This edition of Icons of the week is sort of a special edition. Our good friend and very talented illustrator Mette Ranking, designed a range of cute and cool animal icons. The icons were done as a side project as Mette explains…
We’ve reached #50 of Icons Of The Week. Do you think we should continue? (post a comment below). This time we have an extra large edition with quality icons that will inspire and leave you in awe – from simple pictograms to detailed illustrated icons. And of course, a collection of animated icons. Enjoy!
Mac OS X Yosemite will come with a bunch of new interesting UI updates. The updates includes icons and just as iOS8 started a trend, this update to Mac OS X will probably also be defining a style for desktop app icons. Jim Tanous did a nice side-by-side comparison of the icons. Regarding how Apple clearly hasn’t settled on a streamlined OS X icon style, despite iOS now having a very well defined “framework” for icons.
Thought flat design was just a fad? No, in fact Flat style icons are more popular than ever. So our talented icon designers keeps coming up with new flat icons. Here are 15 new sets from the last week. Hope you like them.
On the modern web, we almost take a well designed RESTful JSON-based API for granted. But what actually goes into designing a good API? Is it really just one simple formula or are all APIs not created equal? Following is some of the thoughts and considerations we went thru, designing the new Iconfinder API.
Icons keep growing in details as they are increasingly used a illustrations on landing pages. The outlined style is everywhere and luckily allows designers to get creative. We also stumbled upon a bunch of highly detailed app icons. Even though this style isn’t “trendy” they are candy for the eye. Enjoy!