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From Constantin Angheloiu <constantin.anghel...@thewizards.ro>
Subject Re: CouchDB logo proposal
Date Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:30:28 GMT
another try based on your input

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwCSb3J9EzV3UEJ1SU41NWk2Q1E/view?usp=sharing

On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 9:34 AM, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:

> I like it!
>
> the only things are:
>
> * still don't get the idea of the hole
> * the "couch" could also be a "armchair" because of it's dimensions
>
> The rest is really cool. Even though "round corners" is in Webdesign
> changed to flat design without round corners, I think it still is common
> use to have "roundish" style in logo creation.
>
> If it is better than what we have is another point and would have to be
> decided by the community. I am not sure how I would vote at this moment ...
>
> Thanks for your great work and all the best
>
> Andy
>
> On 16 January 2015 at 00:47, Constantin Angheloiu <
> constantin.angheloiu@thewizards.ro> wrote:
>
> > i've made one more try
> >
> >
> >
> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwCSb3J9EzV3TnphZDlrY0V3WkE/view?usp=sharing
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 2:53 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> > On 15 Jan 2015, at 13:36 , Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > On 15 January 2015 at 12:57, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Sorry to be a wet blanket, but I’m not a fan of this, although it
is
> >> >> certainly a good couch logo, no question.
> >> >>
> >> >> I just don’t think it fits CouchDB very well.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > can you explain a bit more why?
> >>
> >> I like the contrast of “couch” sounding soft and the current logo being
> >> edgy / rigid / hard. It adds to the whole feeling, not being obvious and
> >> all.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Aside from the subjective perspective, Couchbase have been going for
> >> “more
> >> >> rounded couch” in their logo, and abstractly speaking, this one only
> >> adds
> >> >> the two back pillows and is otherwise the same (it is not, strictly,
> >> but
> >> >> you get the idea). So in terms of differentiating from Couchbase,
> this
> >> is
> >> >> not a good step.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > the first thing I did with this new logo proposal here was to check
> the
> >> > couchbase logo because I remember they had a very round one. One could
> >> take
> >> > this as "ah you see - it did remind you of couchbase". But to be
> honest,
> >> > the actual logo they use is really different.
> >> >
> >> > I still like the proposal but with a lill' "ouch" deep in my head ...
> >> >
> >> > Cheers
> >> >
> >> > Andy
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Best
> >> >> Jan
> >> >> --
> >> >>
> >> >>> On 14 Jan 2015, at 00:47 , Constantin Angheloiu <
> >> >> constantin.angheloiu@thewizards.ro> wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I've made a draft proposal of CouchDB logo
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>
> >>
> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwCSb3J9EzV3dDFzbFF0cFgwY0k/view?usp=sharing
> >> >>>
> >> >>> witing for feedback
> >> >>>
> >> >>> thank you
> >> >>> --
> >> >>> *C-tin* Angheloiu
> >> >>> *deals with design magic*
> >> >>>
> >> >>> mobile: +4 0728.956.111
> >> >>> email: constantin.angheloiu@thewizards.ro
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> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Andy Wenk
> >> > Hamburg - Germany
> >> > RockIt!
> >> >
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> >> >
> >> > https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > *C-tin* Angheloiu
> > *deals with design magic*
> >
> > mobile: +4 0728.956.111
> > email: constantin.angheloiu@thewizards.ro
> > find us: www.thewizards.ro
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> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Andy Wenk
> Hamburg - Germany
> RockIt!
>
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>
>  https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>



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