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From Andre Fischer ...@a-w-f.de>
Subject Re: [WWW] new logo in staging only...I think we need a graphic modification
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 08:37:59 GMT
Hi Kevin,

On 04.04.2012 05:55, Kevin Grignon wrote:
> Kay et al.
>
> I can help here. I have the skills and the tools.
>
> Beyond getting the right size, I'd like to propose a few other small tweak
> to the rendered logo. My proposed enhancements don't change the voted and
> approved concept, rather, they merely some polish to the concept as we move
> towards production consumption.
>
> See proposed enhancements:
> 4. Enhancements to Selected Logo Concept (Kevin Grignon - started
> 2012-04-04)
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Logo+Proposals

I like the change of "Apache" to gray but am not so sure about its 
capitalization.  I understand the reason (after you pointed it out to us 
non-artists :) though.

The kerning looks more homogeneous but somewhat dense.  For example the 
i and c in Office seem to almost touch.

Regards,
Andre

>
> I'll need to access the source files.
>
> Regards,
> Kevin
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:38 AM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>  wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Apr 3, 2012, at 3:59 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 04/03/2012 03:46 PM, drew jensen wrote:
>>>>> Maybe one of should drop Michael Acevedo a note, see if he already
>> has a
>>>>> source file handy - xcf, svg.
>>>>>
>>>>> If not - I don't know of a svg (or any vector based) file for the bug
>>>>> part of the image - I know how to recreate one properly from the 256px
>>>>> png image and would be more then willing to do that, and recreate a
>>>>> likeness of the orb logo design all vector based and a jpg from that.
>>>>>
>>>>> I could likely have that here pretty quickly - it would be polite
>> though
>>>>> to email Michael first however, I suppose.
>>>>>
>>>>> so - added him on CC to the mail here
>>>>>
>>>>> Howdy Michael,
>>>>>
>>>>> Good instincts on your proposal.. wondering if you have any source
>> type
>>>>> fies for the jpg file posted t the wiki?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> //drew
>>>>
>>>> OK, maybe I was a bit confusing, and I hope this elaboration helps.
>>>>
>>>> What I think would be ideal is for someone to take the "cropped" image
>> I
>>> did that is in svn at--
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ooo/ooo-site/trunk/content/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>>
>>>> this is now 217 x 79
>>>>
>>>> re-size it "up" to 275 x 100
>>>>
>>>> with clear lettering instead of the blurring that happens
>>>>
>>>> I have just about NO talent with graphics editing at all.
>>>>
>>>> So thanks for any help with this.
>>>
>>> We'll need the original vectors. I think the correct size will have the
>>> Orb be about 70px tall and centered vertically with 15px above, below and
>>> left of it.
>>>
>>> If the size is exactly 100 you probably don't need to do anything, but
>> you
>>> might want to edit css/ooo.css
>>>
>>> #ooo-logo {
>>>         height: 100px;
>>>         padding-top: 4px;
>>>         padding-left: 8px;
>>> }
>>>
>>
>> ahhhh! light dawns -- maybe. The graphic height is actually 79 -- I didn't
>> tract down the css for any of this --but the rendering  kept changing it to
>> 100. It looks better alreger actually but then there's teh blrury text.
>>
>> OK, I'll play some more but it may have to wait until tomorrow.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> You may want to remove the height setting.
>>>
>>> To adjust the text banner here is the css in css/ooo.css:
>>>
>>> #bannercenter {
>>>         padding: 31pt 2pt 14pt 2pt;
>>>         float: center;
>>>         color: #107EC0;
>>> }
>>>
>>> Play with the padding until pleased. I like to do this in Google Chrome.
>>>
>>
>> OK, I'll try again...
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I also copied Michael...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 2012-04-03 at 15:23 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>>>> Folks --
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The new logo is rendered on the staging web site right now--
>>>>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It will not go into the production site, www.openoffice.org until
>>>>>> someone does a "publish" which I have not yet done. I'm not happy
>> with
>>>>>> the size or positioning of the new logo.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I rendered an alternate version of it -- cropped -- in
>>>>>>
>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This actually looks pretty  good *except* the image itself is 217
x
>> 79,
>>>>>> and somehow the web site wants to render it at 275 x 100, which
>>>>>> positioning wise is SUPER, but then the lettering is quite blurry.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> screen capture of what happened is at:
>>>>>>
>>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Web+Site+with+Proposed+Logos
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So, I would LOVE for some creative person out there to take
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>>>> (cropped version is in svn also)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> change it's size to 275 x 100 and make the lettering better.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On the other hand, if you love the staging rendering, I'll go ahead
>> and
>>>>>> publish it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> MzK
>>>>
>>>> "Women and cats will do as they please,
>>>> and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
>>>>                                     -- Robert Heinlein
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>>
>> "Women and cats will do as they please,
>>   and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
>>                                                                     --
>> Robert Heinlein
>>
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