Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

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Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by Pablos544 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:09 pm

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but I thought it worth mentioning. Was the stardot logo inspired in any way by this thing in Wandsworth, SW18? :lol:
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Re: Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by Samwise » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:14 pm

'fraid not. It's a fab design by our own MartinB, made up of the MODE 7 letters for *. along with some atomic swooshy things (tech term) because Acorn's computers were often named after atomic things (Atom, Electron, Proton etc.)

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Re: Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by Pablos544 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:16 pm

Samwise wrote:'fraid not. It's a fab design by our own MartinB, made up of the MODE 7 letters for *. along with some atomic swooshy things (tech term) because Acorn's computers were often named after atomic things (Atom, Electron, Proton etc.)

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Re: Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by sweh » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:46 pm

Maybe I've had one drink too many... Maybe the Arc should have been called the Neutron, and the advertising campaign "becuase it's da bomb".

... maybe it's a good idea that I'm not in advertising!
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Re: Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by Pablos544 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:50 pm

sweh wrote:Maybe I've had one drink too many... Maybe the Arc should have been called the Neutron, and the advertising campaign "becuase it's da bomb".

... maybe it's a good idea that I'm not in advertising!
yes you could be right wasn't it the Arc that never did as well as it's cousins the Amiga, Atari, PC etc? :o

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Re: Was the stardot logo inspired by Wandsworth?

Post by roland » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:32 am

Pablos544 wrote:Was the stardot logo inspired in any way by this thing in Wandsworth, SW18? :lol:
Maybe it's the other way round, the architect of this thing was inspired by the stardot logo :lol:
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