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Commercial Ambigram Designs

At SpinWords we specialize in deveolping high quality, first-order ambigrams with an exceptionally clean, contemporary style that makes them particularly well-suited for use in commerce. This uniquely natural look is the result of many years of experienence and our own proprietary methods for rendering the finished designs. We strive to design ambigrams that are easy to read, professional in appearence, and compatible with our clients' branding as you can see from our designs for the former Obama and McCain campaigns. When these designs are at their best they look natural, even ordinary; but make no mistake, first-order ambigrams are intriguingly rare and designing ambigrams that are easy on the eyes is anything but easy. more...
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Design Services

In cases where there is no existing branding or a new look is desired, we can provide traditional graphic design services in addition to the ambigram design. A sample of this is our logo for Cincinnati Ohio. In this design, the intricate yet pleasant looking ambigram is loosly framed by two gentle serpentine lines which give the design an open feeling, visual motion, and allow for a high degree of symetry without seeming baroque. The lower blue line represents the Ohio River to the city's south and beyond it is the green of Kentucky. The city's sunlit skyline as seen from across the river is set in white against the undulating green of Cincinnati's seven hills and above that, blue sky. The letters in the middle of the ambigram seem to mimic the flow of the river and the earth-like circular backdrop plays off of the roundness of the 'c's of Cincinnati and the 'o's of Ohio. It has also been said that the i's in the ambigram are suggestive of river boat tall stacks, though this was unintentional. The circular backgound has a slight radial fade that creates spherical depth while giving the sky the effect of atmospheric distance and the city a subtle radiance. Lastly, the entire design can be printed with only 2 colors - colors that are fresh, inviting, and suggestive of nature. more...

Adaptable Ambigrams

Some of our designs lend themselves to easy adaptation for multiple clients. A good example of this is our 'police' ambigram which can be used any number of departments with minimal alteration and any without trademark or exclusivity issues. These advantages are reflected in our affordable licensing fees for these adaptable designs. Through our on-line store, you also have the option to customize some of these designs youself and have them printed on a variety of merchandise.

Make Your Own Name Ambigram

We recently decided to make a massive back-catalog of our name ambigrams available to be customized by you for FREE! You can choose a name from a list of professionally designed ambigrams in various styles then colorize them, add effects, and animated them. They are yours to keep, use, and share for free. They're great as personal icons, avatars, or as visual spice for emails, myspace, facebook, etc. If you really like what you've done, you can have them printed onto cool stuff too. Try it now at www.eAmbigram.com

Our Ambigram Products Catalog

We have decided to make a handful of our commercial designs that aren't specifically affliated with other companies or products available for purchase on hundreds of products. You can browse the catalog by visiting our store.