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Best Icons of the Month! (August)

Best Icons of the Month! (August)

August Icons of the Month is here! It’s unbelievable how many different styles and unique approaches towards icon design there are! Always a great pleasure to discover them. I’m pretty sure that you will find some fantastic icon designers and icon sets amongst the ones I’ve selected for you today.

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Interview: Davey Heuser – Iconjar

Interview: Davey Heuser – Iconjar

For those who are wondering what IconJar is: it is an app that allows you to organize, search and use icons the easiest way. A great thing for anyone working with tons of icons and who are looking for a way to manage them all. Not only does it let you tag, arrange and search your icons more easily, but it also allows you to drag and drop icons into your favourite graphic design software.

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The History of the Olympic Games icons

The History of the Olympic Games icons

Since I can remember, I have always been fascinated by the iconography used for the Olympic Games. And recently, while doing my research on the Rio Olympics’ pictograms, I came up with the idea to collect and share with you all the pictograms that have been made up until this year. So I invite you to go on a journey in time and see how the Olympic iconography has changed throughout the years.

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Best Icons of the Month! (July)

Best Icons of the Month! (July)

Once again I present you collection of great icons and icon sets. It’s nice to see so many different styles and interesting approaches on icon design. I’m sure you will discover some great icon designers and awesome icon sets. Cheers!

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How to find your own unique style.

How to find your own unique style.

So how important is it to have your own unique and recognisable style? How to discover it? And what benefits could it bring? A unique icon design style is the result of hard work. You won’t have it right away, and you shouldn’t worry about it or let it stop you from creating icons.

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Best Icons of the Month! (June)

Best Icons of the Month! (June)

I’m once again starting to post up compilations of the best icons. If you have been reading my blog for a while now, you should remember that I used to compile the best icons and share them on my blog every week. Truth be told, some weeks dragged on slower than the others, and sometimes the collections were simply not as good. For these and some other small reasons, I’ve decided to switch to Monthly compilations. So on that note, I would like to invite you to check out the best icons of June!

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Icon Design Guide Landing page is Live!

Icon Design Guide Landing page is Live!

I thought I’d update you on the progress with the icon design guide. I’m really giving it my all because I want it to be a complete and best source for everyone in icon design, regardless of whether you are only thinking about taking up designing icons or already have some experience. Check out landing page I’ve managed to put together for it.

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Interview: ICONSPEAK – Traveler t-shirt

Interview: ICONSPEAK – Traveler t-shirt

I’m sure many of you saw articles about the ICONSPEAK tees in your news feeds. Maybe you even thought, “Damn, why haven’t I come up with this idea?!” I know I did! Anyway, the traveler’s t-shirt went viral with the speed of light, but what do we know about people that made this brilliant concept a reality? I felt obliged to right this injustice and talk to the masterminds that invented a t-shirt that has a potential to change traveling experience for everybody.

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