I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby Mika38 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:11 pm

NormandC wrote: But no, everyone wants to remake the FreeCAD logo!
It's not because one person doesn't agree that we should not go forward.
jidoeuf wrote:The "aligned" logo! :D
nice one.
Could we have this "aligned" one with the gear in 'C' shape, like the "open hardware" logo? I don't remember if someone proposed it.
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby triplus » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:19 pm

Mika38 wrote:So, what are we going to do about this logo? The multiple messages in this post show, in my opinion, that lot of contributors want to change the logo. It seems that good alternatives have been proposed. Should we make a vote? or, Should we let the main contributor(s), in charge of the design, decides? We could find an other way to make a decision. Or we could just let this creativity die in the archive of this forum?
Hi @Mika38.

When it comes to the FreeCAD logo design challenge look at is as crème de la crème of FreeCAD design effort. Established FreeCAD designers annual meeting and people that never contributed any design related contribution to FreeCAD giving it a shot. It's a process. And i am sure it has positive effect on FreeCAD design efforts regardless of the fact if any changes to the logo are introduced each year or not. New ideas can be tried out and that can result in evolution or at least in understanding that something won’t work.
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby HoWil » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:56 pm

Sorry could not resist :D .... since I am a FEM gui here some pics pronouncing the progress in FEMwb THX again....
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ps.: yes it is a real simulation :lol:
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby bernd » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:39 pm

Since I do some FEM too, sometimes ;) . very cooooool ! :mrgreen:
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby sgrogan » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:47 pm

bernd wrote:Since I do some FEM too, sometimes ;)
:lol: :lol: :lol:
I don't know about for FreeCAD, but an upgrade to the FEM WB icon?
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby HoWil » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:39 am

It was just some playing. In my opinion the old logo needs only some marginal polish.

There was no fork or whatsoever demanding for a radicaly new logo. The aligned_logo is the first step towards that *).
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*) I do not like the old 'F' and do not like the 'new' aligned one :o . The old F had a to high 'head' while the new is much larger (and slimmer) than the gear wheel :lol:
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby Mika38 » Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:30 am

HoWil wrote:ps.: yes it is a real simulation :lol:
I love it. A good proposition in the right direction. Could you share the CAD file? This file will be a great material for a tutoriel or a presentation.
Would it be possible to have an interaction between the two parts?
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby HoWil » Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:21 pm

Mika38 wrote:
HoWil wrote:ps.: yes it is a real simulation :lol:
I love it. A good proposition in the right direction. Could you share the CAD file? This file will be a great material for a tutoriel or a presentation.
Would it be possible to have an interaction between the two parts?
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby HoWil » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:36 pm

HoWil wrote: *) I do not like the old 'F' and do not like the 'new' aligned one :o . The old F had a to high 'head' while the new is much larger (and slimmer) than the gear wheel :lol:
Here my old-school variants with min. changes but new aligned colors.
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Re: I think the icons of freecad need to be redesigned

Postby triplus » Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:34 am

HoWil wrote:yes it is a real simulation :lol:
FreeCAD doing all the hard design work.