He did a great job. I love the logo from an art standpoint. But I also agree with others on the list that it just doesn't feel right as an IM logo.. The gaim dude was nice and simple and was easily stamped into your memory. The bird is very detailed, filled with gradients and stripes and other little things that make it a bit harder to visualize correctly if I'm not looking at it. It also doesn't give off an expression that screams "I'm fun to use," at least to me. I keep looking into its soul-piercing eyes and getting a sense it's about to go for my throat.
<br><br>I do like the text, but am I the only one seeing the quotes as that swirling "666" logo in my head? :) (From whatever movie that was). I like that they look like quotes though.<br><br>Christian<br><br><br>
<div><span class="gmail_quote">On 4/26/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Sean Egan</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On 4/26/07, Colin Barrett <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<br>> I'm not really that big of a fan of the bird logo. He doesn't look<br>> particularly pleased about life in general In fact, he looks rather
<br>> out of it. I think it's important that if you have a character with a<br>> face, you should give him some sort of expression, in this case I'd go<br>> for happy.<br><br>That was Mark Doliner's influence. He thought that a Pidgin should
<br>look dumb and emotionless; the designer struck a balance between "dumb<br>and emotionless," and "happy," which others of us wanted.<br><br>-s.<br>_______________________________________________<br>
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<br>-- <br>Christian Hammond - <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a><br>VMware, Inc.