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Re: [trinity-devel] Re: TDE new logo proposal?? (was Re: [trinity-devel] Visual facelifting proposals)

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2016 23:38:32 +0100
Am Sonntag, 6. März 2016 schrieb E. Liddell:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2016 14:47:21 +0000
> Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...> wrote:
> > On Thursday 03 March 2016 12:15:29 Michele Calgaro wrote:
> > > I think though we should move away from the "gear" concept if we are going
> > > to change our logo.
> > 
> > I would sort of agree. But I rather like some of the combinations, and our 
> > roots are part of our attraction, so it is in some ways nice to be reminded.  
> > 
> > I would also personally prefer to stay away from anything that reminds me, 
> > however remotely and unjustifiably, of the swastika.  I know that it is an 
> > ancient symbol, I know that it is in fact the symbol of light, I know that it 
> > was the wrong way round, I know it had four arms etc. etc.  But I don't like 
> > being reminded of it.  (The one in the top right corner).
> > 
> > My husband (my resident guinea pig) particularly liked the tree and the one 
> > under it.  I particularly like the one under the tree.  Interestingly enough, 
> > my husband disliked the ones with gears on aesthetic grounds!!  But I also 
> > liked the one at the far left of the bottom row.  Not as much as the T with 
> > the triskele.  That is really nice and very "suitable" IMHO.
> Taking into account these and other comments, I've cut my original
> set of twelve down to five and performed a few revisions.
> 1. Triquetra/gear interlace:  no changes.
> 2. Triskele-T:  thickened the triskele for better visibility at small sizes.
> 3. Tree-nity:  added more branches and leaves, for a healthier-looking tree. ;)
> 4. Triquetra + small gear:  swapped colours
> 5. Triquetra over gear:  made the triquetra larger.
> Top row is the original logos from the first draft, second row is the 
> modifications, third row is an attempt at the modifications as CrystalSVG-
> style menu buttons, fourth row is the original-original (KDE3 K button,
> easier to find on my machine than the T button) for comparison purposes.
> Some of them still need a little more work (widening some lines more,
> possibly larger leaves on the tree-nity, more thought given to colours and
> gradients, and a good manual node cull), but I'm running out of weekend. ;)
> E. Liddell

my 2¢:  1 to 4 look good, but 5 looks like superman logo :-)


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