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Help in choosing a logo for ‘’

I started blogging first on ‘’.

Rodinhood is inspired from Rodin – who sculpted ‘The Thinker’ and Robin Hood who ‘got things done’. Hence Thinking+Doing = Rodinhood.

This is the logo of as designed by a USA logo company called ‘Logobee’.

A year later, I started ‘’ and the site even since has never had a logo.

The challenge was how to create ‘plurality’ in the logo, given that is a ‘social networking site for enterprising people’

I explained this challenge to logobee, and they just come back with these logo’s.
















Can you please help all of us as community members, choose the logo / suggest changes to these logos above and or / mix and match ideas etc?

Its important that the Logo has a Unisex appeal, for sure!

Please just comment below!

Many thanks!





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  1. Profile photo of Jatin Mahindra

    I can relate with the Bulb logo. Light emitted in 4 directions.

    In the other logos Arrow represent represent something else or may be a cupid.

  2. Profile photo of Sasikiran

    1st one and the bulb theme logo. We can go with Bulb theme logo.

  3. Profile photo of Akshay Tyagi

    All of them except the one with the arrows through the bulb are very generic. The bulb is obviously signifying thinking. Not sure what the arrows convey?

    But it has uniqueness/differentiability, which according to me is more important then significance.

  4. Profile photo of Abhishek Shankar

    I feel second one

  5. Profile photo of Nidhi Bala

    My vote for the  number 3 by including number 4 (the thinking bulb in between)…..that should complete the picture……the colour red should be as is signifiying vibrancy,sharpness and captivating…

  6. Profile photo of Neeraj Mehta


  7. Profile photo of Akshay

    No. 7 !!!!

  8. Profile photo of Ashish Bachubhai Tanna

    The Light Bulb One is the Best 

    a few of the  Other ones look Like  some Footbal Club’s Logo’s or too Warlike


  9. Profile photo of Girish Khera

    So i feel all of the above logos have elements that are great, but no one logo really hits the spot. 

    Here’s what i feel:

    1) Shield makes it more of an insignia, very hard to feel like it has to do with social networking / entrepreneurs, more like a men’s club. 

    2) The attempt at merging Rodin with Rodinhood is laudable but needs to go all the way, right now it’s neither here nor there.

    3) Seems a bit forced like archer = robin hood + thinker = rodin + multiple = socialnetworking – feels like a stew of requirements without any interplay

    4) Lightbulb is a good approach, but then can’t be a standard incandescent bulb, needs to be more stylized .  Also, may be it could be a lightbulb in a sort of “lightbulb farm” with one glowing and spreading arrows to a few more which are lit by the arrows.  A sort of idea spreading motif across a network

    5) Really like the “R” shape embedded in the thinker’s seat.  This is my favourite of the lot, though i do feel the action part of it is lost and not really conveyed by the arrows.

    6) I just don’t like this, it feels like the sign you would see on sport shoes

    7) Again shield.


    1)  The light bulb logo with a little more thought on how to integrate the themes looks like it has promise.  You will almost certainly lose the “rodin” + “robin hood” origins, but are they more important or are the “thinking + doing” more important (do you need both?)

    2) Maybe take one fully developed thinker in the pose in “3” give him a seat like in “5”, the cap like in “2”,  right hand for thinker pose, left hand resting on a bow, arrow resting on the foot of the bow forming the cross of the “h” which is created by the thinkers leg + the arrow +the stalk of the “T” in The Rodinhood.

  10. Profile photo of kinnari thacker dave

    My vote for the one where “the” isn’t highlighted…the ones on the right….all of us would be addressed as Rodinhood & not “The” Rodinhood. Its more like a middle name. Next..the green one is apt, as it keeps the audience wandering whether the entrepreneur Rodinhood is thinking or doing. Both this activity seem to be enclosed inside one person in the logo v/s the others where in it portrays 2 personalities / people. The Green logo clearly marries thinking with doing & doesn’t keep them separate. Lastly, the color Green signifies growth, peace, blah, blah.

  11. Profile photo of Ankur

    On 1 front, Rodin+Hood means ‘Thinking’ + ‘Doing’. On 2nd front, it is ‘a social networking site for enterprising people’. So the logo should be able to signify both of these things. 

