Ubuntu GNOME new logo concept (preview)

Tim darkxst at fastmail.fm
Wed Apr 29 08:31:58 UTC 2015



On 29/04/15 15:48, Patrik Bubák 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
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>> 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_.
We actually got approval from GNOME board to use existing logo, they were ok with that, so long as we kept the proper GNOME stying on the text.
The problem really was using just the roundel by itself on social media and other places where the connection to Ubuntu GNOME as a distro wasnt
so obvious.
>
> 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 <mailto:lists at boywithwings.co.uk>" <lists at boywithwings.co.uk
>> <mailto: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:
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>>>     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*
>>>     Ubuntu GNOME Artwork team <https://launchpad.net/%7Eubuntugnome-artwork>  |  Behance.net <http://behance.net/inoki>
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