[mapserver-dev] MapServer logo comp

Steve Lime Steve.Lime at dnr.state.mn.us
Tue Dec 23 15:52:11 EST 2008

A sans serif font is a better choice for a logo though in most cases. I've been talking
with a couple of graphics designers on the topic and that was their consensus. It's
generally easier to read and reproduce at a variety of scales.


>>> On 12/23/2008 at 9:21 AM, in message
<87056EAF-FB45-46B5-92F5-6214F201AAD4 at gmail.com>, Howard Butler
<hobu.inc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Trajan Bold Pro is the font I used for the current MapServer logo.   
> The map behind the text in the logo is lakes One, Two, and Three of  
> the BWCA.
> On Dec 23, 2008, at 9:15 AM, Bob Basques wrote:
>> All,
>> I think the continuity piece might not be a consequence, considering  
>> how much the rest of the pages are changing.  I think now's the time  
>> to make a change if it's going to be made.  I vote for better  
>> readability for example.  It's only one word in the end though, so  
>> it doesn't make much difference what font is used.
>> bobb
>>>>> Howard Butler <hobu.inc at gmail.com> 12/23/08 9:05 AM >>>
>> On Dec 23, 2008, at 8:56 AM, Bob Basques wrote:
>>> Steve,
>>> I like the upper right, black border, or the lower left, orange/
>>> reddish version.  Generally I'm more in favor of the blues. I think
>>> trying to match the red/orange version in a web site might be a bit
>>> hard on the eyes.  You could lighten up the orange red a bit, make
>>> it more pastel, that might help.
>>> The bottom font looks the best to me as well.
>> I think we should keep the old font, as it gives us continuity.  The
>> problem is I don't remember the name of it :)  Does anyone recognize
>> the name of the font of our current logo?
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