[foaf-protocols] Some WebID logo ideas

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Fri Apr 10 00:04:54 CEST 2009


Story Henry wrote:
> On 9 Apr 2009, at 20:47, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> They all look nice, but what about adding these visual angles to the 
>> mix?
>
> An important question will be what the logos are for. I can see a few 
> uses cases:
>
>  - next to a link to help guide people to a recognizable foaf+ssl 
> login link
>  - in a browser:
>     + some place to help show people what id they are logged into a 
> site with
>     + in the IdSelector of a browser (such as the iPhone one I showed 
> in my recent post)
>  - on a official WebId site
>
> other ideas?
Henry,

We have to separate "icons" from "logos" :-)

Logos should deliver brand which is a succinct visual aligned to value 
proposition. Also the should enable sites to indicate support of FOAF+SSL.

Icons should deliver functionality queues and entry points to FOAF+SSL 
compatible realms.


Kingsley
>
>> 1.
>> http://69.90.174.247/photos/display_pic_with_logo/109093/109093,1207594761,13.jpg 
>>
>> 2.
>> http://www.opensecurityarchitecture.org/cms/images/OSA_images/icon_library/osa_id_card.png 
>>
>> - call this one FOAF DOE
>> 3. http://www.rda-inc.com/images_icons/identity-card.jpg
>> 4.
>> http://dryicons.com/images/icon_sets/coquette_part_3_icons_set/png/128x128/id_card.png 
>>
>> 5. http://www.iconfish.com/icon/images/id-card-icon.png
>
> Something like this is also good. But it would need a Webish look to 
> it. Perhaps that is something that is currently missing from all the 
> logos. Now how to get the feeling of linked data in there should be a 
> good challenge to an artist.
>
> Henry
>
>
>> 6.
>> http://pro.corbis.com/images/42-15214930.jpg?size=67&uid=%7B40FFA59B-F863-475E-AC3E-139226C70469%7D 
>>
>>
>> Have show some kind of Card in any logo (imho).
>>
>> Kingsley
>>> Henry
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 9 Apr 2009, at 17:51, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> A friend of mine, who is a designer, has offered some logo ideas, for
>>>>> the WebID project
>>>>>
>>>>> http://momoshi.com/webid/
>>>>>
>>>>> Let me know if you like any, or have some ideas of your own, and we
>>>>> can put them under CC-SA
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>>>> Matthew Rowe, MEng
>>>> PhD Student
>>>> OAK Group
>>>> Department of Computer Science
>>>> University of Sheffield
>>>> m.rowe at dcs.shef.ac.uk
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>>
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