Why Some Logos are Red and Some Are Blue

SGD 30

Discover why famous companies design their logo with the colors they use! By the end of this course you will get to create your own logo by applying color theory.

9-12 Years Old | Share

Did you know that each color represents something? Why is McDonald's logo yellow? Why is Grab green? How do colors evoke different emotions and feelings? In this 1-hour Mini-Quest, you will learn about color theory, and why some brands use certain colors for their logo. You will create a picture of your own and tell us why you chose those colors! Note: This is Lesson 3 of our Design Thinking Mastery Course.

Mastery Projects

Our Mastery courses are jam-packed with cool projects, so that you can see your learnings come to life!

Design your own logo

In this Mini-Quest, you will apply color theory in designing your own logo (or re-design someone else's!)

Meet Your Instructors

Jay Demetillo

Six-time Silicon Valley Designer, Jay has worked at giant tech companies Twitter, Yahoo and Pinterest in San Francisco, before moving across the world to join Grab as Lead UX/ Visual Designer. He loves giving back to the community through design, and has taught design at California College of the Arts, Art & Creativity Global in China and Inneract Project in San Francisco.

When not Grabbing, designing and traveling, Jay can be found shooting videos and photographing concerts. 

How It Works

Live Video Streaming

Our courses are taught via live video streaming (like a Skype call!), which means students can view their instructor and fellow coursemates throughout the class, ask questions and get them answered, live.

Video Playback

Want to revisit something taught during the lesson? Students can access the video recording of the class and workbooks with lesson recaps and supplemental materials.

Community Of Masters

Students get access to an exclusive community, where you can share videos and pictures of your projects and get feedback from your instructor and fellow coursemates

Real World Experience*

Don’t just take it from us - hear from the employers! By joining this course, you’ll get to visit our partners who represent cutting-edge technology and future economy, and benefit from a pitch to or project review by them*!

What You Need

Laptop/Computer with Camera

Steps to join live classroom

Headset/Earphones with Mic

Pen, paper, colour pencil, crayons, or markers

* We will provide instructions to download the software / app upon sign up. No additional cost to purchase these.

Online Safety

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