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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by mvlow » Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:02 pm

Trying to make sense of these 26 pages of suggestions left me....

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Then while trying to make a decision which I liked, I got a massive....

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by nordwulf » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:46 pm

I made this one a while ago. It is basically a mix of the other proposed models by CW. Applied flags at 12 and made the word mark grey so it would blend in just a touch.

Looks similar to the Mk2 Titanium Var. #2 with blue instead of red accents.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:52 pm

nordwulf wrote:I made this one a while ago. It is basically a mix of the other proposed models by CW. Applied flags at 12 and made the word mark grey so it would blend in just a touch.

Looks similar to the Mk2 Titanium Var. #2 with blue instead of red accents.

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That's quite nice Frank.

Just to confirm what I am seeing you have a brushed, black PVD / DLC case with the blue PVD bezel surround (from the 'Midnight).

Is that right?

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PS> Edit; 9:20pm - Hold your horses; there's one snag with this design which is your change to the logo @ 9 putting the font in grey.

This goes against the ground rules set out by Kip, most recently in his post from Friday on page 25 of this topic;-
Kip wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:13 pm
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Based on those submissions the guidelines were set as follows...

We can get an applied device i.e. the Twin Flags, at 12 but there will be NO Logo changes or moves; so please don't ask.
We can alter the dial print (not the logo).
We can determine the case back engraving.

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If you can switch the colour of the logo back to standard white, which will then match the white of 'automatic' and the date window surround; we'll be fine.

If not; it won't be considered to go through to the next stage.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by FloridaPhil » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:28 pm

Damn shame. Intransigence can be a terrible thing.
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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Macdaz » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:54 pm

I'm sure a while back and I mean back in the very original proposals with the now defunct C60 GMT, a logo colour, rather than location, change was given the ok.In the same way we can apply the twin flags. But I could have dreamt that and there are too many pages to go back through.
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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by nordwulf » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:08 pm

There was something in the previous threads that allowed a slight color change of the word mark.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by crakkajakka15 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:50 am

When's the voting taking place to choose?

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Devarika Woulf » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:25 am

Good luck sorting this, Kip! :ahhh:
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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:50 am

crakkajakka15 wrote:When's the voting taking place to choose?
Design submissions are closing tonight.

We then need to organise the allowable designs, and Kip will be checking with CW that designs are OK to be produced i.e. the addition of the bronze bezel on the C65 Dartmouth.

Hopefully, by the middle of the week.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by albionprs » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:02 pm

nordwulf wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:46 pm
I made this one a while ago. It is basically a mix of the other proposed models by CW. Applied flags at 12 and made the word mark grey so it would blend in just a touch.

Looks similar to the Mk2 Titanium Var. #2 with blue instead of red accents.

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I like the idea of the flag motif in bold and the chistopher ward faded in the background. That would please alot of people
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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:46 pm

At the end of the day, this will be a Christopher Ward watch. Whether they would accept that remains to be seen, and it will be checked before the next vote is initiated. We do not want to include anything that the company would not be prepared to make.
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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by Mikkei4 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:16 pm

Macdaz wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:54 pm
I'm sure a while back and I mean back in the very original proposals with the now defunct C60 GMT, a logo colour, rather than location, change was given the ok.In the same way we can apply the twin flags. But I could have dreamt that and there are too many pages to go back through.
I think it was suggested but not given an "OK" by Kip or actually deemed "acceptable" by CW as the conversation stopped when the 2tone bezel became unavailable.

So would having the word "AUTOMATIC", and maybe WR lettering, in grey as in NORDWULF's suggested name logo colour make the dial with a logo colour acceptable to CW? After all the name logo is not only in black or white on CW standard release watches.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by MarkingTime » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:11 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:52 pm

PS> Edit; 9:20pm - Hold your horses; there's one snag with this design which is your change to the logo @ 9 putting the font in grey.

This goes against the ground rules set out by Kip, most recently in his post from Friday on page 25 of this topic;-
Kip wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:13 pm
.
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Based on those submissions the guidelines were set as follows...

We can get an applied device i.e. the Twin Flags, at 12 but there will be NO Logo changes or moves; so please don't ask.
We can alter the dial print (not the logo).
We can determine the case back engraving.

.
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.
If you can switch the colour of the logo back to standard white, which will then match the white of 'automatic' and the date window surround; we'll be fine.

If not; it won't be considered to go through to the next stage.

Guy

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I would suggest that a logo colour change is not a material change to the logo.
Current colours on the website are black, white and an off-white for dial matching and contrast purposes.
Black would be best for me.

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Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Post by nordwulf » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:16 pm

I was notified the logo has to be white and grey was not allowed so the above design will not be included. It was basically the same design watch as the one by CW with a black instead of a blue case. So nothing really special after all. I just like the black PVD case with that dial better.

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