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Best font for the logo..?

Adonis

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #46, on October 16th, 2010, 08:41 AM »
Can we do some serious logo'ing now? :niark:
The one below is still closest to what I'm looking for... I made the wedge a bit brighter to make it stand on a black background. Still not happy with it entirely.

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #47, on October 16th, 2010, 08:53 AM »
I can look at that but I got to say I am not thrilled over the "SMF for real men" it has negative connotation to it  :hmm: Also the W may be a bit of a challenge to get it to really pop
Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #51, on October 16th, 2010, 10:41 AM »
So far I like Wedge Logo 2e.png  it's just a bit different to what you would normally see. However you really need to see how it looks when it is up to get a better idea of where we are going with it
Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #54, on October 16th, 2010, 05:46 PM »
I am still not into this "SMF for real men" thing. You are probably excluding half (females) the population and pissing off another third (will leave this one up to you imagination)  :lol:
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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #55, on October 16th, 2010, 05:49 PM »
Nao did explain where that came from, I'm tempted to suggest it should be "SMF for anti-hypocrits" or similar :P

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #56, on October 16th, 2010, 06:02 PM »
I am just think of the finished product now it does not really matter what it says lol

Arantor

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #57, on October 16th, 2010, 06:07 PM »
Well, my girlfriend suggested we look at the font on condom packets, on the theory that that's for real men!

Nao

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #58, on October 16th, 2010, 06:08 PM »
Quote from Bloc on October 16th, 2010, 11:35 AM
That "wedge" like image inside the w...I think Adonis made something earlier which i liked: a slight bevel on it.
Well, that's what I was looking for originally ;) (I mentioned the noisen logo over at noisen.com. The bevel is precisely there to allow for showing it on dark backgrounds.)
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Font-types..how would you describe how you want wedge to look to the outside world? Your Yanom-kaffe font now suggest stability, but maybe a bit on the safe side. Should it be a bit more "risky"? Harder corners, suggesting a more agressive tone, "I want to go somewhere" kind of attitude?
Ask Pete if you need directions :P
If you just need to know the tone... I personally prefer a serious logo and second degree humour everywhere else. I find that silly logos can be off-putting to people, they need to feel a sense of professionalism on their first visit, and then they need a bit of fun when they stay around.

I was thinking, maybe we should drop the entire "wedge inside the w" thing...
Maybe keep the "w" in a different color, like the current wedgeo version -- have the wedgeo logo, and add a very, very slight white bevel around it (near sub-pixel?), and then we'll think of a logo to put next to it.
I'm thinking, since everyone loves a round logo and I've never done that... And we're looking into the possibility of calling blogs "wedges"...

Anyway -- made a quick mockup and I'm happy with it. It may not be very original, but it works...

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Re: Logo Madness (Was: New revs)
« Reply #59, on October 16th, 2010, 06:39 PM »
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Ask Pete if you need directions
Never ask me for directions unless I happen to have a map and a GPS handy. I even get lost in Minecraft after a few hundred blocks if I don't have my own landmarks to follow :P

Seriously though, the direction we're going for with Wedge is the 'I want to go somewhere' tone. Not the slightly wishy-washy trying to please everyone tone that I felt with the SMF stuff. We are not trying to cater to all things, we are not trying to be the tool for every occasion.