Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 29, 2020 1 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 29, 2020 2 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 29, 2020 3 ``````# The Eisfunke Logo `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 29, 2020 4 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Mar 26, 2022 5 ``````[**View PNGs**](https://document.pages.eisfunke.com/logo/) `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Mar 26, 2022 6 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 7 ``````The structure is inspired by a snowflake, like the "Eis" (German for "ice") part of "Eisfunke", and by a spark, for the "Funke" (well, German for "spark") part. `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 19, 2020 8 ``````The outer sparks are laid out such that their inner beams form a non-continuous hexagon, or a orthogonal cube together with the main beams, if you only look at the right lines. `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 9 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 10 11 12 13 ``````The "spark" can be seen as a fractal: start with a six-pointed bar star/asterisk, replace all its ends with stars and repeat recursively. The second iteration is the spark used in the logo. ![Series of sparks as described](sparks.png) `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 14 ``````Incidentally, this corresponds to the well-known [Koch snowflake](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koch_snowflake) where instead of an asterisk we start of with a hexagram. The points of the snowflake correspond to the ends of the sparks. `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 15 16 17 `````` ![Series of Koch snowflake iterations](flakes.png) `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 18 ``````LaTeX code for constructing these fractals using [L-systems](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L-system) can be found in `src/fractal.tex`. Some pretty snowflakes using the same technique can be found [here](https://git.eisfunke.com/document/snowflakes). `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 19 20 `````` ## Variants `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 21 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Mar 26, 2022 22 ``````This repo contains a number of variants in different colors, with and without shadows, and with and without the ice background. You can view the latest PNGs [here](https://document.pages.eisfunke.com/logo/). `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 23 ``````The main variant has a white flake, an orange (look at my [palette](https://git.eisfunke.com/document/palette) for the exact color and variants) outer circle, all with a drop shadow on an ice background. `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 24 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 25 26 ``````## Attribution `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 19, 2020 27 ``````The beautiful [ice background](src/ice.png) used in some versions is a slightly edited version of ["The ice highway" by Ian Mackenzie](https://www.flickr.com/photos/madmack/2410967721/). The picture is available under a [Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) license. Thanks for this great photograph! `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 28 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 19, 2020 29 ``````All variants of the logo are in SVG vector format, that means they can be freely scaled. The SVGs are carefully hand-written for pixel-perfectness and conciseness (and satisfying my OCD). The original drafts were done in Inkscape. `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Oct 12, 2019 30 `````` `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 20, 2020 31 ``````## Terms `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 19, 2020 32 33 34 `````` Please respect the usage terms in the [LICENSE](LICENSE) file: `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Mar 26, 2022 35 ``````You are free to use this logo to refer to me, my websites and my projects as long as you include some kind of link back to me ([eisfunke.com](https://www.eisfunke.com), this repo, any other site owned by me or a social media profile is fine). `````` Nicolas Lenz committed Jul 19, 2020 36 37 `````` However, as I use this as somewhat of a trademark please don't use or adapt it for other purposes without my permission.``````