Kodi logo suggestions and ideas
(2014-08-06, 05:49)mag.py Wrote:
(2014-08-06, 05:20)blazer380 Wrote: kodi seems like a playful name, so here is something more playful

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I do like this but the reason everyone rejected this name in the first place was exactly due to its overly playful nature. Not all entertainment is "playful" and I think a lot of people feel that it's condescending to have that image branded onto the application they use to consume media which likely have vastly different styles and images. That, and the cheap plastic, child-friendly images that come to mind.

Yours strikes a nice balance though. Remind me more of indie film studios than kids toys.

To me personally media consumption falls into the entertainment category. Entertainment is playful by nature. Also since XBMC is ran mostly by programmers, those people (from experience) tend to be more laid back. So those were some of the reasons why I don't think a more playful/relaxed logo would be condescending to the brand. Just my $0.02

On a separate note, after seeing some of the other designs, the one that looks like KOK is a clever idea, but I don't think it is obvious enough for someone who has never heard of Kodi. There are some great ideas out there, but here are some challenges that designers will need to overcome:

1) Legibility - If people can't read it, then what's the point
2) Black/white version - Since kodi will be printed on t-shirts, printed material, etc, the logo needs to be able to work just in black & white. Some logos that I've seen look awesome in color, but will fail once converted to B&W


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RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-05, 21:27
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Gade - 2014-08-04, 18:18
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Gade - 2014-08-04, 17:57
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-04, 19:04
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Co2p - 2014-08-04, 19:23
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-04, 21:33
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Gade - 2014-08-04, 21:48
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-04, 21:08
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by spoyser - 2014-08-04, 21:55
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-05, 02:18
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by S4Rs - 2014-08-05, 03:44
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by bry - 2014-08-05, 17:19
Logo ideas - by dramaticraazrs - 2014-08-05, 21:06
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-06, 01:52
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-06, 02:10
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-06, 03:59
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by blazer380 - 2014-08-06, 06:09
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-06, 14:30
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-06, 15:18
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-07, 07:47
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by jbarrow - 2014-08-06, 18:45
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by spoyser - 2014-08-06, 21:59
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-06, 23:43
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by hsus - 2014-08-07, 00:21
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-07, 15:41
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Gade - 2014-08-07, 12:29
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-07, 15:35
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by jbarrow - 2014-08-07, 14:05
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by hsus - 2014-08-07, 20:23
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Gade - 2014-08-07, 20:32
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-07, 22:14
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-07, 22:38
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Krap - 2014-08-07, 22:52
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-08, 21:35
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by itry - 2014-08-09, 01:10
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Fry7 - 2014-08-09, 09:27
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by grey - 2014-08-09, 16:03
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-09, 00:49
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-09, 01:15
Re: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by doug - 2014-08-09, 00:58
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-10, 18:51
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Ic3y - 2014-08-09, 06:19
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Ic3y - 2014-08-09, 08:04
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by hija - 2014-08-09, 17:27
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-10, 18:57
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by hija - 2014-08-10, 02:39
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-10, 18:54
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-10, 19:16
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Memphiz - 2014-08-11, 00:30
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-12, 12:56
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-12, 08:10
KODI LOGO PROPOSAL - by S_76 - 2014-08-13, 00:58
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by PatK - 2014-08-13, 02:13
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by jsjo - 2014-08-13, 13:28
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by zag - 2014-08-14, 14:21
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-14, 17:56
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-14, 18:22
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by XBL. - 2014-08-14, 18:41
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by zag - 2014-08-16, 11:20
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-18, 19:10
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-19, 00:32
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by ruuk - 2014-08-19, 00:17
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-19, 02:17
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by removed151214 - 2014-08-19, 02:50
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by clel - 2014-08-22, 00:24
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RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-08-29, 15:17
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Fice - 2014-09-01, 00:18
Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Memphiz - 2014-09-01, 20:49
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-09-03, 00:26
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by zag - 2014-09-05, 09:57
RE: Kodi logo suggestions and ideas - by Kib - 2014-09-15, 07:39
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