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Logo update #3

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DaliusStuoka opened this issue Aug 4, 2015 · 50 comments
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Logo update #3

DaliusStuoka opened this issue Aug 4, 2015 · 50 comments

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@DaliusStuoka
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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Aug 4, 2015

Hey guys,

I've been working on those design updates to Gilli's concept.

I've tried making it geometrically perfect using a hexagon as a base - attaching it below.

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@silverbucket silverbucket commented Aug 4, 2015

Looks great! I prefer the non-shaded one, for simplicity and flexibility. +1

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 4, 2015

Very nice!

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@gregkare gregkare commented Aug 5, 2015

I can feel the shaded version is going to look amazing in large sizes (x256, x512) 👍

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Aug 10, 2015

Hey guys,

thanks for the positive feedback! Any other versions/variations/changes you'd like me to make to this concept for comparison? Feel free to share your ideas.

Regards,
Dalius

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 20, 2015

@DaliusStuoka: We had a little remoteStorage meeting in Berlin the other day and everybody was happy with the logo exactly as it is now.

One thing that came up was that we probably also need a fitting type to go with it, as the existing one (visible e.g. on https://remotestorage.io in the corner) is likely not a good candidate to re-use. Maybe you already had something in mind?

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 20, 2015

So, I forgot to say this probably means that it'd be good if you could add the necessary files (SVG is the most important I think) to this repo now. You can also just put a link up and someone with Git set up can add it to the actual repository.

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Aug 20, 2015

Hey guys, thanks for the update - that's great news. I'll work on some typeface options for you. Regards, Dalius

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 20, 2015

Fantastic!

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 24, 2015

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Aug 27, 2015

Hello guys,

Here are some of the better options for the typeface I came up with (attached).

Please let me know if you have a preferance out of these.

Regards,
Dalius

remotestorage_type3
remotestorage_type2
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@raucao raucao commented Aug 27, 2015

I like number 2.

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@galfert galfert commented Aug 27, 2015

Right now im leaning towards 3. But I'm not 100% sure yet.

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@gregkare gregkare commented Aug 27, 2015

Nice! I also like number 2, especially for the lowercase r and g

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@silverbucket silverbucket commented Aug 27, 2015

I like #2 as well, (also #1)

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Nice! I also like number 2, especially for the lowercase r and g


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@raucao raucao commented Aug 27, 2015

Looking at it again, I might tend towards #1 even. Needs moar opinions. :)

@gillisig What do you think?

Also, everyone feel free to propose your own types, of course. If you do, please do so with an inline image, so it's easy to compare all of them.

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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Aug 27, 2015

Wow @DaliusStuoka, that looks awesome! Really cool R and S combination in the logo.

I think typeface 1 is definitely the best. 2 and 3 both have too many details which distract and clash with the very unique logo style, while 1 is smooth, legible and keeps in the background.

I also like the plain orange logo best. The shaded one might be cool as version for larger banners or special use, but then the shading needs to be corrected because it seems a bit excessive.

Great work! :) (Cheers from the designer of the original remoteStorage logo back then. Am very happy for this cool update.)

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@gillisig gillisig commented Aug 27, 2015

Yeah I guess I like #1 best. Its got a nice friendly feel to it.

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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Aug 27, 2015

Also @gillisig awesome work on your part. :) Great collab here folks!

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Aug 28, 2015

Hey guys, thanks so much for the feedback!

I have one question - would it be ok with you if I shared this project on my portfolio showcases (behance, dribbble etc.) when we're done? I'm really liking how this is turning out :-)

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@silverbucket silverbucket commented Aug 28, 2015

Of course, that's totally fine:)

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015, 09:17 Dalius Stuoka notifications@github.com wrote:

Hey guys, thanks so much for the feedback!

