[Discuss] Logo Ideas

Ellery Weber EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Nov 8 08:34:00 PST 2011


Nice submission! I like the techie feel, while incorporating mechanical,
electrical, and chemical components!


--- Ellery Weber


On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 8:11 AM, Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Another version with less cryptic letters-
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> *From:* Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* Ben Hallert - Vipmail <EMAIL HIDDEN>; James Hukill <
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> *Cc:* Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>; "
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> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:03 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Logo Ideas
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> Here is an idea for the logo that should be a cnc dream to render in many
> media.
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> *From:* Ben Hallert - Vipmail <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *Cc:* Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>; "
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> *Sent:* Sunday, November 6, 2011 1:35 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Logo Ideas
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> Another crazy idea, what if the gear element is incorporated into the e
> for Eugene?  Drew this a minute ago.
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> [image: image.jpeg]
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> - Ben
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> On Nov 6, 2011, at 1:09 PM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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> I am not an artist... and again this is just AN idea.. or two..
> What if the bigger the format the more detailed the image.
> At is most basic we have just a  soldering iron,gear and symbol for
> inductor. (See image)
> As the format get's bigger we can add, Eugene Maker Space to the image (as
> just EMS makes me think Emergency Medical Services), and parts of the image
> turn into something else.
> When I think Eugene honestly thing the Willamette Valley, so how about the
> biggest version of our Logo be an image of the valley?
> Example the soldering Iron becomes a tree (dougfir) with the symbol for
> diode becoming the branches, and the gear gets diodes and resisters as
> parts of the hill and the inductor logo (or variable resister) becomes the
> valley and river.  When the logo is used at it's largest then we can fit
> the full name Eugene Maker Space in it..  bad examples below...
> I am not saying it has to be like this, just a talking point... something
> to get us back on track and off the QRCode thread.
> <ems.png>.. forgive the crudeness. This being an example of logo at it's
> most basic....
> <ems2.png>
> But with better skills than mine... could start off for a more detailed
> larger image where the parts are kind of like the ISpy books we did as/with
> kids.
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>
> OR..
> We just spell Eugene Maker Space with tools and electronic symbols and
> components?
>
> --James
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> On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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> I would not want the QR code as part of our logo.  It might be cool if we
> were able to add our logo into a QR code for certian occations.  The
> examples that I gave with the Red Cross and Macy's, their logo does not
> natively include a QR code, however the design of their logo made it
> possible to encorporate a QR code on occation.  Our default configration of
> our logo should not have QR, but we could have some sort of large banner of
> our logo that somehow encorporates a QR.
>
> -Kevin
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> *From:* Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>
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> I also do not like the idea of a QR code in the logo.  I don't mind using
> them where appropriate but having one in the logo itself is not appealing
> to me.
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> On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
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> Well put!
>   On Nov 5, 2011 1:05 PM, "James Hukill" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>  IMHO.  We should not have QR Code in our logo.  It could make it very
> difficult to reproduce on different materials and thus difficult to read
> and identify who we are.
>
> My 2cents is to have the logo as basic and simple as possible and let the
> application of it dictate what else we add.  Not that I am against QR at
> all, flyers and physical things that random people would encounter sounds
> like a perfect advertising opportunity (as long as you still can
> discriminate our logo).
>
> --relevant.
> http://hackaday.com/2011/08/11/how-to-put-your-logo-in-a-qr-code/
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> On Nov 5, 2011, at 12:54 PM, Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>  i think something more like the attached, but with our letters, if we go
> this route.
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> i'm kinda with Kevin on this one, though - as ubiquitous as these QR codes
> are starting to become, i personally rarely ever scan them, and have
> started to find them mildly annoying...
>
> "oh look, there's a QR code on my orange!"
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>
> --- Ellery Weber
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> On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>  Like this?
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> *From:* Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN>; Thomas A Ramsey <
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> *Sent:* Saturday, November 5, 2011 9:14 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Logo Ideas
