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Re: Re: [GENERAL] Looking for Graphical people for PostgreSQL tradeshow signage

From: nhrcommu(at)rochester(dot)rr(dot)com
To: Bill Moran <wmoran(at)potentialtech(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [GENERAL] Looking for Graphical people for PostgreSQL tradeshow signage
Date: 2007-06-20 14:54:33
Message-ID: efb48b444911a.4911aefb48b44@nyroc.rr.com (view raw or flat)
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> In response to nhrcommu(at)rochester(dot)rr(dot)com:
> 
> > OK.  She's in and may subscribe so I don't need to act as 
> interpreter.  
> > 
> > She is a designer -- so a handful of concise keywords for the 
> desired> message would be helpful.  Also - her comment, after 
> having read the specs:
> > 
> > "W/ that signage set-up they've chosen, they seriously should just
> > consider a bold colored/big logo/big name graphics. I designed a 
> booth> for Brooks Stevens for a major house wares show and one 
> thing I've
> > learned is that people overdo their booth/exhibit design. It ends up
> > cluttered and visually noisy. And when you have a thousand booths 
> with> cluttered multicolored "stuff", to stand out you need to take 
> a bold and
> > clean approach. It's not about how many colors/gradients/fonts 
> you can
> > cram in a square foot, it's about stating your identity loud and 
> clear. "
> 
> Ooh ... this girl's good!
> 
> Just put the elephant and the word "PostgreSQL" and color it the 
> appropriateblue.  When you think about it, that's going to stand 
> out big time.
> 
> From there, if there's enough blank space on it, you can always 
> hang temp
> signs if there's something in particular you want to announce at a 
> specificevent.
> 

Maybe provide the courtesy of reserving judgment until you see
something, then continue with insult mode.  

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