So, commenting on this (I know nothing of its origin, just that it was pasted into the
design channel - I've been out-of-pocket):
Overall, I think the colors in the "test" palette are too . . . candylike.
This could be an artifact of the shadowed text (which I generally think we need to stay
away from), but overall it reminds me too much of Twitter.
I can tell you that the global community will not really like it if we go this route.
The red works, the blue is close, the orange seems . . i dunno. I've never really
seen orange buttons. But the green is way, way too twitter-like to pass. This needs
darkening, I think, or strengthening.
What are the hex values these are based on?
Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation
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