[ubuntu-art] Breathe user-trash

Adam gusztee at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 09:43:15 BST 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 09:28 +0100, Danny King wrote:
> >> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/BreatheIconSet/Submissions
> Great work there Sebastian, I really like your use of shadow and the
> perspective is really good. I think the blue bin is the best - I
> really want to reach out and touch it, which is the design goal. You
> can tell that a lot of work has gone into it :)
> The darker, lower half of the red and yellow bins seem too dark - on
> the other two it looks perfect. Also perhaps the recycling logo could
> be lighter? It appears to me to be slightly pink, maybe it's my eyes.
> The shadow underneath all of the bins is clipped so they need to be
> made a little smaller
> I do like the wonderful colours you've used, but I still (personally)
> feel that I can't relate any of them to a real world material. They
> look like matte plastic (which I really like) but I don't think I've
> ever seen such a bright matte plastic bin!

in my country public bins look like this:

so there are plastic bins :)

> Also, just thinking about the 'full' trash can icon, assuming we used
> the tried and tested 'scrunched up paper', I don't think there would
> be enough space at the top to fit in the paper, so that's a +1 in
> favour of resizing a little (at least the 256 size) from my point of
> view.
> All in all, a fantastic icon! I think with a few tweaks this might be
> a good one to base the rest of the theme on - what do people think?
> Should we start using matte plastic where applicable on other icons
> for consistency?
> All of this is just my first opinion and very much up for debate!
> -- 
> - Danny King of Gleaming Pixel Web Design.
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