Icon Designers Blog

Price your app

Best strategies for pricing your app

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Having designed your inspirational new app and decided how to market it, you may be left wondering how to price your app. If you take a look in any app store, you will see many apps that are either free, or priced specifically to appeal to a certain market. Blek, for example, is a slick… Read more »

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Why it’s a good thing to turn your WordPress site into an app

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In 2016, it was reported, by The Daily Telegraph, that mobile web usage had overtaken desktop for the very first time. James Titcomb revealed, “Statcounter, a research company that tracks internet use across 2.5m websites, said 51.3pc of pages were loaded on mobile devices in October, the first time they have surpassed desktop and laptop… Read more »

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Designing logos for the medical and healthcare niche

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It would be surprising to find anyone who loves the smell and feel of hospitals. Doctors might hate it too if they weren’t so used to it already. One of the easiest ways to take away the nauseating effects often associated with hospitals and everything else medical-related is a rebrand. Doctors, dentists, ophthalmologists, and practically… Read more »

Icon design for the elderly

Are icon designers forgetting about the elderly?

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Technology is the preserve of the young, and it often spills over into design. Think about it – how many 50 or 60 year-olds are web designers or developers? Designers within the tech sphere are young and this is reflected in the products they create. Rarely do you find icon designers asking questions about how… Read more »

Icon design mistakes

Top 7 biggest icon design mistakes

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Whether you’re a seasoned designer or a complete novice, we can all fall foul of design mistakes now and again. In this post, Creative Freedom takes you through the top 5 biggest icon design mistakes. These are the most common mistakes that designers of all stripes sometimes find themselves making. 1. Too much going on… Read more »

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The best ways to promote your app

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So, you’ve created the most awesome, cool and down right brilliant app, but, you’ve hit a snag. How do you promote it? Well, in this post we are here to help. Basically, you need to think like a proper entrepreneur, an entrepreneur Alan Sugar would be proud of! It’s not too difficult, just a little marketing… Read more »

magazine apps

10 best magazine apps on the market

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For the news hungry, there’s been a major transformation in the quality of magazine apps in recent years, with brands tapping into the user need for apps that not only impart the same information they would in a physical magazine, but also in regards to the aesthetics too. In this post we give the rundown… Read more »

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The top 5 best app icon designs

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In this post, we lay out 5 of our favourite app icon designs – from simplistic masterpieces to elaborate works of art, these app icon designs have become a firm favourite among design lovers everywhere. For our list, we have chosen app icons that really stand out among the crowd, there’s just something about them that… Read more »

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Logo histories: Facebook

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In this post, we takes a look at the history of one of the most recognisable brand logos of all time. When Facebook made the leap from a university networking site to a global phenomena, Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker (the first person to see some real potential in the site) commissioned Mike Buzzard of Cuban… Read more »

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Logo histories: Twitter

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You know you are doing something right when your logo is instantly recognisable the world over. When it comes to Twitter, the number one social media site – where you can wax lyrical at 140 characters a time, without its blue bird, it just wouldn’t feel the same. In 2012, the social network’s former Creative… Read more »