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The Fedora Design Team is the design group of the Fedora project. Our interests are not only in creating graphics for use by the Fedora community, but also in advocating the use of the creative tools that are a part of Fedora.
 
 
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=Welcome=
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=Overview=
So, you decided you want to join the Design Team. That's great! To get started, please follow the steps below.
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The [[Artwork| Fedora Design Team]] is the design group of the Fedora project. Our interests are not only in creating graphics for use by the Fedora community, but also in advocating the use of the creative tools that are a part of Fedora.
  
== How to Join ==
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=== Design Team Leader ===
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[[MairinDuffy]]
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=How to Join=
  
 
While filing bug reports and providing feedback is extremely valuable, we also need help with our active projects.  If you would like to contribute, please complete the following steps:
 
While filing bug reports and providing feedback is extremely valuable, we also need help with our active projects.  If you would like to contribute, please complete the following steps:
  
=== First Steps ===
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=== Getting Started ===
  
# Join the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team mailing list] .
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Let us get to know you.
# Send an introduction to the mailing list, talking about your art/design experience and interests so we'll know what kinds of design tasks you might be interested in helping out with.
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# Sign up in the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account System]] . You will need an account when signing up for tasks for the Design Service in step 4.
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# Complete the CLA through the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Account System]] . This will ensure that the contributions you make on the next step are properly licensed!
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# Complete a small design task such as one at [https://fedorahosted.org/design-team/report/1/DesignService|  the design service queue]  or email the design-team mailing list to be assigned a task.
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# Once you've completed an initial draft of your design task, submit it to the design-team list for feedback. Once the task has been completed and approved, proceed to the steps below.
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=== Final Steps ===
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# Join the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team mailing list].
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# Introduce yourself to the mailing list; talk about your art/design experience and interests so we'll know what kinds of design tasks you might be interested in helping out with.
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# Sign up for a [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account]], you'll need it later!
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# Complete the [[CLA| Contributor License Agreement]] (CLA) through the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Account System]] . This will ensure that the contributions you make are properly licensed!
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# Claim and complete a design ticket at [https://fedorahosted.org/design-team/report/1/DesignService|  the design service queue] or email the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team mailing list] to be assigned a task.
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# Once you've completed an initial draft of your design task, submit it to the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team mailing list] for feedback and approval.
  
Once you've completed the steps above, follow this next set of steps to join the Fedora design group in the account system:
 
  
# Request membership into the 'designteam' group in the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account System]] on the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team design team mailing list].
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=== Join the Design Group ===
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Once you've completed the steps above, join the Fedora design group in the account system:
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# Make sure you are logged in to your [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account]].
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# Follow the 'Join a Group' link.
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# Find the 'designteam' group and apply for membership.
 
# Add yourself to the [[Artwork/Contributors|  Contributors list]] .
 
# Add yourself to the [[Artwork/Contributors|  Contributors list]] .
  
After you have completed these steps, you can begin contributing to a project as a full member of the design team. Most submissions are posted to the wiki or through CVS. Questions may be asked and suggestions offered by submitting them to the IRC or list server.
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After you have completed these steps, you can begin contributing to a project as a full member of the design team. Most submissions are posted to the wiki or through CVS. Questions may be asked and suggestions offered by submitting them to the IRC or list server. You can also visit #fedora-design or #fedora-websites on [http://freenode.net/ freenode]  to ask for help.
  
You can also visit #fedora-design or #fedora-websites on [http://freenode.net/ freenode]  to ask for help.
 
  
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== Design Bounties ==
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You can also win design team membership by claiming and completing one of the design team's Bi-weekly Design Bounties. The bounties are posted on [https://mairin.wordpress.com/ Mairin's blog], and are given to the first commenter to claim one.
  
 
= Fedora Design Team Communication Channels =
 
= Fedora Design Team Communication Channels =
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=== Mailing List ===
 
=== Mailing List ===
  
The place to discuss issues related to the Fedora Design Team is the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-teammailing list. You can follow this list using gmane: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.artwork .
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The place to discuss issues related to the Fedora Design Team is the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team mailing list]. You can follow this list using [http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.artwork gmane].
  
 
=== IRC ===
 
=== IRC ===
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=== Feeds ===
 
=== Feeds ===
 
The following RSS feeds are relevant to the Design Team:
 
  
 
* All list messages, excerpted texts: http://rss.gmane.org/messages/excerpts/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.artwork
 
* All list messages, excerpted texts: http://rss.gmane.org/messages/excerpts/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.artwork
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=== Resources ===
 
=== Resources ===
  
Here are some of the art-related resources for the general Fedora Community:
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* [[Logo|Fedora Logo]]  - Fedora logo information, including usage guidelines.
 
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* [[Artwork/MarketingCollateral|  MarketingCollateral]]  - Marketing materials, such as banners, posters, etc. - artwork for practical physical application.
* [[Logo|Fedora Logo]]  - Information about the Fedora logo, including usage guidelines and how to get the source artwork.
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* [[Artwork/MarketingCollateral|  MarketingCollateral]]  - This page features banners, posters, etc. - artwork for practical physical application.
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* [[Artwork/PromoBanners|  PromoBanners]]  - Promo Banners and their sources, used for the fedoraproject.org banner system. Please feel free to use these in order to promote Fedora on your own site or blog.
 
