[EMS Discuss] Fwd: Re: Re: Logo

Rick Osgood rick at richardosgood.com
Wed Apr 11 09:06:29 PDT 2012

Interesting idea Bruce.  I kind of like the 'e' inside of the other 'e'.
 My personal opinion though is that overall that logo seems a bit busy or
big or something.  I'm not sure exactly what it is.  I think it might just
have too much going on for my personal taste.

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM, Bruce Cooley <bcooley at teleport.com> wrote:

> **
>  I haven't followed the logo discussion, and this is the first I've
> looked at any of the logo ideas, but they inspired me to start doodling in
> Photoshop.  The gears suggested action, so I put one to work.  I scaled
> down Eugene so it didn't overwhelm Maker Space.  Just another idea.  My
> wife suggested shrinking the gear thus allowing Eugene to shift to the
> right and align better with the Maker Space and avoid creating another
> focal point in what could be an overly complex visual.  Benjamin liked the
> grayscale gear I tried to lessen its visual impact.  I'm sure there are
> many things that could be done to improve on this, but my main purposes in
> creating it were to make "Maker Space" more legible and less overwhelmed by
> "Eugene", and to create some action or tension with the gear.
> To me the partial gears looked like old tires sticking up out of the
> dirt.  My family didn't have that problem.
> Bruce
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
> *To:* Aaron Ledbetter <aaron.ledbetter at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* discuss <discuss at eugenemakerspace.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5:56 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [EMS Discuss] Fwd: Re: Re: Logo
> Wow these get better and better. I really like how the green e came out. I
> LOVE the to left graphic in the second image.
> On Apr 10, 2012 5:17 PM, "Aaron Ledbetter" <aaron.ledbetter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Logo 5 is using much of Kevin's suggestions, (I bumped up the size of the
>> 'e',  I like how it turned out. I also wanted to show how it looked in
>> black & white.
>> Logo s1 is a little bit of a new idea.
>> If anyone doesn't have the skill level to produce something substantial,
>> but still wants to see how it would look with a little polish, e-mail me
>> your rough sketch, (i don't care if you send me a picture of a doodle you
>> did) or your best MS-Paint job. Also, send me a bit of a description/
>> thoughts behind it. I'll see what I can do.
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