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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 17:08:20

Zoltan 'cad' Juhasz wrote:

> As I attended the competition I don`t judge anyone`s work, since I`m
> affraid I couldn`t stay objective.:)

I think we already decided that subjective is okay ;-)

>> Then I examine it, my first thought is: "what is it supposed to be?"
>> This is not good for a logo, IMO: when you look at a logo, it
>> should be clear that a it represents something concrete or that it
>> is a purely abstract design. (If a concrete representation is hidden
>> in what first appears to be an abstract design, that's okay too.)
>> The reason I find myself asking what this particular logo is meant
>> to represent, I think, is that it's not sufficiently complex to hold
>> its own as an abstract design. Once I ask myself what the logo
>> represents, I can only conclude that it depicts a stack of paper.
>> This is a big problem:
>> aside from the fact that Boost has little to do with a stack of
>> paper, stacks of paper are simply uninteresting.
> I would like to protect my 75th application by some words: a logo
> doesn't need to illustrate anything tangible,

Of course -- I explicitly said so.

> since everyone will
> think and feel by seeing the logo the way he concieves of the
> represented. Jonathan saws papers, I saws component layers.


> that is
> subjectivity.

Of course! ;-) I hope I didn't offend you.

> Zoltan 'cad' Juhasz


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