The attached files are for two other companies. I like aspects about them - but obviously mine cannot copy them.
I am interested in a serious, sophisticated look that conveys confidence. I imagine using the logo with the name "Octagon" in presentations (without the full legal name). However, I would want the full name. The logo would be used for business cards, presentations, our website, etc.
Background of the name Octagon: The octagon has long been symbolic of eternal life, totality, infinity and renewal – because the number 8 has long been symbolic for the 1st day after the creation of the world (in the Bible). Leonardo daVinci utilized the Octagon in his architectural drawings as he viewed it as the intermediary between the circle and the square – symbolic for the interplay between heaven and earth. In Budhism the octagon symbolizes completion, in Chinese it symbolizes good luck and completion, in Hebrew the number 8 symbolizes God. At Octagon Capital Group, we are focused on creating significant value for our clients, and striking a balance and alignment with their objectives.
I thought about colors – I tend to like dark – black/dark blue. I thought about the possibility of making the O in Octagon blue or red. But then thought it looked too much like the Oxygen television network. I’m not looking for anything fancy – just something that I can use as a brand and seems professional.
I don’t want to be old and stodgy, but I also don’t want to be too trendy.
Here is a link to my current website that describes my firm: http://www.levycp.com