[MonoDevelop] An idea for MD new logo !?
monoman at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 15:06:32 EDT 2006
Just for everyone to be sure of that color proximity see the VS.NET
logo colors in this Wikipedia image:
Nevertheless, I think the number 2, followed by number 3, really do
catch my eyes better. The blue in number 1 is just too dark, and the
grey isn't really evocative of mono, perhaps it could be used in the
"mono" prefix of monodevelop, instead, but I wouldn't spend time in
Just my current opinion,
On 7/18/06, Lluis Sanchez <lluis at ximian.com> wrote:
> 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 () and
> > >>> one grey colour from the mono logo ().
> > >> 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 . 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 , 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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