After playing Crusader Kings 2, I got interested in heraldry, a centuries-old artistic tradition that is strikingly similar to modern graphic design. I decided to try making a coat of arms for myself based on traditional English heraldic rules.
Here’s the blazon (the formal technical definition of the design, from which the image is derived):
Sable, on a bend Gules fimbriated Or, the symbol of Spades (as in a deck of playing cards) Or.
Mantling: Sable doubled Or.
Crest: From flames Gules a phoenix incensed rising with wings raised and extended Or.
Motto: “Arte Non Fortuna”
The vector linework was adapted from Wikimedia Commons.