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Andrés Muñiz Piniella a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es
Sat Aug 22 13:36:36 UTC 2015

El 22 de agosto de 2015 12:51:34 GMT+01:00, "Patrik Bubák" <bubapa at privacyrequired.com> escribió:
>Better yet, I can illustrate a nice example that just came to mind,
>- this is the logo of the popular Arch-based Linux distribution called
>- this is the logo of a local university where I live
>Look at both properly and I'm sure you will notice very similar
>patterns. To me those two looks very much identical colour tones and
>shapes, but still they convey something very different.
>AAU (Aalborg University) was definitely the first one to adopt the
>pattern and if they wanted to be really mean they could sue Antergos
>copying their patterns, but no one does such a thing, because it's a)
>lame and b) totally not worth the effort since c) they have nothing in
>common apart from the pattern.
>There are so many results like these that people could sue one another
>endlessly and nobody does that, because while one company may have a
>gorilla in their logo for delivering bananas another company may have
>because they produce whey protein coctails and want to use the gorilla
>as an expression of raw strength.
>I hope this answers your question.
>On Sat, 2015-08-22 at 13:37 +0200, Patrik Bubák wrote:
>> This has been brought to our attention, but there's nothing to be
>> worried about, because while some might see similarities the two are
>> entirely different in colour tones, shape proportions, rotation and
>> they both stand for entirely different things. Shazam's logo even
>> applies gradients, which we don't.
>> There are many logos out there that look quite the same but are
>> different. You can observe repeating patterns everywhere simply
>> because people draw what they see. How many logos have you seen with
>> the same animal, a car, a rectangle, a circle or any other geometric
>> shape or pattern? 
>> Everything is a remix of something.
>> On Sat, 2015-08-22 at 11:26 +0100, Andrés Muñiz Piniella wrote: 
>> > Hi,
>> > I have seen something similar to the proposed logo (or the last
>logo I saw).
>> > 
>> > It is some sort of music catching service called shazam [1]or
>similar. It is clearly very different thing to UG. But since things can
>happen the other way with names[2], I thought I'd mention it, just in
>> > 
>> > [1] https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shazam_(service)
>> > [2] https://www.gnome.org/groupon/
>> > 
>> > -- 
>> > RichmondMakerlabs.uk
>> > Ham United Group
>> > 

Answers it completely! Thanks!
Ham United Group

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