I looked through the major SE sites and their logos and noticed they're quite minimalistic. So I grabbed my sketch blog and a pen. This is what I came up with:
No more beta-blue
Better angles for the breaks, so people actually figure out what the letters may be. :~)
Based retailcoder's T-Shirt question
Another T-Shirt ...
First of all I really like kleinfreund's magnifying glass idea. However I think, that as programmers.SE has a logo that is not that serious, even a little funny, the coffee mug, the same could apply to codereview.SE.
So what do you think about the famous code reviewing rubber duck?
I am by no means a graphics designer, so please evaluate this only as an ...
Code block formatting
@JeroenVannevel posted in The 2nd Monitor a screen capture from someone's IDE and code that I think looks really sharp and sexy, and makes code reading easier on the eyes:
Or maybe at least make it look like one of the popular IDEs (Visual Studio shown):
Compare to our current code blocks:
That brown-turquoise-on-grey just isn't ...
I may get lynched for this, but "beta blue" has become part of our identity after being in beta for so long. I personally like the the idea of keeping just a splash of it around. It shouldn't be the primary color, but it would be a nice accent.
I really like some of the logos kleinfreund came up with, but gray and orange are StackOverflow's ...
I had some free time (No actually it's 2:56 AM, way past my bed time).
So I whipped this up (Not a logo,but a wallpaper).
btw I'm not a graphic designer. But I know how to Google. :D
PSD and 1920x1080 PNGs
PS : See if you can find your username in there.