[racket-dev] new logo

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Feb 12 01:50:33 EST 2012

An hour ago, Michael W wrote:
> Or something with the parenthesis "echo" motif on the main site:
> http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/5233/lambdarechopng.jpg

This one is great!  The noisy parens are not important as the "R"
itself which is very recognizable as an "R" even with a clear "λ".  It
inherits the benefits of the λ logo and maintains continuity.  It even
has a semi-hidden visual pun: it combines "λ" and ")" to get an "R".
All of this is just from the basic shape, which means that it will
work well in other contexts and forms (printed on paper, shirts, and
those ads that little piper planes drag around).

Here's a rough sketch that shows what I'm thinking of (using the shiny


The pun can even be taken further by adding a "(" on the left, smaller
and fading out, so it looks like a curl on the top-left:


          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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