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Almost Flat Icons

44 inspirational Almost Flat Icon Designs

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The evolution of the flat icon design, to the ‘Almost Flat’ Icon Style OK, it’s time to nail my colours to the wall. Sorry, but I don’t like the flat icon style. I think they are boring and bland. When they first started appearing and even worse started becoming popular, I did get a little… Read more »

Flat Icon Design

Flat Icons: a trend in Icon Design

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Flat design has become very popular recently. Many websites utilise the principles of ¬†flat design and simplify their interfaces accordingly. Indeed, many recent user interface redesigns and new websites use a flat design; this trend has begun to appear almost everywhere, both on websites and in applications. Icons are also keeping pace with the times,… Read more »

Application Icons

Application Icons

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When someone asks me for a ‘set of application icons to cover all platforms’ they are usually shocked by just how many different sizes and formats are required. In fact, this is something that seems to evolve and increase every few months. There is some overlap across legacy platforms but most newer mobile platforms choose… Read more »

Email Icon

Designing Cross Platform App Icons

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I thought it might be useful for designers and clients alike to see how we approach a typical App Icon design project. In this case study the client requested an App Launcher Icon for an Email App developed¬†on multiple platforms. The first thing to consider when creating an icon for different platforms is how to… Read more »

android

Android App Icon Size Guide (4.0)

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This article has now been superseded by the latest Lollipop 6.0 Android Icon Size Guide. Please click on the image below to view the latest information. Find the correct Android App Icon Sizes, fast For the latest information see: Simple Android Icon Size Guide for Lollipop 5.1 (5.1) An icon is a graphic that takes… Read more »

Android Icons

Android App Icon Sizes (3.0)

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For up-to-date information see: Android (4.1) Icon Size Guide Made Simple Android runs on many different hardware platforms with different screen sizes and pixel densities. For this reason it is a little more complex to create icons for compared to something like the iPhone, as depending on the platform your App is aimed at, you… Read more »