VectorScribe and InkScribe are popular plugins for Adobe Illustrator created by Astute Graphics, a United Kingdom-based software company that creates plugins with the goal of helping vector designers work more efficiently and creatively. We will take a look at the problems VectorScribe and InkScribe set out to remedy, and how Astute Graphics’ solutions line up with the needs and work habits of icon designers.
You love creating icons. At the same time you want to do some good in a world where there is always people in need. So what do you do? You team up with your friends to create and promote a set of 100 top quality icons. Then you make a deal with Iconfinder and other partners to ensure 100% of the money goes directly to help terminally ill children have their dreams fulfilled. This is the story of Dream Icons.
The Apple Watch is coming and with an estimated 2,000,000 pre-orders, so are the users. We have been wearing the watch and have prepared this in depth guide to how to make your icons look great on the tiny but crisp retina display.
In our ongoing series of interviews we are happy to introduce you to full-time icon designer Ion (pronounced “Yon”) Popa. Ion, better known in icon design circles as Popcic, is from Chișinău, Moldova. We caught up with Ion via Skype to chat about life, Chișinău, and icon design.
With more than 350,000 icons, we have found some of the most … interesting icons on the site. From gesture icons with cutted off fingers to Futurama characters. There are plenty of creative and weird icons to look at. Enjoy