Unity Logo

This looks as if Unity is rising…

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We also need 22x22 transparent logo for unity badge, like /usr/share/unity-greeter/ubuntu_badge.png. @GizmoChicken Can you do that for second pic of #13 ?

I’m not a graphics guru, so I’m not really sure what I’m doing. But near as I can tell, the second pic of #13 has too many elements to scale well into a 22pt logo. So for a 22pt logo, something simpler would be better.

To get an idea of what I mean, the second pic of #13 (scaled as a 22pt logo) is presented here:


And a simpler version (also scaled as a 22pt logo) is presented here:


To add a little appeal, maybe I could make the “U” slightly smaller, so that it is surrounded by more color. Thoughts?

I’m not sure where this logo will be used, and so I’m not sure what parts of the logo should be transparent, etc. But if the simpler logo (or something similar) would be generally appropriate, let me know where it will be used, and I’ll try to work out the transparencies, etc. (But a real graphics guru could probably do a better job.)

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Handy links for all involved:

Looks good. “U” should be little smaller. But I think we can have only one type of logo.


Thanks to uncle Google, I understood what you wrote. Good luck!
Graças ao tio Google, entendi o que você escreveu. Boa sorte!

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Hello everyone.

In the meantime, I decided to produce two new wallpapers for the remix / flavor, being:

Wallpaper with the official Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa mascot:

Wallpaper created for the special series of Ubuntu 20.x versions:

Promotional wallpaper for the new remix / flavor in the Ubuntu family:

I am open to all feedback about.


I like the third wallpaper. It’s original and interesting. The 2nd is too dark and the degraded is weird. The first one could be better. Text, icons looks unnecessary and the fossa drawing is too low quality.

Thanks for the feedback @JerareYoshi.

Based on it, I sought the solution to the problem that arose when I produced the first two wallpapers. As a result of this intense search and after several attempts, here I present:

Ubuntu Unity Remix 20.04 Focal Fossa wallpaper:

Black background version:

Gradient version:

Ubuntu Unity Remix 20.x Series Wallpaper:

Any errors you find, just let me know here that I will be correcting. :slight_smile:


Hello everyone. Today I would like to introduce you to a set of icons and white, black and gradient tail variants for the main Unity launcher. By accessing the link, you will be able to download and test each one of them with other wallpapers and other themes, in order to evaluate the visual aspect of the remix / flavor:

Access Link: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=145iY53m0kG1xC2nxsdNLmjzvr6m0qwFB


wow this is beautiful I loved it


Could you please make also versions without the whirlwind?

Hello @Bestia, thanks for the feedback.

Based on it, I produced the versions without the swirl, they are in the same folder as the link above that I left:


Really nice!! :slight_smile: Should look appealing to most users!

Things are sort of unclear here-which logo are we using? It seems like people perfer @anon66904900. Is this what we are doing? If we need we can also colorize the images.

So @itzswirlz, more than a year has passed since @dale-f-beaudoin and @Wimpress asked for feedback on how to solve the problem of the logo issue that Unity would adopt, and the proposals presented by what I could read in the history, did not have a very good acceptance. So, I decided to take on the task of creating the identity that the remix / flavor needed, in order to fill the important gap that was missing in development. I am always open to suggestions and how I can improve on this issue in order to face this whole process.

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I don’t understand the meaning of the symbol… and sorry, but I really don’t like it (why exagons? Why are there circles around the exagons? Why those three lines? Why the thickness of each line is different?). Have you designed some alternatives to show us before we go for this one?

When creating the logo, I decided to make a pattern break, something that was like: a space of the hard disk (circle) to fit what is in line with productivity and speed (hexagon), where everything is in motion and working.

The 3 lines have a compound meaning: they represent the movement / functioning of the system, as if it were connected. Each line has a different thickness to represent the flow of this movement and at the same time represents stability, the basis on which the whole system works (a direct reference to the stability, productivity and speed of Unity itself).

I developed this solution to give identity to the official flavor, since the original logo and the proposals that were presented 2 years ago were not very well accepted here.

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@anon66904900 Thank you for your replies. Please don’t be mad at me, I really respect your work… (and I know doing something is actually more difficult than criticizing it) but I’m still not convinced this logo represents unity and its identity. In addition, I think it’s a bit heavy and too similar to other ubuntu flavours logos (take ubuntu Mate in example). I really would like to see something connected with the history of Unity. In fact there are visual elements that are deeply connected with unity identity. In example, the “swirl” icon that was used in the vertical dock was unique, why don’t work around that concept?

Well, I applied this formula to the orb used to be the DE launcher icon in flavor, the variants are these:

If you all want to, I can use what I created as part of the flavor identity badge on the wallpapers and artwork that are produced.

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