[ubuntu-art] art concept

Salane Ashcraft salane89 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 20:21:58 BST 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Matthew Nuzum <newz at bearfruit.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Michael Stephenson
> <mickstephenson at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/8/4 Matthew Nuzum <newz at bearfruit.org>
>>> There are a ton of icons. If you just want to make a subtle change you
>>> can re-use the icons from another theme, but if you want to make a
>>> radical change (like flat icons) then you need to make a bunch. This
>>> takes a lot of ambition and a motivated *team* if you want to get it
>>> done in a short time.
>> Personally I think the human-colors icons on gnome look by perfectska04 are
>> superior to the ones currently in use for ubuntu, I am sure I have heard
>> that
>> Canonical hired a professional design company to create those icons. I am
>> sure
>> that I have heard also that mark wants the current fisher price icons
>> because they
>> are synonymous with Ubuntu.
> You could be right there - I think have confused in my mind the task
> of creating desktop icons and the separate task of creating
> notification area icons. It is the notification area icons that should
> be flat and there are far fewer. This task may be more manageable than
> I said.
>> So isn't the problem with creating community
>> icons
>> that as soon as they appear on gnome-look they are no longer synonymous with
>> the brand and will not be used?
> Well, Ubuntu is open source. There's no reason another distribution
> cannot take the Ubuntu icons and use them. (Although the ubuntu logo
> is governed by a trademark policy)
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Ken wants flat notification icons btw....
also Canonical had Iconforge create the human icons. Mark wants new
icons, but also wants to retain our identity aka orange/brown.

Salane Ashcraft
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