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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [bikeshed] I like blue titles.
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:30:46 GMT

On Feb 1, 2013, at 8:27 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Feb 1, 2013, at 9:56 AM, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hello;
>> 
>> I know this can easily become the biggest bikeshed ever ...
>> 
>> Can we change the red title in the website ("Call for Volunteers",
>> as of lately) to dark blue?
>> 
>> The reasons:
>> 
>> - The tone of red chosen looks like it was made to fit at the last
>> moment. It has no aesthetic coherence with the rest of the website.

It was chosen quickly and I was thinking it would be for unusual events.

Now it appears to be a common element which is OK.


>> 
>> - It makes us look desperate (or so seem to think some bloggers).
>> 
> 
> The concern should be "what works?" Not "what some bloggers think".
> Breaking out from the visual clutter of the page is important. We want
> to stand out, not blend in and be overlooked. IMHO.

I like blue if it will always be there

> 
> Oh course there are other ways of standing out, like with a banner
> graphic. That could give us a more professional image while still
> standing out.

What ever can be done...

Regards,
Dave


> 
> -Rob
> 
>> Just my $0.02 UX.
>> 
>> Pedro.


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