[ubuntu-uk] loco logo

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 15:59:05 BST 2010

On 02/08/10 13:38, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 2 August 2010 13:28, Alan Lord (News)<alanslists at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 02/08/10 13:08, pmgazz wrote:
>>> Looks good - have you tried bolder type, might be more striking?
>> No, but it's an SVG, open it with Inkscape and have a play ;-)
>> There were no other comments so I'm not sure if it was that popular.
>> Mind you there were no "Ewweeuuurrrghh" so maybe it was just "OK"?
> Ewweeuuurrrghh!
> :)
> If we're offering opinions... The bike shed should be blue!
> More constructively however, I don't like the idea of replacing dash
> with dot, the team name is "ubuntu-uk" and changing that to
> "ubuntu.uk" adds confusion IMO.

Fair enough. I think someone else asked for a dot earlier in the thread.

Here a mock up: http://lordies.co.uk/logo6.svg. As I do not have the 
font I couldn't get an accurate proportioned dash, this one is clearly 
not quite thick enough for the font, but I think you get the idea.

I think the cirque-des-amis looked daft in-between the "Ubuntu" and the 
"uk" BTW.

> I also am not keen on the UK being bold. I quite like all of both
> "ubuntu" and "uk"  being the same font size, weight and boldness. It
> seems to be unbalanced when the weight / size and boldness are
> changed.



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