[Mageia-discuss] Artwork - Mageia Logo contest

Farfouille farfouille64 at free.fr
Thu Sep 23 13:18:36 CEST 2010

Le 23/09/2010 13:10, Wolfgang Bornath a écrit :
> 02010/9/23 Graham Lauder<yorick_ at openoffice.org>:
>> Decisions need to be made with regard to pallett and style.  Graphic artists
>> and Marketing will need a style manual first before there is a decision about
>> the logo.  To do that there needs to be an identifying of target market
>> because different pallets appeal to different demographics and engender
>> different reactions.  We need to identify the sort of emotions we want to
>> engender in that target market.
>> We need to go to the market determined to succeed, so that when the world
>> hears Linux they see and think and feel Mageia.  Choosing logos and pallets
>> and marketing materials is not something you leave to a lottery.
> + 100 !
> That's what we need and what Mandriva lacked all the time : a marketing expert
> Thx for bringing this topic to a professional level.
> I do not regard the current work as minor, pls don't get me wrong.
> There are some nice looking ones, no doubt. But for a project logo for
> a worldwide player (even if not in the business world) it needs a bit
> more professionality in the whole process.
> wobo
Completely agree with Graham and Wolfgang. Despite I'm far from being a 
marketing guy, my profesionnal experience taught me
that marketing stuff is quite as important as technical one (hey not as 
much, I'm still a tech guy ;) )


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