[Design-team] [F13] Swirly Stars

Caius 'kaio' Chance k at kaio.me
Mon Dec 28 01:35:40 UTC 2009

(2009年12月28日 05:37), Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-12-27 at 12:48 +1000, Caius 'kaio' Chance wrote:
>> (2009年12月27日 06:56), Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2009-12-26 at 14:53 -0500, Mel Chua wrote:
>>>> On 12/26/2009 08:54 AM, Shreyank Gupta wrote:
>>>>> 2009/12/26 María Leandro<tatica at fedoraproject.org>:
>>>>>> Hello
>>>>>> I like the concept a lot, but the spiral is too "debian" for me. Can we
>>>>>> change it to some other shape?
>>>>> Maybe into a constellation shaped as 'f' or infinity.
>>>> I took Mo's concept and Charlie's concept and mashed them together into
>>>> the "f" constellation Shreyank suggested, with a milky-way-like swirl
>>>> for the vertical part of the "f" and the rocket swoop as the horizontal
>>>> bar. (You could also use a shooting star, it was just faster to
>>>> copy-paste the rocket. Plus a shooting star would require art skills I
>>>> don't yet possess.)
>>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Stars-with-rocketship_concept01.png
>>>> Source at
>>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Stars-with-rocketship_concept01.svg
>>>> I also put the image and svg source in the
>>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F13_Artwork#Concepts.2C_WIP_Designs
>>>> gallery but I think I broke the table in doing so - it runs off the
>>>> right side of my screen now. (The F12 gallery does the same thing, so
>>>> I'm not sure how to fix this one.)
>>> zomg I love it! I wasn't sure how to get around the swirl issue but this
>>> does that beautifully!
>>> ~m
>> IMHO how about more contrast and less objects? :P
>> k
> IMHO, the rocket is too much (/me is reminiscing about birds, mountains,
> woods and temples we had during Leonidas beta release [1] -- combining
> too many concepts into one image may hurt the result) but the rest is
> good :-)
> Martin
> References:
> [1]
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Artwork_F11_Betamockup1_wide_right.png

IMHO, it is a bit too crowded and doesn't have flow of eyesight:


The idea of rocket with smoke is great. And it would be greater if other 
objects like tree, human, rocks could be smaller to reduce the 
competition to be the 'main object'.

How about having some rounded stars?


On design sense this one is much better:


However, the wear-and-tear pattern is 'exposed': see the same 
butterfly-like pattern is repeated 4 times vertically in the centre of 
the picture?

BTW, once again as I have mentioned in previous Fedora releases, that 
this 'sun ray' design might be recognized as a taboo to Asian peoples. 
Check this out:


This flag is almost the symbol of the invasion of Japan in WW2, which 
brought massive pain to Asian countries. There was a famous actress from 
China wear at a fashion show once a few years ago:


who was boycotted for quite couple of years. I would compare that to:


just FYI how sun-ray design have to be applied wisely.

Cheers, kaio. :)

Caius 'kaio' Chance ☺ かいお
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