Articles tagged: Logo

It's an Emu

It's an Emu

Here it is - the CloudNative logo.

That was tough!

Symbolizing the "cloud" part of the name is easy enough, but how do you symbolize "native"? What does native mean to you? What does native mean in other parts of the world?

After many designs, and a vote, the final design is the Cloud Emu.

The Emu is a large bird native to my home country, Australia. In one design, it represents something completely native, but also speed and agility.

Those not familiar with an emu look at the logo and say "ostrich". The keen eye will notice, however, an emu ...


Vote on logos for CloudNative

Vote on logos for CloudNative

CloudNative is currently without a logo. Not even a real concept of what the logo should have. A cloud is easy enough to represent, but what does it mean to be "native"... how do you symbolize that? A native animal or plant? There are plenty of Australian native animals. What about a native American Indian smoking a peace pipe - that could be tranquil. Maybe it is none of the above. After all, what does an octopus crossed with a cat have to do with source code?

This lead me to 99designs, where I could get the chance to see what ...