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From Lukasz Lenart <lukaszlen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New logo
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:10:11 GMT
B/W version
https://copy.com/NfEV1rIUDMYf

She started work on new webpage layout - there will be two new
templates - one for landing page and one common used for other pages.

2014-03-10 17:23 GMT+01:00 info@flyingfischer.ch <info@flyingfischer.ch>:
> I think version two, included the font used there, is nice.
>
> Version three works too, but is a little bit thick and heavy on the
> typography side.
>
> Version one may work too, if you incorporate the font in the whole layout,
> but hit me if I am wrong: no use to choose a nice font for web layout if the
> client has not installed it locally.
>
> I personally prefer a more reduced and serif free font. But this really is a
> matter of taste.
>
> Great work! Thanks! Whatever you choose or will be chosen.
>
> Markus
>
> Am 10.03.2014 11:30, schrieb Lukasz Lenart:
>>
>> My favourites are two and three but I think we can have few versions
>> each with different colors. What about fonts? I would like to push
>> this further and start working on web-side layout :-)
>>
>> 2014-03-07 18:09 GMT+01:00 Chris Pratt <thechrispratt@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> I like the third from the top the best.  It has the best contrast between
>>> the light and dark blues.
>>>    (*Chris*)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 6:53 AM, Lukasz Lenart
>>> <lukaszlenart@apache.org>wrote:
>>>
>>>> New colors https://copy.com/mewPAFa0GuQo and designer's answer:
>>>>
>>>> Several blue variants to be considered. As well as several fonts.
>>>>
>>>> I do not agree about the font - I like it very much, it is modern -
>>>> not all serifs are outdated.
>>>>
>>>> The font is called Aleo, you can read some here
>>>> http://fontfabric.com/aleo-free-font/
>>>>
>>>> 2014-03-07 15:29 GMT+01:00 Andrew Carr <andrewlanecarr@gmail.com>:
>>>>>
>>>>> I have a tattoo already.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 6:49 AM, Matthew Panetta <matthew@panetta.id.au
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 7 Mar 2014, at 10:46 pm, Dave Newton <davelnewton@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Honestly, if it comes down to it, I'm willing to throw some money
at
>>>>>>> 99designs to get it done right.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Another issue I had was the really thin whitespace lines in the
logo;
>>>>>>
>>>>>> that
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> can make some printing a bit trickier.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Because we all want t-shirts and tattoos, right?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Right?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Anyone?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sure, why not.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 6:42 AM, info@flyingfischer.ch <
>>>>>>
>>>>>> info@flyingfischer.ch
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Voltaire and Oswald seem to be condensed fonts, while Alegreya
Sans
>>>>
>>>> SC
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Alef and others aren't.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I always feel typography is a very difficult job and needs
to be
>>>>
>>>> seen in
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> the given case.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Maybe the graphic guy could make some suggestions, choosing
the
>>>>>>>> appropriate kind of font for the situation?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Markus
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Am 07.03.2014 12:08, schrieb Matthew Panetta:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I like Roboto and Inconsolata.  Also found Voltaire and
Oswald.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> https://www.google.com/fonts#ReviewPlace:refine/Collection:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>> Alegreya+Sans+SC|Viga|Audiowide|Carrois+Gothic+SC|Alef|Roboto|Nobile|
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Inconsolata|Voltaire|Oswald<
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://www.google.com/fonts#ReviewPlace:refine/Collection:Alegreya+Sans+SC%7CViga%7CAudiowide%7CCarrois+Gothic+SC%7CAlef%7CRoboto%7CNobile%7CInconsolata%7CVoltaire%7COswald
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On 7 Mar 2014, at 6:05 pm, Lukasz Lenart <lukaszlenart@apache.org>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Maybe some of these
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> https://www.google.com/fonts#ReviewPlace:refine/Collection:
>>>>>>>>>> Alegreya+Sans+SC|Flamenco|Cambo|Esteban|Audiowide|
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Carrois+Gothic+SC|Alef|Prosto+One|Varela+Round|Roboto|Nobile|Inconsolata<
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://www.google.com/fonts#ReviewPlace:refine/Collection:Alegreya+Sans+SC%7CFlamenco%7CCambo%7CEsteban%7CAudiowide%7CCarrois+Gothic+SC%7CAlef%7CProsto+One%7CVarela+Round%7CRoboto%7CNobile%7CInconsolata
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 2014-03-07 7:47 GMT+01:00 Matthew Panetta <matthew@panetta.id.au>:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> My thoughts exactly. Needs a different font.