    Logo 1: Good attempt where sitting man is ‘thinking’ and archer is ‘doing’. It also carries the legacy of But somewhere that social networking thing is missing. Also, unable to get the purpose of shield. 

    Logo2: 3 men ‘thinking’. ‘Doing’ part is missing. Not fully connected to the theme. 

    Logo3: Somewhat taken from logo1. Shield is missing. Hence seem to be better than Logo1 comparatively.

    Logo4: Best amongst all. 

    Logo5: Again, only ‘thinking’ part. Very difficult to connect the arrows with ‘doing’.

    Logo6: Unable to connect anything. 

    Logo7: A bit confusing as it has all the elements but clarity is missing. ‘Thinking’ man over a shield + hidden man carrying bow n arrow. 

    Overall, the font of is most appealing. So we can use Logo 4 (Light bulb) with font i.e the font used in logo 1 & 3. This will have an element of legacy (using old font), thinking (Light bulb), doing (arrows), social networking (bulb spreading light in all direction like the spread of ideas). 

  12. Profile photo of Saravana Murthy

    I will go for the bulb logo. 

  13. Profile photo of Syed Sameer

    I like #2 overall, however, I’d say give a try.

  14. Profile photo of Ajay Pohekar

    No. 4 !!!

  15. Profile photo of Slash Velandy

    Clearly no:4 option stands out from the fare listed here. Cheers!

  16. Profile photo of Sanchita Dutta

    No 2 and 4 in that sequence!!!

  17. Profile photo of Ankit Bhatnagar

    I like the fourth one. Can be improved with a little bit of tweaking.

  18. Profile photo of Aneja Raj

    “Robinhood is where enterprising people meet.” To be honest, when I see all of the logos with Arrows, it just connects me to  Kevin Costner starer Robinhood the prince of thieves, or men in tights. That is the only thing that comes to my mind. My sub conscious is also telling me that we are just copying from the character, and not being original. The logo that I like is No 2, where there are no arrows, only images of thinking people, that is in line with the spirit of entrepreneurs, people who are constantly thinking and willing to succeed through risk and Initiative. The next logo that comes closest is No 4, although it has arrows, it still reminds me of Thomas Edison and his inventions. We could also think of merging No 2 with no 4.

  19. Profile photo of Apurva Narang

    The above logos are just trying too hard.. i guess just the name ” The RodinHoods .com ”  in a nice font should do good. 

    Some abstract element’s could be added, but we can do away with the shields and sword.. 

    for me is a source of learning.. somehow the above logos don’t match that.. 

  20. Profile photo of Abey John

    I like #3 and #4

  21. Profile photo of chirag

    I would have preferred simpler designs. They translate well to all media.

    No.2 from these (with only one RodinHood).

    If you have the time, then perhaps you can use as well.

  22. Profile photo of Hemant Naidu

    Number 7

  23. Profile photo of Bharat Agrawal

    Can I play the part of Devil’s Advocate…Why do we need Logo for  We are doing well without it.  Are we not.  I agree with Apurva Narang… in nice font will make the day.

  24. Profile photo of Kartik R

    I’m a fan of shields.. the look classy on merchandise as well 🙂 .. Go with any of the the shields !

  25. Profile photo of Kishor Dashpute

    I’m really glad by overwhelming response on this post. Now How we should go about it?…VOTING ::)

  26. Profile photo of Faiz Uddin

    Light bulb definitely! Unisex and signifying the spread of ideas

  27. Profile photo of Anushka Shroff

    The # 3. The arrouws are an upward significance with thoughts to ideas to actions…is where 
    Rodinhood grows higher and higher to touch the sky..


  28. Profile photo of Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal

    wow – i’m finally so confused i have no clue what to do!

  29. Profile photo of Anushka Shroff

    🙂 Trust me wid the logo of # 3 coz.I love rodinhoods…*smile* and the number # 3 consists of the “thinker” and “doer” ..ideas+action+thoughts+doing…= rodinhoods !:)

  30. Profile photo of Anushka Shroff

    Hi Jyoti..hope u’e doing great…I feel the above logo is looking downwards….with a sad or confused body language…again the “The Rodonhoods” is flat on the ground..signifying stagnation..the color green is nice for it signifies “harvest”….

    this is my perception.thots..etc….

    would love to get ur inputs.on d same…


  31. Profile photo of Abey John

    Put up a poll if you want to crowd source the answer.  Or go with your gut which is what I’d recommend.  Read through everyone’s posts, forget about it for a while and then take a fresh look at the logos again and the right one will naturally suggest itself to you.

  32. Profile photo of Piyush Siinghal

    None. Sorry.

  33. Profile photo of Pradeep Chaudhary

    I liked Logo #4. may be Try .com in the same line.

  34. Profile photo of Sanchita Dutta

    2 remains my best choice 🙂

  35. Profile photo of Sanchita Dutta

    thats the best option n perhaps shud have been done at the first place 🙂

  36. Profile photo of Snehal Nimje

    arrows(people) meet to discuss concepts (bulb). at Makes Sense. why ponder over depressed/thinking mann.

  37. Profile photo of Dhruv Mehta

    My vote is for logo no 1 & 4.

  38. Profile photo of Sagar Popat

    Number 4 or 7

  39. Profile photo of Daman Anand

    Alok, check this site 

  40. Profile photo of Nayana Somaratna

    I recommend gut feel too – entrepreneurs tend to have a well developed gut 😀

  41. Profile photo of Dinesh Punjabi

    put the thinking man in the bulb

    it signifies the basic concept with what the entire thing was started and also the spark

  42. Profile photo of Puneet Sharma

    My vote – Option 6 

    My take – The word RODINHOOD is awesome.
    Its source – Rodin + Robinhood gives the picture of a MAN, a doer. And the name Rodinhood says it all. It needs no other objects like a thinking-man or an archer or the idea-bulb to represent Rodinhood. The name RODINHOOD is the best representation of a rodinhood.

    Imagine..Drawing a logo for Sachin Tendulkar, what would be best ?
    a bat or a ball or both … or just the word ” TENDULKAR”


  43. Profile photo of Santoshvyas Joshi

    Simply “RODINHOODS”…the name says it all

    Best Regards,
    Santoshvyas Joshi


  44. Profile photo of Shameek Upadhya

    Bulb Logo is my choice from these options…

  45. Profile photo of Shameek Upadhya

    How about a bulb broken by a rodinhood’s arrow?

  46. Profile photo of Praveen Prabhu

    I like the BULB logo, but it is missing the green colour that is predominant with The Rodinhoods, so i would like the Red colour to be replaced with Green & the arrow could be above the bulb like the tiara of an angel & i presume, it will complete the logo!

  47. Profile photo of Ujwal Jain

    Definitely option 4 the bulb logo 

  48. Profile photo of Viraj Mhatre

    The bulb and arrow logo. It fits in subconscious mind without any confusions. The colors should be changed to bright energy colors implying positive wishful thinking. A simpler easy on eyes wide n not tall font  will be great.

  49. Profile photo of Nishant Agrawal

    I like the second one – it conveys something. Rest are a bit pompous

  50. Profile photo of Tejas Patel

    I will vote for the main logo in the middle of the post. Fits with Thinker + straight shooter mentality. This has power and substance in it and has punch.

    I like no. 3 too, one side can be a figurine of female sitting and thinking and the other side can be a male. And they are shooting for the stars.

  51. Profile photo of Shahin Ganesh

    Taking up your cue from the Unisex appeal and my personal choice it would be logo no 4 the lightbulb but can we suggest lightening instead of arrows?

  52. Profile photo of Kavita Bhupathi Chadda

    #7 is relatively more appealing, the colours and font make it all seem more inviting to me. I’d ask the creative team to send work on options taking away the shield in #7 and adding a circle around the thinker and doer imagery… either green bordered-white fill circle or green-fill as is with the shield. I like what a circle depicts – wholeness, continuity, inclusiveness.

  53. Profile photo of Ashish Mistry


    I feel all the logos and the styles look a bit dated, the options have a lot of components and hence would not garner greater recall. Once can use a wide array of bright colors.

    Also think from a usage perspective, how would any of these look on your visiting card, your office stationary, your web page. Should you decide to have an app can the logo suffice as the app icon. Also think about ease to adapt in multiple mediums.

    I think simplicity is the key, let it be in one or two colors. Take a look at modern logos adapted by HubSpot, Kissmetrics.



  54. Profile photo of Puneet Nirogam Aggarwal

    I Vote for the Bulb. All the others are good as well, but we need to keep it simple, and not too stuffy. And hence, I vote for No. 4 – The Bulb.

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