I have one question - would it be ok with you if I shared this project on
my portfolio showcases (behance, dribbble etc.) when we're done? I'm really
liking how this is turning out :-)


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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Aug 28, 2015

Oh right, an important thing would be that the typeface of the logo is openly licensed. (And the logo itself too of course, like CC-BY as the original is.)

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@raucao raucao commented Aug 28, 2015

Right, that's important. Otherwise we can't use them across the whole project and beyond (in apps etc).

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@gregkare gregkare commented Sep 21, 2015

dscn5793

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 21, 2015

great-success

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@gillisig gillisig commented Sep 21, 2015

Nice! The sticker is looking damn good!

I would like one that is inverted so I can stick it over the apple logo on my macbook and make it glow! 😃

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 21, 2015

There was a company in Cologne doing that. I don't remember the name. /cc @bumi

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@silverbucket silverbucket commented Sep 21, 2015

Hooray! Looks great!

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There was a company in Cologne doing that. I don't remember the name. /cc
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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Sep 22, 2015

Yeah, cool new sticker! :)

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@bumi bumi commented Sep 23, 2015

@skddc a cologne based company was doing what? stickers? http://www.stixta.com

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 23, 2015

That was exactly it. Thanks! :)

Edit: sent an inquiry.

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 23, 2015

appcache_orange
appcache_schwarz

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@gregkare gregkare commented Sep 23, 2015

Damn, that looks really good

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 23, 2015

Which one would you put on yours? :)

Also, apparently 11" MBAs have smaller Apples. They explicitly state that they can accommodate those, too.

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@gregkare gregkare commented Sep 23, 2015

I like both but I lean towards the black one. I'd need the regular size, I don't have a 11" anymore :)

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 23, 2015

@gillisig Black or orange?

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Sep 23, 2015

Those images look great guys!

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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Sep 23, 2015

@skddc looks great, except that the circle is a bit big in proportion to the logo. I’d either make the circle smaller – or if that’s needed to cover the apple, make the logo a bit larger.

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 23, 2015

@jancborchardt That's coming from the company. I'm sure they want to both cover the Apple as well as use all available illuminated space.

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@gillisig gillisig commented Sep 23, 2015

@skddc awesome! Thats exactly what I was thinking 😄 I think they both look great. But if I had to choose I guess I would go with the black one.

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@jancborchardt jancborchardt commented Sep 23, 2015

@skddc ah, right! Yeah, I’d also go with the black one. Was thinking in my head about maybe white background, and putting an orange hexagon around the logo, but that’s too much I guess.

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@galfert galfert commented Sep 24, 2015

I like the black one better as well.

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@raucao raucao commented Sep 25, 2015

I may or may not have ordered 10 of those to Berlin just now. :)

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@gregkare gregkare commented Sep 25, 2015

big_lebowski_dance

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@gunar gunar commented Oct 16, 2015

Great work, guys. Logo looks amazing! o/

I like the 1st font best. It looks very professional and reliable. Perhaps it needs a slight hand-adjusted letter-spacing? once again, is it free?

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@gillisig gillisig commented Jan 25, 2016

Thanks @skddc, @gregkare and @galfert. The sticker is looking awesome!

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@raucao raucao commented Jan 25, 2016

w00t, that looks fantastic!

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@raucao raucao commented Jan 25, 2016

We have some left, by the way. Whoever wants one should ping me. ;)

/cc @DaliusStuoka

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@DaliusStuoka DaliusStuoka commented Jan 26, 2016

Well done guys :-) Looks great!

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@palant palant commented Mar 29, 2018

While the stickers look great, did the discussion on typefaces come to a conclusion? I'd like to offer remoteStorage as an option in a browser extension and the logo isn't known enough to work on its own.

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@raucao raucao commented Mar 29, 2018

No, there's still not logo typeface/text. I think nobody terribly missed one so far.

So basically just use whatever font your extension uses in the first place and integrate it as normal text. The new connect widget spells it "RemoteStorage" in the choosing dialog:

screenshot from 2018-03-29 11-10-05

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