[Seaside] Call For Design for the Seaside web site
avi at dabbledb.com
Wed Mar 14 21:19:25 UTC 2007
This is what they really look like, of course... (from Galiano Island
where I spend most weekends).
On 3/14/07, Boris Popov <boris at deepcovelabs.com> wrote:
> iStockPhoto has a bunch,
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:seaside-
> > bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Rick Flower
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:56 PM
> > To: Seaside - general discussion
> > Subject: Re: [Seaside] Call For Design for the Seaside web site
> > Brad Fuller wrote:
> > > Michael Davies wrote:
> > >> Okay, I got my hands dirty...
> > >>
> > >> I looked at the existing logo again and I think it's actually very
> > >> good, so I had a play with the existing seaside page to see if a
> > >> tweaks could start to liven it up.
> > >> I used kuler to touch up the colours - the seaside logo is now in
> > >> Mediterranean colours rather than North Sea colours!
> > >> I used Century Gothic from the logo as the headline font, using
> > >> colours from the palette that I generated in kuler.
> > >> I copied Samuel's idea of a bottom-of-page navigation bar, and
> > >> some other areas of colour to liven the page up.
> > >>
> > >> Now I did all this in a simple image-editing package (Seashore by
> > >> coincidence), so this image isn't great, but I think it shows that
> > >> there's things that could be done with the existing look.
> > >>
> > >> So what do people think?
> > >>
> > >> http://mykdavies.seasidehosting.st/resources/seasidepage.png
> > >
> > > I like the bolder colors of the logo and of the site.
> > > I like the seaside logo: it is modern and shows sea and sun. IT
> > > also work well if it needed to be B&W or grayscale at some point.
> > I wonder if the top-logo (star fish + ocean/sun) might look better as
> > real image (e.g. photo) if it wasn't too huge
> > to download and find a nice star fish image to layer on top of the
> > side.. I poked around on images.google.com
> > and also on pbase.com for various things but I suspect it would be
> > better to create an image from scratch using a
> > camera (preferably with a wide-angle lens).. I was thinking of an
> > that would show a tropic beach with the
> > sun in one corner and perhaps a palm tree nearby along with the
> > at the far left -- obviously a wide image..
> > Anyway, I'm guessing this will be shot down, but thought I'd throw it
> > out there anyway.. :-)
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