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From Robert Dionne <dio...@dionne-associates.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB brand identity and design of couchdb.apache.org
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:05:31 GMT
Sorry if I'm just jumping in here, this looks real good. Consider changing:

"for the Web" to "of the Web"

Sent from my iPad, whose keyboard is teaching me to be brief :)

On Apr 14, 2010, at 7:25 AM, James Fisher <jameshfisher@gmail.com> wrote:

> OK, I'm still at the messing-around-in-Inkscape stage, but this is how
> things stand (ignore the schema diagram thing, which will obviously be
> redone): http://i43.tinypic.com/23wsapl.jpg
> 
> Hopefully I'll have quelled some people:
> 
> * lighter, less saturated cyan
> * cushions obliterated; I quite like the new simple text approach with
> extremely ample air around them
> * logotype still in Candela, but with the extra padding removed
> * sponsor logos removed
> * content section widened to full width
> 
> Comments?
> 
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Julian Moritz <mailings@julianmoritz.de>wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> David Coallier schrieb:
>>> <snip>
>>>> Rest assured no magenta will be introduced :)
>>>> 
>>>> I've already lightened the cyan considerably.  I don't think it's a
>>>> fundamentally toyish colour -- see e.g.
>>>> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/ palette.
>>>> 
>>>> After my harsh criticism of the "couch you'd never buy" earlier, I've
>>>> completely turned face -- I think (hope) I've put it in a visual context
>> in
>>>> which it's at home.
>>>> 
>>> <snip>
>>> 
>>> I have to say that the design with the lamp, I quite like :) Sure I'm
>>> not a designer or anything so my input will be quite limited, however
>>> even though a bit cyanish it looks quite decent :)
>>> 
>> 
>> I'm not a designer too and my opinion is not professional one, but I do
>> like the design too. The one thing I like more with the old design was
>> the sharp font face of the logo. I'm sorry but I can't help: the new
>> font face is too comic style in my eyes.
>> 
>> regards
>> julian
>> 

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