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From Graham Lauder <yori...@openoffice.org>
Subject Re: Aoo logo draft
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2011 01:21:05 GMT
On Friday 02 Dec 2011 21:31:45 drew wrote:
> Howdy Eric,
> 
> On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 08:52 +0100, eric b wrote:
> > Apologies, I forgot :
> > 
> > Thank you very much for your proposal
> 
> <snip>
> Your welcome and thanks also.
> 
> > Instead of changing everything, I'd suggest to define a complete
> > graphic chart ? I mean new colors, new applications logos, and so
> > on : invite Designers, and people who have ideas to participate.
> 
> hmm, my take on the conversation was that there was a user for a graphic
> specific to the project and not necessarily to the product, so that is
> what was in my head when prompted.
> 
> So with specifics to the graphic I whipped up, one thing I'm not
> satisfied with is the color change to the text 'Open' I'll work on that
> later today.
> 
> In general, I believe you are absolutely correct this project would
> benefit from some 'real' designer(s) getting involved. (maybe this will
> help spur some one..)
> 
> For specific elements of the application changing, including the logo
> used there, this proposal does not mean I think they should be changed,
> at least not at the moment - that level of change would, IMO, best be
> held off on till some of the above human resources speak up.
> 
> Anyway, it's getting rather late now - will try to work on that color
> issue after I get some sleep.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> //drew

Eric is right however, first we need to define a colour pallet, font face, 
bugs and general style.  Define also dimensions and proportions and white 
space for the various use cases. (print, web, promotional gear etc)   This 
should all be laid out in a style guide.  Any fonts used should be available 
under appropriate licenses as well.

Cheers
GL

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