[Buildroot] Buildroot Logo Pictograph

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Fri Sep 13 13:37:26 UTC 2019

>>>>> "Baruch" == Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il> writes:

 > Hi Buildroot developers,
 > We have a nice recognizable logo that illustrates what Buildroot is
 > about. Being far from expert (or even amateur) in graphic design, I find it
 > perfect. But when Hadas Cohen, SolidRun's graphic designer, considered using
 > the Buildroot logo in a brochure, she noticed a problem. It turns out that a
 > realistic picture is no go for logo design. As a result she could not use the
 > logo as is, because it looks markedly different than other logos in the
 > brochure.

 > Hadas referred me to this professional looking explanation of why photograph
 > is not a good choice for a logo:

 >   https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1270284

 > Hadas also collected a few hundred random logos to demonstrate the point:

 >   http://tinkie.tkos.co.il/buildroot-logo/2616906744_a238697a95_b.jpg

 > SolidRun management agreed to let Hadas design an iconic pictograph version of
 > the Buildroot logo. Here is the result.

 > Two colored logo alternatives:

 >   http://tinkie.tkos.co.il/buildroot-logo/colored_logo.png
 >   http://tinkie.tkos.co.il/buildroot-logo/colored_logo2.png

 > Two monochromatic alternatives:

 >   http://tinkie.tkos.co.il/buildroot-logo/bw_logo.png
 >   http://tinkie.tkos.co.il/buildroot-logo/bw_logo2.png

 > Hadas can provide the vectorized SVG and PDF sources of these raster images.

 > What do you think?

I also don't really know anything about graphics design, but I like
them! Thanks!

Anyone disagrees, otherwise please send a patch adding the SVG to the
repo (and if you feel up to it, update the website as well).

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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