Ubuntu GNOME new logo concept (preview)

Martin martin.kelly4000 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 06:33:06 UTC 2015


I like it, but was wondering if you had other designs or variations? As I
am not totally convinced, but I agree it is very hard to create a logo that
is unique and still resembles the link to gnome.
On 29/04/2015 3:48 pm, "Patrik Bubák" <bubapa at privacyrequired.com> wrote:

>  Taken from Licensing Guidelines
> <https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Resources/LicensingGuidelines>
> over at GNOME:
>
>  *You may make fair use of GNOME word marks to make true factual
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> One of the many things one learns in a design school is to make
> appropriate design decisions and *using somebody else's logo in their own
> is not one of them*.
>
> As I stated before, the proper reasoning and design choices made will be
> presented to everyone after I will have more time. This was just to show
> that we are not just lurking in the shadows doing nothing.
>
> Take care.
>
> V Streda, 29. apríl 2015 o 02:25 +0200, Alfredo Hernández napísal(a):
>
> We've talked a lot about this and the GNOME foot is so specific that is
> becomes almost impossible to create something that reminds the shape whilst
> being unique; the GNOME foot is not abstract as other DE logos are and we
> have to deal with that.
>
> I personally think that the concept Patrik has created is gorgeous and can
> definitely tell our story. We are what Ubuntu might have become if Unity
> hadn't been created, we are Ubuntu, but with GNOME. The G shape formed from
> Us is very, very clever and hard to beat.
>
> Cheers,
> Alfredo
>
>  On 29 Apr 2015 1:11 am, "lists at boywithwings.co.uk" <
> lists at boywithwings.co.uk> wrote:
>
>  I do like it, very clean. But does it maybe stray too far from the
> original GNOME logo? I can't really see the connection.
>
> I like what Ubuntu MATE did with their logo.
> https://ubuntu-mate.org/
>
> Just my two cents, feel free to ignore me and keep doing your thing :) It
> is a really good design.
> Leo
>
>
>
>   On 28/04/15 23:09, Patrik Bubák wrote:
>
>    Many of you  have been wondering about the progress of the artwork
> team here at Ubuntu GNOME. We presented you with the new website layout in
> the past weeks and now we're ready to unveil the first concept of the new
> branding for Ubuntu GNOME.
>
> To view the concept visit this link
> <https://www.behance.net/gallery/25233455/Ubuntu-GNOME-new-logo-concept-%28preview%29>
>
> Please note it is a work in progress and more information is to be
> disclosed soon.
>
> I will currently be away for a few days just until I settle in my new
> apartment and have my connection re-installed. I took the project to my
> final exams where people will also have the opportunity to learn more about
> Ubuntu, GNOME, Ubuntu GNOME and Linux in general.
>
> I hope you all will like it.
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