Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home. Check out some of the best Christmas logo design ideas to inspire your projects!
Created by tara rastakhiz | https://dribbble.com/shots/20174976-Merry-Christmas
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, celebrated on December 25th by billions of people worldwide. It is a time of joy and celebration, marked by traditions such as gift-giving, carol-singing, and the display of festive decorations, including Christmas logos. A Christmas logo is a visual representation of the holiday season that incorporates elements such as Christmas trees, Santa Claus, snowflakes, and other symbols associated with the holiday.
The history of Christmas logos dates back centuries, with many of the symbols and traditions we associate with Christmas today having their origins in ancient pagan rituals. For example, the tradition of decorating trees dates back to pagan festivals such as the winter solstice, when evergreen trees were believed to have special powers to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck. Over time, this tradition was adapted and incorporated into Christmas celebrations, and Christmas trees became a popular symbol of the holiday.
In the years that followed, the Christmas logo continued to evolve and expand, with new symbols and images being added to the mix. In the 20th century, the introduction of television and other mass media platforms helped to popularize the Christmas logo even further, as advertisers and marketers used the holiday season to promote their products and services to a wider audience.
Here are some of the best Christmas logo design ideas you can reference:
Created by Jessie Maisonneuve | https://dribbble.com/shots/17115849-Mistletoe
Creating a Christmas logo is super easy, many Christmas elements can help you create the best Christmas logo. Mistletoe is one of the famous elements you can find easily during Christmas. Use a mistletoe illustration in red and green and use burgundy colors for the background of the logo. Burgundy is a shade of red that is going to create a luxury look.
2. Merry Booster!
Created by Jessie Maisonneuve | https://dribbble.com/shots/17103039-Merry-Booster
Another element is the famous Santa Claus. The huge old man wearing red and white winter suit carrying a big sack will be the usual logo. Make it look unusual by replacing the sleigh with something related to your business. For example, if your business is about medication, a syringe injector will be cool. This can be an awesome seasonal logo.
3. Scriptmas Advent-ure
Created by Jonathan Ball | https://dribbble.com/shots/8813091-Scriptmas-Advent-ure-Title-Card
If you don’t want to add any illustration or drawing to your Christmas logo, use Christmas-styled typography. Decorative script fonts will make a nice Christmas logo. Add a small ornament like a star on the Christmas text. And if there’s a description under the text, use a bold font like the one used for The Grinch movie title. People will read the logo easily.
Created by Craig Seagreen | https://dribbble.com/shots/9129551-Rudolph
Rudolph was the character of a movie; it is a reindeer with a red nose. Now, reindeer is identical to Christmas. Make a Christmas reindeer logo with some snowflakes and stars. Those are other elements of Christmas that will complement the reindeer. Instead of red and green, use some colors that are identical to the poles, like blue and white.
Created by Usarek™ Studio | https://dribbble.com/shots/17162527-mag-logo-redesign
Red and green will always be the color of Christmas. But you don’t have to use them to color the whole surfaces of the logo. Create a simple Christmas tree logo by piling up red and green stars. For the background, white is going to be a nice option. White is the color of snow and it symbolizes purity.
6. Gingerbread Man
Created by Mattis Bødtker | https://dribbble.com/shots/20057024-Christmas-Stamp-Gingerbread-Man
The Gingerbread Man is also a famous character in a fairy tale. The body of this ‘man’ is made of gingerbread. It has a cute face that will make your logo look nice and tempting. Place it in a square frame and use dark shades like navy and peacock for the background of the logo.
7. Merry & Bright
Created by Carly Berry | https://dribbble.com/shots/20103812-Merry-Bright
Christmas is all about fun and happiness. This means you need to create a logo that represents joy as well. One way to create it is by combining uppercase and lowercase letters on the text of your Christmas logo. When composing the letters, place them close enough but make sure that anyone can read them easily.
8. Christmas Trees
Created by Joe Ben Taylor | https://dribbble.com/shots/14291451-Christmas-Trees-Logo
A pinecone or conifer cone will create a small, simple, and meaningful Christmas tree logo design. To decorate the Christmas logo, use a decorative font like a transitional serif font. Azure can be a nice color for the font and the pinecone symbol. Use white for the background or another neutral color.
9. Holiday Special Coffee
Created by Jessie Maisonneuve | https://dribbble.com/shots/16983782-Ooo-Christmas-Tree-Ooo
How can you create a Christmas logo with a cup of coffee? By creating an illustration of a Christmas tree holding a cup of coffee. Make the tree look alive by adding ornaments that will shape a face on the tree. This is going to make a very special Christmas logo. Since the tree will have red and green, use a neutral color for the coffee cup and the background.
10. Tinsel Snaps
Created by Lauren Stanley | https://dribbble.com/shots/14746576-Tinsel-Snaps-Logo-Exploration-Day-10
Looking for a Christmas bakery logo? Try to color the background with a coral or medium vermilion color. And then use minimalist fonts for the text of your Christmas bakery logo. Next, add a gingerbread man symbol between the text. White is going to be a nice color for the text and symbol.
