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    Reply to My Life in Typefaces - Matthew Carter
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    When I think of Adrian Frutiger, I think of, well, Frutiger, which is sort of a humanist grotesk, maybe. Then I think of Myriad Pro. Of course Frutiger didn't design Myriad, but Myriad is pretty much...
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    Reply to Critique and suggestions on a logo concept
    Pavlo
    I understand what you are trying to achieve (and I have seen some other good examples in a similar style) but to me it doesn't read as 'EFM'. It seems incomplete. Needs more work. Or a different appr...
    Today, 05:46 AM
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    Reply to My Life in Typefaces - Matthew Carter
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    Good one <b>! When I think of slabs I think of Adrian Frutiger... but when I think of think grotesks Helvetica always is first on my list ...sigh.

    So since we are creating a list ......
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    There is no recognition of your initials without knowing what they are. Nicely executed but conception is weak. Try another avenue.
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  • Greetings from Cookthink

    Hello. My name is Chip. I am the co-founder of a cooking and recipe website (in development) called Cookthink. We're working with a small company to design the site. I just registered here at the GDF forum. Look forward to spending more time here. We've just posted on our blog the two final options for a logo. If anyone's interested, we're letting our readers vote in the comments section on which logo to go with. I'd love to get the opinions of some of you. Thanks for that and thanks for the welcome.

    Have a good day.

  • #2
    Welcome Aboard Chip!!
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    Hello... My name is Kittie and I'm a Font-a-holic.

    Daily Trivia Game ...GDF Fantasy Football League

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    • #3
      Thanks Red Kittie Kat.

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      • #4
        Welcome! I like #2 better, BTW, but I'm not really sure what the logo signifies...could you explain?

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        • #5
          Thanks for the vote, cj2a. We hope that, in context, the mark will stand out more. We're developing a cooking and recipe website with search and navigation built around the idea of craving. We're working on incorporating all of the factors that go into a craving -- temp outside, mood, etc. -- into the site. The image of a person hovering in the fridge, arm atop the door, looking for something to cook seemed like a good way of getting at the idea of cravings.

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          • #6
            Quick addendum: To what extent must a mark be immediately recognizable? That's the question we're playing around with here. A mark isn't always literal but if it's more literal than not, must it be an immediately recognizable image?

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            • #7
              Welcome cookthink. I like your logos. It took my eyes a brief second to determine what they were but after that they were both eye pleasing.
              Maybe Andre was right. Image is everything.
              New Bern Designs

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              • #8
                Thanks newbernsigns. I'm glad you like them. We've had some people suggest a lighter, brighter color to help distinguish fridge from person.

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                • #9
                  I like #1....the perspective of the feet I think are better!
                  N.A.N.K.A. "We Kick Because We Care."

                  ERiC's DESiGN HOUSE - (check me out)
                  http://ericdesignhouse.blogspot.com/



                  Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
                  -Charles Eames

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                  • #10
                    Thanks (gra-ph!c-D'sig-nah). Much obliged.

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                    • #11
                      Hello and welcome Chip!
                      I like #2 as well, but I had to read the comments to actually find out what it was, to be honest. I couldn't figure out for the life of me what was in front of the fridge.

                      Enjoy your time here and all the best!
                      The taco. It's a beautiful thing.


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                      • #12
                        Thanks SnowAngel. You're not the only one.

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                        • #13
                          Hi Chip, welcome to the forum.

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                          • #14
                            Thanks Kool. A very nice welcome from everyone.

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                            • #15
                              *Karibu* Cookthink!

                              # 2. Although I think you need a little more colour contrast between the two elements of the illustration, perhaps darken the shade of colour on the person opening the refrigerator - a clever concept though.
                              Purity and simplicity... and ubuntu.

                              If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
                              - Bishop Desmond Tutu

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