Look and feel
jani.monoses at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 12:41:29 UTC 2005
On 12/1/05, j Mak <joz_mak at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a few words about the look and feel of xubuntu.
> >From the visual point of view, right now, xubuntu
> looks really bad, it is a melange of colors and images
> (browns, blues) taken from the various distros. It
> totally lacks consistency.
> I think, the time is right to decide upon its color
> scheme and create a distinctive character for xubuntu
> . In terms of colors, I vote for blue; this is why;
> blue suggests lightness and solidity (especially if we
> make it a kind of metallic blue). Anyhow, I've already
> created some wallpapers for your consideration in the
> spirit of simplicity to make them mach to the other
> ubuntu flavors; you can look at them on the Viki page.
> I've also created a login screen, but that is just a
> kind of concept. Let me know what you think about
> Jozsef Mak
I also like the blue and the current logo. IMHO using blue doesn't make it
easy to confuse with kde.
I like the original wallpaper better than the steel ones, and it is closer
to what xfce comes by default too.
It'd be better if art team members and maybe even upstream xfce people would
put their heads together
and decided on what could best reperesent xfce/ubuntu from an art POV. Maybe
we could do a poll on launchpad
if there are camps suggesting different directions
Again, as with documentation and translation interested persons should take
the matter in their hands, and start coordinating either on this list or on
ubuntu-doc, rosetta, wherever they feel comfortable.
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