[haiku-development] Re: HaikuPorts logo

  • From: "scott mc" <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 20:20:30 -0700

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 7:31 PM, Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 9:39 PM, Jorge G. Mare (aka Koki)
> <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> BTW, attached are the logos that I created for the ports site, and that I
>> sent to the BePorts mailing list.
>
> Those look good. I think it is important that projects associated with
> Haiku develop their own unique visual identities, even as tempting as
> it may be to borrow elements from the rather nice Haiku visual
> identity. We eventually want a thriving community with many varied
> projects and pieces of software and it would get pretty boring if
> their websites and logos all looked the same.
>
> I think the many varied Haiku vector icons, our BeOS heritage and the
> general concepts behind the idea of haiku poems provides plenty of
> inspiration, without anything from Haiku itself having to be directly
> copied.
>
> Ryan
>

Nicely put Ryan.  I personally like the top one Koki made, except the
blocks look more like 3 hexagons rather than 3 3-d cubes.  Since most
of the ports so far would have the default 3cube icon, it would
probably fit just right for our needs.
-scottmc

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