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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:11:29 GMT
http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-15.png


On 2 January 2014 14:52, Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if you might be able to try this with the bird flying
> upwards and to the right.  Its a "moving up and to the future" instead of
> "diving down into the past" kind of feeling.  If it looks good, perhaps it
> can be a #15...
>
> On 1/2/14 7:18 AM, "Stephen Connolly" <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >As 9 is particularly problematic I have sketched -14 which is not a direct
> >copy of a silhouette. This still has the issue w.r.t. other marks called
> >maven using a silhouetted raven...
> >
> >http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-14.png (in
> >context:
> >http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-14.png )
> >
> >
> >On 2 January 2014 12:47, Stephen Connolly
> ><stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> two more that I drew over the holidays:
> >>
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png (in
> >> context:
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-12.png
> )
> >>
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png (in
> >> context:
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-13.png
> )
> >>
> >> I really would like some contributions from the community rather than
> >>just
> >> things that I have sketched...
> >>
> >> At present, to my mind, the ones worth consideration are:
> >>
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-3a.png
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-5.png
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-7b.png
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png (note
> >> would need to check if we can use this one)
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png
> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png
> >>
> >> In terms of image rights, these are all sketched by me, in some cases I
> >> was using images or photos that I took myself (3a , 5 and 13). In other
> >> cases I traced photos from the web. -9 is the most problematic, both
> >>from
> >> the point of an all black silhouette being used as a logo for another
> >> company using the Maven mark (but not in our context... we'd need to ask
> >> permission) but also being a direct trace of an image on the web... if
> >> people really like -9 then we would need to seek permission for that
> >>type
> >> of image and perhaps try and commission somebody to draw a similar
> >> silhouette rather than my direct trace. -12 is a composition including a
> >> direct trace of the outline of a photo of the totem carving of the
> >>raven,
> >> but the inner detail I drew myself as a study of the original... so
> >> slightly more complex origin... again, if this type of look is popular
> >>we
> >> can look into getting the approval to use the image.
> >>
> >> If we can get a few community contributions then I will start a vote
> >> run-off... I don't want to have a run-off with only my contributions as
> >>I
> >> just don't think that is the spirit of the community that we are (but
> >>hey
> >> if nobody else is willing to try their hand, perhaps we will be reduced
> >>to
> >> a run-off of my creations)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 21 December 2013 12:25, Stephen Connolly <
> >> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Having thought about it overnight... if people really want to go with a
> >>> non-stylised raven we can always ask for permission:
> >>>
> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png
> >>>
> >>> OTOH here is a different stylised version
> >>>
> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-10.png
> >>>
> >>> Finally, here is a raven totem
> >>>
> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-11.png
> >>>
> >>> I think this last one could be put in a forest with sky background...
> >>> just haven't had time to do it
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 20 December 2013 22:26, Stephen Connolly <
> >>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I think we can't go with the raven....
> >>>>
> >>>> http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9334175.htm
> >>>>
> >>>> Given that a different non-competing user of the name is using a raven
> >>>> in their logo
> >>>>
> >>>> On Friday, 20 December 2013, Manfred Moser wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > On Dec 20, 2013, at 1:01 PM, Manfred Moser
> >>>>><manfred@simpligility.com>
> >>>>> > wrote:
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >> I would move the Raven closer to the word Maven but otherwise
this
> >>>>> looks
> >>>>> >> good imho. Of course I am not sure if everyone would recognize
it
> >>>>>as
> >>>>> a
> >>>>> >> raven ..
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > That¹s my problemŠ.  doesn¹t look like a raven to me at
all.
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > When I first looked at it, I guess the ³mouth + tough² part
seemed
> >>>>>to
> >>>>> look
> >>>>> > more like the Seattle SeaHawks logo stuck on a boot with a
weird
> >>>>> swirly
> >>>>> > thing at the ankle.
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> > In other words, a little to ³abstract² for me.   :-)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Fair enough. I guess living in the pacific northwest I am exposed
to
> >>>>> these
> >>>>> depictions a lot so I can tell. But globally we might have to make
> >>>>>it a
> >>>>> bit clearer. Good input ;-)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> manfred
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Sent from my phone
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
>
>

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