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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL]: Apache OpenOffice Next-Gen logo...
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 21:43:38 GMT

On May 9, 2012, at 2:55 AM, Kevin Grignon wrote:

> Helen,
> 
> Exactly the attributes that we need to capture on a AOO 4.0 logo wiki page to drive informed
design decisions moving forward. 
> 
> I will harvest your thoughts and post to the wiki. 
> 
> I will share the page location and invite others to contribute. 

Exactly the specs to have in place if a design contest occurs.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Kevin
> 
> 
> 
> On May 9, 2012, at 5:35 PM, Yue Helen <helenyuehy@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 2012/5/9 Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>
>> 
>>> All good thoughts.
>>> 
>>> Again, I think it is best to summarize our current thoughts on what the
>>> brand is intended to represent, then explore design alternatives to realize
>>> the brand message.
>>> 
>>> This is a good but big question to ask...the key message in my mind is,
>> 
>> 1) Apache OpenOffice is a continuation of OpenOffice.org - so it should
>> include some visual element from the previous OpenOffice logo, and need to
>> include Apache.
>> 2) Several keywords for product mission, "leading",
>> "open-source"/"open-standard", "ease of use" (the target...)
>> http://www.openoffice.org/why/
>> 3) Introduce refreshed, modern, sharp visual elements...to represent that
>> we are on the road to the next momentum.
>> 
>> Helen
>> 
>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Kevin
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Andre Fischer <af@a-w-f.de> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 09.05.2012 09:29, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi *,
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 09:24:40AM +0200, Andre Fischer wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 09.05.2012 08:33, Kevin Grignon wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Michael,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks for sharing the logo mockups. Also, I appreciate you
>>>>>>> acknowledging
>>>>>>> my earlier contributions - most gracious.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> With AOO 3.4 just hitting the streets, now is the time to think
about
>>>>>>> performing some design research and explorations in support of
>>> branding
>>>>>>> for
>>>>>>> AOO 4.0.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Perhaps you could create an AOO 4.0 logo concepts page on the
wiki to
>>>>>>> capture these great ideas. I also have a number of concepts that
I
>>> would
>>>>>>> like to share with you and others for input.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Maybe we can do a logo contest similar to the one Apache Flex did?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>   http://incubator.apache.org/**flex/logo-contest.html<
>>> http://incubator.apache.org/flex/logo-contest.html>
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> IMHO it is better to have some profession designer volunteering,
>>>>> I recall the ugly OOo 3 splash screen
>>>>> http://wiki.services.**openoffice.org/wiki/Art/**
>>>>> Gallery/OOo3_Splash_Screen<
>>> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Art/Gallery/OOo3_Splash_Screen>
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I see what you mean.  Although some of them are actually quite good.
>>>> And flex does probably have a more design oriented user base.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Stella's was far better that the one that got selected.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 


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