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3 Ways to Conceptualize and Create Your Own Brand Icon

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Logo icons are important. You know that. Although the audience tends to perceive logos as something normal, they pay attention to them whether they like it or not. Some of the most iconic logos are created with simple fonts, colours, and designs. Yet, they are still recognizable. That’s because they represent the brand. If you… Read more »

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20 Most Addictive Icon Designs Worth Your Attention

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Although we tend to overlook them or consider them as something normal, icons are actually pretty awesome. First of all, considering how small they are, they are able to convey an insane amount of information. Second, they are probably the main reason why computers have become common. They represent the very core of user-friendliness. Since… Read more »

Freelance Icon Designers Wanted

Freelance Icon Designers wanted, dead or alive!

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(Preferably alive) Icon Design Jobs available Creative Freedom Ltd are looking for amazing icon designers to join our team on a freelance basis. If you are great with illustrator and have experience in icon design, you are just what we are looking for. The lucky candidates can look forward to working with global brands and… Read more »

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Mistakes that can Hamper the Effectiveness of your Icon Design

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Icons are an important part of any website because they improve the user experience by increasing the navigability and level of interaction that’s possible on a website. This is why it is necessary to ensure that key principles are adhered to during the process of icon design. Poorly designed icons on a website can adversely… Read more »

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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 »

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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 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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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 »

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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 »