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From Nick North <nort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] CouchDB Logo - Round #2
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:26:47 GMT
I've been away from CouchDB for a few months, so maybe my vote should only
count at half weight. Echoing Jason's comment: it's great to see the effort
that has gone into this.

+1 Constantin Angheloiu

On Tue, 7 Apr 2015 at 07:13 Jason Smith <jason.h.smith@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1 Constantin Angheleloiu
>
> Thanks to everybody who submitted logos. I am so excited to see this sort
> of community effort!
>
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 12:34 PM, Johs Ensby <johs@b2w.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > +1 Old logo
> >
> > The logo is the “memory chip” for the brand experience helping the
> > audience to quickly identify the brand and recall previous impressions.
> > Changing the logo resets our audience’s "memory chip" and you start
> pretty
> > much all over again.
> > I think the logo itself is good enough to take CouchDB all the way, it
> > could be strengthened by a not having to carry around a slogan or its
> > mother brand Apache. These are separate parts of the identity program as
> I
> > have tried to illustrate here.
> > https://s3.amazonaws.com/johs/couchdb-old-logo.pdf <
> > https://s3.amazonaws.com/johs/couchdb-old-logo.pdf>
> >
> > Constantin’s proposal is the only one that qualifies as a logo in design
> > quality for me. This sofa is an icon, and as such it is functional and
> > supports the name and makes it easy to recognise and remember, which is
> the
> > most fundamental function of the logo.
> > My reason for still voting on for the old one is that a sofa in it self
> > does not carry the Relax or Rest message, which I would think is the
> whole
> > point with “Couch” in the first place.
> > The old logo is a symbol of relaxation, remove the guy and you have a
> > furniture.
> >
> > I want to say thanks to the contributors with a reason for not voting for
> > their proposal:
> > Paul Davis: This is Couch (symbol) + Couch (word) without the key message
> > and the sofa dull on its own.
> > Nick Pavlica: Overambitious symbolism
> > Brad Noble: Looses the link to the name, and too generic a symbol
> > Sean Barclay: The 3D logo makes even more of a furniture (rather than a
> > symbol) out of the logo. The proposal to rebrand and look at alternative
> > names is the way to go if the existing logo was to be abandoned. If we
> want
> > to start over again, we should dig deep for something really valuable,
> but
> > for that there needs to be a process to support a multistep approach.
> >
> > johs
> >
> > > On 06 Apr 2015, at 19:09, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > as announced in [1] we are voting on a new CouchDB logo today.
> > > Multiple votes are possible.
> > >
> > > Options to vote for:
> > >
> > > Paul Davis:
> > > http://f.cl.ly/items/3U0A1s0r361Z1Y3v1p1b/big-couch-logo.png
> > >
> > > Nick Pavlica:
> > > Logo 1:
> > https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x_MiNkTQrS8CHI7IkfzWoLbV_
> Chdpku3fnwj041rYFI/edit?usp=sharing
> > > Logo 2:
> > https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1tDFdIIJePNVC1UOVVxZ0FUWWM/
> view?usp=sharing
> > > Logo 3:
> > https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1tDFdIIJePNYlJUbFo4M2VBVXc/view
> > >
> > > Brad Noble:
> > > https://www.dropbox.com/s/7nqptqjrupj54no/2014-11-04%
> 2009.54.55.jpg?dl=0
> > >
> > > Sean Barclay:
> > > https://app.box.com/s/cko5yt2hqbcbejgu2qtl
> > > (Logo 1, Logo 2, Logo 3)
> > >
> > > Constantin Angheloiu:
> > >
> > https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwCSb3J9EzV3UEJ1SU41NWk2Q1E/
> view?usp=sharing
> > >
> > > Old logo:
> > >
> > https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/supplement/logo/
> couchdb-logo.png
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> > http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-marketing/201503.mbox/%
> 3CCAJ1bcfHWwu%3DYhmkuP1pTwkaOHHr%3D%2B%3D2xgSbGPCAafuKHw0gDQQ%40mail.
> gmail.com%3E
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > ,,,^..^,,,
> >
> >
>

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