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At Creative Freedom we have previously discussed the power of fonts; how they make a site or app. Naturally, for a blog the same principles apply – the right font is a crucial foundation for giving your blog aesthetic symmetry, which is a key factor in achieving reader satisfaction. There are a few font suppliers… Read more »
Typeface seems like a very simple thing. Whether you’re choosing fonts for a website, an app, or just a Word document, it’s as easy as just choosing whichever you think look nice, right? Unfortunately, it’s never that simple. Typeface is an incredibly important aspect of how readers interact with a piece of writing. When it… Read more »
Web fonts have been around for some time now, giving web designers free reign to stylise their sites with custom fonts. But the rise of the web font hasn’t been a smooth journey, to say the least. As a creative designer, using custom fonts in a design is a great way of making text-heavy content… Read more »
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Despite the recent trend towards Flat Icon design, 3D icons are here to stay and a jolly good thing too. I am all for a bit of variety, but the thought of Flat Icon design being the only way to go did concern me for a while.
I am very happy to see the evolution of completely Flat Icon design to something a little more textured and 3D, what I tend to call ‘Almost Flat Icon Design‘ which can be a beautiful combination. However, it seems 3D is back and a lot of my clients are asking for it – which is great to see!
Back in the early 1990’s I used to dabble in 3D rendering and animation using 3D Studio (for Dos!) on my speedy 486 PC. It is a love affair that has continued for me over the years and I don’t think I will ever grow tired of a sumptuously detailed 3D icon.
In homage to my favourite icon genre, I have compiled a set of 35 x inspirational 3D icon designs from Dribbble and Behance. Enjoy!
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