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>   I am not a big fan of QR codes, but I just found the link below to "23
> Coolest QR Codes".  Some of them are pretty cool.  We could possibly
> encorporate our logo into a QR code.  I like the presentation of the US
> Sailing Team QR code and I like how Macy's and Red Cross encorporated the
> QR code into their logo.  Just a thought.
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> http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2011/technology/1111/gallery.23_coolest_qr_codes.fortune/index.html
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> -Kevin
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> *From:* Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN>
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> *Sent:* Wed, November 2, 2011 7:56:23 AM
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>  Also:
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> Willamette
> Valley
> Emerald (Empire)
> South Valley
>
> Logographic ideas . . .
> Gears and electrons- like a Bohr-model atom but with a gear for a nucleus
> Crossed wrench and soldering iron (like x-bones pirate graphic)
> Lightning bolts crossed, under a robot head
> Radio tower with radio waves radiating from a little ball on top (e.g. RKO
> logo)
> Stars and telescope
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> *From:* Thomas A Ramsey <EMAIL HIDDEN>
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> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 1, 2011 10:30 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Logo Ideas
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> Since the name and logo go hand in hand it would seem that the name
> needs to be settled on in conjunction with the logo design. First off,
> has the name "Eugene Makers Society/Space" been settled on?
>
> To me it sounds like its still open for discussion. Here are some terms
> to get the ball rolling:
>
> Lane County
> Eugene Franklin Skinner
> "Skinner's Mudhole"
> Green
> Ducks
> Eco-/Enviro- (Very Eugene terms)
>
> Please reply with terms that you think define who we are and what we
> do. Are there any fields that we represent the most? Computer science?
> Mechanical engineering? Electrical? I will save everything for later.
> -Tom
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> On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:25:35 -0700, Rick Osgood wrote:
> > I like this idea. Thanks for taking the initiative and just running
> > with it. Now we just have to make sure to keep this moving forward
> > and
> > not let it die. Feel free to use the EMS wiki to record any notes or
> > ideas.
> > On Oct 31, 2011 7:32 PM, "Thomas A Ramsey"  wrote:
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> >> Thank you all for your support. I like where you're going Ben.
> >> Something that represents the culture yet is unique to who we are.
> >> Instead of me just coming up with ideas and seeing what the members
> >> think I would like to instead lead the organization of a logo design
> >> initiative.
> >>
> >> I think what I would like to do is organize a time line and
> >> mechanism for input. So since we are at the end of the month it
> >> works out nicely to declare this the opening of PROJECT LOGO.
> >>
> >> I will start taking all (serious) elements for input and recording
> >> them. Tentatively at the end of the month I'll send out a list of
> >> color schemes, characters/letters/words/phrases (if any), symbols,
> >> and other elements from the members and we can take a vote on which
> >> should be in the final design. After that we can will start the
> >> design process. Any member can submit entries to be voted on as
> >> "finalist(s)" in the next month. That would put us at the new year.
> >>
> >> After that we can refine the final design(s) and take a final vote
> >> perhaps at the end of January. This gives us some time to get
> >> established and develop a bit of character as an organization to
> >> lend to the logo.
> >>
> >> Please, let me know what you think of this plan before we get
> >> started!
> >>
> >> -Tom
> >>
> >> On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 10:55:33 -0700, Rick Osgood wrote:
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> >>> LOL that logo is hilarious and I wish we could use it without
> >>> people
> >>> getting the wrong idea.
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Ben Hallert  wrote:
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> >>>> Absolutely.  I've seen some pretty great logos for groups like
> >>>> this
> >>>> based on elements like gears, tools, or visually identifiable
> >>>> artifacts of construction.
> >>>>
> >>>> I've attached a concept I whipped together for your
> >>>> consideration.
> >>>>  ;)
> >>>>
> >>>> I kid, I kid...  but seriously, sounds like a great idea
> >>>> Thomas!
> >>>>
> >>>> - Ben
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Laura Harris wrote:
> >>>> > You've got my vote :)
> >>>> >
> >>>> > Something that lends itself to stenciling, CNC fab, etc would
> >>>> be
> >>>> cool, so we
> >>>> > could make it from and put it on many materials/surfaces. . .
> >>>> > L
> >>>> >
> >>>> > ________________________________
> >>>> > From: Thomas A Ramsey
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> >>>> > Hello Hackers/Makers,
> >>>> >
> >>>> > It seems I'm the youngest and least experienced "member" so
> >>>> far
> >>>> but I would
> >>>> > still like to help out anyway I can. If I may have the
> >>>> privilege
> >>>> I would
> >>>> > like to kick start the logo design process. I don't have
> >>>> anything
> >>>> in mind
> >>>> > yet but I am fairly artistic and creative. I understand that
> >>>> we
> >>>> may not
> >>>> > settle on anything for quite a while (because the
> >>>> organization is
> >>>> so young)
> >>>> > but I would still like to put the offer on the table.
> >>>> >
> >>>> > Thanks Everyone!
> >>>> > Thomas R.
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