Please find attached some examples of logos and/or concepts that we like for the following reasons: we perceive them as modern, minimalistic, clear, smart, subtle, at times: subversive, futuristic, professional, simple, progressive.
We are two podcast hosts, and the main key visual should be the “couch” part of the brand. We DO NOT want to stretch the podcast aspect through stereotypical iconography (i.e. microphones, airwaves, etc.). We DO want to stretch both the “couch” and the “digitization” aspects of our brand.
StartupCouch (or written in other iterations, e.g. "startupcouch" or "STARTUPCOUCH" should instantly be recognized as the leading startup podcast for thought-provoking interviews with leading industry experts on innovation and digitization.
The logo should also work / be recognized as a stand alone icon, i.e. without brand name / title, e.g. for favicon purposes.