I was hired to complete a logo for The Grange Bed & Breakfast — a brand new business opening soon in Kingscote, Southern Australia. This job was one near and dear to my heart because it's my relatives' business. As my designer peers know, working with family and friends can sometimes be very challenging. I am happy to report that this was not one of those instances! Everything was treated 100% professionally and very clearly communicated. It couldn't have been any smoother! As with all of my clients, the creative brief was filled out giving me major insight as to what sort of image they wanted to convey with their new business. The final logo chosen was one that was classic as well as warm and inviting — all keywords to describe the budding business. Below are two final versions of the logo — one in black and the other with a gold treatment applied. At the top of this post, I put the logo into a fun textured environment. There are so many great ways to treat this logo! Logo ©2010 Nicola Black Design, LLC. All rights reserved. I only hope I can one day visit The Grange Bed & Breakfast! Just take a look at its location on a map (Kingscote, Australia) and you'll see why. The island it's on looks like a little slice of heaven. I wish them all the best and want to congratulate them on their hard work in opening this B&B. I'm sure it will be very successful and well received! Their website is in the process of being created. When I receive a link to it, I will be sure to update this post so you can check it out. *Updated 12/12/2010: The Grange website is now live and was designed by Media Presence.