New BAR logo

Discussion in 'Wouldn't it be good if...?' started by rygh, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    There were some recent threads on issues with logos not being on flyers,
    and some recent threads on website changes.

    It got me to thinking that perhaps our main logo needs an update. ???

    The logo is very nice for low-res and 2 colors, like on T-shirts.
    But it looks rather dated on the website.
    Compare it with RC, R2R, and a lot of others.
    Ideally keep it similar for recognition, but modernize and kick it up a notch.

    After a quick search, it does appear that this issue came up a few times in the past with little success.
    But not recently, so worth a thought.
    Maybe there are some new graphic designers out there.
    Obviously not a high priority problem though.
  2. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    I like the thought of upgrading the logo
  3. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

    If we have it in the budget. I would really like to see what our graphic artist (who did the new BAP poster) could do with a new BAR logo.
  4. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Yeah, I think we need an update to the logo. We'll definitely need something Retina-worthy, especially for the new forum.
  5. We've got to have a few talented and passionate graphic designer in our midst - anyone willing to lend a hand?

    BAYMAC Guest

  7. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Kinda nit-picky there...

    The mistake was because the full sentence did mention multiple threads, (flyer + website),
    but then I edited it, and it ended up with a grammar problem.
  8. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    FYI we are currently working on updating our current logo. I would say were 80% complete.

    Nav has been doing a great job designing it :)

    Thanks again!
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  9. Reef Nutrition

    Reef Nutrition Sponsor

    I'll send Nav my take on Sunday... I've been swamped, but I did play with it a bit. A little kerning on a few of the examples really helped them.
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  10. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    We've run through multiple iterations and sorta finalized a logo internally. I'll email you what we have and would like to get your thoughts...
  11. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

  12. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Looking forward to see/hear Gresham's feedback and his ideas.
  13. BAYMAC

    BAYMAC Guest

    @Nav can you please send the fonts used. Of the ton I have in my folio, that is one family I do not have.

    My time just got really tight (more on that later) so if I can get the font family, I'll do the edits I suggested and pass it back to you.
  14. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Just looked at our BOD thread and the font families are:
    • Exo2.0-Medium.otf (font)
    • Exo2.0-Regular (font)
  15. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Gresham, emailed the fonts...
  16. Reef Nutrition

    Reef Nutrition Sponsor

    Thanks, got it. Ugh, sorry Nav.. once I saved them, I realized (due to error message) that you had already sent them :( I've been fighting a sinus headache for a week, so I'm not all here.

    I'll play with it tonight. BTW, I like the banners being produced for the forum, for events and what not. Nice touch!
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