Shobu Aikido Houston Logo

A medium sized dojo in Houston's Montrose area. Shobu Aikido Houston commissioned a new logo and business card design.

The owner of the dojo wanted a redesigned logo that featured a five toed dragon. After a consultation, I learned eight points or directions is a staple of the traditional Japanese martial art.

Taking these points into consideration I modified a dragon stock image then created an eight pointed surrounding for it. Then filled the outer ring with eight more stars. Another idea for this logo was to create a patch that could be sewn on to a jacket or gi.

Client Details

Client: Shobu Aikido Houston

Category: Branding

Date: June 2013

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