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Best font for the logo..?

Nao

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1050, on September 13th, 2012, 09:42 AM »
It's hard making the old logo 'fit' into the new canvas...
Here's an example. Compare with the W in the poll just above this post. I think the W works better, although this one does have its nice points as well. What do you think?
(And it works even less in large format.)

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1051, on September 13th, 2012, 02:19 PM »
Oh, that's pretty nice. Then again (as has been proved here before) no one should use me as a judge on these :)

How about giving this one the same strong shadowy borders than the W on the poll version, and stronger colors, it seems a tad light compared to the W version.

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1052, on September 13th, 2012, 05:14 PM »
Hmm... How 'bout this? It's about 10/20% more of everything you asked for.

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1053, on September 13th, 2012, 05:43 PM »
Your latest has my vote. It reminds me of Concorde - the finest aircraft ever to take to the skies and the brilliant cooperative effort of Britain and France. Just like Wedge!

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1054, on September 13th, 2012, 05:50 PM »
Don't want people thinking that Wedge is prone to crashes :whistle:

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1055, on September 13th, 2012, 06:36 PM »
Quote from Nao on September 13th, 2012, 05:50 PM
Don't want people thinking that Wedge is prone to crashes :whistle:
LOL :P I like the second one a lot, so I voted for that one. :)

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1056, on September 13th, 2012, 07:53 PM »
Still prefer the second poll option.
The way it's meant to be

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1057, on September 13th, 2012, 07:57 PM »Last edited on September 13th, 2012, 08:13 PM
Quote from Nao on September 12th, 2012, 03:21 PM
Quote from Oracle on September 12th, 2012, 02:16 PM
Just did..> First ones my favourite, coloring does it for me I guess.
Can you elaborate please?
I'm always interested in knowing what makes people 'tick'.

Here's a variation with a different (rounder) shape and different color for the W. I don't like it as much, it's just that it's still a bit fun.
Hi Nao,

Logos they’re time consuming, but fun nonetheless. I commented on colouring of option1 logo in latest poll for two reasons.

1.   I believe it’s something the majority of people overlook when dabbling in theme or logo design. It’s every bit as important as the layout itself and has the potential of either encapsulating the whole presentation giving it a CRISP overall look or conversely, to provide ones work with an air of blandness with no appeal @ all.
 
2.    The chosen colours are FLAT first and foremost; they’re bold but not overstated and actually compliment your themes appearance in more ways you could imagine.

The simple white backdrop in my view emphasises the plain or FLAT colours of the image more so than your latest logos, providing the one I have chosen with more presence which is what should be happening. The use of filters is `noise’ and can be done without.

The logo I have selected would work on dark backgrounds as in lower left footer area and equally as well on lighter shades throughout the theme particularly @ the top as a main image. It’s neutral, it’s SIMPLE and as pointed out can be used anywhere even as a background to your favicon BUT without rounded corners. They’re not needed. There seems to be a tendency toward complicating the other examples through use of filters. Keeping it simple through use of plain colouring is subtle but very effective. It also lends itself to reproduction should you require business cards T shirts, whatever -  images would be produced with greater clarity than logos with shades of varying degrees.

Nao How about you install option 1  in all three places favicon,header and footer and see the result? - Not bad eh,  ditch the rounded corners in favicon though. Plain colours on white right!

As for the newest creation I’m not a fan of it tbh. Just not fond of the styling or the W the way it is although it is more synonymous of the wedge brand than the one we’re discussing. Maybe truncated W is the answer? Viz...   \|/ Wedge...Simple remember!

The issue I had with my preferred logo was that the two wedge type images above the text didn’t really capitalize enough on the Wedge name. It somehow got lost in the translation but if you were searching for a more abstract feel that s entirely your prerogative. Maybe I’m wrong and abstract was the way to go?
 


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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1059, on September 17th, 2012, 12:26 PM »
So... And mostly because the community is divided between the two logos... I gave it my best and made a new one.
This is a mix between the first logo's shape and the second logo's colors/style. It's now the default on the English homepage (although I can always come back to the old one.) I'm reproducing it below, between its parents:

        

What do you think? (New font, too... I pretty much went through all of my collection and tried everything again until I found an italic variation that worked well, i.e. had something interesting like, in this case, the 'w'.)

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1060, on September 17th, 2012, 12:40 PM »
Any of them would work, but I think the leftmost one is easiest on the eyes.

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1061, on September 17th, 2012, 12:49 PM »
Well, that logo is going away anyway, 3 votes weren't enough and the colors for the logo shape were probably too dark.

(4 votes now, but where were you when I asked for opinions :P)

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1062, on September 17th, 2012, 01:59 PM »
Middle one all the way Nao, (if you are doing away with the one I voted for).
I dont like the 'W' font - it looks like a feminine hygene logo or a bow. But I do like the graphic.
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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1063, on September 17th, 2012, 02:55 PM »
I like the blue and brown of the 'stripes' in the first, and the new-style W of the third has really grown on me.

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Re: Logo Madness
« Reply #1064, on September 17th, 2012, 03:21 PM »
Quote from Nao on September 17th, 2012, 12:49 PM
(4 votes now, but where were you when I asked for opinions :P)
Which time?

I feel I've voted in this thread so many times now... ;P