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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby longwhitecloud » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:13 am

i give it up to those that get out a spray can and do their own thing

worst- any kite designed for owners that rate the way their kite looks - ooh thats pretty lol
best - any kite from before 2008 with someone riding it with good ability.

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby chemosavi » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:04 am

Not exactly "on the market" but by the distance of infinity the best looking kite I've ever seen in no small part since it was entirely hand made and sewn by its creator. An extension of his vision put to the air. No bowlshiit kewl, in-the-mirror, look-at-me aspect about it. Just what he wanted his kite to look like.
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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby cosmo » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:50 pm

love RRD obsession 2013 work (no paint only cloth)
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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby knotmyfault » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:14 pm

Best…

Épic: Original
Naish: Tribal
Cab: Nice since 2013

Worst…

Core: # 1 stain catcher…

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby eree » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:48 pm

cosmo wrote:love RRD obsession 2013 work (no paint only cloth)
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looks like children's underwear. older rrd kites looked like elderly ladies underwear.

but there were people who loved them...

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby JS » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:48 pm

For years my default colour has been yellow. It's among the most visible (safe). It absorbs relatively minimal solar radiation, so doesn't deteriorate as fast. And few other kites in my area are yellow, so mine are easily identifiable, both on and away from the beach.

Regarding best/worst graphic design... eye of the beholder. That said, I suspect many kite designs have been created by those without fundamental design backgrounds.

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby tautologies » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:50 pm

JS wrote: That said, I suspect many kite designs have been created by those without fundamental design backgrounds.


For sure!!

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby adamj2281 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:18 pm

Best: Liquid Force, Best and Ocean Rodeo (especially the last 2 years)

Worst: North, Core, Wainman (for some reason I hate the orange/green and the rabbits and what not)

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

Postby Pippi langsamer » Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:28 pm

I think Naish and Ozone show all the rest how (graphically), it should be done...

Love it or loathe it, I have to admire Naish for at least keeping continuity between years- and models with the whole tiki thing....

(Yes, I fly Parks lol)

Never used to like Ozone graphics, but last cpl years I've really liked the block graphics n colour combos....

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Re: the best and worst kite graphics on the market

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