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Re: F11 wallpaper mockup proposal



On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:32:09AM +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> Paolo Leoni wrote:
>>> This is a very simple mockup for F11 wallpaper (day/night version):
>>>
>>> http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-day_mockup.jpg
>>> http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-night_mockup.jpg
>>>
>>> It's a simple modification of the "world chart" posted on the wiki.
>>>
>>> It could be usable?
>>> issue #1: the day version is too enlighted for the desktop.
>>
>> Just decrease the saturation and it may be better. 
>
> Duh! Sometime I should use more words... I think is preferable to have a  
> more desaturated look, this is supposed to be *old paper*, with the  
> colors washed-down (desaturated).

Also, with a lot of lines and heavy contrast, the wallpaper gets more
confusing to my eyes when I'm trying to find icons on my desktop.  I
think that was something that you (Nicu) were trying to address when
you mentioned desaturation, right?

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