>>>>>>>>>>> On 07/03/2014 5:41 pm, "info@flyingfischer.ch"
<
>>>>>>
>>>>>> info@flyingfischer.ch>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> The Logo looks nice. Has a slight reference to
the art work of
>>>>
>>>> M.C.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Escher. Great work.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Blue is always nice ;-)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> The typography however gives the whole logo
a not too modern
>>>>
>>>> touch,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> because it uses letters with serifs. I wonder
if this will match
>>>>>>
>>>>>> nicely
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> with the serif free home page of struts 2?
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Best regards
>>>>>>>>>>>> Markus Fischer
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Am 07.03.2014 06:50, schrieb Lukasz Lenart:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Link if attachment is missing
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> https://copy.com/MXrnIYz8KajY
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2014-03-07 0:01 GMT+01:00 Chris Pratt
<thechrispratt@gmail.com
>>>>>
>>>>> :
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I must have missed it, I don't see anything??
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    (*Chris*)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Lukasz
Lenart <
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> lukaszlenart@apache.org>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Work continues, 3rd version of logo,
wdyt? I think dark-blue
>>>>>>
>>>>>> version
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> would be also nice.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2013-11-26 8:59 GMT+01:00 Lukasz
Lenart <
>>>>
>>>> lukaszlenart@apache.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> :
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have passed your comment to
designer - anyway we have time
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>>>>
>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> can always start over when
the first logo won't be good
>>>>
>>>> enough
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ;-)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Reagrds
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ɓukasz
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> + 48 606 323 122 http://www.lenart.org.pl/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2013/11/24 Rene Gielen <rene.gielen@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Am 20.11.13 14:52, schrieb
Christian Grobmeier:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On 12 Nov 2013, at 16:51,
Lukasz Lenart wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2013/11/12 Cameron
Morris <cmorris@part.net>:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I love the look
of steampunk and rickety old bridges, but
>>>>
>>>> I
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> think
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> it
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> sends
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the wrong
message for a project fighting the perception
>>>>
>>>> of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> being
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> old
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> legacy.  I'd say the more modern
looking the better.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> However,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> some
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> of the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> more modern
bridges look so space age it might be hard
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>
>>>>>> tell
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> they
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> are bridges if they are made
into a small icon.  Perhaps some
>>>>
>>>> of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> these
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> might spark an idea: http://www.flickr.com/search/?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> q=modern%20bridge
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hmm... you know
everything new someday will be old anyway
>>>>
>>>> ;-)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'd
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> rather say let's
focus on having cool logo and not the
>>>>>>
>>>>>> message
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> it
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> sends ;-)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> +1 on the cool logo
NOW instead of wasting more time.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Its always funny
with us devs. We have a crap logo for
>>>>
>>>> years.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Somebody shows up
and contributes a fantastic logo
>>>>
>>>> (compared
>>>>>>
>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> other one).
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Suddenly all devs
become designers and social media
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> communicators.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You are right with our
out-of-style old logo, and that
>>>>
>>>> things
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> should
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> change here. But why
exactly are we in such a hurry? Going
>>>>
>>>> too
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> long
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> with
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> an old logo does not
mean that a new logo should replace
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>
>>>>>> old
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> one
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> as
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> soon as it is just "better".
