Calling all students, artists, and inspired community members!

The Mae S. Bruce Library in Santa Fe, TX is looking for a new visual identity and needs your help. We are seeking those who can design a creative, innovative and professional logo design. The logo should be recognizable and help promote our organization’s mission, “…to provide the means by which people of all ages, interests, and circumstances may avail themselves of the recorded wisdom, experiences, and ideas of others,” in the rural Santa Fe area. The rest is up to you!  Please read below for more details regarding logo design, contest rules & submission requirements.

How to Enter the Contest

The contest begins on October 10, 2016. Submissions will be accepted through November 21, 2016.  Winner(s) will be announced via our website, social media websites and by direct contact to the winner’s email account.  In order for your entry to be submitted and reviewed by our judges, all entries must be:

1.      Submitted directly to with ‘Logo Contest’ in Subject line.

2.      Submitted in their original source file.

3.      Submitted as a high resolution .pdf with 300 dpi or higher.

Logo Requirements

Ř  Professional: This logo may be featured on our website, our social media platforms and other mediums (stationary, pamphlets, t-shirts, etc.).  As a result, while we want the logo to be eye-catching, it must be legible.

Ř  Theme: Logo must promote the mission of the Mae S. Bruce Library (see above). Design should be universal in theme, and not nation specific.

Ř  Color: With the exception of local school colors of Green and Gold, there are no limitations and any other colors may be used. The logo must look good both in color (if any) and black and white.

Ř  Integrity: Logos cannot contain copyrighted material. Logos must have been created and edited by the contestant(s). Logos may not include images or licensed images that have been previously published. Must be easily reproducible and scalable for large and small formatting.

Contest Details

Winners will be selected by Mae S. Bruce Library Staff & Library Advisory Board members in conjunction with community voters who wish to participate. Contestants agree that the Mae S. Bruce Library may publish their logo and name(s) and may use either/both for advertising campaigns and/or marketing materials in the future. Contestants assign all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights to the logo, to the Mae S. Bruce Library. Additionally, the Mae S. Bruce Library may alter, modify or revise the logo as it sees necessary to achieve the goals of the Library. The Mae S. Bruce Library reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

Prize: Contest winners will receive gift cards: 1st place -$100; 2nd place-$50; 3rd place - $25 (and bragging rights!)


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