Icon Designers Blog

iPhone Icons

How to make an app icon stand out

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The app icon has become a massively important part of a designer’s career these days. With more and more companies out there trying to tap into the digital market, the app icon is a key feature in their arsenal to increase clients and drive traffic to a particular app. In this article we are going to… Read more »

App icons

App icon inspiration

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From the obscure and niche – to the bold and popular, app icon inspiration can come from a variety of places. The beauty of designing an app icon, is that you have some room to play with and unlike other icon designs – you’re given greater freedom to explore and experiment. As it’s one of… Read more »

Beer Barrel

Craft beer logos: the top 5

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So, why has Creative Freedom decided to focus some time talking about craft beer logos? Because since the rise of the craft brewery, we’ve seen a ton of cool, snazzy and just damn good logo designs. It’s not surprising, as the industry has been built upon the solid foundations of creativity and experimentation, with breweries… Read more »

Abstract hexagons

Are kinetic videos good for your site?

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Having risen in popularity in recent years, with a variety of businesses seeing something magical in them – the kinetic video is definitely worthwhile to look into. It’s eye catching in its simplicity, as fonts and shapes come to life in a quickfire parade of often colourful hues. In the past we have discussed how… Read more »

Digital camera

Photography and site design

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Photography plays an important role in site design, especially for businesses. Visitors want to feel engaged when they visit your site, and this is achieved by including a variety of content, with one of the key features being a good set of photographs. Sometimes, it’s hard for site owners to get this right, as Kris… Read more »

App icons

The state of icon design

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Creative Freedom has become increasingly aware of how quickly some of the biggest brands out there today keep changing their logos. From subtle tweaks, to full blown redesigns – has our fast paced, consumer driven world now reached such speed that brands need to continually rethink their entire aesthetic, as well as the services they’re… Read more »

Vintage style

Incorporating vintage into your site design (without being twee)

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Love it, or hate it – the vintage style remains ever popular. E-stores, corporate designs, portfolios, and blogs incorporate vintage styles on both a small and large scale, we guarantee there isn’t a day that goes by when you’re browsing on the web and you don’t stumble across some vintage aesthetics. Its popularity is due… Read more »

Designing infographics

How to create an infographic in Adobe Illustrator

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What once began as a curiosity has quickly grown in popularity. Yes, the infographic is now a tool used by everyone from marketing companies to schools and universities. An effective way to communicate ideas, the infographic is by far one of the biggest success stories in melding together the essential components of visuals and the… Read more »

Front page video

Filming intro videos for your front page

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Integrating videos into your website is important, simply because video has long been one of the most effective ways to communicate with an audience and potential customers. The exponential growth in the popularity of the online video has now reached into the stratosphere, on any given day, an estimated 89 million people in the United… Read more »

Web design

The downside of sliders and fixed menus

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There are many irksome and downright headache-inducing additions to contemporary websites, we at Creative Freedom have seen many. With coding becoming a lot simpler and people having greater access to templates which feature wide varieties of add-ons, we’ve seen a rise in site quality over the last 20 years. However, there is a downside to… Read more »