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From Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Request: Help designing a 'powered by' logo for CloudStack
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:04:54 GMT
Kirk,

Not to stress my dislike of our fellow primates; I would like some
more emphasis on the cloud then that. The fellow reminds me just a tad
to much of greasemonkey.

my .02 of wrench,
Daan

On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:10 PM, Kirk Jantzer <kirk.jantzer@gmail.com> wrote:
> Not to throw a wrench in things, but I got into work this morning and saw
> my badge from the CloudStack conference in San Jose earlier this year. It's
> the face of a monkey made up of a bunch of text from some CloudStack
> documentation. I thought something to that effect with the words "powered",
> "by", "apache", and "cloudstack" scattered (but obvious) throughout the
> logo. What are everyone's thoughts on this?? I'm not asking to change
> things, I'm just brainstorming here.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Kirk Jantzer
> http://about.me/kirkjantzer
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Laszlo Hornyak <laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I want to avoid having an overlay on the image, so I will return to my
>> previous design and fix that. Guys if you want the monkey, now you have a
>> very easy job :-)
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogland@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > Yes Kirk, that would help. That or a scale down of the cloud and
>> > monkey in comparison to the letters. (I have no problem with any of
>> > our fellow primates)
>> >
>> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:11 AM, Kirk Jantzer <kirk.jantzer@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > > Daan - agreed about the balance, however disagree about the monkey. I
>> > think
>> > > if the text was a layer over the cloud, it might be more balanced, like
>> > > this: http://i.imgur.com/WTNAIoG.png (not the same font or text, but
>> the
>> > > idea)
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Regards,
>> > >
>> > > Kirk Jantzer
>> > > http://about.me/kirkjantzer
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogland@gmail.com
>> > >wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> I actually don't like the cute creature in there. from a graphical
>> > >> stance; it ruins the balance in the logo, hanging out on the top
>> > >> right. maybe because of the form factor. maybe you can try one without
>> > >> the monkey and one cut in which the centre of the picture is between
>> > >> the base of the monkey tail and the start of the cloud.
>> > >>
>> > >> sorry to nag,
>> > >> Daan
>> > >>
>> > >> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 10:00 PM, Laszlo Hornyak
>> > >> <laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >> > Hi,
>> > >> >
>> > >> > Sending version 0.0.3:
>> > >> > - Complete monkey added
>> > >> > - "Apache" added
>> > >> > - Clouds more like the original logo
>> > >> > This also comes with some cons:
>> > >> > - 4 colors
>> > >> > - lots of text, at least compared to 0.0.1
>> > >> > but if you look at it scaled down to very small, it is still
>> readable,
>> > >> even
>> > >> > the monkey is so-so.
>> > >> >
>> > >> > Just in case someone feels like experimenting, I also attached
the
>> up
>> > to
>> > >> > date version of my reverse engineered cloudstack monkey with cloud.
>> > >> >
>> > >> > steroidmonkey is just a bit different from the poweredbycloudstack
>> > svg,
>> > >> spot
>> > >> > the difference :-)
>> > >> >
>> > >> > Your feedback is welcome!
>> > >> >
>> > >> > Thank you,
>> > >> > Laszlo
>> > >> >
>> > >> >
>> > >> > On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Daan Hoogland <
>> > daan.hoogland@gmail.com>
>> > >> > wrote:
>> > >> >>
>> > >> >> I like,
>> > >> >> 2. But I agree with Rbyn about the word apache. I should be
in
>> there.
>> > >> >> I think it must even.
>> > >> >> 1. It looks streched on my preview in finder as well
>> > >> >>
>> > >> >> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Robyn Bergeron <
>> rbergero@redhat.com>
>> > >> >> wrote:
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > >> >> >> From: "Laszlo Hornyak" <laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com>
>> > >> >> >> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > >> >> >> Cc: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > >> >> >> Sent: Sunday, December 1, 2013 10:31:11 AM
>> > >> >> >> Subject: Re: Request: Help designing a 'powered by'
logo for
>> > >> CloudStack
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> Hi,
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> Here is my version:
>> > >> >> >>  - SVG format as you requested
>> > >> >> >>  - Only two colors, exactly the same as for the original
logo. I
>> > >> prefer
>> > >> >> >> few
>> > >> >> >> colors for such pictures
>> > >> >> >>  - Unfortunately the monkey could not make it, the
whole thing
>> > needs
>> > >> to
>> > >> >> >> fit
>> > >> >> >> into a very small area and the monkey would be too
little detail
>> > (the
>> > >> >> >> monkey is ├╝bercool anyway)
>> > >> >> >>  - if no monkey, then cloud
>> > >> >> >>  - only "powered by cloudstack", no extra text because
it make
>> > make
>> > >> >> >> difficult to read in such a small place
>> > >> >> >>  - see attached file :)
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > Hi,
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > I like the cloud idea/placement. (And totally get that
it's going
>> > to
>> > >> be
>> > >> >> > hard to see the monkey in such a small space. Even though
he's so
>> > >> cute.)
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > Two things -
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > 1) The lettering in the word "cloudstack" looks stretched
as
>> > compared
>> > >> >> > with the normal look of the font - I'm not sure if that's
>> > >> intentional, not
>> > >> >> > intentional, something really weird in how it's rendering
on my
>> > >> screen... :)
>> > >> >> > 2) I realize the problem around "no extra text" but ...
do we
>> want
>> > to
>> > >> >> > add in the word apache? (or conversely, is there any
reason why
>> it
>> > >> shouldn't
>> > >> >> > be added in... legal, etc)?
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> > -robyn
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> >
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 6:56 PM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>
>> > wrote:
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> > Hi folks:
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > If you happen to have some graphical design
talent (I have
>> > none) I
>> > >> >> >> > have a great opportunity for you :)
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > CloudStack needs a 'powered by' logo that is
easy to consume,
>> > and
>> > >> is
>> > >> >> >> > also attractive.
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > A couple examples of powered by logos:
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > http://tomcat.apache.org/images/tomcat-power.gif
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >>
>> >
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/80899/mahout-logo-poweredby-100.png?version=1&modificationDate=1312880703000
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >>
>> >
>> https://netbeans.org/images_www/screenshots/6.0/baseIDE_ant_powered_150px.png
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > A couple of constraints:
>> > >> >> >> > * Please don't use the Apache feather. (we could,
but lets
>> not;
>> > it
>> > >> >> >> > will make life simpler)
>> > >> >> >> > * Please try and produce a vector format as
source (this
>> allows
>> > us
>> > >> to
>> > >> >> >> > scale/etc)
>> > >> >> >> > * Because this will become a trademark (which
is vastly
>> > different
>> > >> >> >> > that
>> > >> >> >> > copyright) - we will likely need some explicit
email agreement
>> > >> around
>> > >> >> >> > trademarks rights for the image. (I promise,
it isn't as scary
>> > as
>> > >> >> >> > that
>> > >> >> >> > sentence makes it out to be.)
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > Anyone interested?
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >> > --David
>> > >> >> >> >
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> --
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >> >> EOF
>> > >> >> >>
>> > >> >
>> > >> >
>> > >> >
>> > >> >
>> > >> > --
>> > >> >
>> > >> > EOF
>> > >>
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> EOF
>>

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