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Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« on: December 06, 2007, 09:46:26 PM »
As you might have noticed from the last poll, OpenDCL needs a new logo. So we will again hold an open contest where users can submit there designs.

Rules:
1. The rules can change at anytime without notice.
2. Submit your design in this thread, to be included in the running.
3. DEADLINE: by Jan. 15, 2008.
4. FINALISTS: Depending on the number of entries, they will be narrowed down to the top 5 finalists (by a few of the top OpenDCL power users).
5. FORMAT: Attach 1 preview image (gif, jpg, png) @ 200x200, per post in this thread.
6. FINAL FORMAT: The top 5 finalists MUST provide a .PSD (Photoshop) or .PNG file with a true transparent background (NO white backgrounds please).
7. You can enter more then once, just create a new post for additional entries.
8. After the top 5 finalists have been chosen a new Poll will be posted here for public voting.
9. After the winner has been chosen, the OpenDCL development team has the right to use the new Logo as they wish.
10. THE PRIZE: Bragging rights to all your friends that you designed the Logo for a great piece of software for worldwide distribution . :)
11. Please try to be original. Don't copy other designs for the web.
12. This is open to the public, you don't need to be an active member of this forum. Just register & upload your design.

Good Luck
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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2008, 07:47:39 PM »
First concept of a new logo for OpenDCL. The idea was to create a simple, yet reconizable image at any size.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2008, 06:43:25 PM »
Here is the original classic logo with an updated 3D look. There are some tweeks that still need to happen, such as white boxex at the scroll or popdown.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2008, 06:50:32 PM »
Something about this simple logo from the last go around, I still like. So I thought I would upload it one more time.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2008, 05:30:43 PM »
Here's my attempt. Note sure I like the "ODCL"

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2008, 05:32:52 PM »
2nd. attempt. changed "ODCL" to "OpenDCL" & tried a different pencil location.


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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2008, 06:43:03 PM »
Another concept... This one is based on building blocks of programming. Once again, trying to create a simple yet recognizable icon.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2008, 04:21:20 PM »
2nd. attempt. changed "ODCL" to "OpenDCL" & tried a different pencil location.


Barry, how does it look with a smaller pencil ? ie; so that the form is larger in the icon boundary.
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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2008, 11:41:34 AM »
2nd. attempt. changed "ODCL" to "OpenDCL" & tried a different pencil location.


Barry, how does it look with a smaller pencil ? ie; so that the form is larger in the icon boundary.

Thx to Kerry suggestion, here's my 3rd. entry. I think I like it best so far.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2008, 12:28:00 PM »
Entry #4 is a Vista-fied version

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2008, 01:11:30 PM »
Keeping with the KISS idea (Keep It Simple Stupid), I've come up with this colorful guy...
2 variations here, White text & Gray text.

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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2008, 08:58:55 AM »
Image 1 - 200 x 200



Image 1 - 16 x 16



Image 2 - 200 x 200



Image 2 - 16 x 16



And because I like red:

Image 1 RED - 200 x 200



Image 1 RED - 16 x 16



Maybe one more: a little more complex;



The dialog icon isn't as nice:



[Sorry JB, I was trying to split this post into 4 separate posts & I screwed it up. So I put it all back together here. BazzaCAD, Barry]
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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2008, 09:33:15 AM »
Maybe one more: a little more complex;



The dialog icon isn't as nice:



I like it.. Looks kinda like a crosshair cursor.
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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2008, 04:11:42 AM »
I've got one more idea I would like to submit... What time is the cut off today? I won't get to it for another 10 hours.
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Re: Help design the new OpenDCL Logo
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2008, 04:16:20 AM »
No problem Barry,  I realized after the fact that each entry was supposed to be a seperate post . . . sorry.
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