[MonoDevelop] An idea for MD new logo !?

Lluis Sanchez lluis at ximian.com
Tue Jul 18 13:47:41 EDT 2006

El dt 18 de 07 del 2006 a les 18:22 +0200, en/na "Andrés G. Aragoneses
[ knocte ]" va escriure:
> Lluis Sanchez escribió:
> > El dt 18 de 07 del 2006 a les 09:02 -0500, en/na Levi Bard va escriure:
> >>> And thinking again about the colors, which I still don't like very much:
> >>> why don't play here with colors that we all know coming from other
> >>> logos? For example, using the three colors of the GTK's logo ([2]) and
> >>> one grey colour from the mono logo ([3]).
> >> I agree with Andres.  The colors along with the design make the logo
> >> look like a mangling of the VS logo, which is a Bad Thing in my
> >> opinion. (As I stated in #monodevelop yesterday.)
> >>
> >>> Then, I have done some modifications: less shadows and GTK+Mono colours.
> >>> And I have uploaded my proposal here [4]. What do you think?
> >> I like the colors in your proposed logo better.  It's more reminiscent
> >> of GTK and Mono, as I'm sure you intended.
> > 
> > Only colors in the Tango palette should be considered.
> I am not a professional designer :) Actually, I modified Salvatore's 
> icon with an RGB-tool but doing a modest approximation. What I wanted to 
> do is a simple example of another combination of colours, and then, if 
> the majority of people preferred it, we could do one version with 
> Tango-based colours.
> More concretely, following this tango palette [1], for the GTK+Mono 
> colours we could select the first scarlet red, the second aluminium, the 
> second chameleon and the last sky blue.

I put together the two logos, plus a small variant of the original one.
Here is the result:


I still think that the original colors (and the variant) are more


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