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Jay Kreps 2012-12-19, 18:03
David Arthur 2012-12-19, 18:13
Jay Kreps 2012-12-19, 18:24
Neha Narkhede 2012-12-19, 22:24
David Arthur 2012-12-19, 23:10
Here are are a few of my thoughts on a Kafka logo:

1. This is an open source project not an accounting firm, so it can be kind
of cool looking (doesn't have to be too bland/corporate).
2. But I don't think our logo should be a cockroach because they are icky.
3. Characters is Kafka books are often called "K." or "Joesph K" or
something like that so a stylized K would be an option.
4. Kafka had a number of stylized sketches of figures that are actually
pretty cool:
5. I particularly like the black and white sketchy styling of those
drawings. I think black and white would be a nice color scheme.
6. There is also an Andy Warhol Kafka sketch which might be good for
7. Our domain is streams which could be visually kind of twisted and whispy.

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Jay Kreps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> A few people have asked about getting a logo for Kafka. I think this would
> be a great idea!
> Oliver has kindly offered to have a someone at Datadog take a shot at it.
> If that doesn't pan out I am happy to do a 99designs contest to get us more
> options.
> It would be good for people to use this thread to give ideas or thoughts
> on what might be good. I will follow up with mine. I will give this a day
> or so and then try to summarize the suggestions/guidance so that any
> potential designer isn't overwhelmed by contradictory suggestions.
> -Jay

Joe Stein 2012-12-19, 22:46
Corbin Hoenes 2012-12-19, 23:19
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