[ubuntu-art] Layout Examples for Book on Open Soure Publishing
t_w_ at freenet.de
Wed Dec 8 09:59:20 GMT 2010
On Tue, 2010-12-07 at 13:45 -0700, Rob Oakes wrote:
What you write about examples in books and quality issues with many
free-software related offerings resonates with me.
Free Software could do with more and more skilled design and artwork
contributors. The path into free software development seems to be much
> I wanted to see if there are examples of promotional materials,
> newsletters, posters, or templates that might be appropriate to
> include in the book from the Ubuntu project?
> Any example of graphic communication (regardless of source) would be
> appropriate. I am more interested in inspiring and showing solid
> design principles than advertising for a particular product (even
> something as wonderful as open source).
I can't hand out the few more recent examples of my layout work due to
copyright and privacy concerns and the rest is just old and done with
But have a look at the following. Might not be exactly what you're
after, but all qualifies at least for being done with Inkscape:
SVG sources available.
In case illustrations done with GIMP are OK, too:
thorwil's design for free software:
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