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SWGCraft Needs a Logo

Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:39 pm
by Slyvampy
SWGCraft is searching for a skilled designer to create a logo, and some graphic work for the site.

Please respond to this thread if you are intrested, and maybe post some ideas etc.

We have a size frame of around 150x130 (max 180x130).

-Slyvampy.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:06 pm
by Inferno
I am interested in helping with graphics.

I am assuming this logo is for the top left corner of the website so I knocked something up quickly.

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Then I thought the page feels very grey, maybe something with less saturation would be better...

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Or even monochrome...

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This is my idea of a very stereotypical (i.e. uses star wars font) logo. I'm not sure if it is the kind of thing you are after especially as the design brief simply states the required dimensions.

Let me know if im heading in the right direction.

Inferno.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:22 pm
by Slyvampy
Looks great already :) ideas are brilliant.

If you want to stick it on a white (#FFFFFF) background for the forum, and a grey one for the site (#CCC7C2) we can see how it looks.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:14 pm
by Fuf
This is just a quick logo I came up with, would probely have to adjust the forum theme to adapt it though.
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Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:19 pm
by Fuf
Ok I just saw dev.swgcraft I'll see if I can see something with that.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:45 pm
by Inferno
Those ones are on the grey website background, as requested here are some white background versions...



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Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:54 pm
by Slyvampy
Inferno,

Sorry, my screen was playing up - just updated the dev.site to see how it would look.

great stuff btw guys, from both Inferno and Fuf :) i can see who might both be asked to join the graphics team :)

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:03 pm
by Slyvampy
just posted the logo, on both the dev site and the forums, to get an idea what they would look like.

I think the forum logo might night to be slightly different, maybe longer and not as tall?

Then again you two are the designers, you can decide. End of the day the community can voice what they think.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:43 pm
by Jamys Farstrider
The medallion logo looks perfect on the dev site, but I think it sticks out like a sore thumb on these forums. I think a rectangular logo would go better here and also some blue in it to match the forums would help a lot.

Either that or find a different skin for the forums to use. I know there are a few available on the phpbb site.

(edit) I take that back. I went to the site to see if I could find a recommendation and they've recently redid it and the styles section is empty.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:16 pm
by Fuf
I have the files needed for acid tech blue if anyone can find me a hosting site for zip.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:37 pm
by Fuf
I went with the tech look this time around

Prob look better without the nav bar what do you guys think though?
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No Nav Bar:

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Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:49 pm
by Inferno
Another idea (with grey and white background to try out)

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More metalic than the last. When I did the first ideas I didnt realise they were going on the forum too. I agree that on the forum page the round one does stick out like a sore thumb. C&C always welcome.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:58 pm
by Jamys Farstrider
Inferno wrote:Another idea (with grey and white background to try out)

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More metalic than the last. When I did the first ideas I didnt realise they were going on the forum too. I agree that on the forum page the round one does stick out like a sore thumb. C&C always welcome.
I like the rectangles because they remind me of the old kenner star wars packaging, but the circle ones are more readable. because they separate better from the background of the logo.

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 11:15 pm
by Slyvampy
ok last post, before i get some snooze :)

Designs are great people, I agree that the forum logo should perhaps be long and not as tall, we have more space atm with these forums to go slightly wider.

The size was determined by the site, however there is nothing saying that we cant re-design the banner, or even merge the forums into the skin (theme) of the site.

I went with the grey to match the offical site (you may have noticed its the same colour background as the SOE's site).

Maybe if anyone is good at changing graphics to come up with just a new colourscheme for the forums, or even better a new theme (skin).

I will leave these thoughts with you as I go to snooze dreaming of Arrays, database functions and resource class's. See you in the soon after :)

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 11:25 pm
by Cerceuil
Im going to give some a try later this week as well...I do like the ones you guys are worked on. they present themselves as what they should without detracting you.

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as you can see from my sig I have this thing for colors....