September 25, 2012 AT 8:30 am

OSHW logo (co-existence agreement) and new OSHWA logo for the association…

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OSHW logo (co-existence agreement) and new OSHWA logo for the association…. Alicia writes –

The association has its own logo! Our shiny new logo echos a circle of the same Pantone 3135C color blue we all know and love from the OSHW logo. Also note how the circles look like derivatives of one another. We thought that was pretty neat. Special thanks to our graphic designer, David Steele Overholt, who worked with our schedule to release the new design in time for the Summit!

Some history: OSHWA decided to create its own logo as we began thinking deeper about what the OSHW logo meant to our community. We wanted to differentiate ourselves as an organization and avoid confusion with regard to whether the current OSHW logo stood for the definition or the organization.

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And speaking of logos, thank you everyone for being patient while OHSWA continues to work with OSI to come up with a solution beneficial to everyone. I’m happy to report that OSI’s lawyer and OSHWA’s lawyer have been working hard on a co-existence agreement.

To sum it up, everyone keep using the gear logo for your hardware like you always have for your open-source hardware. The open source hardware association now has it’s own stand-alone logo for the organization that newly formed.


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