid says:

    Professional & i like very much such type of logo.

  3. alexhairyman says:

    Very nice, quick and easy, and doesn’t use illustrator like a lot of tutorials

  4. Rakesh says:

    Very nice……………

  5. Cece says:

    very good, but im having a hard time with duplicating & rotating the pic…

  6. Howdy says:

    How to rotate? Im trying but it puts error “open gl” is required to appy on document

  7. Tutsnow says:

    creating an elegant yet minimalist logo takes a lot of discipline… hats off to you mate! great job….

  8. braifen says:

    Thank u for the tutorial, i love it

  9. Albert says:

    great tut!

  10. steffenw says:

    Best detailed tutorials I’ve seen so far. Very usefull

  11. Suneel says:

    it’s great tutorial.

  12. Micah says:

    good tut! :D

  13. CHAOS says:

    That’s so cool! Thanks1 Fast and professional!

  14. ovi says:

    Thanks.

  15. nice way and nice designed