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Not Equal to DeviantArt by doctormo Not Equal to DeviantArt by doctormo
deviantArt's new logo is really weird to me. Of course it's easy for me to poke fun at it, (and I have). But it hardly seems like any time at all since they changed over from their old logo. This new one doesn't fill me with joy, boldness or dread... just amusement.

There is another interesting technical point about the new logo: It's svg. Did you notice? A web image format deviantArt doesn't support you actually submitting is used for their logo. (It's embedded svg too)

Oh well. If you're going to hire designers full time, at some point they'll get board and start designing new logos for your company. Rule 14 in my new book "How to keep techs/Husbandry of Internet Natives": Always have some art supplies on hand to feed your tame designers.
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VibrantSnow Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016  Student Digital Artist
ZeviantArt, where originality comes at it's finest lol
thegroon Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
The new logo never really bothered me. That being said, a hilarious commentary Clap 
Shitstorm-LLC Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Rockyrailroad578 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Dear lord this logo is poor!
ajaxtorbin Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
Check out my new GreenDot icon . .  it shall inspire a new generation to create art!
Konimotsinui Featured By Owner Edited Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Made this using the marriage equality logo as a template to help drive the point across:
doctormo Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Or maybe they don't like non-derivitive licenses. I know I don't. ;-)
SterileRitalin Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel as if the new logo compliments how dA is slowly becoming Tumblr.
QuestionInteractive Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014
This is not hating, thanks for understand and sharing.

I want
the old logo back, not a copy!…

Movingbrands is the responsable of this abomination

Let us ask
together for help to Spyed to recover DA originality!

Also you can join and submit your art here:

OnlyTheGhosts Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Thanks, that post is extremely informative.
BellaCielo Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad I'm not the only one who finds this logo really weird. 

Though I can't help but savor the irony the implied inequality in the logo. These days it feels like dA is becoming less and less itself, instead striving to be something else entirely. (Probably some chimera of Tumblr and Facebook spawned in the depths of hell.)

On the flip side though, I haven't seen a Daily Deviation in however long it's been since they removed them from the footer, so no more feeling inadequate about my own art. ;)
Rasa13 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Ohh, So that new "logo" is actually a logo and not a bug in my browser eh?
(I honestly thought it was a new bug), Just didnt care enough to look into it. lol
Funny post man. :D
TGOM Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
I'm glad you see the not equal sign too.
doctormo Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You seem more annoyed than I am. Do you know about stylish? It's a plugin for firefox that allows you to alter the css for the website[1] I've been using it for years on deviantArt to remove their print menus and other useless crap. I know others use it to remove the advert boxes too.

TGOM Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Yeah, I did install an extension. But covering a wound with a bandaid won't help.
doctormo Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It's help a little ;-)
Agetian Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Haha I know, right! A really weird logo indeed :D
Good job here!
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