[Seaside] Call For Design for the Seaside web site
boris at deepcovelabs.com
Wed Mar 14 16:02:49 UTC 2007
As a side note only, have you seen kuler (http://kuler.adobe.com/) yet?
It's a much nicer tool than color combos IMHO.
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> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:seaside-
> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Brad Fuller
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 9:00 AM
> To: Seaside - general discussion
> Subject: Re: [Seaside] Call For Design for the Seaside web site
> Jason Johnson wrote:
> > Haha. That is exactly what I was thinking!
> Yes, it's a bit pop culture-ish. This certainly has a certain look to
> it, and to me it evokes a feeling of bubble gum - a bold idea.
> Lukas: what do you want to convey with the look and the function of
> site? Do you want playful? fun? professional? classy? irony? poke fun
> at? mysterious? beautiful? stark/austere? bold? pastel? etc...
> I really like the idea of using the star as a rotating menu selector.
> Unless someone has the time, it might be too much to do. But, it would
> be cool.
> I think it's a given to use the idea of the "seaside" as the jumping
> point of what the look would be. The seaside is fun and can be crowded
> but also serene. The logo can come later and a star is a very easy
> object to use, modify and extend. Why not use the colors of the
> in pastels? Sand - near white sand with hints of yellow, browns and
> pastel blues. Fonts are not so hard to pick from because of the
> palette available to browsers.
> some color ideas:
> > Blake wrote:
> >> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:01:39 -0800, Lukas Renggli
<renggli at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>> > Could you use the seaside logo to see how it would fit?
> >>>> Maybe you could put a tiny white seastar as the dot of the i in
> >>>> Seaside? I think that would look quite nice. Most Web 2.0 logos
> >>>> the product name in bold fonts, mostly with a subtle tweak
> >>>> ... Sebastian, if you want I can give you the vector shape.
> >>> I have something along the attached file in mind. It is a bit
> >>> to do on the existing template bitmap, but I guess one can see how
> >>> is supposed to look like.
> >>> Lukas
> >> Heheheheh. It looks like "Seaside" brightens your whites and keeps
> >> your colors from running, even in warm water!
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