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Re: Conlang flag in actual cloth - final colors?

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 10, 2006, 12:44
* Paul Bennett said on 2006-01-10 04:21:30 +0100
> On Mon, 09 Jan 2006 17:40:13 -0500, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote: > > There's too > much variation between displays and display adaptors without calibration > to make Pantone much more effective than descriptions like "oh, no, a bit > redder than that, and maybe with less grey in it".
There's also the difference in eyes :)
> That said, they look okay to me. I'd possibly prefer something closer to > heraldic gold, maybe is something in the 107/108 range instead of 123, > which seems a bit orange.
But the color is definitely more orange than yellow on the winning design.
> Why not straight-up, no messin' around, > Pantone Black for the Black? It's the utter defintion of 100% > pigmentation, as a Black should be, IMO.
There was one? Heh. The original discussion took place in the last third of 2004. The purple won out because someone thought black on red was too anarchistic looking. And... Adrian Morgan, Wed, 1 Sep 2004 21:44:39 +0930: "Like the red, it's supposed to symbolise creativity - I justified this on the grounds that colour psychologists tell us that purple (e.g. as a paint colour on walls) inspires creativity. The main advantage over the red is that a "more cheerful" colour was requested." First talk of the tower of Babel: Leland Paul, Sun, 5 Sep 2004 22:09:17 -0700: "Against a purple sky, signifying creativity, an orange sun rises, orange signifying energy, imagination, and communication. It sheds its light over a dark, not-yet-seen world. Silhouetted against the sun is the Tower of Babel, proclaiming the noble nature of the linguistic diversity." Color-discussion: The fourth week of September saw the vote, which the flag we know won: Here are some more size-variations: t.