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Teaching how to make a steady income and build a career as an icon designer

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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Do we need a new Save Icon?!

Do we need a new Save Icon?!

There have been a lot of talks around the well-known Save icon. Every now and then another article about kids not knowing what a floppy disk is pops up in my news feed. The point of these articles is that using a floppy as a Save icon is no longer relevant, so we need to immediately change it. But do we really?

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Icon Design Guide – I Need Your Help!

Icon Design Guide – I Need Your Help!

I want to create an awesome, value packed from the first to the very last page “Icon Design Guide” that would contain everything you need to know to start working on your first icon set or simply to learn something new about icon design. And I need your help to create an amazing guide for everybody who wants to learn how to design fantastic icons.

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What Stops Me (And Probably You) From Publishing Regularly?

What Stops Me (And Probably You) From Publishing Regularly?

I’m that type who believes that consistency is the key ingredient when it comes to progress. I’m certain that you need to be persistent if you want to go forward and get better at something. Since I have been struggling with keeping up with the schedule, I thought it would be productive to analyze why I have been delaying the work, and share my thoughts with you to help all of us be more obligated in the future.

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