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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 13:07:30 EDT 2007

On 10/15/07, Damir Perisa <damir.perisa at solnet.ch> wrote:
> Monday 15 October 2007, Travis Willard wrote:
>  | 1) Size: 128x128 (larger?)
>  | 2) Should scale down to 16x16 (8x8? What's a good favicon size?)
> i would rather define:
> it should be available in a vector-based format - scalable
> (base for any other format no matter how big or small)
> .... in addition it should be still recognisable at 16 x 16 px
> (8x8 is too small for anything nowadays... on my 155dpi screen i see
> it actually as dot :) )
>  | 3) Should be representable in 2 colours.
> if we want to be professional, lets be. we should define our own
> colour palette and stick to it. the logo should be available in one
> bright coloured version and one dark one (that is i think you mean
> with "2 colours")
>  | 4) Should be an alternative representation of our current logo, or
>  | inspired from our current logo (ie. maintain the recognizability
>  | of the current logo)?
> if we think over the whole concept, then no, it should be free. either
> we make it open to anything, or we are just looking for a derivate of
> the one we have.
> lucky us, we are not a big company that has to change all the
> letter-headings, the signs and all the printed material ;) ... i know
> of banks, that spent multiple milions of CHF to change their logo
> worldwide ;)
> let the competition begin!

I like all these ideas. Let us say that each submission needs 3 things:
1) A 128x128 logo (or vector)
2) A favicon
3) A CD cover

Does that sound good?

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