WASI Logo Proposal

WASI Logo Proposal

The presentation done in the WASI CG Meeting in Oct 22, 2020, trying to solve the issues with the current WASI draft logo

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Syrus Akbary

October 22, 2020
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  1. WASI Logo Proposal Research / Alternatives / Path forward

  2. Current Logo 2

  3. Problems (I) 3 • Unmatched font kerning

  4. Problems (II) 4 • Unmatched font kerning • Not digitally

    accessible: not WCAG compliant Foreground color (SI) - #66D5FF Background color - #9C26CF
  5. Problems (III) 5 • Unmatched font kerning • Not digitally

    accessible: not WCAG compliant • Unmatched font styles & weights
  6. Problems (IV) 6 • Unmatched font kerning • Not digitally

    accessible: not WCAG compliant • Unmatched font styles & weights • Non-squared: 50% wasted empty space
  7. How a WASI Logo should be 7 • Accessible (WCAG

    compliant) • Vectorizable (.svg version) • Consistent style • Easy to recognize
  8. Q: Should we replace the WASI logo at some point?

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  9. Proposal 9 • Replace current logo with one that is

    more accessible and solve the mentioned problems (short-term) • Organize a contest for a WASI logo, similar to the WASM, for the long-term
  10. Why this approach could make sense? 10 • We address

    the accessibility issues for low- vision people, setting a better-suited temporal icon • We setup the process to do a proper WASI logo contest
  11. Some ideas for logos (short term) 11 Author: @devsnek

  12. Decision from the WASI Meeting (new slide) 12 • Fix

    accessibility issues, deviating the minimally possible from current logo. • Font kerning • Font style • Color Proposed icon