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It’s a window… not a flag

Paula asked us a simple question, “your name is Windows. Why are you a flag?”

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This is my first news post, hopefully I did it right.
post #2 of 102
I grew up with 3.1. My whole life is going to be turned upside down.

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If you ask me, the previous logos look like flags because of the curve and Windows 8 looks like an actual window...but it reminds me so much of metro. puke.gif
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The cross-beam things should properly reflect the angle of the window. Since they don't follow perspective, the thing just looks like a striped trapezoid.

I seem to be one of the few people who metro's art style appeals to. I like the clean contrasting minimalism. Two-tone styling is the best to me.
    
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Now it is the negative of the Finnish flag.
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The cross-beam things should properly reflect the angle of the window. Since they don't follow perspective, the thing just looks like a striped trapezoid.
I seem to be one of the few people who metro's art style appeals to. I like the clean contrasting minimalism. Two-tone styling is the best to me.

Do you mean the crossbar in the middle? If so then it is perfect perspective, being the horizon line, carrying the upper and lower crossbars to the Vanishing point in the West.

Looks pant to me... really uninspired and *falls asleep on KB*
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post #7 of 102
I thought the other article a few days earlier was joking.

Really hate this. Windows 7 logo was just fine...
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I'm not sure if I like it or not honestly, I mean it's not bad but its not amazing (to me) either. I'd have to see it on the finished product I suppose thumb.gif
    
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Apple: Colorful logo to a single colored logo

Windows: Colorful logo to a single colored logo.




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Speechless, not sure if I like it or not.
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