I woke up today to the fantastic write up by Sacha Greif What Kind of Logo Do You Get for $5?, an epic tale of deception, stolen artwork, and crappy logos, which is a condensed version/follow-up of "The $5 Logo."
There was a time, when I too was shopping for something on a tight budget — and in all honesty, I probably would have been better off making my own logo; however, I was up to my eye-balls in client work and simply was unable to make time. It's just $5, right?
Wrong. I fell for the $200/- option where you get "everything", including all the stationary. Sounds amazing! Of course, that was the only option that also provided source Illustrator
*.ai files. Blurry PNG/JPGs wasn't going to cut it.
I spent a lot of time giving the designer a long background on what ...(continued)