Logos and Branding

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Miedel & Mysliwiec law firm logo by DLS Design

Miedel & Mysliwiec Logo

DLS was referred to litigation boutique Miedel & Mysliwiec by an existing client, and we designed their website this winter. As with the firm’s new website, in designing the accompanying logo we avoided ornamentation and kept to a simple pairing of colors – dark red and black – with each M using the opposite M’s … Read more

Elliott Kwok Levine & Jaroslaw law firm logo designed by DLS Design communicates diversity, freshness and directness

Elliott Kwok Levine & Jaroslaw

DLS Design is frequently called on by litigation boutiques who are starting up or rebranding. For Elliott Kwok Levine & Jaroslaw, this logo was an outgrowth of the design we did for the firm’s website. We think it communicates diversity, freshness and directness, without much strain or fuss. We produced stationery and electronic assets such … Read more

Law Office of Kevin Mintzer logo designed by DLS Design

Law Office of Kevin Mintzer

A long-time DLS Design client, the Law Office of Kevin Mintzer expanded its portfolio of marketing assets when it commissioned this new logo. Keeping with the simplicity of the website we designed for this firm a few years ago, the logo is made from the spaces within the letters. We skipped secondary colors, going for … Read more

Ross Law Group logo designed by DLS Design

Ross Law Group

When DLS Design created the logo for Ross Law Group PLLC, we started with traditional letterforms, then playfully manipulated the interior and exterior spaces of the letters using outlines. We took care to keep the lines from being too thin, which allows it to retain its clarity when used in small sizes or when reversed … Read more

Logo for Trachtenberg & Arena, a New York litigation boutique serving clients across varied industries, by DLS Design.

Trachtenberg & Arena

DLS Design created this business-like logo for Trachtenberg & Arena, a litigation boutique in New York City serving business clients across a broad range of industries. When we designed the logo and website, we developed a set of secondary graphics, including narrow repeating lines in the bottom right hand corner, and blue-on-blue photo treatments of … Read more

Shapiro Arato Bach logo designed by DLS Design is an extension of an earlier logo with two initials.

Shapiro Arato Bach

DLS has worked with the litigation law firm now known as Shapiro Arato Bach, through several partnership changes that resulted in changes to the name. The current logo is an outgrowth of an older version which featured two facing initials when there were two name partners. Our challenge was to retain a graceful flow of … Read more

Balansett logo designed by DLS Design


Balansett was a consultancy that helped businesses bring their workspace into alignment with their mission and brand. From their mission statement: “We focus on helping organizations realize the full potential that their space has in influencing humanperformance, leadership, and team effectiveness.” In manipulating lettering to achieve an interesting effect, our goal was to suggest three-dimensional … Read more

Grossberg Yochelson Fox & Beyda logo designed by DLS Design

Grossberg, Yochelson, Fox, & Beyda, LLP

As any visitor to Washington D.C. knows, the street grid is full of interesting angles. Grossberg, Yochelson, Fox & Beyda, a commercial real estate law firm, is deeply connected to what happens on those streets. DLS designed a logo that makes visual reference to the grid. The logo won a Silver Summit Award, as part … Read more

Zuckert Scoutt & Rasenberger logo designed by DLS Design

Zuckert Scoutt Rasenberger

Zuckert Scoutt Rasenberger was a Washington D.C. law firm whose practice centered on aviation law. The firm was merged with another firm. DLS Design created a symbol evocative of flight, to represent the Z in the firm’s name. The logo was a winner at the 2014 American Graphic Design Awards. Said the client, “DLS … … Read more

Adams Holcomb logo designed by DLS Design

Adams Holcomb

Adams Holcomb was a boutique litigation law firm in Washington DC who hired DLS Design at their inception in 2008, and who continued to work with us until they closed in 2020. Designers love a pattern, and we quickly saw one in the initials A and H, both of which are made of straight lines … Read more

Sheldon Lobel logo designed by DLS Design

Sheldon Lobel

DLS Design created this logo for Sheldon Lobel PC, a law firm handling zoning, land use and real estate in New York, in 2004. Originally just a stylized “L”, we added multiples of the shape and found it evokes either a row of buildings with their shadows, or an aerial view of the corner of … Read more

iStream logo designed by DLS Design


An early client separate from our core area of law firms, I-Stream was a tech company focusing on the then-new area involving the Java programming language. In 1998, DLS Design created a logo intended to be highly “gestural,” framing a stream-like path cutting through the company’s initial “i”.

Kreindler & Kreindler logo designed by DLS Design

Kreindler & Kreindler

DLS Design created this logo for Kreindler & Kreindler, a law firm handling aviation accidents and other matters. Starting with opposing “K” shapes, we altered the angular part of the letter to resemble aerial objects moving in space. In its initial use on the firm’s website, these moved apart in an animation. To some, this … Read more