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    cheap
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    wow,what do you folks have against farmland and a skyline?

    #472130
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
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    cheap said:
    wow,what do you folks have against farmland and a skyline?

    It’s not the concept, it’s the execution.

    #472131

    JonMyers
    Participant

    I like the new plate a lot better, but it’s a little over designed. All that beige text in the background is just clutter, is inreadable and takes away from the impact of the red wing graphic/ icon which is pretty awesome on its own.

    #472132

    labi
    Participant

    Walker said:
    I kind of like the sample design posted that has a whole bunch of slogans, facts, URLs and other stuff all scattered about in slightly different (but complimentary) typefaces.

    I’d rather see that instead of having it narrowed down to just one.

    My understanding is that the voting is to help establish a group of slogans/etc that will be distributed over the background in the same way the sample plate shows.

    Write-ins are permitted in the box at the bottom of the form… https://ext.dps.state.oh.us/BMVOnlineServices.Public/NewPlateSloganVote.aspx

    I think the background is a good design solution to the relentless pressure to include the favorite dipshit slogan of every member of a committee overseeing a project like this. The fact that it will be subtle (i.e., mostly unreadable) is a benefit, and on the drivers license it’ll be a security feature.

    #472133

    labi
    Participant

    Check out the competition:

    ”license plate news” website[/url]

    #472134

    jimbach
    Participant

    I’m torn between “Mother of Presidents” and “Rubber Capital of the World”, but I’d definitely go with “Steel” if it were changed slightly to “Steel!”

    #472135

    Twixlen
    Participant

    In the piece on one of the news stations, the person froom the DMV said there will be a customizable line of 13-14 characters on each of the plates and we’ll get to pick what we want it to say. I thought this was most intriguing. And seems like there would be a lot of policing.

    #472136

    leftovers
    Member

    Twixlen said:
    In the piece on one of the news stations, the person froom the DMV said there will be a customizable line of 13-14 characters on each of the plates and we’ll get to pick what we want it to say. I thought this was most intriguing. And seems like there would be a lot of policing.

    Since these are all made by prison labor, it could get interesting…

    #472137
    Snarf
    Snarf
    Participant

    I am my license plate.

    #472138

    Roland
    Participant

    The current Ohio farm plates are terrible. This is a good change. We avoided getting the farm plates by going with the personalized option.

    I’d prefer if license plates were more Euro. Smaller profile and simple.

    Who wants legally required pictures of Old McDonald’s farm on their car?

    #472139
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    Roland said:
    Who wants legally required pictures of Old McDonald’s farm on their car?

    What if it were a picture of Wayward Seed farm instead? ;)

    #472140

    Roland
    Participant

    Walker said:
    What if it were a picture of Wayward Seed farm instead? ;)

    :D

    We did go with the Sustainable Farming plates. It’s got a nice graphic of the State of Ohio on it without going overboard.

    #472141

    Alex Silbajoris
    Participant

    They used to play around with typography and O-H-I-O

    #472142

    Roland
    Participant

    Those are nice form factors. Why did they have to plump them up in the first place?

    #472143

    UrbanApplachian
    Participant

    I wish the plates said “Home of Innovation”. Some of the greatest inventions of the 20th Century had roots in Ohio. Anything better that the farmville plate we had.

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