Be nice. Or else.
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Makes sense for Affinity. I think Sketch and Figma are definitely the wrong tools to tackle illustration.
Safari, used the original beta and has been my default since. It’s come a long way and has had some great features added over the years.
Maybe spending an extra day adding animation and polishing the navigation menu to improve the user experience isn’t such a bad idea after all?
Because of course that stuff can just happen, requires little or no thought and can be implemented… it’s ‘just design and code’ :-/
No amount of polish can hide the fact that something is junk; performance, snappiness and stability are a baseline of any product, be it a native app or web based. It is part of the experience and a roll of glitter won’t help these issues.
Perception is key and the customer will only care about the technology behind a product when their experience is poor.
Edit: I’m down for MVP - something is better than nothing.
Ok, I suggested making it work in black and white with no tints, and yes that isn't the same as monochromatic (as you pointed out).
There would of course be lots of uses for a tint free, single colour version of their logo but its for a website so I won't go in to that.
My original suggestion still stands but I'll give another reason why it's relevant; avoiding tints will increase the legibility of the mark and logotype at smaller sizes.
Gah! I’ve been on and off Suitcase Fusion for almost a decade. I switched to FontExplorer X, it worked and served me well until a CC update; the same situation you’re in now.
Switched back to Fusion and, it works and is serving me well. This time round I’m enjoying cloud integration and being able to use typekit to build sets of fonts.
Between the two, I feel Fusion has the edge.
Needs to work in monochrome so maybe ditch the shading. Try and frame things differently; each word on separate lines, place the logo after ‘good’ like an asterisk (good*)
I love the Metallica logo. If only everything was set in Metallicava Neue
Throws in a box a kittens to chill things out… they’re the wrong kind of kitten, I like dogs, the kittens don’t have the same markings, I use different kittens in the office, I only like startup kittens, I only accept kittens from LinkedIn, this kitten bit me, that kitten tasted funny, the ginger kitten wasn’t kit from nightrider, can this kitten code, I don’t get kittens, kittens, KITTENS!!!!
You need two versions; one as it is and another using Pantone references and ‘Work on Product’ ;-)
It should be treated like any other traditional media outlet and should be accountable for content on their ‘channel’. But they have an out because of the grey area of user generated content (UCG) but at the same time they sell space that’s indistinguishable from your normal feed and this UGC can be so influential.
In principle it’s a great platform to share thoughts and ideas but unfortunately the human condition skews this. This human condition also sells adverts and pushes content that you would never normally elect to see.
Be nice. Or else.
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