[CentOS-devel] The CentOS Project Visual Identity Structure

Sat Apr 18 06:19:10 UTC 2015
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

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On 17/04/15 19:00, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I am wondering if we could have a talk about CentOS visual
> identity, so to consolidate the path to follow and coordinate
> further efforts in this matter.
> There are two points I would like to call attention to. The first
> one is the visual structure of CentOS Project (see 
> http://wiki.centos.org/ArtWork/Identity). The second one is the
> CentOS Project logo (see
> http://wiki.centos.org/ArtWork/Brand/Logo).
> In the very specific case of CentOS Logo it is necessary to note
> that it is being used in different manners in official places. This
> affects the strength of the CentOS brand. For example, consider
> the construction described in the wiki page above and the logos
> shown in wiki.centos.org, bugs.centos.org and mirror.centos.org
> sites. Although they are similar they aren't exactly the same.
> The construction I propose in the wiki is based on the CentOS logo 
> published in the sources of CentOS 5. In these files, the CentOS
> logo is entirely plain and does not have any ornament (like shadow
> or bright) on it.
> I am planning to put ready-to use CentOS logos files in SVG format
> in the wiki and I would like you to express your opinion in the
> correct CentOS logo that should be used so we can unify this and
> give more strength to CentOS Project visual identity.
> Best Regards, al.

Hi Alain,

That's a good idea.
What I'm wondering is why using a black font for "CentOS" on a light
background ? why not using something like blue ?

Cheers, and thanks a lot for your work

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