Icon designers have submitted over 500,000 icons to the marketplace in the past year alone. That is an average of about 10,000 icons per week. While reviewing this many icons, we often spot trends and changes in that occur overall but also changes and improvements in the icon designs from each designer.
As we approach the major milestone of passing 1,000,000 icons on Iconfinder.com, our team has been thinking a lot about the incredible designers we have the privilege to work with every day. We have learned two fundamental truths from working with hundreds of designers, millions of users, and nearly one million icons.
Hi, I am Yulia Sokolova, illustrator and graphic designer. In this tutorial I will guide you through the process of creating four flat style robot icons in Adobe Illustrator. We will be covering many different shortcut keys and operations, including Pathfinder and Blending Modes. Also, I’ll show you techniques on how to create effects such as long shadow.
On Mondays we get inspired!
We are very excited to start a new series of weekly design inspiration posts, containing icons, UI examples and some illustrations and animations to spice things up. Continue reading
Being part of Iconfinder is not just constant maintenance of the site and other daily routine tasks. There is much more that happens in the universe of our team, contributors, clients and community. The opportunity to see the excitement of all of these parties involved is the key driver and motivator that pushes us forward as a company. Continue reading