We’re getting a new look! I thought it would be fun to share with you a little behind the scenes in what it has taken to get a complete facelift for Cleverly Simple. If you’ve followed along for the last four years you know I like to shake things up every once in awhile. And while almost all the design work on Cleverly Simple has come from yours truly, it was time to hire someone to help. I really do love design but there’s a limit to what I can do. And to be honest, it was time to let the professionals in. 🙂
This week we’re going to be celebrating the new design with a bunch of giveaways and then next Monday, the design should go live and we’ll return to normal around here! eeeeek! I hope you like it. In the meantime, I’m going to show you a sneak peek of how the new design came to be.
For starters, I wanted a new logo. I decided to turn to DesignCrowd. They had offered to let me try out their service, and a fun experience it was. I had no idea what I wanted so I figured a service like DesignCrowd that throws you tons of options, was the best way to start.
I had never heard of DesignCrowd before, so I was really intrigued how the process would go. I wanted something that really represented Cleverly Simple but I thought it would be good to have someone from the outside share their interpretation. And share their interpretations they did. I ended up with over 60 designs to wade through. That part was a little overwhelming, so I did what anyone would do…
… I turned to facebook to ask my friends what they thought. It was super helpful as I pretty much knew what I was going to pick, but it’s always good to have someone else look through it. DesignCrowd does have an option where you can have people vote on their favorite design but I found it was easier just to upload some of the options into Facebook and let my friends discuss.
And here it is! You can see the big change from the old to the new. What do you think? Seriously, you like?
If you’re looking to design a new logo, I highly recommend this experience to get as many ideas at once in front of you. DesignCrowd has quite a few coupons available. You can find them below.
I did receive the services of DesignCrowd in exchange for my honest review. As always, opinions are all mine!