On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 12:54:24PM +0100, Erik Skultety wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 11:09:40AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 12:02:01PM +0100, Erik Skultety wrote:
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > > > In terms of background & border, IMHO, it really should be the white
> > > > > background - the logo doesn't stand out well when you have it on the
> > > > > green background. Green background is ok for the wbsite banner as we
> > > > > don't want the logo to be too distrating, but for a promotional
> > > > > sticker
> > > > > having a prominent bold style is desirable.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm undecided whether having a green border or not is neccessary. If
> > > > > we have the border, the logo has to be slightly smaller, to allow
> > > > > it space it breathe within the border. Do you have any reference of
> > > > > what other proojects have done wrt borders ?
> > > >
> > > > To answer my own question:
> > > >
> > > > http://hexb.in/
> > > >
> > > > There's no real majority either with or without borders.
> > Actually, out of those which have a white background, the majority do have
> > a saturated colour border.
> > > In general, most probably no, but vast majority of the ones I have put
> > > around
> > > my working space follow a simple pattern - the border is just a few shades
> > > darker than the artwork area.
> > That works well for stickers with a coloured background. For those with a
> > white background, it feels like a saturated colour gives a good contrast.
> > I'd be inclined to prototype, the two top-left logos from this image:
> > https://drive.google.com/file/d/1b2MUyv0eo723F2rorWnmv1sTeCycUCN4/view
> > perhaps, variants with & without the website URL (though the majority
> > on hexb.in omit the website URL and keep text to a minimum)
> > Do a clone of the hexb.in repo, and add our logo and see how nicely it
> > works when surrounded on all sides by other stickers.
> I'm not sure I understand your message, i.e. whether you'd like to prototype
> on your own and you're missing some sources in which case I think you should
> able to download the SVG and extract everything necessary from it with
> editor you prefer or you'd like me to make another variants with the URL
> website and test it with the hexb.in repo.
I don't mind either way - I can prototype myself, or let you carry on with it
since you started ..
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