[forge-dev] Fwd: Seam Forge logos round 1
koen.aers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 04:01:37 EDT 2011
A bit late but I'll throw in my ideas as well. I also initially liked the
anvil image, but I think we should carefully consider Max's arguments. Also,
though Dan's analogy of 'banging out a sword' is nice, I think it is not
That's why after thinking about it for a while I would be inclined to be in
favour of r1v6. But I would actually leave out the hands of Prometheus. I
think a flame is a good logo because it is simple, it relates to a forge
well and more in general fire has always been a - dangerous, i admit - tool
for people to create all kinds of things. Moreover fire is very agile, you
can carry and use it everywhere.
My 2 cents,
On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Max Rydahl Andersen <
max.andersen at redhat.com> wrote:
> btw. the recognizability factor of the "anvil" is though a big factor.
> But wondering how it will look at 64x64/32x32/16x16 icon sizes which is
> what will show up in stuff like eclipse ?
> On Jul 12, 2011, at 09:00, Ronald van Kuijk wrote:
> > Yes, everything you want with the limitation that
> > - it wil be rigid
> > - not flexible (in many ways)
> > - not easily modifieable
> > - made to last (think horseshoes)
> > - ...
> > ;-)
> > Being close to Amsterdam and Antwerp, something like a diamond cutter
> > comes to mind :-)
> > 2011/7/12, Dan Allen <dan.j.allen at gmail.com>:
> >> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 17:37, Paul Bakker <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com>
> >>> I like the sword analogy, makes sense being a "craftsman" developer.
> >>> sure if a sword would fit well in the logo (might get too complicated),
> >>> but
> >>> the idea behind it is perfect :-)
> >>> I agree on the lightweight part too. The only thing that should be
> >>> is
> >>> that you won't get any lock-in with Forge, but to my opinion a anvil
> >>> doesn't
> >>> say you do have a lock-in. It also implies Forge is a tool that
> >>> your crafsman work.
> >> Exactly. Anvils let you create what you want, the way you want to create
> >> :) So indeed.
> >> -Dan
> >> --
> >> Dan Allen
> >> Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat | Author of Seam in Action
> >> Registered Linux User #231597
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