[PD] logo or icon?? (my opinion)

Josh Steiner josh at vitriolix.com
Thu Oct 23 23:20:15 CEST 2003

now this is a really professional looking patch icon, terrific!  gets a 
strong vote from me :)


Andrey Savitsky wrote:

>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 look.
>>So we should keep it simple, to the extreme. We love screen captures...
>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 like
>021, he expresses
>just one idea - "we are contemporary!", but pd needs its own message and
>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 reached
>by any illustration for a splash screen or some graphic stuff in additives
>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 everything
>will change)
>best regards,
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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