RFC: plasma logo as start menu icon and ksplash logo

Marco Martin notmart at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 17:31:49 UTC 2016

On Wednesday 03 February 2016 09:10:06 Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-jwBzU1YZWLI/U8U2E1nDM8I/AAAAAAAAmfY/jDbBMq9GkP4/
> > s1600/plasma-5-banner.png
> As someone with a more "outside" perspective... boy that one is ugly. And
> really doesn't provide a lot of "recognizability". I'm running Plasma on

 "outside" perspective that makes it very, very valuable.

> ArchLinux and I see the "K in the gear" logo in the bottom left corner of
> my screen; replacing this with the three different sized, oddly spaced
> dots and the '>' symbol? Doesn't sound like an improvement in branding to
> me.

yep, if we replace the old "k with gear" it must be a really good one

> And if I go to https://www.kde.org/workspaces/plasmadesktop/ I don't see a
> consistent brand identity at all. The logo you mention here isn't even on
> that site.
> My 2ยข would be to come up with a strong logo that is simple and provides a
> good connection to Plasma as a brand and then use that consistently
> everywhere. But you first need the artwork.

yep, you identified another important thing.. our web presence situation is 
quite ugh, outdated :/

Marco Martin

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