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#1 of 16 Old 10-25-2008, 12:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I've registered my business, and just reserved a domain name. Now I'm trying to choose some design elements for the business.

The business name will be "Happy Tree"

Please tell me which of these trees you think fits the description, and also lends itself well to promotional material such as brochures, signs, business cards and woven labels.

I do not yet own these images so please don't copy them.

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I choose trees in choice number two.

Number one looks too cluttery and messy to me for some reason.

Number three looks like something I have seen before. Forgetful because it is just to "everyday"

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Thanks!

Just to be clear, I would use only one of the trees in the pictures that have 4 trees. Would you still choose one of the trees from the third picture?

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I like the trees in choice 1 best, but I think the ones in #2 are more in line with happy trees.

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I agree with the PP. I really liked #1 but #2 looks more happy.

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I think the trees in image #2 look happiest, but I wouldn't use all four as they are- in a square; they look static and isolated. I would eliminate the blue altogether. Of course not having any idea what your business does, the blue may be suitable, if your happy tree is happy when it's sleepy too.

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I pick #2 in orange or green which both look happy. The blue looks cool or sad, not happy. The red looks firey and zingy, not happy.

#1 is very nice but much too busy for a logo. I could see it on a greeting card but not on business cards or embroidered (is that what you meant by woven labels?)

#3 is pretty, very pretty, but doesn't say happy to me, it just says pretty and girly. It also is a bit too busy for a logo. It would looked crowded in the small size that needs to go on business cards and labels.

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I think number 2 is the happiest. Number 3 is very pretty, but not "happy". I do love it, though.
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i like #3. its very petty but busy.

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I like the red & green trees from #2.

Since you're Canadian I like the red tree with the maple leaves in #1 as well but it doesn't look as "happy".
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#2! I thought #1 was beautiful, but in #2, those trees are dancin! They look very happy there.
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orange or green in #2, or maybe do it in pink??

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In #1: green tree (the blue one feels tied to winter, and the orange and red one, while lovely, to autumn. The one with the roses looks busy.)

In #2: green or blue (these look VERY energetically, groovingly, joyful, so probably a better bet, plus, it's cleaner).

#3: This is gorgeous and I would love it as a mural on one of my walls, but, not necessarily as "happy" as number 2.

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They all seem like basically happy trees to me, so I would decide based on what else you want you company to say.

The trees in #1 have a sort of hippy, natural, almost waldorfy feel.

The trees in #2 are more clean and professional, very modern and chic.

The tree in #3 is warm, homey and country folksy in feel.

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Thanks all for your feedback. I do love the first trees (especially the green or red), but I think you've made some good points about tree 2. I never noticed before that it looks like it's dancing. And it is the easiest to work with from a media point of view. Thanks!
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