[arch-dev-public] Freshen Arch's Graphical Identity (Logo)
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Tue Oct 16 15:39:16 EDT 2007
Tuesday 16 October 2007, Jason Chu wrote:
| On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 10:48:25AM +0200, Damir Perisa wrote:
| > Tuesday 16 October 2007, Dan McGee wrote:
| > | On 10/15/07, Damir Perisa <damir.perisa at solnet.ch> wrote:
| > | > Monday 15 October 2007, Simo Leone wrote:
| > | > | Quick comment. We have lots of graphic artsy type people
| > | > | in the community. Like the guy that started the new logo
| > | > | thread on the bbs, he appears to possibly work in the
| > | > | field and knows what he's doing.
| > | > |
| > | > | It's probably best to let the contest just be whatever,
| > | > | even bad artists/non-pros may have some great ideas. But
| > | > | in the end we should let someone who knows what they're
| > | > | doing polish it up and stuff.
| > | >
| > | > i have slight experience in public relations and corporate
| > | > identity things... but not as a professional.
| > | >
| > | > the problem is that with this, you actually degrade the
| > | > original author and just take his/her idea to the pro to
| > | > polish it up. hmm... who is then the author of the final
| > | > product?
| > |
| > | If we are an open source software distro, then surely we can
| > | have a strings-free logo as well. Its not that the original
| > | design is bad and that the original author can't help do the
| > | rest of the renditions, but surely we should honor
| > | submissions from anyone that looks to improve the winning
| > | logo into something that we can use across the board.
| > |
| > | -Dan
| > i know ... but tell this author that his work is not good enough
| > and that somebody else has to change it for us to be.
| I'm not worried about this.
fine by me then
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