Ubuntu GNOME new logo concept (preview)

Alfredo Hernández aldomann.designs at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 08:15:18 UTC 2015


The old one can't be used. We've explained the legal reasons behind it tons
of times.

Cheers,
Alfredo
On 29 Apr 2015 9:20 am, "Efstathios Iosifidis" <iefstathios at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I don't like it. The previous one was better.
> What the blue thing mean?
>
> 2015-04-29 9:33 GMT+03:00 Martin <martin.kelly4000 at gmail.com>:
>
>> 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
>>> statements GNOME, or to truthfully communicate that your product or service
>>> is compatible with, designed for use with, or was designed using, GNOME.
>>> Assertions of compatibility, design, must, of course, be accurate. **You
>>> cannot use GNOME logos or stylizations of GNOME word or other GNOME
>>> Trademarks unless you have explicit written permission to do so. You should
>>> not in any way state or imply that GNOME produces, endorses, or supports
>>> your company, products, or services unless you have explicit written
>>> permission to do so. When making fair use of a GNOME Trademark, you should
>>> acknowledge that the GNOME Foundation owns the trademark. The following
>>> language is appropriate: “The GNOME logo and GNOME name are registered
>>> trademarks or trademarks of GNOME Foundation in the United States or other
>>> countries.” *
>>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>   --
>>> *Patrik Bubák*
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