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From Nick Collins <ndcoll...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex logo colors
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2012 12:07:19 GMT
Kind of reminds me of the Simon game... but looks cool. I wouldn't worry
about any perceived similarities with other products' logos.

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 5:55 AM, andrei apostolache <
apostolache.andrei@gmail.com> wrote:

> Looks good, but as you said it's getting too close to Chrome logo. Maybe an
> idea will be not to have all the colors covering symmetrical areas.
> I really like the full-orange version.
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Tomasz MaciÄ…g | Fuse Collective <
> t.maciag@fusecollective.com> wrote:
>
> > Most of you didn't want major changes to the logo so we (meaning Fuse
> > Collective team) decided to focus on colors and select right typography.
> > We were thinking about colors and what someone form community wrote that
> > Apache Flex logo will be used often in co-branding situations and we had
> > pretty nice idea.
> > What if we give more flexibility when using logo in different scenarios
> by
> > allowing to use it in 4 different colors? After we created a lot of
> > different color version we selected 4 that looked the best. Then we
> > combined them in one with really great result (in our opinion of course)
> > Check out the result by clicking links below. First two are presenting
> > what we think should be the main logo, the third one have 4 different
> color
> > versions that can be used as a valid option for co-branding scenarios
> (when
> > the main logo is no fit).
> >
> > http://www.fusecollective.com/**apache-flex/apache_flex_black_**bg.jpg<
> http://www.fusecollective.com/apache-flex/apache_flex_black_bg.jpg>
> > http://www.fusecollective.com/**apache-flex/apache_flex_white_**bg.jpg<
> http://www.fusecollective.com/apache-flex/apache_flex_white_bg.jpg>
> >
> > http://www.fusecollective.com/**apache-flex/apache_flex_**colors.jpg<
> http://www.fusecollective.com/apache-flex/apache_flex_colors.jpg>
> >
> > Colors have their meanings so we could easily give a pretty good ideology
> > behind those 4 colors
> >
> > Blue - corporate color, secure, importance, confidence, intelligence,
> > stability, trust, integrity (those represents corporate use cases)
> > Red - power, energy, speed, strength, intense, passion, attention (those
> > represents core values)
> > Green - growth, vitality, reliability, dependability (those represents
> > core values)
> > Orange - energetic, excitement, enthusiasm, sociable, optimistic,
> > enthusiastic, independent (those represents our community)
> >
> > Although we didn't thought of this while creating this is nice ideology
> > and it really fits.
> > One could argue that colors are similar to those used in Google Chrome
> > logo but so what? MS Windows used similar schema long time ago and Google
> > used them anyway.
> > At this point I don't think another voting is necessary. Everyone could
> > just express their feelings and PPMC members should decide what to do
> next
> > (either select one color version or support our vision)
> > Let me know what you think.
> >
> > P.S After we made decision about final logo I post about what additional
> > materials we'll be creating and when you can expect them.
> > Please cloud someone form PPMC change my name on home page and contest
> > page to Adrian Knopik. Or maybe this will be problem until Adrian will
> > officially submit the logo?
> > I'm asking because I've already saw a blog post somewhere about new logo
> > and I was described as creator...
> >
>

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