New Bird Life logo

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Subject: New Bird Life logo
From: John Graff <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:31:31 +0800
Hi Peter, I was not aware of any consultation meetings about design on this 
side of the country - the first meeting I was aware of in WA was the one at 
which the new logo was unveiled to various BAWA stakeholders (if anyone would 
like to correct me on that, feel free). Most of the members I've talked to 
hadn't seen it until the beginning of this month and some still hadn't seen it 
as of a week ago. I'm glad you were able to attend meetings and be involved in 
the design process and express your opinions then, but those who weren't able 
to do that should be free to express an opinion now they've had the opportunity 
to see the logo (albeit too late to change anything) As for the logo itself, 
for the record I agree with Mark Carter's comments for the most part John
 > From: 
> Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:35:20 +1100
> To: 
> CC: 
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] New Bird Life logo
> Afternoon All
> As a member of [ Boca] I also attended meetings re process and  
> design, where these issues were discussed.I am led to believe all BA  
> and BOCA members were advised over many months,
> and I am a little annoyed that Some People have taken this long to  
> winge instead of using due process.
> yours
> Peter Baitz
> On 20/01/2012, at 12:03 PM, Merrilyn Serong wrote:
> > Hi Elizabeth,
> > I totally agree with you. It's a beautiful and simple design. I  
> > love it.
> > Cheers,
> > Merrilyn
> >
> > On 20/01/2012 11:09 AM, Elizabeth Shaw wrote:
> >> As Alistair guessed, considerable time, consultation and money  
> >> went into researching and preparation of the new logo.  I have  
> >> been to at least three meetings where the process and the reasons  
> >> for the design were explained.
> >>
> >> The new logo has grown on me and where I was pleased with it  
> >> originally I am now enthusiastic about it as it delivers what a  
> >> logo needs to deliver.  At a glace it stands out as a generic bird  
> >> - its not meant to be a specific species. Choosing a single  
> >> species to represent all Australian birds would be impossible.  To  
> >> me the shape symbolises hope, life, movement and love. The colour  
> >> is calming and fresh.
> >>
> >> I was thrilled to finally get my first official communication from  
> >> BirdLife Australia - the new era has begun!
> >> Elizabeth Shaw
> >> Phillip Island
> >> Victoria

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