Love the paper plane idea.
From: Graham Lauder [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: Change icon?
On Thursday 04 Nov 2010 04:56:55 Benjamin Horst wrote:
On Nov 2, 2010, at 10:27 PM, Marc Paré wrote:
Le 2010-11-02 19:58, David Nelson a écrit :
Your paper plane fits in superbly with the paper sheet, as a
natural development thereof. The possibilities are many. It can be
made into something that fires empathy in the young and old, the
simple and the sophisticated.
What do you think about the idea of giving it eyes, or some kind of
face? Can you find a way to breathe life into it, like the old man
I don't think you would need to personify it.
How about when you start a document, the logo starts off with the
LibO logo that we have worked on and the more you type, the more the
folds of a paper plane appear, and then the logo shows a paper plane
outline to finally its final shape of a paper plane ready to fly ... it is
I am liking the paper plane icon concept more and more, as well.
To go along with the icon, we could create various folding templates
for different paper plane designs, put a LibO icon on them in
prominent places, and distribute them digitally as ODGs and PDFs. We
could print them out for conferences, and let people pick them up and
fold them using instructions printed as part of the template.
There are many great designs to be found online, such as these:
This could be the basis of an extremely good marketing campaign.
"LibreO -Fly the Plane" or something similar, paper plane designs on line, in
templates and extensions.
I'm coming round, I like it a lot, certainly as a launch platform.
"LibreO takes Flight"
and so on
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