[Mageia-marketing] Is it full of colours?

Marcello Anni marcello.anni at alice.it
Tue Feb 8 22:32:30 CET 2011

> Fellows,
> work on the logo is moving further, our first alpha release is coming
> soon and we will need soon a colour scheme for the project as a whole
> (distribution theme, website), and for the logo declination.
> So it ought to be multiple in complexity:
>  * because the logo will rely on two, or at most three different
> colours (and depending on the context, it will use shades);
>  * the website may use a few more;
>  * distribution theme may use a few more as well.
> So, defining and selecting the story behind these colours may help.
> You can have a look on the last artwork meetings notes, you will get a
> smell of what's brewing:
>  * http://meetbot.mageia.org/mageia-artwork/2011/mageia-
>  * http://meetbot.mageia.org/mageia-artwork/2011/mageia-
> To fuel your thoughts, among other things, you may check (for what it's 
>  * http://ooogear.co.nz/mageiawiki/index.php?title=CoreValues
>  * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_symbolism
>  * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_psychology
>  * http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/colours-in-cultures/
>  * http://www.colourlovers.com/
>  * http://kuler.adobe.com/
> There is at least one important basic colour scheme to exclude: the
> blue/orange/yellow one that is tied to Mandriva. And of course, there
> are others tied somehow to other Linux projects.
> Thanks a lot for your participation! and do not hesitate to share your
> thoughts in and out this list!
> Cheers,
> Romain

i've tried something but nothing interesting... why don't we let this work to 
the artwork team and the marketing team chooses the best among the various 
proposals (naturally using our criteria and not doing only a subjective work : 


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