Theme

Image
    Bitches, gripes, complaints... post them here

Moderators: ᴶᵛᵀᴬ, Omphalos, Freakzilla

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 27 Oct 2015 10:01

I have it saved on my Pixlr Editor.
Spice is the worm's gonads.

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 27 Oct 2015 10:37

Freakzilla wrote:He had the Dune Font posted on a web site I think. I'll try to find it tonight.


http://www.kullwahad.com/?p=109

Image


Freakzilla wrote:Can we use that in the theme? Like for titles of forums, that kind of thing?


You can do everything you want.

Remember just one thing : what makes a good theme ? Balances & harmony.
Every little detail matters but you need to get the whole picture in mind.
That is why I was waiting for precise answers to my questions.

9 criterias, all connected and interdependent. You can't design a good site logo without a colour background in mind ...

❶ colour background
❷ board index margins
❸ logo
❹ site name
❺ right header
❻ board index : columns
❼ subforums : titles/images(?)
❽ subforums : buttons
❾ chatroom

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 27 Oct 2015 12:46

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:He had the Dune Font posted on a web site I think. I'll try to find it tonight.


http://www.kullwahad.com/?p=109

Image


Freakzilla wrote:Can we use that in the theme? Like for titles of forums, that kind of thing?


You can do everything you want.

Remember just one thing : what makes a good theme ? Balances & harmony.
Every little detail matters but you need to get the whole picture in mind.
That is why I was waiting for precise answers to my questions.

9 criterias, all connected and interdependent. You can't design a good site logo without a colour background in mind ...

❶ colour background
❷ board index margins
❸ logo
❹ site name
❺ right header
❻ board index : columns
❼ subforums : titles/images(?)
❽ subforums : buttons
❾ chatroom


I'll try to get to these tonight... pretending to work at the moment. :wink:
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

User avatar
ionah
Posts: 31
Joined: 15 May 2009 12:32

Re: Theme

Postby ionah » 27 Oct 2015 13:55

Freakzilla wrote:Yeah, well we'll do something different so not to piss you off. How's that?


You're so kind sir :) I'll be delighted to so see how different it can be.
Image
Image
Image

georgiedenbro
Posts: 747
Joined: 11 Jun 2014 13:56
Location: Montreal, Canada

Re: Theme

Postby georgiedenbro » 27 Oct 2015 19:03

ionah wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:Yeah, well we'll do something different so not to piss you off. How's that?


You're so kind sir :) I'll be delighted to so see how different it can be.


My vote is you do something not-so-different so as to piss him off :o

There. Now there's no way we can both be satisfied :D
"um-m-m-ah-h-h-hm-m-m-m!"

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 28 Oct 2015 05:09

You people are a test, I swear. :P
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 28 Oct 2015 10:38

back to work.PNG



ᴶᵛᵀᴬ wrote:DuneFishUK made the site logo intendedly for Prosilver and its blue header.

That's why you have to make the right choice with the colour background :

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ wrote:
❶ colour background : you can change style's colors with colorizeIT.com and its two color sliders. For instance :

Imageversions 2, 3 & 4


Version 2, 3 or 4 ?

Image Image Image

Something different ?
colorizeIT.com


version 2.PNG

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 29 Oct 2015 09:59

I like the light tone of number 2, very sand like.
Spice is the worm's gonads.

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 29 Oct 2015 11:54

Yes, I like the lighter one as well.
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 29 Oct 2015 13:47

lotek wrote:I like the light tone of number 2, very sand like.

Freakzilla wrote:Yes, I like the lighter one as well.


I read you loud and clear :D


-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Next ...

❷ board index margins

  • option 1 : no margins
  • option 2 : medium
  • option 3 : large

margins.PNG

georgiedenbro
Posts: 747
Joined: 11 Jun 2014 13:56
Location: Montreal, Canada

Re: Theme

Postby georgiedenbro » 29 Oct 2015 14:24

Is there such a thing as something halfway between #1 and #2?
"um-m-m-ah-h-h-hm-m-m-m!"

