The ruby logo contest closed.

Tom Schaub wins the Ruby logo contest. The official ruby logo is here. The vector format will be available later.

Ruby Logo Contest

Ruby Visual Identity Team (<URL:>) did great works to improve the online presence of Ruby, and as a result, the Ruby logo kit (<URL:>) is avaiable now. But it's not well known as a logo that represent the programming language Ruby itself.

We need an official Ruby logo to promote Ruby, so we open a contest to select it.


How to submit

Please mail your logo to ruby-logo(at) You should include the following information to it.

Entries should be submitted in both a vector and raster format.

acceptable vector formats
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (*.svg)
  • Encupsulated PostScript (*.eps)
  • Adobe Illustrator (*.ai)
acceptable raster formats (no larger than 200 x 200 pixels)
  • Portable Network Graphics (*.png)
  • Graphics Interchange Format (*.gif)
  • Joint Photographic Experts Group (*.jpg)

Fonts should be embedded into the image file. If you want to create images in other formats, please contact ruby-logo(at)


Mon Oct 01 00:00:00 UTC 2007

Winner Selection

Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto (the chairman of the Ruby Association) will select the winner.


We will present a winner plate and 100,000 yen to the winner.


The winner should assign the copyright of the logo to the Ruby Association. The logo will be licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license (<URL:>).