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by wormwood
Thu May 06, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Sintel logo has been picked!
Replies: 3
Views: 5687

May I suggest that it would be a good idea to post the Sintel logo and logotype on Typophile's design forum... http://www.typophile.com/ It's where a lot of top typographers and design professionals hang out. You can be sure to get expert constructive feedback there, and also increase awareness of B...
by wormwood
Thu May 06, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Sintel logo has been picked!
Replies: 3
Views: 5687

Just some observations which may help improve the design... The logo is too big in relation to the type. Too much tracking on the type. The S is weak and the tail of the T is ugly. The crossbar of the E is relatively too straight and clean. The canopy of the tree is lost. The logo is inappropriately...
by wormwood
Thu May 06, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Movie Typography and Branding
Replies: 6
Views: 6050

@ tinonetic ... What absolute nonsense. You are obviously confused. My original post was simply to point out one indisputable fact... THE VAST MAJORITY OF MOVIE LOGOTYPES ARE COMPLETELY TYPOGRAPHIC The movie logotypes clearly shown on the posters at the IMP Awards website demonstrate that fact. Just...
by wormwood
Tue May 04, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Movie Typography and Branding
Replies: 6
Views: 6050

tinonetic, you appear to have misunderstood what I wrote. I did not say that the Big Buck Bunny logotype was not well designed. It was. I simply suggested that the graphic elements within the logotype were unnecessary and compromised its effectiveness within the movie's overall branding. This issue ...
by wormwood
Sun May 02, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Movie Typography and Branding
Replies: 6
Views: 6050

Movie Typography and Branding

Whilst many of the designs submitted for the Sintel movie logotype are very good, I think it is worth mentioning that among professional designers it is seldom considered a good idea to make letters look like something other than a letter, or to use a graphic image as a letterform, such as making th...
by wormwood
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Blender Open Projects
Topic: Sintel logo/indentity
Replies: 278
Views: 116041

I've taken liberties with the spelling and phonetics of the movie's title for a number of reasons... - Syndel sounds and looks more 'old world' than Sintel - makes it more plausible as a person's name - avoids association with Intel and any consequent jokes - the Y and D letter forms are more attrac...