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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] New Apache OpenOffice 4 logo proposals...
Date Wed, 02 Jan 2013 18:16:28 GMT
On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 8:15 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi Michael,
>
> I like the logo - a lot.
>
> I have a problem with the video that is significant. You are using the
> same music that Microsoft is using for its Surface Advertising on TV. Also,
> at the end you are using a non-standard Apache Software Foundation logo and
> feather placement.
>
> Although we want people and institutions to use Apache OpenOffice and not
> Microsoft Office, we cannot be subversive about it.
>
> Please keep up with your work and contributions, just be careful that you
> aren't appropriating others images and music.
>
> For fun here is a more original version of the music.
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYyzBbWPV5w
>
> Best Regards and Happy New Year,
> Dave
>

Dave, thanks for the day brightener! :)


>
> On Dec 26, 2012, at 8:07 PM, Michael Acevedo wrote:
>
> > Greetings to all in the mailing list and those in this AOO Logo Proposal
> > subject,
> >
> > In this email, I would like to mention that I have added two new logo
> > proposals to the Apache OpenOffice Logo exploration wiki article. Now let
> > me explain what this new logo it's all about.
> >
> > The new logo design does away with the orb and changes it for a gull ring
> > that rests under a blue background which itself rests on circles which
> are
> > inspired on the Adobe Flex logo multicolor scheme. The new gull ring
> while
> > being new, retains the familiar circular shape of the current OpenOffice
> > logo, but at the same time is a new take that pays respect to the orb.
> All
> > of these elements are wrapped in a modern black gradient icon than makes
> > the logo stand out. Furthermore, the new logo actually changes the look
> of
> > the word OpenOffice into a more modern non-capitalized "openoffice" word
> > design (also an inspiration from the Adobe Flex project logo). The latter
> > serves the function of highlighting Apache as the owner of the project
> > (whose name is in capital letters), yet the non-capitalized "openoffice"
> > names takes presence by being written in a larger size font. Overall, the
> > new logo design is simple, clean, and modern.
> >
> > Now that I have given a sense of the new logo, I would like to show you a
> > reveal video:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AC-tOuhTm9Y
> >
> > But there is one last detail, which actually is a testament to the power
> of
> > OpenOffice. The detail is that the logo that you see at the end of the
> > video was 99% made in Apache OpenOffice Draw.
> >
> > Hope you liked the logo and the reveal video.
> >
> > Happy Holidays!
> >
> > You can see the formal proposal in the Cwiki at Apache:
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.x+-+Logo+Explorations
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 11:20 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Greetings Kevin, I would not mind posting the logos to that AOO UX wiki.
> >> Thing is I don't know where it is or whether it is on the cwiki or mwiki
> >> (if it is on the latter, I need to request an account).
> >>
> >> Let me know.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Saturday, December 22, 2012, Kevin Grignon wrote:
> >>
> >>> Michael,
> >>>
> >>> Great work. Design is very iterative. Keep pushing!
> >>>
> >>> Using the design explorations is a great way to stimulate a
> conversation
> >>> which can help us better understand the requirements. Perhaps we could
> >>> harvest the criteria for success in the thread and capture in the wiki
> >>>
> >>> Then we can make the design review process less subjective by having
> >>> people review design explorations relative to stated goals.
> >>>
> >>> Also, the mailing list is tough place to review designs, can you post
> the
> >>> design explorations to the AOO UX wiki?
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Kevin
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Dec 23, 2012, at 10:56 AM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I think I've come up with something that is simplistic on the eye but
> >>>> beautiful an lively.
> >>>>
> >>>> Still working on it but stay tuned.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> RGB,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I see the ring as something different. The blue to me represents
the
> >>> open
> >>>>> blue sky, and the ring around it as a frame to an opening of an
open
> >>> world.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 8:16 AM, RGB ES <rgb.mldc@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> 2012/12/22 janI <jani@apache.org>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I am no designer, but I have tried to make a suggestion
to better
> >>>>>> explain
> >>>>>>> what I mean.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> The current proposals all have squares / circles etc. and
apart
> from
> >>> the
> >>>>>>> original similarity with windows8 that has a special signal
value.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> A surface (square/circle etc) especially with a border,
signal:
> >>>>>>> - limitation or positive a product that fullfills a single
purpose
> >>>>>>> - closeness or positive a product the specialize in one
function
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> AOO is in my mind much more, we are open at levels where
normal
> >>> products
> >>>>>>> can only dream to go:
> >>>>>>> - AOO is used in nearly every corner of the earth.
> >>>>>>> - AOO is open for translation to no matter how small a language
> group
> >>>>>>> - AOO is open for developers who want to hack their own
specialized
> >>>>>>> versions
> >>>>>>> - AOO is open for repackaging supplying the core of a wider
> extented
> >>>>>>> product.
> >>>>>>> I could go on.....
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I think it is important that our logo signals this freedom
and
> >>> openess
> >>>>>>> after all we are OPEN office.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> +1. The ring around the orb give the idea of boundaries, limits,
and
> >>> we
> >>>>>> are
> >>>>>> trying to go beyond every limit ;)
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I know my design is not professional, it is NOT meant to
be so
> please
> >>>>>> dont
> >>>>>>> judge it on that. It is simply a "thought out of the box",
and
> >>>>>> hopefully it
> >>>>>>> can trigger some ideas.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> You can see my "proposal" here:
> >>>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~jani/aoo.png
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I like the idea. No sure if it fits well on a page header,
> >>>>>> but definitely is a good idea for announcements, t-shirts and
a lot
> of
> >>>>>> other situations where a big logo is needed.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards
> >>>>>> Ricardo
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Have a nice christmas, whereever you are in the world.
> >>>>>>> Jan I.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On 21 December 2012 20:56, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thanks for the links with logos Armin, I will examine
them
> >>> shortly...
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Have a good afternoon...
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Armin Le Grand <
> >>>>>> Armin.Le.Grand@me.com
> >>>>>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>   Hi Michael,
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> this (
> >>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/**asf/openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/**
> >>>>>>>>> content/images/AOO_logos/<
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>> <
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/content/images/AOO_logos/
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Best,
> >> Michael
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best,
> > Michael
>
>


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