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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CouchDB logo proposal
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:53:19 GMT

> 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
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>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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> Andy Wenk
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