Depicts a globe (left) and Earth cross-section (right) to represent the broad spectrum of geosciences: surface to deep interior. Combined with the open access padlock arm to represent a move towards a more open, transparent publishing system.
EarthArXiv Logo Contest
A second logo idea from Mark Hooper.
Just a simple integration of the globe and some folders to visualize the two words.
The idea is simple. File cabinet with a drawer out and the Earth in the drawer. EarthArXiv would be along the drawer, or down the side of the cabinet.
I'll attempt to mock something up...
Logo ideas from Mark Hooper. These were passed to me via Twitter and I'm uploading them here for Mark.
The fundamental principal underlying EarthArXiv is that knowledge should be shared and accessible by anyone and everyone. This design takes the idea of data sharing across the globe and stylises it somewhat.
Besides the earth as a circle (e.g. with latitude longitude lines), a globe (as in desk globe) is one of the most iconic representations of the Earth. It's the closes we can get to a "hands-on" artefact of our planet, and it's an item of curiosity and learning. The coloured "band" forming the second bar for the "X" could be a straight line. The fact that it is not developed from taking apart the vector-rendering of the... more »