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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #100 on: September 13, 2007, 11:46:20 am »
Earthey colours is great, size too big, and PLEASE not round...pretty please!

Hein, wat noem 'n mens dit wanneer die sticker daai wit backing het?  Jy plak hom op, en trek dan die backing af, dan sit net die paw, en die toontjies met naeltjies apart?  Daais nice!

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #101 on: September 13, 2007, 11:49:51 am »
Earthey colours is great, size too big, and PLEASE not round...pretty please!

Hein, wat noem 'n mens dit wanneer die sticker daai wit backing het?  Jy plak hom op, en trek dan die backing af, dan sit net die paw, en die toontjies met naeltjies apart?  Daais nice!

Kyk hier op die forum het 'n ou sy hele nuwe KLR so beplak.

Ek het nou net sulkes gekry met die reflective paws wat Adventurer gereel het.

Bietjie meer involved (en duurder) om te maak as ronde stickers... (ongelukkig)

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #102 on: September 13, 2007, 11:54:08 am »
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #103 on: September 13, 2007, 11:54:38 am »
Me no artist, but here's my take on it.  As for the material, my opinion is rather use a darkish solid background colour, transparent and light shows scratches (and the dirt that sticks to the glue).  The shape doesn't bother me to much other than I'd prefer rounded corners because sharp corners start curling sooner or later and then the sticker starts peeling.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2007, 12:12:17 pm by LuckyStriker »
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #104 on: September 13, 2007, 12:00:05 pm »
Thinking currently to have them available as a set - one with a transparent background (uitjie then it wouldn't look round, one white, one our fawnish logo colour?

Now for the round sticker design - current paw and fonts plse

BTW the text on the existing logo is fawn and white - must be the same as the 2 sets of background colours - will contrast nicely comprehento?

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #105 on: September 13, 2007, 12:05:02 pm »
Just spoke to a sign maker (KTM rider of course) and he says it NOT more expensive too make backing stickers!

Will give a good deal, look at www.supasign.com

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #106 on: September 13, 2007, 12:14:38 pm »
But can we trust a KTM rider?  ;D

Sell em in a set with the 3 types of backings - wouldn't be to much  Then at least a guy can choose or go halfish with someone else?

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #108 on: September 13, 2007, 12:21:38 pm »
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #109 on: September 13, 2007, 12:23:33 pm »
i like too, a lot - it's very simple, but perhaps too much detail? working on a suggestion, will post soon
 

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #110 on: September 13, 2007, 12:24:03 pm »
Just remember you'll pay  lot more for a full colour logo and that a "picture" ie the dog, is not ideal for silk-screening
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #111 on: September 13, 2007, 12:24:21 pm »
Keep the original. We all know it, lets promote it, besides if it's just the paw we can have it done in reflective.

IMO, why have a symbol on the webpage, buffs, shirts etc & another thing on our bikes that the puplic sees???

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #112 on: September 13, 2007, 12:26:03 pm »
Thanks guys. That's Eisbein's creation. I took the picture off his bike just now.
 

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #113 on: September 13, 2007, 12:29:02 pm »
Just remember you'll pay  lot more for a full colour logo and that a "picture" ie the dog, is not ideal for silk-screening

How much approx. Mike? The stickers cost R10 now. Even if a sticker like that cost R30 I'd buy it. What do the others think?
 

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #114 on: September 13, 2007, 12:36:05 pm »
looking at what most have said, here's my suggestion...

1. it uses the original logo
2. it drops the dog, making it cheaper to print PLUS easier to recognise (lots of detail on a small sticker, not good)
3. it keeps the wording on the paw, but bigger now without the dog, and emphasising the WILD DOG part so easily recognisable from a distance. what's also nice is by leaving the text on the paw, you utilise the paw better, as opposed to it being "dead space".
4. the URL is underneath (i don't have that font so i cut and paste to make something up), so not hard to read text in a circle pattern, plus bigger and bolder - again, easy to spot from a distance
5. uses few colours, keeps some detail from the original which you will see up close, but doesn't ruin the design froma distance. can easily be reduced to 3, 2 or even 1 colour.

my 2c, i think it's cool... i also think the current sticker size is perfect
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #115 on: September 13, 2007, 12:37:28 pm »
Mike (LGF) - That is awesome !

Any of the 3 would work for me, but the bottom one (3rd) is my favourite.

WoW !


Btw - mine was done in Powerpoint (!) - just added the ring around the existing logo. Printed it on photopaper and stuck it on the bike with glue underneath and 'contact' sheet over it.

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #116 on: September 13, 2007, 12:40:13 pm »
Wes, I also like yours.

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(cut and paste, I get it...)
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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #117 on: September 13, 2007, 12:42:19 pm »
wes the url is www.wilddog.za.net - try a font as close to the original - maybe the writing in the paw a touch smaller?

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #118 on: September 13, 2007, 12:43:35 pm »
Kliroy, as a matter of interest, would you mind if we do go 'indy' with the labels ?

Say you go for something else (that I like anyway) but I like LGF's one more (as is the case currently).

Would it be considered inappropriate by you guys (the owners of the logo/brand) if I get the design from LGF (after I promise to buy him beer) and print my own stickers to put on my bike ?

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Re: Help with the design of the offical WD sticker
« Reply #119 on: September 13, 2007, 12:46:41 pm »
Mike (LGF) - That is awesome !

Any of the 3 would work for me, but the bottom one (3rd) is my favourite.

WoW !

Mike certainly knows what he's doing. the 1st is my favourite because the paw is bigger. I still think the paw is the main thing people would look out for when trying to spot a fellow Wild Dog.

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2. it drops the dog, making it cheaper to print PLUS easier to recognize (lots of detail on a small sticker, not good)

Eisbein's sticker works on his bike...

How much cheaper is cheaper? R10? R20? We ride bikes and wear gear worth thousands. I don't think people would mind 10 or R20 this way or that?