User avatar
Omphalos
Inglorious Bastard
Posts: 6621
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 11:07
Location: The Mighty Central Valley of California
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Omphalos » 29 Oct 2015 15:23

Narrow. I read this webpage on a monitor turned 90 degrees. Anything wider and it doesn't fit.

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 29 Oct 2015 19:53

I like no margins but I don't really have a preference.
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

User avatar
Il Barone
Posts: 4
Joined: 30 Oct 2015 04:38

Re: Theme

Postby Il Barone » 30 Oct 2015 05:07

Hi everybody :D

I think you do'nt have to use these awful yellow, orange and brown colors. Even for a tribute to the original dune's graphical work.

If you want to perpetuate the Frank Herbert's legacy, it would be smart to show that it is still current today.

So heres my little contribution to the brainstorm http://www.colorizeit.com/styles/phpbb-30-css-styles/109.proubuntu.html#H6980000M3h0ll11s2tO|H6e0ce96M2h5ul5ts2dO

Image

A little mix between "Ibad blue" and "desert sand". What do you think about it ?
Image

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 30 Oct 2015 06:57

I like my awful orange, it smells of dirt and ass.
Spice is the worm's gonads.

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 30 Oct 2015 07:51

I wouldn't mind seeing some more grey.

The grey rocks towered above him now, made giant by his nearness. As he
listened, he heard birds invisible in that cliff, the soft calling of winged
prey.
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 30 Oct 2015 09:22

How'd you like that?
Image

Still needs a bit of tweaking, especially with the blood top part, but you get the idea.

I used this Dune cover as basis, I dig the grey-ish Ibad eyes.
Image
Spice is the worm's gonads.

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 30 Oct 2015 09:44

Fantastic! :clap:
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 30 Oct 2015 10:06

Glad you like it :)
The same with the blood drop darkened.

Image

Maybe smaller sizes need more contrast though.

Image
Spice is the worm's gonads.

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 30 Oct 2015 13:47

lotek wrote:
Maybe smaller sizes need more contrast though.

Image


Yes, I think so (good job btw ;) )

logo_background.PNG

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 31 Oct 2015 12:54

Logo: some suggestions ...

pro ubuntu.PNG
based on DuneFishUK & Drunken Idaho's creations



pro ubuntu.PNG
darker version


... just my 2 cents

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 31 Oct 2015 20:40

Definitely the darker one. Maybe even a color that contrasts more with the background?
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ
Joseph-Vintimille Tariki Askaris
Posts: 309
Joined: 11 Mar 2009 10:54
Location: Dune Jacurutu Ф TΛU
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 01 Nov 2015 12:40

pro ubuntu.PNG

User avatar
Freakzilla
Lead Singer and Driver of the Winnebego
Posts: 18151
Joined: 05 Feb 2008 01:27
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Contact:

Re: Theme

Postby Freakzilla » 02 Nov 2015 07:03

ᴶᵛᵀᴬ wrote:
pro ubuntu.PNG


The logo looks a little rough around the edges, doesn't it? Sorry to be so picky, maybe we should just go with a solid color?
Image
Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
~Pink Snowman

User avatar
lotek
Posts: 5735
Joined: 28 Jul 2009 08:33

Re: Theme

Postby lotek » 02 Nov 2015 08:21

I'm gonna try to get a better one that fits with the background, although I fear that a over complex banner that looks amazing in full size just doesn't translate well as a logo. But graphic design is not my job, so I'm learning one step at a time.
I could get another version of the existing one without the pixel edges too.

What do you guys think?
Also, is DuneFishUK still around? 'Cause he's way more qualified than I am in this.

(I have a graphic designer friend that might help if he's not too busy, I'll check)
Spice is the worm's gonads.


Return to “˱”