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From Nick North <nort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposed logo revision proposal
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:00:33 GMT
One person's slight correction is another's significant change. I consider
the sofa arms and the font and colour changes to be significant.

Nick

On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 at 08:49 ermouth <ermouth@gmail.com> wrote:

> > if someone wanted a variant on that, it would have been better to
> have proposed it at the voting stage and not afterwards
>
> Something terrible gonna happen if someone tries to correct quite untidy
> logo? If someone made slight corrections 21 of April, not 19 of April –
> what happens?
>
> You need good, reproducable logo, right? Now proposed version is at least
> technically weak and definitely need minor corrections. There is no
> breaking any rules in cleaning what is untidy. You need result, don‘t be so
> stubborn with rules.
>
> And, by the way, tweaked version proposed by Mr. Young is weaker than
> original – so it was good idea to hire professional graphic designer to
> ...mmm... brush sofa a little.
>
> Low hanging fruits:
>  * randomness of gaps is inconsistent, gaps widths must be unified to avoid
> weird effects on low-res devices
>  * width and height of other elts better be multiples of a gap width – same
> reason
>  * internal roundings better be tuned to eliminate effect of aggressive
> visual field – now I definitely see one
>
>
>
> ermouth
>
> 2015-04-23 10:17 GMT+03:00 Nick North <north.n@gmail.com>:
>
> > +1 to Jason and Andy's emails. Designing this sort of thing by everyone
> > making tweaks seldom leads to a good outcome. And we voted for
> Constantin's
> > design; if someone wanted a variant on that, it would have been better to
> > have proposed it at the voting stage and not afterwards.
> >
> > Nick
> >
> > On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 at 07:50 Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > +1 what Json said.
> > >
> > > I like the logo as it was created by Constantin. The font type is fresh
> > and
> > > imho there is no need to combine the old with the new one. The color of
> > the
> > > word relax is changeable from situation to situation. So it can be grey
> > or
> > > red.
> > >
> > > The email address of Constantin is constantin.angheloiu@thewizards.ro
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > >
> > > Andy
> > >
> > > On 23 April 2015 at 05:31, Jason Smith <jason.h.smith@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I certainly will not veto or hold up any decision. But my preference
> > (and
> > > > advice) is: use it as-is. Keep the singular vision from a single
> > > designer.
> > > > (I thought that was one objective of this process.) We committee
> > members
> > > > each have tweaks we might make, so that checks all of the boxes for a
> > > > bike-shed.
> > > >
> > > > Let's just go with it. It's great.
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 10:03 AM, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > While we're doing our $0.02, I like the armrests on Constantin's
> > > > > more than your rework.
> > > > >
> > > > > The text is fine, but I'd love to see someone whose job is graphic
> > > > > design take a stab at it.
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > From: "Alexander Shorin" <kxepal@gmail.com>
> > > > > > To: marketing@couchdb.apache.org
> > > > > > Cc: constantin@thewizards.ro
> > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 7:04:46 PM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: Proposed logo revision proposal
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 1:56 AM, Benjamin Young
> > > > > > <byoung@bigbluehat.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > Here's the comparison of the three logos (old, Constantin's,
> and
> > my
> > > > > > > tweaked variation) plus some minimal explanation:
> > > > > > > https://www.dropbox.com/s/poe12ktf8c05h5m/comparison.svg?dl=0
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You changes looks good for me. But you need to centrify Apache
> work
> > > > > > between C and H, and make relax not get far away from DB
> > boundaries.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > ,,,^..^,,,
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Andy Wenk
> > > > Hamburg - Germany
> > > > RockIt!
> > > >
> > > > GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
> > > >
> > > >  https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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