[TxMt] new shirt ideas/slogans

Jenny Harrison harrison at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Sat May 26 10:57:39 UTC 2007

The spice is there and it is beautifully clean and simple, with a  
touch of intrigue and cleverness.  Nice, very nice!


On May 26, 2007, at 3:04 AM, Henrik Nyh wrote:

> On 26/05/07, Lists In at IDC <listsin at integrateddevcorp.com> wrote:
>> On May 25, 2007, at 7:47 PM, Cliff Pruitt wrote:
>> > I'm not too big on the Text ⇥ Mate thing... The app name is
>> > TextMate.  Breaking the name up seems weird.  Granted the tab
>> > triggers are a core part of the app, but I'm not sure it makes a
>> > good shirt.
>> >
>> > My vote is still for the app icon & the name.  Let it be as elegant
>> > as the app itself.  The rest is starting to sound like tee-shirts
>> > college students wear on spring break ("My Bundle is bigger than
>> > yours...").
>> >
>> > Whatever... just my $0.02
>> I agree.
>> Minimalist, out of your face approach; just like the product.
>> Less is more.
> I definitely want it clean and simple, too, though that doesn't
> necessarily imply the lack of a slogan/suchlike.
> I made clean-and-simple (in my opinion) mockups of just the logo and
> "textmate", and the same with "text⇥mate". I actually think I'd  
> prefer
> the latter after seeing it "in action". Just one character away from
> full simplicity, but adds a lot of spice.
> The PSD (Adobe Photoshop) is at
> http://henrik.nyh.se/dump/TextMate%20shirt.psd (0.5 MB) if someone
> else wants to play. Used Calibri for the font (very close but not
> quite what's used on http://macromates.com/, it seems). The t-shirt
> graphic itself is from some "make your own t-shirt" site.
> <tmshirt-tab.png>
> <tmshirt.png>
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