[openbeos] Re: Haiku Compatible badge (again)

  • From: "Meanwhile -" <meanwhile@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 02:27:11 +0800

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ar1000@xxxxxxx
> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] Re: Haiku Compatible badge (again)
> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 14:07:49 -0400
> 
> 
> Meanwhile,
> 
>       I am going to provide critique because it seems as though you  
> prompted it, don't be upset or insulted, being detached is a very  
> important part of accepting critique. Design isn't art, it must be  
> able to stand without you standing with it. If you are a designer 
> or  you already know a critique works, that disregard my warning, I 
> just  don't want to come off as mean.
> 
> I must say that I am not I fan. This artifact looks like a 
> signature  you would find at the end of a forum post, not something 
> that would  ship on a CD or be put on the about page of a website. 
> It isn't  striking, is too difficult to read and is very, 
> "staccato" in feel —  its not pleasant enough. Also, your use of 
> type doesn't convey a  feeling that this badge should. Right now it 
> is saying "I am computer  generated, and for some reason some of me 
> is K-on-W and some is W-on- K, also I am techie-ish". Also, its an 
> odd aspect ratio for a badge.
> 
> - Austin
> 
> 
> 
> On May 22, 2007, at 1:56 PM, Meanwhile - wrote:
> 
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Meanwhile -" <meanwhile@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [openbeos] Haiku Compatible badge (again)
> >> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 20:36:38 +0800
> >>
> >>
> >> Here's what I made of it:
> >>
> >> http://www.xs4all.nl/~rrvvww/HC/HaikuCompatibleX.png
> >>
> >> And some efforts that led to it:
> >>
> >> http://www.xs4all.nl/~rrvvww/HC/
> >>
> >> -Meanwhile
> >>
> >> (Couldn't add this to the existing thread as that was already
> >> removed from my inbox, sorry...)
> >
> >
> > Latest and final version:
> >
> > http://www.xs4all.nl/~rrvvww/HC/HaikuCompatibleX3.png
> >
> > -Meanwhile


Personal tastes aside, I just wanted to make a badge that doesn't take up more 
than a quarter of a CD box's 
surface, because your design doesn't let itself be scaled down without becoming 
illegible.

-Meanwhile


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