[thesite] Re: icons for the tip harvester

javier velasco lists at mantruc.com
Wed Jan 16 13:27:15 CST 2002

aardvark wrote:

> erm, what if we change the colors on the site?  or the user does?
> right now you've pulled those colors from the page, so it could look
> odd in different colors...
> i'd actually rather see black&white since i think we'll be safer
> overall for all color schemes...

just the moment i used the 'eyedropper' to pick the color from the site,
i remembered about user defines styles. went ahead anyway to see how it
looked like

anyway, i agree, it's best to leave them in black and white

> i think i want to see the icons take up the same space on-screen
> (you know, like 12x12, or whatever, so that they both occupy the
> same area, even if they have negative space)... right now it doesn't
> feel like that...

makes sense. 
i did try to make them as regular as possible
currently they're 10 x 11 and 11 x 12
you must have one 'helluvan eye' to catch _that_ difference
(but that's what we're paid for, not?)

do we want to go back to dave's bigger icons?
(instead of these small ones)

> crap, i need more time to just try some of these..

don't know how to tie that to the rest, shrug

Javier Velasco
Information Architect @ Chile
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