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Postby geeber1 » Mar 23rd, '09, 18:21

I like the new icons! They are very eye-catching and easy to read!

Could you make the tea in the cup under Black and Pu'er tea two shades of brown and maybe the Oolong a medium color to distinguish between the categories?
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Postby Victoria » Mar 23rd, '09, 18:28

The new icons are great!! They look bright and fun, but that's a lot of colors going on now. I realize those are Adagio brand colors on the top, but would it be wrong to ask they altered a bit to compliment the icons, or vice versa?

Fewer colors would look less cluttered, more streamlined. Just my opinion.
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Postby Aphroditea » Mar 23rd, '09, 18:38

I like Geeber1's idea of the colors in the cups - kinda like they are on the Adagio site...I like the different colors. But, it MIGHT look too cluttered. I would have to see it, I guess.

Victoria, I can see what you mean. The Adagio colors are more subdued and the icons really do pop, but some of that is because they seem brighter even though they appear to be in the same color families as the top banner. So, would the icons be better more subdued or would it be better to make the top brighter? I dunno - leaving that to the expert :D
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Postby jazz88 » Mar 23rd, '09, 18:41

I made other options as well some of them were less colorful – it's up to Ilya to choose! Often such things are just a matter of personal preference – just like tea :)

And yes of course I can change the color in the cup but I will finish all the other smaller icons first and then perhaps fine tune if necessary.

I hope to finish this tonight.

Slurping jasmine Silver Needle.
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Postby Ebtoulson » Mar 23rd, '09, 19:02

Nice job on the new icons
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Postby geeber1 » Mar 23rd, '09, 21:12

jazz88 wrote:I made other options as well some of them were less colorful – it's up to Ilya to choose! Often such things are just a matter of personal preference – just like tea :)

And yes of course I can change the color in the cup but I will finish all the other smaller icons first and then perhaps fine tune if necessary.

I hope to finish this tonight.

Slurping jasmine Silver Needle.


Awesome job! I especially like the teapot icons down at the bottom of the page.
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Postby Chip » Mar 23rd, '09, 21:19

Thanks for sprucing up the place for us, Inguna and Ilya!
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Postby ilya » Mar 24th, '09, 07:04

As anyone who has been around here for more than a few days can tell, the place has been spruced up a bit. All thanks need to be directed to Inguna for her excellent work.
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Postby bsteele » Mar 25th, '09, 23:37

Thanks for all the lovely work :)
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Postby Victoria » Mar 25th, '09, 23:51

Thanks Inguna, they really do pop!
They look great, I'm sure it was a lot of work.
Thank you!
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Postby tea-guy » Mar 26th, '09, 09:03

I've been noting the changes over the past few days, and have been letting them soak in. Here's my take:

1) Very readable! Thanks for using sans-serif typefaces in a decent size and weight!
2) Colors match. Thanks for having the buttons match the site's coloring and style.
3) Icons. The icons are fairly indicative of that you're doing. It does seem as though some of the buttons have icons in them simply to match a look. But it's better than having them feel awkward for not having one.


Can we see tea themed emoticons/smilies next? :idea:

Thanks for the awesome work!

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Postby Daughteroftheki... » Mar 26th, '09, 19:22

Nice job! Thank you for redecorating our tea-home.
Yes, some teamoticoms, please. :)
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Postby jazz88 » Mar 26th, '09, 20:07

Thanks guys! Glad you like it. Ilya did a great job and he was very fast! Tea emotions ...hmm would that be steam coming out of your ears or bitterness from over brewing? Or maybe tea happy :lol:
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Postby Chip » Mar 26th, '09, 21:46

jazz88 wrote:Thanks guys! Glad you like it. Ilya did a great job and he was very fast! Tea emoticons ...hmm would that be steam coming out of your ears or bitterness from over brewing? Or maybe tea happy :lol:

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