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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby AR795 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:17 pm

Ol_at_FC wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:11 pm
Very good, nicely done!
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby HoWil » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:25 pm

Ol_at_FC wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:11 pm
FreeCAD_logo_1200x2000px.png
Nice, thanks for sharing.
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby saso » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:39 pm

Damn, I also really like this one :) While we had quite a few suggestions over the time, some better some worse, the real problem was that the original logo has a really strong recognition. This logo keeps a lot of that in a really nice new style. Hopefully it is meant to be shared under a commonly usable license? :roll:
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby Kunda1 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:06 pm

Ol_at_FC wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:11 pm
FreeCAD_logo_1200x2000px.png
Ooooooh...I dig this as well. Very cool design.
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby kkremitzki » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:40 pm

Indeed, I like it a lot as well. The only feedback I'd offer is to suggest to make the gear in the C larger and maybe further to the right--for example, in your avatar or in smaller icon sizes it would be harder to tell what it is.
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby Ol_at_FC » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:35 am

Thanks for kind welcome and of course big thanks for the excellent software.

Here are improved vector logos.
FreeCAD_logo_1200x2000px_v2.png
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby yorik » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:48 pm

I really liked this last one too! And IMHO your choice of colors is the key that, although the logo is completely different, makes it instantly regognizable by who is a long-time user of FreeCAD.
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby Mark Szlazak » Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:40 pm

Ol_at_FC wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:35 am
Thanks for kind welcome and of course big thanks for the excellent software.

Here are improved vector logos.

FreeCAD_logo_1200x2000px_v2.png
Why was the gear in black left as 2d instead of 3D?
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby saso » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:11 pm

Mark Szlazak wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:40 pm
Why was the gear in black left as 2d instead of 3D?
In logo design as in symbol design it is common to simplify things, the wheelchair symbol that marks for disability also does not really look like a real wheelchair doesn't it? :) Also, this is not a technical drawing and so Ol, as the author - designer of the logo, should have some artistic freedom to decide how it should look, it is his/her design.
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Re: FreeCAD Logo Design

Postby Ol_at_FC » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:37 pm

Mark Szlazak wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:40 pm
Why was the gear in black left as 2d instead of 3D?
To keep it as simple as possible. That way the logo stays relatively clean in all possible sizes.