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Re: [libreoffice-design] LibreOffice, Icons For Telegram Channels


Hi William,

Thanks a lot for your input. In fact is has come to our (TDF staff team) attention as well that our logo is not well used and not easy to apply. The plan is to put the topic into a bigger picture and consider a full redesign/rebranding for 7.0. You are very welcome to join the discussion, I will start soon with some basics.

Cheers,
Heiko

> Am 21.05.2019 um 16:59 schrieb William Gathoye <william@gathoye.be>:
>
> Hello everyone,
>
> Since no decision has been made yet and since what you had been
> discussing is still pretty interesting from a marketing perspective, I'm
> digging out this thread :)
>
> I wanted to enlarge the discussion to 2 topics:
>
> * the logos used by the NLP community accounts on social media.
> * the name used on social media
>
> == Logos ==
>
> Currently, some logos used tend to look a bit outdated/bad designed/or
> use the LibreOffice logo in ways that are not permitted by the
> logo/trademark guidelines. Lack of standardization (common denominator)
> in the logo leads to communities whose link with LibreOffice is not very
> clear.[1]
>
> In the end 2017, we took up the challenge to redeploy the LibreOfficeFR
> Twitter account. After a few months, mid-2018, we decided it was time to
> do some uplifting of the branding kit, e.g; for the logo:
>
> * Before: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/TZqFk3jFw3f54AE
> * After: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/wGgRCSexT2iPq4y
>
> We used the default LibreOffice logo in order to comply with we the TDF
> guidelines and, instead of a simple flag, we have just added the logo of
> the French organization. Since we haven't been allowed to reuse it, we
> customized it completely: the arc of circles have been replaced by a
> pentagon, the color gradient lightly shifted and the order of color
> reversed.
>
> Choosing flags seems a bit outdated and a bad choice for languages like
> French, Spanish, etc. that are spoken in several countries.
>
> I like propositions made by Kristi because these two elements are
> respected: some sort of standardization (increasing the link with the
> LibreOffice project) and originality for the language specific stuff.
>
> However the LibreOffice logo is sometimes quite hard to read, do you
> have something in mind to improve readability?
>
> Do you plan to have version for social media as well?
>
> When an agreement has been reached, would you mind declining your work
> for the following communities? [2]
>
> == Names on social media ==
>
> Finding a agreement with owner of the social media pages/groups, at
> least those who are not TDF memeber yet, could be nice to have. That
> way, we would be able to merge and make them adopt our new branding.
>
> I took the opportunity to add additional pages that weren't indexed
> there [3].
>
>
> Regards,
>
> [1] https://twitter.com/LibreOfficeNL
>
> [2]
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Website/Web_Sites_services#Social_Media
>
> [3]
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/index.php?title=Website%2FWeb_Sites_services&type=revision&diff=178047&oldid=177324
>
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> William Gathoye
> <william@gathoye.be>
>
>
>
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References:
[libreoffice-design] LibreOffice, Icons For Telegram ChannelsKrist Çunga <kristicunga0@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-design] LibreOffice, Icons For Telegram ChannelsHeiko Tietze <tietze.heiko@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-design] LibreOffice, Icons For Telegram ChannelsWilliam Gathoye <william@gathoye.be>
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