Re: [cookbook] Page mockup

On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 22:14 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> While trying to calm down after the two really funny 7.5 richter
> earthquakes over here I inkscape'd this:
> I haven't heard of previous mockups for the cookbook so I thought we
> could at least start a discussion with this one.
> Ideas I'd like to propose:
> - Use a different color for the "theme" of the page like on the mockup.
>  - Let's say:
>     * Desserts: purple
>     * Soft drinks: blue
>  something like the phone directory (yellow pages) that use different
> colors on the borders and the pages itself so you quickly find what
> you are looking for.
> - Use the _original_ name of the food in the title and use a subtitle
> with the i18n'd title. For example on the mockup S�ia named her
> recipe Sopa de Mel� that's the intended name for the recipe. Same
> for some other things. I think this would be a nice way to share a bit
> of our different cultures.
> - Have a description of the recipe, like when was it created or by
> who, where, etc. (near the picture in the mockup).
> - Have some suggestions to go with the current recipe if there's
> enough space. Like "best with wine".
> - Have better emblems, actually _have_ emblems.
> - In the footer, make it obvious where in the book are we, like on
> desserts section or whatever.
> If anyone can upload some pictures of cooking books, please!. I think
> we can check them out and take some ideas and common practices/ideas
> from them. Note that I'm not suggesting stealing the designs or
> whatever, I'm just suggesting that we check what others have done so
> we learn from their mistakes.
> Well that's all that is in my mind right now, feel free to flame me!
> Diego

Oh, no that is awesome.  This is a really nice layout.  If you haven't
already, give it a name and link it from the Wiki.

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp redhat com>

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