Echo: "package-x-generic" attempt 10

Mark markg85 at
Sun Jan 13 16:31:36 UTC 2008

2008/1/13, Martin Sourada <martin.sourada at>:
> On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 15:53 +0100, Mark wrote:
> > the preferences-desktop icon is about as bright as this one is now.
> > So i think it fits perfectly.
> >
> Not at all (IMO). It's not only about how bright it physically is, but
> also how bright it feels, and in that case you need to compare it with
> icons that will be together with it. I created an image where I compare
> folder-network (since it has both globe which is used for more mimetypes
> and a folder which is quite often seen in nautilus), your
> package-x-generic and the one from guidelines. You can compare for
> yourself. I think you should see that your package looks odd among the
> other two (while good by itself).
> Solution offers itself. Make it darker and make the colours more
> vibrant, or take the one from guidelines and work a little on the
> gradients if you think it is too dark.
> Martin

i could redo all the folder icons in the same colors as this box of
mine ^_^ than it will fit in echo.
but seriously. the current package icon is way to dark.. and if you
make the comparison than please do it with the new globe you made (the
one with the stars(?) in it) than it might fit better.

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