We plan to be able to use the logo on both light and dark materials so consideration of that, or two variations, will be needed.
Code Before Dawn can be compressed into one word, or have each word vertically stacked on top of the other.
For logos with a pictoral or abstract component, I'd like to also see entries that go beyond just variations of the letters CBD and attempt to incorporate images or even just abstract shapes (e.g. Nike, Adidas etc). Some ideas (but not limited to) - Sun, moon, Owl, Candle, Coffee (things that infer late night/early morning work).
We're completely open to colors, but prefer subtle rather than loud, in your face combinations.