IMHO we would want to replace
>>>>
>>>> it
>>>>>>
>>>>>> with
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> something that satisfies
us for years. It should be cool
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> catchy
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> now
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and in five years. "Fantastic
compared to the other one" is
>>>>
>>>> IMO
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> not
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> enough. Do we want old-time
users to be surprised to find
>>>>>>
>>>>>> better
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> logo
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> now, or do we want anyone
stumbling over our site or a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Zeroturnaround
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> web frameworks survey
to think "hey man, nice logo!"?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm not a social media
designer, and for that reason I need
>>>>
>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> interact
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> with a designer. I need
inspiration and suggestions to
>>>>>>
>>>>>> formulate
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> in
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> turn
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> which directions to go
for the next iteration. Since I'm
>>>>
>>>> not a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> designer,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm for sure too lame
with my own cool logo proposal.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Over all the years I
was involved with design tasks, I've
>>>>
>>>> seen
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> design
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> emerge after some iterations
in a process similar to what I
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> outlined
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> above. I have never ever
experienced being given a first
>>>>>>
>>>>>> proposal
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> makes it directly to
production.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Personally I am super-happy
that we have such a great
>>>>
>>>> proposal.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And if we don't have
another option (one of us devs IS a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> designer AND
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> does some work)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> we should definitely
consider it.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm super happy with
the work being done, and I like some
>>>>
>>>> of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the ideas
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> incorporated in the first
proposals. I like the fact that
>>>>>>
>>>>>> someone
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> steps
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> up and is kind enough
to donate work and creativity, and I
>>>>
>>>> am
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> super
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> thankful for that - and,
to be honest, it makes me bit shy
>>>>
>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> provide
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> too much criticism, especially
since it is not my
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> profession
>>>>>>
>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> actual
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> work is all about.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I went back and forth
many times the last two weeks to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> think
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> re-think if I like the
logo, how it might be seen, and what
>>>>>>
>>>>>> well
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> founded
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> criticism I could give.
In my review I tried to both
>>>>>>
>>>>>> incorporate
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> what
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> as a non-professional
know about design, as well as what I
>>>>
>>>> as a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> "professional design
recipient" (read: consumer) feel when
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>
>>>>>> see
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> logo.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some of my thoughts:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Most common to me seems
a combination of a dedicated logo
>>>>
>>>> icon
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> with a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> clean writing for the
brand, or just an elaborate writing
>>>>>>
>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> logo
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> icon. From time to time
you see some font gimmickry to make
>>>>
>>>> a
>>>>>>
>>>>>> pure
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> writing recognizable.
But I have failed so far to come up
>>>>
>>>> with
>>>>>>
>>>>>> a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> example
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> for a iconified design
building a writing and a font
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> design.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have a look at those
two sites (scroll to bottom on both)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://devoxx.be/#/sponsors
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://www.gopivotal.com/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There a good bunch of
logos, both of companies and open
>>>>
>>>> source
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> projects,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> that look cool, clean
and modern, yet timeless.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> If you want to follow
newest hipster logo trends,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://gruntjs.com/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> might be a source for
inspiration. Nevertheless, this seems
>>>>
>>>> to
>>>>>>
>>>>>> be
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> not
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> so
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> much on the timeless
side...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> That said and reviewed
many times during last week, I'm
>>>>
>>>> more in
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> favor
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> for the combination of
an icon symbol combined with with a
>>>>>>
>>>>>> clean
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> modern typographic font
for the brand name Struts.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Stepping back a bit when
viewing the proposed designs, what
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> strikes me
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> most is that iconified
graphic elements are used to
>>>>
>>>> construct a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> font.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How does this font look
like? It does not seem to follow
>>>>
>>>> all of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> well
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> established rules for
font design. If you color it
>>>>
>>>> completely
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> black
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> from
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the outline and reduce
it to the font shape, it does not
>>>>
>>>> look
>>>>>>
>>>>>> like
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> very
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> "clean" typography, even
a bit clunky. But besides (or even
>>>>>>
>>>>>> more
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> than?)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> graphical details and
tasteful colouring, the shape makes
>>>>
>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> first
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> impression to a viewer.
I doubt that it is a good idea to
>>>>
>>>> bind
>>>>>>
>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> font
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> shape of a writing to
iconified graphics as building
>>>>
>>>> blocks, as
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> this
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> limits how elaborate
the typographic shape itself will look
>>>>>>
>>>>>> like.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Designing a font is a
science by itself, you can find tons
>>>>
>>>> of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> information on the web.
Just for some reading giving an
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> impression:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://designshack.net/articles/typography/8-rules-
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> for-creating-effective-typography/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As for me, this breaks down
to: I have tried to like it, but
>>>>
>>>> -
>>>>>>
>>>>>> as
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> proposed so far - I don't.
This is my honest personal view.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And I
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> also

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