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.
I'm thinking the letters CR, or 'Code Review' with the CR letters artfully accentuated with editing beziers
Here are some examples of the style