Umm.....

Looking at https://brandingwikipedia.org/, I wonder if this refers to WMF's
ill-fated effort to rebrand Wikimedia as Wikipedia that I hope has been
abandoned. I hope that WMF did not, without consulting the community or
even having the courtesy to notify us, decide to launch another rebranding
effort

Pine
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On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 11:27 PM John Erling Blad <jeb...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Note that "Dagens næringsliv" printed the story Thursday, so they must
> have had information about it before WMF left the meeting with
> Snøhetta. This is no longer a breaking story.
>
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 12:04 AM John Erling Blad <jeb...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > This is out in several newspapers now.
> >
> > "Snøhetta shall create new visual profile for Wikipedia-owner" [1]
> >
> > A quick Google Translate dump
> >
> > The mission is the largest in the field of graphic design ever, writes
> > Dagens Næringsliv.
> >
> > - For me personally, this is very big, but you see it in a larger
> > perspective - Norway, Norwegian design and graphic design - then this
> > is one of the largest international customers who have come to Norway
> > and chosen a Norwegian design agency. So it's very big, says strategic
> > advisor Sanda Zahirovic in the design department in Snøhetta to the
> > newspaper.
> >
> > Eight companies were in the competition for the assignment. Creative
> > director Heather Walls at Wikimedia will not go out with Dagens
> > Næringsliv with what other companies were talking about, but says that
> > Snøhetta was the obvious choice.
> >
> > Snow hood founder and partner Kjetil Trædal Thorsen cannot say how
> > much the contract is worth, but emphasizes that the work is devoting a
> > good deal of resources during the project period, which is half a
> > year.
> >
> > [1]
> https://www.aftenposten.no/kultur/i/mRd1pp/snoehetta-skal-skape-en-ny-visuell-profil-for-wikipedia-eier
>
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