Meet our new logo!

August 4, 2011. Posted in: Blog Posts

Please join me in congratulating Keith Hanssen on creating the winning design!

After reviewing all of your comments in the poll, and “test driving” the logos on web page samples, I selected Keith’s design. I like that it is a distinctive design, with bold strokes, and I’ve always loved wood-block style prints. Keith describes his design as a tree of knowledge, life, and love arising and growing from KellyMom.

Keith’s wife, Anna, is a long-time reader who told him about the contest and encouraged him to submit a design. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration, but he is not a professional graphic designer.

I want to again thank everyone who submitted a design. There were so many wonderful designs that narrowing it down to 8 finalists was difficult, and then choosing a single design from those was a real challenge. I’m very proud of how many truly talented people contributed to the contest.

~ Kelly

Бу August 4, 2011 at 5:49 am

It is nice and beautifull and represents your website in a very gentle way, Kelly!

Бу August 4, 2011 at 1:49 am

It is nice and beautifull and represents your website in a very gentle way, Kelly!

Bettina August 4, 2011 at 6:10 am

Congrats!

Bettina August 4, 2011 at 2:10 am

Congrats!

Keith August 4, 2011 at 2:59 pm

I just want to say thank you for choosing my entry. I really did create
it from a heart-felt perspective with the idea of Kellymom growing and
nurturing its readers through knowledge. Our own experience with our
first-born, Sara, and all the breastfeeding, attachment parenting,
co-sleeping, and many other non-traditional (U.S.) parenting methods,
has shown me that there is a tremendous merit and somewhat of an urgency
in getting the word out to every parent. Kellymom strives to make this
happen. My wife and I both are so happy with how loving and healthy Sara
is, and we know that much of our success is due to the fact that she is
breastfed from birth and loved beyond words.

Keith August 4, 2011 at 10:59 am

I just want to say thank you for choosing my entry. I really did create
it from a heart-felt perspective with the idea of Kellymom growing and
nurturing its readers through knowledge. Our own experience with our
first-born, Sara, and all the breastfeeding, attachment parenting,
co-sleeping, and many other non-traditional (U.S.) parenting methods,
has shown me that there is a tremendous merit and somewhat of an urgency
in getting the word out to every parent. Kellymom strives to make this
happen. My wife and I both are so happy with how loving and healthy Sara
is, and we know that much of our success is due to the fact that she is
breastfed from birth and loved beyond words.

Lauraleemoss September 1, 2011 at 6:35 pm

It is so pretty! I really like it; I’ve seen it in my facebook newsfeed plenty. :)

Lauraleemoss September 1, 2011 at 2:35 pm

It is so pretty! I really like it; I’ve seen it in my facebook newsfeed plenty. :)

KB November 20, 2012 at 4:43 am

Neat to read where the inspiration for the design came from. I saw the logo as a top down view of the breast, with all the wonderful milk ducts and the love that goes into breastfeeding worked into the design. Oops!

CB September 26, 2013 at 1:22 pm

I also saw the logo as all the milk ducts that feed into the breast. It was always described in all our lactation classes as a “broccoli tree” cut into half. That’s the first thought that came into mind and I thought the logo was so clever to show all those milk ducts. The tree of life is good too, just wasn’t what came first to mind. LOVE the logo though!