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From Eli Collins <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Powered by Logo
Date Mon, 20 Jun 2011 22:43:57 GMT
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 3:19 PM, Ted Dunning <tdunning@maprtech.com> wrote:
> ?
> Are you talking about color palette choices?  We use a pretty ordinary
> corporate blue based palette which inevitably makes gray tones important.
> Or the fact that we put circular borders around badge-like design element
> like this: http://mapr.com/images/products/dependable/btn_ha.png ?


> I don't think that we have any isolated rings such as the proposed logo on
> mapr.com at this time.  We would like to (i.e. if this logo gets approved).
> How would you suggest adjusting the circle?

Would be good for it not to re-use the same circular border, ie the
design elements should be visually distinct. Assume the artist just
used the existing design element they had and wrapped it around the
Hadoop logo vs creating a new one.


> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Eli Collins <eli@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Ted Dunning <tdunning@maprtech.com>
>> wrote:
>> > But keep in mind that creating new logos forever will tend to prevent
>> > consensus being formed.  That will result in the same result as no
>> decision
>> > at all (i.e. everybody will just use their own).
>> >
>> > Owen already asked for votes on the original 6.  The only substantive
>> > difference in the new logo is the addition of the feature (and the
>> > esthetic/political sub-text issue of putting the feather in the elephants
>> > nose).  Font size can and will be adjusted.  That adjustment will be done
>> by
>> > our art team in MapR if the circle logo concept is the accepted
>> consensus.
>> >
>> If the circle logo concept is accepted it would be good to adjust the
>> circle itself, I noticed that the circle in your logo submission is
>> the same design element used throughout MapR.com.
>> Thanks,
>> Eli

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