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edeify.com » Blog Archive » New Year, New Look, New Logo

New Year, New Look, New Logo

January 11, 2008 – 11:00 pm


For 2008, I’ve decided to revamp the look and feel of this blog into something simpler and cleaner.

While I received lots of positive feedback on the original design, it was a bit lacking on the usability side. While some people found the pull down menu to be a clever little gimmick, a few people didn’t even notice you could pull the top menu down, making navigating the site much more difficult for them.

Plus, the previous design wasn’t very widget and add-on compatible, not even supporting basic things like a blogroll (which is why mine is somewhat lacking now) or tags (which should be fine since I habitually tag posts anyway).

So hopefully you’ll like the new look of the site. I’ll slowly be adding more functionality and polish, so feel free to leave feedback and recommendations for widgets to add.

I especially could use some feedback on the new logo. On the left, you should see eight logo mockups I quickly whipped together using some vector art and fonts.

Out of these, which do you think looks best and fits the theme of this blog? You can leave general comments on this post and comments on specific logos on their respective Flickr page.

Finally, since I know several of my readers are skilled artists, feel free to refine one of my designs or create an entirely new, better one (which should be easy since I’m a terrible artist). And if you’re not an artist, just leave some feedback (be gentle please).

  1. One Response to “New Year, New Look, New Logo”

  2. 1st - Didn’t notice it
    2nd - Feels enterprisy
    3rd - Scary electronic
    4th - Nice
    5th - Love at first sight ;)
    6th - Like 3rd but not scary
    7th - Enterprisy again
    8th - Old school…

    :)

    By Akshay Surve on Jun 15, 2009

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