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openSUSE.Asia Summit 2015 – Logo design contest is back

August 24th, 2015 by

Preparations for the openSUSE.Asia Summit are rolling. As we are busy prepping ourselves for this big event, we realized that we need a logo for our very own Summit. Following tradition, we are back with the logo contest. We are looking for a logo which best reflects openSUSE and its community in Asia. The contest is open now and ends on 19 September 2015. We will send a “Geeko Mystery Box” as an appreciation for the best logo designed.

The Rules of the Contest are as follows:

  1. We will accept only SVG format for original design.

  2. Both color and monochrome(black and white) version are required as part of your submission.

  3. The elements of your design should reflect the openSUSE community in Asia.

  4. The logo should avoid the following things:

      • No brand names or trademarks of any kind.

      • No illustrations that may consider inappropriate, offensive, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous.

      • No sexually explicit or provocative images.

      • No images of weapons or violence.

      • No alcohol, tobacco, or drug use imagery.

      • No designs which promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against groups or individuals; or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

      • No religious, political, or nationalist imagery.

  5. The logo should comply with “openSUSE Project Trademark Guidelines” published at: https://en.opensuse.org/File:OpenSUSE_Trademark_Guidelines.pdf

  6. You should also agree that the openSUSE community have right to interpret the usage of the artwork.

  7. All your artwork will be licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

The following links can be useful to you:

Please send your design to opensuse.asia@gmail.com with the following entries:

  1. Vector file of the design in attachment, with svg format ONLY.

  2. Bitmap of design in attachment – image size: 256*256px at least. Format: png or jpg. Less than 512KB.

  3. Your name.

  4. Where are you working/studying now. (optional)

  5. Your phone number. (optional)

After that, the openSUSE.Asia Summit Committee will decide on the logos, subject to the condition, that the logo meets all the requirements. The final decision will be made by openSUSE.Asia Summit Committee and it may not be the highest scored design. We recommend the artist to use Inkscape, a powerful, free and open source vector graphics tool for all kinds of design.

Note: The article has been updated after discussion with openSUSE.Asia team regarding entry rules.

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