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  • clb239
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    Bkyd bbq

    I've been working on trying to come up with a name and logo for my BBQ "hobby" since I am hoping to grow it into something more.

    The name that my sister came up with - she is a graphic designer that specializes in branding - is "BKYD BBQ"

    Here is the logo that she came up with:

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  • Donw
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    • Jul 2017
    • 2017

    #2
    Your sister has talent! Nice clean modern logo that conveys it message well. Now when you inviting us all over?

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      #3
      When I first looked at the logo I thought too blocky. It’s not traditional bbq.
      But after seeing Donw ‘s post I than said to myself very ingenious. Sleek clean lines. I like it. It’s very fitting for today’s society.
      I give it 👍👍

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        #4
        Very nice logo ... but ... how are others going to try to pronounce it? You're looking for a name after all ...

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        • clb239
          clb239 commented
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          Thank you...

          It's meant to be a play on Backyard BBQ...

        • MBMorgan
          MBMorgan commented
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          clb239 - Yeah ... I suspect everyone intimately involved with BBQ (like us here in the Pit) will get that. I'm just thinking about "civilians" who aren't personally (and heavily) involved with 'Q ...
      • fttank
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        • Dec 2016
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        #5
        I Like it! Get a sign made and hang it in your BKYD.

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        • Henrik
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          • Jul 2014
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          #6
          i think it's just awesome. Love the graphics, it's so easy to tell when a professional graphics designer has been at it.

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            #7
            I very much like it!
            Please, tell Sis she done a great job, in my eyes...

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            • clb239
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              #8
              I'm entered in a backyard comp next month so I am getting a banner made. Hats have already come in and t shirts are on order.

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              • Mr. Bones
                Mr. Bones commented
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                Now, she went an highlighted summa th colours, fer yer avatar...

              • clb239
                clb239 commented
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                @mr.Bones yes she and the colors are a variation of the Va Tech colors since that is where I went to school.
            • PJD
              PJD
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              #9
              Wow I love it!!!! I'd buy a shirt, post a link when they're available!

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              • clb239
                clb239 commented
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                We are working on merchandise. The first wave of shirts is a test run and for the competition. The hats we got we aren't super crazy about the way they came out.
            • Randy-Phx
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              • Apr 2018
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              #10
              I like the logo a lot for a bbq team. But for a restaurant, it might seem limiting to a passerby. I type that as I have beef ribs on the smoker for dinner. I really like the name.
              Good luck in the competition!

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              • clb239
                clb239 commented
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                If I do anything in the neat future commercially it will be vending / catering. So a tagline might be "Bringing the BKYD BBQ to your backyard"

                We already have the tagline "Porking your Neighborhood Butt"

              • ofelles
                ofelles commented
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                Love he tagline. But then I have never been know to be politically correct
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              #11
              That looks good to me.

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                #12
                Very nice. Clean look. I like the play on the pig primal cuts usually diagrammed:

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                Plus I like the subtle "rooter to tooter" nod in the diagram as well. Very clever.

                Your sis is quite the expert!

                Kathryn
                Last edited by fzxdoc; August 19th, 2019, 07:14 AM.

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                • klflowers
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                  #13
                  That is nice.

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                    #14
                    I like it!! I do agree though with how civilians might be confused (I see it every day, people get confused with the simplest of processes, hand holding is often necessary). I have a small suggestion, perhaps put the words BACKYARD BARBECUE, small, underneath the main BKYD BBQ lettering.

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                      #15
                      Great logo, agree BKYD moniker is clever once you get it, it’s the getting part that needs some help. Agree with Huskee maybe spell it out over and under the pig.

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                      Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

                      Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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