11. Mastercard Baubles
Created by Halo Branding | https://dribbble.com/shots/9192589-Xmas-Warm-up-02-Mastercard-Baubles
There are bells in many Christmas decorations. Instead of using traditional Christmas bells on your logo, make the bells look simple like simple round-shaped bells in solid colors such as yellow and red. Christmas bells usually are attached to a wreath. Since you already use bright colors for the bells and wreaths, pick neutrals for the background.
12. Miss Claus
Created by Jessie Maisonneuve | https://dribbble.com/shots/17119716-Miss-Claus
If you want a more special Santa Claus logo, consider the unique Miss Claus logo. Create an illustration of a lady wearing Santa Claus’s outfit holding a text that will be the name of the brand. You can also add another element to complete the logo design, like a mistletoe behind the text.
13. Black Honey Christmas Coffee
Created by Zeki Michael | https://dribbble.com/shots/16867248-Black-Honey-Christmas-Coffee
A brilliant way to create a unique Christmas logo is by combining two different Christmas elements. This logo is combining reindeer and Christmas bells. But it also has a coffee bean that will make people know the focus of the business. The red color between copper makes people focus on them. Make sure that you use a different color for the focus of your logo.
14. Happy Holidays
Created by Andy Boice | https://dribbble.com/shots/16781657-2022-Unsung-Holiday-Card
Creating a Christmas logo for your company? Make sure that the logo gorgeously represents your company. For example, this company logo has Santa Claus as the focal point. What makes the logo special is the outfit of Santa. He is wearing the uniform of the company instead of his outfit.
Created by Alex Aperios | https://dribbble.com/shots/14771747-Merry-Xmas-Lettering
A simple text logo will look awesome if you know which font to use. Many Christmas logos are using decorative script fonts. Choose a decorative script font that has awesome contrast so that people can read each letter very easily. Paint it with the color of Christmas like red. If you choose white for the background, your logo will remind everyone of Santa’s outfit.
16. Slice Holiday Crowler
Created by Brethren Design Co | https://dribbble.com/shots/14641176-Slice-Holiday-Crowler
If the previous one is a simple logo, this one is a more crowded idea. The logo has many elements of Christmas like Christmas tree ornaments, snowflakes, and different fonts. No matter how many elements you will use on the logo, make sure that you don’t use too many colors. Use a maximum of three colors to unite all elements together.
17. Holiday Cheer
Created by Jordan Wilson | https://dribbble.com/shots/14739845-Advent-Beer-Calendar
How many Christmas ornaments can you see on this logo? If you want to use many Christmas ornaments on one logo, frame them with a square and place all ornaments inside the logo. Christmas bells, a ribbon, mistletoes, and snowflakes, all share the same color, green and eggshell. The red in the background perfects the design.
18. Boone Christmas Lights
Created by Chelsea Burkett | https://dribbble.com/shots/20154357-Boone-Christmas-Lights
Promoting Christmas lights is not an easy task to do. When creating a logo for a Christmas light business, show your potential customers where to place the Christmas light. For example, a logo of a house with Christmas decorations and Christmas lights on the roof. Make the Christmas light look stunning by using different colors for the bulbs.
19. IT'S CHRISTMAS
Created by Mat Voyce | https://dribbble.com/shots/9355261-IT-S-CHRISTMAS
Bold fonts can always grab people’s attention, especially if you use bright colors for the fonts. If your logo will have two words for the text, use an old-style serif font for one of them and a tall sans serif for another one. A white background will make your yellow and red texts look stunning.
20. Jingle jangle
Created by Allie Mounce | https://dribbble.com/shots/14044426-Jingle-jangle
What shape will you use to make a Christmas logo? if it will be a circle, fit the logo inside the invisible circle with no frame. For example, if you will create an illustration of a reindeer, make it run so that the legs will follow the curve of the invisible circle. Place some stars to accentuate the circle.
21. Dear Figma
Created by Halo Branding | https://dribbble.com/shots/9414388-Xmas-Warm-up-05-Rudolph-Cosplay-by-Figma
Monogram is a super simple logo design that makes everyone fall in love. To make monogram logos, you can use different ways. For example, use some bright-colored Christmas balls to create the monogram logo. And then complement it with a Christmas element like antlers on top of the monogram. This is going to remind your readers of Christmas reindeer.
22. Neopix Christmas
Created by Aleksandar Savic | https://dribbble.com/shots/14777546-Neopix-Christmas
If many Christmas logos are dominated by red, this one has red only as an accent color. Green can also be the main color of your Christmas logo. Use some shades of green for the background, mistletoes, and stars on your Christmas logo. Some touches of red and white will perfect the design.
23. The Gift of Christmas
Created by Bret Hawkins | https://dribbble.com/shots/16505642-Gift-of-Christmas-Logo-Concepts
Usually, people use red, green, white, and an eggshell for their Christmas logos. But you can make your logo look more impressive and luxurious with some touches of gold. Gold is going to enhance the elegance of the logo and make it look more special when you use it on the Christmas logo.
