Picas

Generate a wordmark logo with Google Fonts

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#2 Product of the DayDecember 23, 2018

Every time I want to make a logo for my project, I love using Google Fonts, and select a font, download the font, open Sketch.app, create a text field using that font, type my project's name, and finally export it to png.

So today I build Picas, which helps you generate these kind of logo.

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Bruno Lemos
Bruno Lemos@brunolemos · Developer
"Picas" is the plural of "Penis" in brazilian portuguese.
John
John@pregenun · Curator of Tupa.co.nf / wannabe desinger
@brunolemos this is some quality feedback
Anna Filou
Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer, Illustrator
@brunolemos ouch, that is unfortunate
Anna Filou
Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer, Illustrator
I can see the utility in this BUT a big advantage of the google fonts website is that you can write a word and preview it in all available fonts at once. With this here we have to choose a font to preview without knowing what it looks like. So in my opinion this is actually more time consuming if the goal is to pick the font you like the best (simply because it would take way more time to preview/compare all the available fonts)...
John
John@pregenun · Curator of Tupa.co.nf / wannabe desinger
@anna_0x I understand you, but I don't think it's the goal of the webapp. It's made to quikly create a logo from an already selected font. Something you can also do in sketch and such though.
Anne-Laure Le Cunff
Anne-Laure Le Cunff@anthilemoon · Entrepreneur
Good MVP. Would it be possible to order the fonts alphabetically? I can't find the font I have in mind. Thank you!
Daniel Roger Casanova
Daniel Roger Casanova@danirogerc · Love for business, design and technology
Good mvp but google fonts itself is better.
Dhaval S. Gandhi
Dhaval S. Gandhi@dhavalgandhiux · Sr. Product Designer | Design Mentor
It's an excellent product to create a wordmark logo. Easy to use and simple. Perhaps, it would be great if Picas provides theme-based typeface selection to cognitive load for identifying the best possible typeface.