[coreboot] [flashrom] New flashrom logo - fonts
stefan.tauner at alumni.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Mar 13 15:59:19 CET 2015
On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:36:35 +0100
Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at alumni.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:37:49 +0100
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > On 11.03.2015 14:30, Stefan Tauner wrote:
> > > This will be the last poll that evaluates specific features of the
> > > logo. There may be another one to determine the final design.
> > >
> > > I have selected a variety of fonts that I think are OK for a logo in
> > > terms of thickness and "playfulness". Not all of them are free but I
> > > have included them in the poll anyway to get a better feeling about
> > > general preferences.
> > >
> > > http://epicdecide.com/ad3645e6-9a70-4cce-bd05-bf0e66e668e9/
> > This is the first poll where I think that all of the options suck.
> > Traditionally, flashrom is written all lowercase and I would love to
> > keep it that way. However, the letter "f" in the logos sucks in all
> > lowercase variants because of a IMHO way too high lateral stroke. That's
> > something I didn't like about the intermediate official logo, by the way.
> > Does anyone know a font where the lowercase "f" doesn't look like a
> > design error?
> Well, that's more than subjective because the stroke is in the upper
> third or even quarter in almost all common fonts. And those where it is
> lower are usually completely unusable for a logo (extremely squiggly).
> However, I am aware of one font, that might work... I have used it for
> a caps lettering already: Chaerilidae
> I have attached a lower-case variant with that font. What do you think
> about it?
> Other suggestions for fonts are welcome...
The other possibility - changing the fs in existing fonts - looks
terrible IMHO (at least when I do it). See attachment for 3 attempts.
Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
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