[EMS Discuss] Logo

Rick Osgood rick at eugenemakerspace.com
Wed Apr 11 14:51:34 PDT 2012


I'm not particular on just having letters in a logo.  It just seems too
plain and boring to me.  I personally like to see some graphic.  Aaron did
have some ideas he posted earlier that included the initials EMS though, so
that sort of goes along with what you are saying.

Rick

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Mr. Clif <clif at eugeneweb.com> wrote:

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> I'm not much of an artist, but it might be nice to have a version of the
> logo that depicts our initials which seem to get used fairly often, and
> could be quickly routed or laser etched. Something that could go in a
> corner to tag an EMS project. Perhaps my simple attempts here could be
> embellished upon, and made to fit in with the theme of the others.
>
> Clif
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>
>
> Mark Danburg-Wyld wrote:> <pre wrap>
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>   That is definitely a plan. My top 3: 4, 11, 2.
>>
>>  On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Rick Osgood
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> <rick at richardosgood.com> wrote:
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>>  I have compiled all of the images that people seemed interested in
>>
> into one
>
>>  image.  I also included Bruce's image since no one has got to really
>>
> comment
>
>>  on that yet.  I was thinking we should go with Mark's idea and just
>> choose
>>  one to send to School Factory for now.  We can keep refining it
>>
> afterwards,
>
>>  but let's just pick one so we can get the donation thing going.  I
>>
> uploaded
>
>>  the compiled list of images here:
>>
>>  http://i.imgur.com/ewoFB.png
>>
>>  So there should be no attachment issues this time.  I numbered them.  How
>>  about if everyone lists their top 3 choices, starting with their favorite
>>  choice and then working their way down.  Then let's say at like 5:00PM we
>>  will just count up the votes and pick the one that has the most votes and
>>  send it to school factory.  Does that sound like a plan?
>>
>>  Rick
>>
>>
>>  On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Rick Osgood
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> <rick at richardosgood.com> wrote:
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>>  </pre><blockquote type=cite><pre wrap>
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>>  Ok it sounds like THAT one didn't get attached either.  Let's try this
>> one
>>  more time.
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>>  On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Rick Osgood
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> <rick at richardosgood.com>
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>>  wrote:
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>>  A couple of people didn't get Bruce's message or the image so I have
>>  attached it here so everyone can see it.  I'm not sure why it didn't
>>
> make it
>
>>  through...  I received it and it was sent to discuss.
>>
>>
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>>  On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:06 AM, Rick Osgood
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> <rick at richardosgood.com>
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>>  wrote:
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>>  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:
>>  </pre><blockquote type=cite><pre wrap>
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>>
>>  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
>>  To: Aaron Ledbetter
>>  Cc: discuss
>>  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"
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> <aaron.ledbetter at gmail.com&**gt;
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>>  wrote:
>>  </pre><blockquote type=cite><pre wrap>
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>>  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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