Colors and Slogan
mmunoz at capstrat.com
Tue Jan 3 16:29:41 UTC 2006
any news on type progress yet?
Matthew Muñoz | Capstrat | 919-882-1975
On Jan 3, 2006, at 11:21 AM, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> More along this line of discussion:
> We did take the decision to nix the color schemes. I'm now, in
> retrospect, not sure how well this was communicated -- evidently
> not well
> enough -- so forgive me for that.
> In related news: we have commissioned a free font for use with
> Fedora. I
> don't want to go into too many details on this yet -- I want to
> make sure
> that we've got good stuff before I shoot my mouth off too much --
> but I
> see this font being used extensively in conjunction with the logo
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> On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Robert 'Bob' Jensen wrote:
>> On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 10:39 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 06:39 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>> Alex Maier wrote:
>>>>> Didn't we decide to go monochrome? I mean no color extensions?
>>>> I didnt see any such discussions anywhere in this list.
>>> I remember a discussion about this long ago, but no ultimate
>>> In any case, here's my vote for no color extensions. At one time
>>> I dug
>>> this idea, but after more careful consideration, I think they're
>>> distracting and interfere with the unity of the project. The
>>> blue color
>>> is a distinctive thematic element, and I think swapping it for every
>>> subproject is a mistake.
>>> Simply changing a name that appears under the word "fedora" would
>>> be a
>>> better idea. I think trying to incorporate some additional graphic
>>> element referencing the subproject name is probably also a bad move,
>>> because it would make the resulting amalgam too busy.
>> I have to agree with Paul on this, also finding enough colors that
>> complementary to the blue theme will get difficult and confusing as
>> projects are added.
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