[Design-team] Wallpaper proposal: mosaic glow

Máirín Duffy mairin at linuxgrrl.com
Wed Jul 29 14:58:52 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 08:54 -0300, Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira wrote:
> Em 29-07-2009 03:44, Nicu Buculei escreveu:
> > On 07/28/2009 09:04 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> >> Rodrigo, it isn't necessary to base a theme on a physical object to
> >> create a visual identity. For example, there are many brands out there
> >> that have strong visual identities that are based on abstract designs
> >> and/or patterns. For example, 37signals has a very distinctive and
> >> recognizable brand identity, but it's not focused on a lion, a chia pet,
> >> an airplane, or an umbrella. Same goes for Starbucks (very strong visual
> >> identity that uses a lot of abstracted folk art), Adidas (their main
> >> visual identity is based on three abstract stripes), JetBlue (very
> >> distinctive brand identify involving analogous shades of blue and violet
> >> in various vector-based patterns) etc. etc. etc. I really could go on,
> >> but let's not.
> >
> > One word: Nike. That one is really a textbook example regarding logo and
> > identity design - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swoosh
> >
> We are not talking about the logo. The Fedora logo and the message 
> subliminal in the logo is perfect.
> The question here is to add something in the wallpaper to create a 
> relation between the Release Name and the desktop visual identity.
> I think we need to create a better wallpaper than created for Fedora 11.
> The original wallpaper proposed by Samuele was great, but without the 
> Lion the wallpaper is very simple.

Please stop. This thread is over. 


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