Zhang1)White:A simple script with the Chinese stylised water paintingRed: This feels flowing. Reflective of asian culture gives sinceretyBlack:Very stereotypical imagery. May not work with standard fontsYellow:imagery lends itself easily to a variety of colour palettes.Can be modernised or retro-ed easily.Green: Font could be given watercolour stroke. Blue:Needs some work but could be effective and versatile.2)White:Asian font covered by stylised chinese roof.Red:Has possibilities, but may fail dismalyBlack:Could look cheap, too stereotypedYellow:Echos chinese architecture and culture. simple.Green:A more simple font could accentuate the imagery.Blue:a strong idea with potential.3)White:A lotus flower sitting above a simple fontRed:The lotus can be a very beautiful image, and relaxing.Black:cliched image. narrows colour palette.Yellow:the colour palette is relatively simple and expected, evocativeGreen:work with different colours to find a new way of displaying the lotusBlue:may have restricted flavour options but could be effective5)White: Bamboo forest with vertical typeRed:i love the vertical feeling of the bambooBlack:colour palette is staid and too subtle. bamboo is the wrong image to connect with teaYellow:the vertical design is strong. bamboo could be used in packagingGreen:could attempt to make stalks cartoonish, to add different colours.Blue:a strong design, needs some work to find a way of making the colour palette more evocative.Alternative1)White:A yin yan with type insideRed:this annoys me because it is so clichedBlack:extremely stereotypical, boring, Yellow:easily recognisable, strongGreen:could be a strong design overall using b&WBlue:could be effective, but could i work with it?Samadhi1)White:Indian female eyes and bindi above typeRed:evocative, i like this oneBlack:lacking originalityYellow: Brings India to your home, authenticity.A brilliant colour palette possiblityGreen:Have to work with the size of type versus image. drawn image vs photographicBlue:could be a lot of work, but has possibility3)White:type sitting in cloudRed:not too taken with thisBlack:boring, not related to teaYellow: a great deal of texture to deal with, relaxing colours are possibleGreen:could be connected to breath/medicinalBlue:needs a lot of work, could be used as an interesting backgound4)White:type inside a leafRed:it works but is clichedBlack:stereotypical, Yellow:could be used in many different scenariosGreen:colours should be experimented with, different leaf shapes, more than one leafBlue:as is, it is too simple5)White:type inside love heartRed:i depise thisBlack:awful. hippy conotations immediately, severly stereotyped. limited colour palette.Yellow:could be worked into a really sweet design, for a specific demographicGreen:experiment with multiple hearts. different colours for different teasBlue:although i dislike it, it has potential and i can already see ways of making it work6)White:planet shape with revolution lines, type in sphereRed:i dont very happy about this oneBlack:ugly, not related to tea or the name.Yellow:uplifting, universal, quirky, funGreen:investigate the possibilities of creating a more planet like logoBlue:not much to go by. not particularly evocative.
samadhi 3 and 5, green hat- could make the heart out of clouds, water, tea leaves. they could be raining tea from heaven... they could be heart droplets to give you the multiple hearts. yes its an old hippie talking!
samadhi 1 green hat make eyes out of heavenly clouds
Zhang 1 red- i live in fear of a tsunami