Created by matthieumartigny | https://dribbble.com/shots/17047498-MERRY-CHRISTMAS
Luxurious Christmas logos usually don’t have regular Christmas colors. For example, you may want to try using gray for the background of your Christmas logo. And then use rose gold for the text and symbol of the logo. For the text, use serif fonts that are timeless fonts for your luxurious brand.
Created by Mat Voyce | https://dribbble.com/shots/9407686-PrESenTS
Composing an ideal logo design means you need to combine patterns and colors carefully. If you use different colors and some lines for the background, use a bold font for the text. This composition will help readers catch the text easily without struggling to find the letters between the lines.
26. Albert’s Cookies
Created by tubik.arts | https://dribbble.com/shots/20114573-Christmas-Cookies-Brand-Animation
Before designing a Christmas logo, think about the style you want to create. If you want it to be modern, use sans serif fonts for all texts on your logo. A tall sans serif font for the main text and a geometric sans serif font for the description will create a magnificent combination.
27. Joyful Expectation
Created by Morgan Carter | https://dribbble.com/shots/15861329-Joyful-Expectation
A combination of a serif font and a sans serif font will also make your Christmas logo look more impressive. Use a serif font and sentence case format for the main text of the logo to create a timeless look. And then use a sans serif font and uppercase letters for the brief description. Use elegant colors like gold to enhance its beauty.
28. Ho ho Holidays
Created by Noelle O'Saben | https://dribbble.com/shots/17110191-Ho-ho-Holidays
Most Christmas logos have green and red both in bright shades. Make yours look different by using a darker shade of green for the background. And then use Halloween orange for the text or symbol on the logo. The dark green will make the orange look like red. If the logo will only contain text, use the decorative font.
29. Dasher's Vintage Toys
Created by Trey Ingram | https://dribbble.com/shots/17001681-Dasher-s-Vintage-Toys
Vintage Christmas logos should have vintage shapes like a pennant flag. Use vintage colors as well, like gold, navy, light blue, and white. Though the logo doesn’t have any Christmas color, people can tell it is a Christmas logo from the Christmas trees, stars, a reindeer, and a sleigh on the logo. Just make sure that the colors you use on the logo are not too crowded.
30. tara rastakhiz
Created by tara rastakhiz | https://dribbble.com/shots/20174976-Merry-Christmas
The Christmas ornament on this logo has the color of Santa Claus’s outfit. It even has a face, hands and looks extra special. Since green is the accent color of the symbol, use it for the text of the logo. This is going to connect the text and the symbol. The white background is always the best idea. But you can also use another neutral color.
Frequently Ask Questions
What symbolisms can I use to represent Christmas logo designs?
There are several symbolisms that can be used to represent Christmas logo designs, including traditional elements such as Christmas trees, wreaths, and holly, as well as iconic holiday figures like Santa Claus, reindeer, and snowmen. Other popular symbols include snowflakes, candles, bells, and presents. The colors red and green are also strongly associated with Christmas and can be used in logo designs to evoke a festive and cheerful mood. Additionally, religious symbols such as the Nativity scene, the star of Bethlehem, and the angel can be used to represent the religious significance of the holiday.
Which target audience should I keep in mind when creating Christmas logo designs?
When creating Christmas logo designs, it is important to keep in mind a broad target audience that includes people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds who celebrate the holiday. However, there are certain groups that may be more likely to engage with Christmas-themed marketing materials, such as families with young children, individuals who enjoy decorating their homes for the holidays, and those who enjoy giving and receiving gifts. It is also important to consider the cultural and religious diversity of your audience, and ensure that your logo design is inclusive and respectful of all beliefs and traditions.
What are the successful examples of Christmas logo designs?
There have been many successful examples of Christmas logo designs over the years, including some that have become iconic symbols of the holiday season. One of the most famous examples is the Coca-Cola Santa Claus, which was first introduced in the 1930s and has since become a beloved symbol of Christmas around the world. Other successful designs include the simple and elegant Starbucks red cup, which has become a highly anticipated annual release, and the modern and playful Google Doodles, which feature interactive and festive designs throughout the holiday season.
Which design styles are often used to create Christmas logo designs?
Christmas logo designs can incorporate a wide range of design styles, depending on the desired look and feel of the logo. Some popular design styles for Christmas logos include traditional, vintage, modern, minimalist, and playful. Traditional styles often feature classic symbols of the holiday, such as Christmas trees and holly, and incorporate colors like red and green. Vintage styles may incorporate elements of nostalgia and retro design, while modern styles may use bold colors, geometric shapes, and sleek typography. Minimalist designs may use simple shapes and clean lines to create a streamlined look, while playful designs may use whimsical characters and illustrations to evoke a sense of joy and fun.
Which colours are commonly used in Christmas logo designs?
The colors most commonly used in Christmas logo designs are red and green, which are strongly associated with the holiday season. Red is often used to represent Santa Claus, while green is associated with Christmas trees and the natural world. Other colors that are commonly used in Christmas logos include white, which can represent snow and winter landscapes, gold and silver, which can evoke feelings of luxury and celebration, and blue, which is sometimes used to represent a more serene and peaceful aspect of the holiday.
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