[Mageia-discuss] Logo proposals discussion

Enrico Gsell thecandyman666 at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 19 23:17:04 CET 2010

> Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:57:35 -0600
> From: spock at evansville.net
> To: mageia-discuss at mageia.org
> Subject: Re: [Mageia-discuss] Logo proposals discussion
> On Fri, 19 Nov 2010, Thorsten van Lil wrote:
>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: mageia-discuss-bounces at mageia.org [mailto:mageia-
>>> discuss-bounces at mageia.org] Im Auftrag von Wayne Sallee
>>> Gesendet: Freitag, 19. November 2010 13:24
>>> An: Mageia general discussions
>>> Betreff: Re: [Mageia-discuss] Logo proposals discussion
>>> Pascal Terjan wrote on 11/19/2010 06:53 AM:
>>>> followed by
>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/54240048@N08/5017306285/
>>> Yea, I think that one looks nice too.
>>> Wayne Sallee
>>> Wayne at WayneSallee.com
>> But stars arn't allowed I thought and as mentioned in the
>> guidelines.
> I don't think they're actually barred. I think a number of people just thought it wouldn't be a good idea if we want
> to differentiate ourselves from Mandriva, which I think we do. That's why I wouldn't vote for that one.
>> My favorites are:
>> 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ofaurax/5127775007/
>> 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ueros/5099707080/
>> 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/54167983@N08/5038318001/
>> 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tigger-gg/5027064477/
> I don't like the other three but I like no. 3. It would look even better, in my opinion, if the encircling ribbon
> was less visually overpowering, framing rather than dominating the central sphere. Also, and this is true of many
> of the submissions, the lettering tries too hard to be original at the expense of legibility and attractiveness.
> Any number of more or less standard fonts would be better. (I like Cheltenham myself.) It's the logo itself that
> needs to stand out and be distinctive. "Mageia" isn't the logo.
> Dale Huckeby

For number 3 i agree with the logo, but i absolutely don't like the font. 
Those are my favorites:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ofaurax/5127775007/in/pool-mageia-artSimple but still modern.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/54316230@N06/5141934927/in/pool-mageia-artI like that mix of different symbols, shows the variety of the distribution. 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/54167983@N08/5038318001/in/pool-mageia-artGreat modern looking logo, but still i am not really happy with the font.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/54240048@N08/5013673327/in/pool-mageia-artJust somehow like it ;)
Kind regards,Enrico


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