[ubuntu-art] Karmic boot and login - proposed designs

Caleb Sawtell caleb.sawtell at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 05:29:26 BST 2009


wow please no not the brown! I thought they were getting rid of brown

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 9:49 PM, Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de> wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-08-14 at 18:14 +0100, Mat Tomaszewski wrote:
>
> > The second iteration can be viewed here
> >
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Karmic/Boot/Demo#Ubuntu%20Karmic%20boot%20demo%20and%20proposed%20GDM%20theme%20%E2%80%93%20Iteration%202
>
> As also placed on the wiki:
>
> Examples of options I would explore based on Iteration 2:
>
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Karmic/Boot?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=iteration_2_tw_splash.png
>
> * CoF with colors to make things friendlier, livelier and to stay
> consistent with most occurrences of the logo.
> * Hue variations on the background to break away from stifling
> monochromaticity.
> * Less pronounced lighting effect to give the boxes appearing on the
> background more room to breath. This avoids distraction.
>
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Karmic/Boot?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=iteration_2_tw_list.png
>
> * Uniform box without offset inner area. Also no alternating item
> backgrounds. Avatar images and spacing are more than sufficient for
> separation.
> * Subtle gradient to establish a connection between background and list
> box.
> * Selected item bg not harsh-white, but toned down.
> * 3 separate areas on the bottom instead of one bar.
> * Login options aligned with list. Also means large distance between the
> bottom items.
> * Toned down Accessibility, Power and Login Options to make them step
> behind the list a bit. No glow, could be used on hover, though.
>
> Please try to consider each option in separation.
>
> Source (SVG with linked screenshots):
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Karmic/Boot?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=iteration_2_tw.tar.bz2
>
>
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>
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