Hi Charles, Italo,
The links to the proposed artwork are here:
* TDF artwork <http://ubuntuone.com/3PVMix5hDrBtqARcYR298r>
* Community artwork without ®
* Community artwork with ®
* sofficerc <http://ubuntuone.com/3lYToGq77OfnItEDKsAhBO>
* SVG sources <http://ubuntuone.com/25bFNEcUwK8VAJcCK04iRx>
Please try it out before making a judgement.
On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM, Charles-H. Schulz <
Well. This mail is a bit difficult. I took a look at the design. It
non standard logo on a white background.
There are two major issues.
* the logo is NOT the standard logo. You're using an old one from
The logo in the proposal comes straight from
https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Marketing/Branding, where it's
as a valid option.
That said, we opted for a lighter, if a bit less standard, version of
logo, as seen in Mateus's proposal.
* I don't have much to say for the startscreen, but honestly... the
splashscreen is something I could have done myself and I'm a
when it comes to design. This looks bad, unfinished, and I obviously
have the documented rationale for your choice, but it's a bit like
other choice would have been better.
A complex design doesn't necessary mean a good design. Here, simple
to be better.
And if you look, that's the design ethos of most successful software
To give examples -- look at Microsoft Word's new splash
And while iWork doesn't have a splash, it does have a
and the front is occupied solely by the logo.
On our social sites, the feedback seems mostly positive.
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