[PD] logo or icon?? (my opinion)
hans at eds.org
Thu Oct 23 22:17:30 CEST 2003
I think that this might be my favorite:
now the question is how to make that into a logo.
On Thursday, Oct 23, 2003, at 07:11 America/New_York, Andrey Savitsky
> I agree with Marc
>> if the logos and icons are designed to be impressive, there's a
>> high risk that a bunch of clueless newbies will complain about pd's
>> So we should keep it simple, to the extreme. We love screen
> How i see, now there is a choice between logo in Macromedia's style
> (021 -
> this is the best from 007-021) and pure screencapture style (022-030).
> #021 has very nice design, but i'm not sure that pd needs logo like
> this. I
> very like modern graphic design, but if a designer creates the logo
> 021, he expresses
> just one idea - "we are contemporary!", but pd needs its own message
> I think pd already has its own graphical style, embodied in classical
> (historical) logo - we can just type "Pd" in a object or message box :
> All now pd needs (i repeat) is a mythology. This purpose is usually
> by any illustration for a splash screen or some graphic stuff in
> to logo (maybe original graphic design for the installation package).
> And icon is just icon on the desctop. i use my selfmade icons without
> pd-logo for example (see attch).
> If you would like to create a logo, don't begin from an icon, begin
> from a
> legend!!! (than maybe 021 will be best... or 010... or 007. than
> will change)
> best regards,
Man has survived hitherto because he was too ignorant to know how to
realize his wishes.
Now that he can realize them, he must either change them, or perish.
-William Carlos Williams
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