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From Omar Gonzalez <omarg.develo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] Logo Choices
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:31:34 GMT
On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 7:25 AM, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com> wrote:

>
> On 2/3/2012 10:11 AM, Carol Frampton wrote:
>
>> I just showed the logo to the half of the Falcon team that sits next to
>> me.  They liked the multi-color one the best but did say it looked like
>> Windows and Google.
>>
>  I agree; which is why I'm against using that logo.  I think the leaning
> towards the multi-color version is also a move away from uniqueness
> requirement that a logo is supposed to have.
>  To me it seems closer to the Windows logo than the Google Chrome logo.
>  But, the color choices in all three seem very similar.
>
>
Making the logo single color as opposed to multicolor does not make it any
more unique. Choose any color, I will come up with a list of 10+ companies
with logos in that color. Uniqueness is about a lot more than just color.
I've never looked at a Chrome logo and said: "Oh hey, look its a Microsoft
logo.", because the logo is _unique_ in its shape and execution.


>
>  Another comment was the red looked like Adobe since
>> it is the Adobe corporate color which makes me think that red would not be
>> a good color to chose.
>>
>  A Valid consideration.  If memory serves me, a requirement of the
> original contest was to avoid similarity to Adobe.  If everyone wants the
> multi-colored version; and it actually is using the Adobe logo color, I
> think that should be removed / changed.
>

I think that's ridiculous, the fact that there is a tinge of red in the
multicolor logo does not make it reminiscent of Adobe. It would be
reminiscent of Adobe if the entire logo was red and the accompanying text
was black and in the same font as Adobe. I very highly doubt anyone is
going to say: "Hey! Look at the new Flex logo! It has red, zomg, its an
Adobe logo!".

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