[arch-dev-public] Freshen Arch's Graphical Identity (Logo)

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat Oct 13 09:13:04 EDT 2007

2007/10/13, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:
> 2007/10/13, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org>:
> > Hey all!
> >
> > A few threads have started up in the last little while on the forums
> > with "new" logo concepts for Arch - having read them, the most recent[1]
> > made me start thinking that maybe we should put some thought into
> > updating the logo and making it look a bit more professional.  I
> > personally would like to see a bit of an update there, something a bit
> > snappier than our current logo[2] which, to me, is looking a bit dated
> > and unprofessional.
> >
> > Suggestions have been made to allow the community to participate, in
> > both the creation of logos for the purpose of being the "new
> > official front-page Arch logo" and also for voting which of the
> > submissions should be used.  I like the idea of a community-designed
> > logo, and the activity in the thread linked below would indicate that
> > the community is also pretty enthused at the thought, but we could
> > always just do a Dev-vote to decide which of the submissions we'd
> > prefer if we didn't want to make it a community vote.
> >
> > In any case, I think this is worth investing time in, and I'm prepared
> > to spearhead any initiative on this front.  What I'm looking for now is
> > your opinions - do you agree or disagree that maybe it's time to give
> > the logo a sprucing-up?  Any comments from the dev team?  What's your
> > opinion, Aaron, o benevolant overlord who is currently away on a great
> > trip of sorts but will shortly return?
> >
> > Looking forward to your responses. :)
> >
> > [1] http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=38051
> > [2] http://bbs.archlinux.org/img/header.png
> >
> There were some other proposals as well.
>  http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=28444
>  http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=264087#p264087
>  http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=288223#p288223
>  http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=288239#p288239
> I like thayer.w's new logo, but I still think we should not change our
> Arch shape logo to new one. You can find my thoughts about logo change
> in the thread above.
> Nevertheless I don't like Tango-style variant of our logo much.
> My favourite is this:
> http://www.elfenbeinturm.cc/downloads/archlogo/archlinux-wp-original_logo_12.png
> (taken from here: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=28457)

Oh, and this looks like a nice improvement to our Tango-style logo:

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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