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What do you call a circle image with star points all around?
Used to call attention to specials, etc.
Fotiman




msg:3728831
 1:59 pm on Aug 22, 2008 (gmt 0)

This is going to be hard to describe. Imagine a circle. All around the outside edge of the circle are pointy edges (little triangles if you will). Inside the circle is some eye catching phrase like "SALE!", "New", or "FREE!".

These type of images are used on web pages and print publications to get the users attention. Does this have a name? Is there a special name for the shap of a circle with points all around it?

 

akmac




msg:3729233
 11:24 pm on Aug 22, 2008 (gmt 0)

It's called a star-I think, though I'm not sure if there are different classifications for stars with 7 or more points.

BarryStCyr




msg:3729303
 3:45 am on Aug 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

A badge?

Edouard_H




msg:3729309
 4:16 am on Aug 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

Often referred to as a burst, at least in print advertising.

[edited by: Edouard_H at 4:17 am (utc) on Aug. 23, 2008]

outrun




msg:3729336
 7:00 am on Aug 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

As Edouard_H said burst or starburst

Fotiman




msg:3730479
 2:28 pm on Aug 25, 2008 (gmt 0)

Thanks.

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