[Inpycon] PyCon India Website for 2014

Ankur Gupta versesane at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 17:40:12 CEST 2013

@annapoornima Foremost I understand your rationale behind giving
volunteers a change to submit their designs etc.  I feel the design
aesthetics, illustrations should be good.  for e.g. this years
illustration of cheeseshop that was there in the main stage backdrop
was pretty good. Whether it's a volunteer doing it or a design firm or
an individual designer the design should be top notch. If we do take
the process of getting volunteers to do it someones got to look at
their previous work if any, engage with them, look at the final
product and decide. I believe it increase the work, now vijay/anand or
whomsoever is doing this work is willing to put in the efforts then it
worth while.

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 8:59 PM, Annapoornima Koppad <a.koppad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have been very quiet for a while now for the reason that I was traveling.
> Now that I am in Bangalore again, I think its time I spoke.
> Regarding the website design, I think it should be handled by volunteers
> rather than design firm. For the only reason, we are trying to encourage a
> new breed of organizers who will in in turn take this forward. Since we are
> in early this time, we can have a choice. If nothing works out, the last
> option will be to run to design firm. The issue is not about money or
> putting a good facade for others to see, but to see local young talent get
> the opportunity to showcase their talent and get them involved. Imagine
> saying something, This entire design was done by self motivated volunteers.
> it may not be the best but it is our work. Wok that came out of passion.
> I am also suggesting that we keep the option open for running to a nearby
> design shop. Not to be wholly closed on that aspect either.
> So its +1 for vijay's idea.
> Warm regards,
> Annapoornima
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 8:47 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 7:55 AM, vijay <vnbang2003 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Let me start engaging them and see how it goes.
>>> If  other have contact of other designer company who can help with
>>> website please do  share contact.
>>> With Thanks
>>> Vijay
>>> ________________________________
>>> From: Ankur Gupta <versesane at gmail.com>
>>> To: Mailing list for the PyCon India conference <inpycon at python.org>
>>> Sent: Monday, 21 October 2013 4:52 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Inpycon] PyCon India Website for 2014
>>> +1 It's best to hire a good design firm/individual and give the job to
>>> them. The visual quality of the logo, over all visual theme of the
>>> event is better when designers puts thought into it and usually
>>> experienced designers are the right people for the job. Whomsoever is
>>> going to evaluate / hire the designer have a look at
>>> http://bearddesign.co/ portfolio. They have good skills.
>> I spoke to beard design for designing PyCon India 2013 and felt they were
>> more expensive.
>> I would like to suggest Arpan Chinta, who designed
>> http://rubyconfindia.org/2013/. He conducts Responsive web design workshops
>> with HasGeek and  I've attended the workshop myself. It was just awesome.
>> I've tried at get him to design PyCon India 2013, but he was not available
>> in such short notice. It would be great to have him design the website.
>> Anand
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