DryadLab branding (logo, typography, colors, layouts)
DryadLab's visual identity should have a clear "family resemblance" to the existing Dryad brand, but with distinctive features that connote discovery and knowledge. The logo will be provided in a vector format suitable for reproduction in all needed sizes and media.
One idea is to represent DryadLab modules as "fruit" of the Dryad tree. More specifically, a sort of "apple of knowledge". Here are a few variations in typography, apple shape and color:
Another possibility is to more specifically depict the nature of DryadLab activities—filtering datasets and finding meaningful patterns. Here are a few variations in color and type, using the leaves of the Dryad tree to represent noisy data: