[Haskell-cafe] Re: Time for a new logo?

George Pollard porges at porg.es
Wed Dec 17 15:55:12 EST 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 21:46 +0100, Martijn van Steenbergen wrote:
> > If you play with the angles and vary the stroke thicknesses you'll
> > probably get a friendlier look, vs. the military/airline look these
> > have now. The first '>' doesn't have to be the same thickness as the
> > lambda.
> If you look at fonts: characters in a font aren't all straight either; 
> they bend a bit (so that is more than just round corners) and this makes 
> them a lot more interesting. Various levels of bendiness yield various 
> levels of "playfulness". While I already like this logo a lot, I think 
> it could be improved a lot more by making it more "fonty". Note that I'm 
> not saying it should be a very playful logo, just a more fonty one... yeah.

Might be interesting to try angling the ends of the stems to look
something more like the guillemot in [1]. I might try this in Gimp but
I'm no designer :P

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