* [[Artwork/PromoBanners|  PromoBanners]]  - Promo Banners and their sources, used for the fedoraproject.org banner system. Please feel free to use these in order to promote Fedora on your own site or blog.
* [[Artwork/Widgets|  Widgets]]  - All websites and user interfaces are full of widgets, such as buttons, banners and captions.  Submit your Fedora-specific widgets here.
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* [[Artwork/Widgets|  Widgets]]  - Fedora-specific web/user-interface widgets.
* [[Artwork/ThemingOverview|  Theming Overview]]  - Documentation on how to theme the way Fedora looks.
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* [[Artwork/ThemingOverview|  Theming Overview]]  - Theming documentation.
* [https://fedorahosted.org/bluecurve Bluecurve Icon Theme]  - the Bluecurve icon theme has historically been Fedora's icon theme, and the artwork is GPL and the SVG source artwork is available for it, making it a great graphics resource.
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* [https://fedorahosted.org/bluecurve Bluecurve Icon Theme]  - Bluecurve is Fedora's icon theme; it is GPL-licensed and SVG source artwork is available.
 
* [[Artwork/EchoIconTheme|  Echo Icon Theme]]  - A new icon theme aiming to replace Bluecurve for Fedora.
 
* [[Artwork/EchoIconTheme|  Echo Icon Theme]]  - A new icon theme aiming to replace Bluecurve for Fedora.
 
* [[Artwork/MediaArt|  MediaArt]]  - Fedora CD/DVD Media Artwork
 
* [[Artwork/MediaArt|  MediaArt]]  - Fedora CD/DVD Media Artwork

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The primary communication channel for the fedora-art team is the mailing list.

For faster feedback, many active members of the Design Team also hang out in IRC at #fedora-art and #fedora-design on irc.freenode.net.

See the communicate page for all the details on how the Design Team communicate.

Overview

The Fedora Design Team is the design group of the Fedora project. Our interests are not only in creating graphics for use by the Fedora community, but also in advocating the use of the creative tools that are a part of Fedora.

Design Team Leader

MairinDuffy

How to Join

While filing bug reports and providing feedback is extremely valuable, we also need help with our active projects. If you would like to contribute, please complete the following steps:

Getting Started

Let us get to know you.

  1. Join the mailing list.
  2. Introduce yourself to the mailing list; talk about your art/design experience and interests so we'll know what kinds of design tasks you might be interested in helping out with.
  3. Sign up for a Fedora Account, you'll need it later!
  4. Complete the Contributor License Agreement (CLA) through the Account System . This will ensure that the contributions you make are properly licensed!
  5. Claim and complete a design ticket at the design service queue or email the mailing list to be assigned a task.
  6. Once you've completed an initial draft of your design task, submit it to the mailing list for feedback and approval.


Join the Design Group

Once you've completed the steps above, join the Fedora design group in the account system:

  1. Make sure you are logged in to your Fedora Account.
  2. Follow the 'Join a Group' link.
  3. Find the 'designteam' group and apply for membership.
  4. Add yourself to the Contributors list .

After you have completed these steps, you can begin contributing to a project as a full member of the design team. Most submissions are posted to the wiki or through CVS. Questions may be asked and suggestions offered by submitting them to the IRC or list server. You can also visit #fedora-design or #fedora-websites on freenode to ask for help.


Design Bounties

You can also win design team membership by claiming and completing one of the design team's Bi-weekly Design Bounties. The bounties are posted on Mairin's blog, and are given to the first commenter to claim one.

Fedora Design Team Communication Channels

Mailing List

The place to discuss issues related to the Fedora Design Team is the mailing list. You can follow this list using gmane.

IRC

You can chat live with other members of the Artwork team in the #fedora-art or #fedora-design channel on freenode .

Community Hangout Sites

Feeds

Resources

  • Fedora Logo - Fedora logo information, including usage guidelines.
  • MarketingCollateral - Marketing materials, such as banners, posters, etc. - artwork for practical physical application.
  • PromoBanners - Promo Banners and their sources, used for the fedoraproject.org banner system. Please feel free to use these in order to promote Fedora on your own site or blog.
  • Widgets - Fedora-specific web/user-interface widgets.
  • Theming Overview - Theming documentation.
  • Bluecurve Icon Theme - Bluecurve is Fedora's icon theme; it is GPL-licensed and SVG source artwork is available.
  • Echo Icon Theme - A new icon theme aiming to replace Bluecurve for Fedora.
  • MediaArt - Fedora CD/DVD Media Artwork
  • SoC Posters - Google summer of code posters
  • T-Shirt Design - T-Shirt graphics created for general use, various events and do-yourself printing.
  • Media Gallery - Raw materials created by the art team for use in Fedora collateral. Photos, illustrations, and more.

References: