Designing a successful logo is part determination and part inspiration. It takes a creative idea to begin with, but a logo designer must be willing to refine that idea until it evolves into something simple yet memorable.
Every logo begins with a series of sketches, and then they are narrowed down to the strongest contenders. Even when narrowed down to one idea, the artist must explore all possibilities in order to achieve the to get mix of art and function.
Here are some websites that will provide inspiration for logo designs: