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Logo Poll

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by Tangerine, Apr 29, 2009.

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Which Logo?

  1. Logo 1

    120 vote(s)
    64.2%
  2. Logo 2

    67 vote(s)
    35.8%
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  1. Tangerine

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    Logo 1

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    Logo 2

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    Poll will be closed when there's an obvious winner. If it's close, i'll decide with a coin flip.
  2. Seven Deadly Sins

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    Logo 2, easy. The first one is simultaneously too damn big and the "koffing" for the o looks terrible.
  3. Tangerine

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    Too big is a bad reason since... it's meant to be shrunk >_>
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    you want your logo as simple and elegant as possible so that it doesn't detract any attention from the articles themselves.
  5. Jimbo

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    Very difficult decision for me, I voted fore stellar though.

    ps SDS that koffing is badass
  6. Hipmonlee

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    I dont like the second one at all. The lettering is all over the place, and even if it wasnt, it would probably still look messy. The paint splatter is cheesey and also I am confused what its relevance is.

    I think for the second one the skull and crossbones is too large and it makes it look weird, but otherwise it is what it ought to be without any unnescessary distractions.

    Sorry stellar, but I really hope we go with the first one.

    Have a nice day.
  7. darkie

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    I hope no one is voting based on who made the logo, and I also hope that neither of the artists take anything personally when this is said and done!

    That said, I really like Stellar's based on a design standpoint.
  8. Fishin

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    Voted for the first one. It just comes across as cleaner and easier to read.
  9. Firestorm

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    There's a reason I made it as an svg that can be shrunk or expanded >_>; Size shouldn't be an issue.

    Anyway, I'm a little torn. I think both logos fit different media. I'd say Logo 1 is better for a print or pdf mag whereas Logo 2 might be better for the mockup that Sarenji put out.
  10. Cathy

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    I like the simplicity of the first one.
  11. Tangerine

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    okay at this point it's way too close so i'm going to let the public vote :P
  12. Veedrock

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    Cool. Logo 1 is simple, clean, professional. Logo 2 is very unappealing; my initial impression was "ew."
  13. reyscarface

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    Second Logo seems way too good to pass it lol
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    the first one is just too great. A possible bevel/drop shadow might make it look better, but it's fine how it is.

    The other thing is that the logo selection should wait until after the first edition in my opinion. We want to know what the magazine actually looks like so that we can vote on a fitting logo.
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    A logo is meant to be simple and effective, and logo 1 fits that bill.
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    Logo 1, it's nice, clean, and simple.
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    This one is obvious to me. The Smog is meant to be taken seriously; the logo should reflect that. I find it difficult to associate Logo 2 with something serious.
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    I'm with Logo 1. It's simple and plain and seems to fit with Smogon's 'competitive' theme more, as CardsOfTheHeart said 'more serious'.

    And 2nd Logo looks a little messy and I see no reason for the splatters which just make the logo look messy. All the details and everything don't look as good for a logo to me.
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    I like them both, but as has been already said the first looks more professional which is a better reflection on Smogon and THE SMOG.
  20. Fuzznip

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    First one.

    It's clean and simple.

    The second one seems to messy and unprofessional with the random splats on the letters and the Koffing in general.
  21. Kevin Garrett

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    I went with logo 1 because it's simple and effective. I like the splatter effect in the logo 2, but the letters are too messy.
  22. vashta

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    I really like both logos, however, the first appealed more to me... maybe it was its simplicity that won me over.
  23. sasami

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    Logo 1. It's neater and simpler.
  24. twash

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    Voted logo one for it is much simpler, and is more effective to me.
  25. Wes

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    Logo 1 is a bit better, just because of the simplicity.
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