Logo design for a Russian Lion Dance crew and their Chinese teahouse. From the start I had a challenge to combine several absolutely different symbols in one logo, first of all the client wanted to see a steam of freshly brewed tea that coming out of Gaiwan (Chinese tea brewing bowl). Besides that the logo should somehow represent the Lion Dance as well. Challenge accepted!
As usual I want to share with you my logo development process. First I started with some tea.
Tea + steam + Gaiwan
Rough sketch of the idea.
Trying to combine both elements in one design.