[Design-team] Wallpaper proposal: mosaic glow

Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira rodrigopadula at projetofedora.org
Wed Jul 29 12:11:36 UTC 2009

Em 29-07-2009 11:58, Máirín Duffy escreveu:
> 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.
> ~m

Ok Mairin.

I'm just writing about my POV.

You, as Design/Artwork leader, need to be more open to sugestions.

If this list and you are not open to sugestions, ok!! I'm going out!


Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira
M.Sc. Student - COPPE/UFRJ
Fedora Community Manager - Latin America
Red Hat Community and Academy Relations

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