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From David Blevins <>
Subject Re: Common Visual Design for Geronimo's User Interfaces
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2005 20:06:12 GMT
This is fantastic!  And of much superior quality than Matt's "Grey to  
Great" comment ;)

Excellent work!

I'd like to throw a penny in to the "new website" wishing-well as well.

This is so cool.


On Nov 2, 2005, at 5:08 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> Absolutely stunning.  Glenn, you've outdone yourself.  Is it  
> possible to get a patch for this and integrate so we can get some  
> functional feedback as well. I think the entire Geronimo team owes  
> you a debt of gratitude for heling to get us out of the Grey  
> console into the Great! console :)
> - Matt
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> When I first saw these I was surprised at what a dramatic  
>> difference this is over what we sent to Epiq.  As I've already  
>> told the Epiq team .... great work!!
>> I also agree that we should spread the style to as many G user  
>> interfaces as possible.  It would be great if we could come up  
>> with some  simple format that everything supports - such as all  
>> having the banner at the top and perhaps even some shaded "primary  
>> tasks" area on the left.  The tasks could be navigation choices  
>> for the web console, commands for the debug console, primary links  
>> for the web page, etc... If we could share the exact image across  
>> the build that would really help when making changes.
>> Joe
>> David Klavon wrote:
>>> Now that there is an official logo image for Geronimo, we thought  
>>> that it would be useful to extend the color scheme, font style,  
>>> icon use, etc. across the various user interfaces in the project,  
>>> and create a common 'visual appearance' for the Geronimo project  
>>> for v1.0.  The Epiq Team, the recent winners of the logo contest,  
>>> have drafted some ideas of what an integrated suite would look  
>>> like to get the discussion going in the community.  While there  
>>> are many details to be worked out on each of the respective  
>>> interfaces, we would like to get the community feedback on the  
>>> general approach and style.  If found favorable, we could begin  
>>> to create the icon libraries and other style sheets for  
>>> implementation.
>>> ServerConsoleMain.htm
>>> ServerConsoleLogon.htm
>>> GeronimoWelcomeScreen.htm
>>> DebugConsoleMain.htm
>>> DebugConsoleLogon.htm
>>> DaytraderLogo.htm
>>> I think the Epiq Team has really showcased their award winning  
>>> skills in giving Geronimo a professional look and integrated- 
>>> suite feel that would add great value to the v1.0 delivery.  Let  
>>> us know what everyone thinks...
>>> Dave

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