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Re: more natural colors



On 12/10/06, Máirín Duffy <duffy redhat com> wrote:
Mike Chalmers wrote:
> On 12/10/06, Gabriel Hurley <gabriel hurley gmail com> wrote:
>> See http://people.redhat.com/dfong/theme/panels.html

Those mockups were made by 'Gentleman' and posted to gnome-look.org as
the 'Gentle Gnome' mockups [1]. The wallpaper in those mockups is made
by a very talented artist on Deviant Art who goes by '-kol' [2]. Neither
work has a whole lot to do with Fedora, unfortunately.

> That is nice and pleasant, but will Fedora's logos, etc. change to
> more natural colors. I think it would be great if they got very
> natural.

Fedora's logo will not change - it has been trademarked and already has
brand recognition. We can certainly try for theme artwork with a more
'natural' color palette, though. If you look at some of the mockups for
flying high with Fedora you'll see some examples of this, and Fedora
Borealis has some potential in that direction as well, the aurora being
a natural phenomenon (are you the person who posted a request for more
colors in the latest borealis mocks? I tried out the changes you
suggested, just haven't posted them yet. :) )

~m

[1] http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=31128
[2] http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/24425611/

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No I am not that person. I just want to say again that, going very
natural would be great. There are so many shades of green, yellow,
blue, white, etc. that I am sure y'all could find something that is
great for Fedora. Also, y'all could be known as the best free distro,
and most natrural! Personally, I would change the logo colors but I
know y'all are better at art than I.

The futuristic technological colors are not that great in my opinion.
I think y'all should keep the logo the same, but change the colors of
the logo and backgrounds. Have some very natural things, like 3d bark,
trees towering thousands of feet with mountains around them, villages
built in trees??? (maybe something like that), beautiful colors of
grasses (ex. blue mixed with green and yellow), plant life that is
pure that is not of this earth, y'all could create plants and trees
and name them and stuff, different color skies and sunsets, very
defined things in 3d that look very very real and nice, crystal clear
lakes that move on your desktop with natural things around them, the
list goes on, etc., etc., etc. Use natural creativity.

This is just an idea, but I thought it was pretty good. That theme was good. :-)


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