Fedora Remix mark
jayme at jaymeayres.com
Fri Oct 17 13:11:47 UTC 2008
2008/10/16 Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com>
> On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 15:49 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> > Jayme Ayres wrote:
> > > 2008/10/16 Máirín Duffy <duffy at fedoraproject.org>
> > >
> > >> Jayme Ayres wrote:
> > >>> 2008/10/16 Máirín Duffy <duffy at fedoraproject.org>
> > >>>> Jayme Ayres wrote:
> > >>>>> I like the proposal of Mo and Nicu, but I think the corners are
> > >>>>> rounded, my preference in this design is further soften the corners
> > >> with
> > >>>> the
> > >>>>> closing tipography Fedora.
> > >>>> I still really like the very rounded corners Nicu did. They
> > >>>> match the curves of the d, o, and a in Fedora.
> > >>> I understand that the rounded corner is compatible with the
> typography of
> > >>> Fedora, but thinking about the composition of the image, rounded
> > >>> less fit better in tune.
> > >> I just don't agree with that. Maybe it will seem better when
> > >> the r and x are giving more padding?
> > >
> > >
> > > See this example.
> > I just don't like the squared corners. They don't seem to
> > fit with the logo at all.
> I think rounded is a much more unifying design; it fits not just with
> the Fedora logo font but also the MgOpen Modata font design too, and
> seems thematically joined with the Infinity logo and many of our other
> collateral designs like the FUDCon logo.
If you liked this composition, okay.
> I also know that while I was originally a proponent of the use of an
> exclamation mark '!' in the word "remix" to provide more cowbell, my
> discussions with legal folks since then indicates that might not be a
> wise move. If people start writing "Fedora Rem!x" in general text as
> opposed to "Fedora Remix," there's the risk of brand erosion. Using the
> "remix" word without the exclamation mark doesn't involve that risk, so
> as much as I hate to stick my nose in here, we may have to put the
> kibosh on that particular design detail. :-\
I had not thought of that. I turn the letter "i" and rotate in 90 of the
letter "x" to pass an idea to change the Spins.
> Sorry I introduced that concept into the mix -- sometimes my idle
> ideating is too much too soon!
> Paul W. Frields
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