Designing a logo or a corporate identity sometimes eat up a whole lot of project time than designing its theme or any other part of the site. It may be the misguiding client specifications list or a designer’s block, or for starters a know-how block. Well, one can find numerous tutorials posted for designing a logo, but I’ve handpicked a few of most commonly used tools and designing elements that go into making an appealing logo.

1. Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Web 2.0-Style Logo -ALLEBA

Learn to make simple, glossed, gradient, bright-colored logos with this 6-minute video tutorial.

2. Creating a logo from start to finish – Sitecritic

A showcase of designing process from the good ol’days. The author portrays one of his creations for a big brand starting from scratch.

3. How to Design the Firefox Logo in Photoshop – Henry Hoffman

Learn to create the widely loved FireFox logo in a scalable Photoshop format.

4. EURO 2008 Logo design – Eyes on Tutorials

Create the EURO 2008 championship logo with Jeka.

5. How to Design a Logotype from Conception to Completion – Blog Spoon Graphics

Learn to create logos from concepts to finalize.

6. Planet Logo – Mopacity

Learn to create a planet shaped ribbons logo.

7. Creating a Crazy Cool Logo – Abduzeedo

Creating a unique and modern logo with a bunch of circles.

8. Making of Metallic Transformers Logo – 10 Steps.SG

Create a cool looking mettalic transformers logo using brushes and textures.

9. Papercraft Text Effect – Photoshop Roadmap

Creating a simple and beautiful typeface logos with Photoshop effects.

10. Create an Origami Logo – Zen Elements

Create an Origami Logo in Photoshop with this tutorial.

11. Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background – PSD Tuts

Create a cool grunge-style Web site logo

12. Creating a Retro Logo – Aviva Directory

Learn to make logos with retro look.

13. Dew In Photoshop Tutorial – Voidix

This simple tutorial shows you how to make a cool dew drop in Photoshop.

14. Tutorial: Web 2.0 Logo Reflection in Vector format with Illustrator – Bitt Box

Make a scalable vector graphics with reflection in Illustrator.

15. Photoshop Star Logo – Logo Tutorials

Basic and simple tutorial for starters.

16. Quick Logos with Live Trace in Adobe Illustrator – Layers Magazine

Learn and create logos with the most underutilized feature in Illustrator – Live Trace.

17. Create a 3D Glossy Box Logo in Photoshop – Tutorial 9

Learn to make a 3D glossy logo in Photoshop.

18. Designing a Cake Shop Logo – Invano

Create cheesy logo with this cool tutorial.

19. Fitness Logo Photoshop Tutorial – Photoshop Tutorials Blog

This tutorial explains a simple way of creating a fitness related logo using mostly shapes.

20.  Tutorial: Transform, Style, Blend – Free Transform

Create logo with a bit of randomness and an element of surprise.

21. How to make an awesome logo – Gary Simon

Make an awesome logo in simple and easy to follow steps.

22. Logo Design – Planet Photoshop

Create amazing logos with Corey Barker, Executive Producer of PlanetPhotoshop.com

23. Mac – Colorful Design – Adobe Tutorials

Create a colorful mac logo.

24. Design a Logo in Illustrator – how.todesignyour

Learn just how easy it is to design a great looking logo in Adobe Illustrator, as with any other software package.

25. Not as easy as it looks: A beveled star – Free Transform

Create a beveled star in 7 simple steps.