Gross National Happiness USA - logo for non-profit

Making happiness our new bottom line

Contest Holder
Brian Kaminer
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Design Category
Logo Design
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1st Prize

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Creative Brief

Contest title: Gross National Happiness USA - logo for non-profit
Sub title: Making happiness our new bottom line
Category: Logo Design
Brand Name: Gross National Happiness USA
Summary: A new logo for our new website, the non-profit Gross National Happiness USA (GNHUSA)
Description: We are looking for a new logo to represent our work. GNHUSA is part of the growing global happiness and wellbeing movement to establish an optimistic, just and practical path forward. We promote collective happiness by: -Educating about the urgent need to cultivate greater personal happiness and to create the conditions for community wellbeing. -Creating a new direction for the future by measuring what matters for all aspects of life. -Inspiring personal action. -Informing policy development. -Sharing the great work of mission aligned individuals and organizations. -Celebrating positive change. PLEASE visit our new website: We plan to change the colors to match the new logo design, and possibly the font.
What I want: An image or graphic with a couple of colors that compliments our name and work, Professional but not too corporate, Warmth, sense of inclusivity -- all people, animals, planet, Visually compelling and engaging, Our name "Gross National Happiness USA" very clearly visible, a logo that can work in large print as well as small, jewel color palette, include "" in the logo,
What I don't Want: Smiley faces, cartoony, childish feel, metallic look

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609_89807506.pdf logo examples and design notes


user avatar Brian Kaminer Contest Holder
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:15:10 +0000

For any designs showing a globe of earth, please use a version where the United States is most visible. Thanks

user avatar Brian Kaminer Contest Holder
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:00:50 +0000

Please remember that we our full name "Gross National Happiness USA very visible". We also want the full acronym GNHUSA. It would be helpful to see some designs (existing and new) in a more rectangular layout (300px wide by 150px high). Thanks

user avatar Brian Kaminer Contest Holder
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:36:49 +0000

Please see the attached pdf file with examples of some logos that have caught our attention.

About Contest

Contest Information
Held by: Brian Kaminer
Category: Logo Design
Created on: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:29:55 +0000
Ends on: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:29:55 +0000
Total designs: 69
Total designers: 14
Status: Winner(s) Selected
Is featured: Yes
Is guaranteed: Yes

Following are the prize(s) for contest Gross National Happiness USA - logo for non-profit

1st Prize: $120
Contest Result