Hi Joshua, Great sketches! From a user perspective, I liked the #1 just because of it seems cool.
Kind Regards, Furkan KAMACI On Sun, Sep 29, 2019 at 9:40 PM Austin Bennett <whatwouldausti...@gmail.com> wrote: > Sensible response and believe am in agreement -- and, related, I don't have > any better ideas for logos at the moment. > > On Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 10:16 PM Joshua C. Poore <poor...@apache.org> > wrote: > > > Austin! > > > > Thanks so much for the input. #2 is my favorite, too. > > > > Flagon is user analysis for the masses. It's open source, scalable > > business analytics for some. It's usability analysis for others. And, > > its turning the web into a decision-sciences laboratory for others. > > We're trying to make user analysis open source and safe for all time. > > We're trying to up the game, too. Clickstream is dumb, we're about > > patterns of life and real behavioral science. > > > > Check out the website: http://flagon.incubator.apache.org/ > > > > As for what the logo has to do with anything about our project: Its all > > history, just like Apple's Apple, Microsoft's Window, and Google's > > Wheel. Our first UserALE (our logging service) developer was super into > > beer. So he named it User-ALE (Analytic Logging Engine). The alcohol > > reference became a thing for the dev team--we started naming all our > > apps after booze (ALE, Distill, TAP, STOUT). So, when we changed our > > name, the name really aligned with the history of the products (e.g., > > Flagon of ALE) more than the products' scope. So, our logos don't really > > have to have anything to do with our product, or a Flagon, they just > > have to be cool, fun, and energize people. > > > > If there are better ideas for something that aligns with behavioral > > logging, or actual Flagons (tough, I tried...), I'm all ears. But, we > > don't need to constrain ourselves, especially not at the cost of having > > fun and doing awesome things. I'd rather someone see something and ask, > > "whats that?" than see something completely obvious and have no > > motivation to explore. Our logo won't affect hits on Google, it will > > affect how much people spent time on our website or our booth at the > > next Apache con... > > > > Thoughts? > > > > > > On 9/29/2019 12:42 AM, Austin Bennett wrote: > > > #2 looks super cool; still don't have a great sense of what project is > > > trying to do as to whether sufficiently in-line. > > > > > > On Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 9:38 PM Joshua C. Poore <poor...@apache.org> > > wrote: > > > > > >> Hi Folks, > > >> > > >> I've been doing some sketches on Flagon logos. Probably we'll want a > few > > >> for various things, but we need a primary logo to use on Twitter, > > >> website, etc., etc. I can't get them to go through unscathed through > the > > >> dev lists. You can find them at this link: > > >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLAGON/Flagon+Logos > > >> > > >> These are just sketches I made. I have someone (probably) who can > finish > > >> them off, touch them up for us and make them web-ready. Of course, if > > >> someone from the community would like to do that, I'll take it! Just > > >> remember that the final will be copyright ASF. > > >> > > >> I call the first: FlagLorean. Was inspired by Back to the Future and > the > > >> old ORION films logo > > >> ( > > >> > > > https://www.google.com/search?q=orion+pictures&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS863US863&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj-4srQlvXkAhWOdd8KHXWgCfYQ_AUIEygC&biw=1368&bih=770#imgrc=NOPjZ1AuCpmMMM > : > > ). > > >> > > >> I wanted a throwback. I imagine this would have a metallic finish with > > >> some color inlets (negotiable). I call the second: FlagonSaveTheQueen. > > >> It speaks for itself, but was inspired with by the Pistols and Norse > > >> runes. For both, I wanted something that we could crop up and use for > a > > >> web extension icon, which would be recognizable. I liked the idea of > > >> using the "ON" in Flagon as our icon. Both of these logos would give > us > > >> something interesting to put in people's browsers, in that regard. > > >> > > >> I'm looking for feedback about what people would like to see on the > > >> website, wrt to a Logo. Whether either of these are moving in an > > >> interesting direction. Again, we need one primary logo, but a few > others > > >> for Merch/Giveaways. FlagonSaveTheQueen will make a bad-ass patch, for > > >> example. Anyway, open to feedback and any other ideas. The sooner we > > >> pick some logos, the sooner we can get some cool shirts made :) > > >> > > >> Best, > > >> > > >> Josh > > >> > > >> > > >> > > >> > > >