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Re: Nodoka Notification Theme [Re: Nodoka suggestions for Fedora 10]



2008/4/13, Martin Sourada <martin sourada gmail com>:
> > And i have a nice update on the mockup.
>  >
>  > Changelog
>  > - bottom bar fully adjusted to fit the nodoka theme
>  > - notification balloon content is greadly adjusted with a real world
>  > scenario (asymetric thing not solved yet)
>  > - - Added close image in the balloon
>  > - - added orange bar (nice style and can be any colour)
>  > - - added a image of the updates (64x64 fits nicely there)
>  > - - played with font sized and bold
>  > - added the desktop image to the bottom bar (men that image just
>  > doesn't fit that style)
>  > - Changed the bottom bar buttons
>  > - - Made them a bit lighter
>  > - - Made the effects a little more "glowy/glossy"
>  >
>  > And you can see the changes in the image here:
>  > http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/3089/fedora10mockupv02nf6.png
>  >
>  > To me it looks really nice now! Hope you think the same.
>  >
>  Sorry for the really late answer, but I've not managed to get some spare
>  time to take a closer look at it up until now. I'll focus only on the
>  notification part (for now). First about your sketch.
>
>  What I like:
>  * Rounded corners, might be even more rounded
>  * Soft gradients
>
>  What I don't like
>  * Stripe padded
>  * Usage of not very fitting, IMHO, type of gradient in the stripe
>  * "Inner outline"
>  * Close button hardly visible, cursive-like
>  * Padding too small for text
>
>  Now why I waited with the answer so long. I've set up a wiki page for
>  tracking the progress (both art and coding) of the notification theme
>  and put my design on that as well. It's based of yours, yet it's
>  different a lot.
>
>  * I used warmer colours for the basic background, similar to that used
>  in tooltips
>  * I rounded the corners more
>  * I use only one type of gradient, two different settings (one for fill,
>  another for outline)
>  * I used close icon (and all other icons) from the icon theme I have
>  currently set (echo, with fall-back to gnome).
>
>  The wiki page (with SVGs and PNGs) is there:
>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/NodokaTheme/NotifyDRAFT
>
>  Comparison of the current notify and the sketch, as it looks on whole F9
>  desktop is there:
>  http://mso.fedorapeople.org/nodoka/notify/preview/notify-orig.png
>  http://mso.fedorapeople.org/nodoka/notify/preview/notify.png
>
>  The *-orig-* images, save for the screen shot of whole desktop, are real
>  screen shots, I used notify-send application to display them, all the
>  rest is either collage or work from scratch.
>
>  Comments welcome,
>
> Martin

i like it for nodoka but a blue like notify theme could look even
better (don't know).

The mockup i made wasn't really fitting in with nodoka now that i saw this ^_^


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