[ardour-users] Ardour Icon

Ben Powers bennyp at rogers.com
Tue Jan 24 13:25:59 PST 2006

Can you share with us your changes?

     Blessed Be,

On 24-Jan-06, at 4:27 PM, Christophe Combelles wrote:

> My opinion about the icon:
> It is nice and I like the orange, but:
> I have used and packaged a few times this icon, and I believe it is a
> bit too complex. When displayed is small format, it is hardly
> recognizable. There are too much small lines, and too much details.
>   I believe the graphics should be much more simple, though
> distinctive. Some kind of simple symbol or simple shape.
> When using the first icon, the first thing I did was a lot of Ctrl-L
> in inkscape, and removing 70% of the nodes in the central waveform.
> regards,
> Christophe
> Ben Powers a écrit :
>> So you may remember the icon I made for ardour awhile back:
>> http://www.out-of-order.ca/images/Ardour-Record-Blue-2.svg
>> Back then, the main criticism was that it had not enough distinction,
>> it was not recognizeable as an "Ardour" icon. So I've  
>> experimented  with
>> the design a bit, taking Jesse Chappell's idea of adding the   
>> letter a.
>> This is what I've come up with in about 30 minutes of playing:
>> I think it needs a bit of tweaking in the colours. I had an idea to
>> maybe put the 'wings' of the waveform on top of the A, but keep  
>> the  top
>> and bottom of the waveform behind, like wildstyle graffitti.
>> Feel free to muck around - (c) ben powers cc by-sa 2.0canada
>>     Blessed Be,
>>                 Bennyp
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