On Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 09:30:30 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
Reply to this with 1.1, 1.2, 2, or 3:

At some level, none of them?

3 gives me the best feeling so far, but I think it could be refined. It's neat how the "D" has heavier weight, but then the "Conf" looks like a different font and is taller? That's jarring. I'd go with a caps-case and shift to a darker red for the background. Also, I'm not sure what to make of the icon at the left... some sort of landmark in Berlin, I'd hazard? Either way, I think the arc that forms the counter for the stylised "D" is too thin and it doesn't reflect the "moons" motif of the D logo.

On that note, I like how 1.2 incorporates the colours of the German flag and evokes the moons at the same time, but it ends up being too busy and doesn't draw the eye well, IMO. Hard edges are fine, but the angles don't give me a good feeling. (Also, the zero in the year seems strangely wide.)

Jonas' is fairly striking and sticks to the colours we use on the site, but where did the triangular D-flower come from? With that, the division of red and grey draws focus to the icon to the detriment of the text. I don't mind the drop shadow, but the aliasing doesn't make me happy.


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