Tag: icon design

iOS 6 vs iOS 7 icons: A visual comparison

With iOS 7, Apple, under the watchful eye of Jony Ive, completely transformed the aesthetic of iOS. Gone were iOS mainstays like drop shadows, heavy textures and gradients. In their place was a cleaner, simpler interface. Since iOS 7 was first released about three months ago, innumerable iOS desi...

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Apple on proper icons

I find icon design fascinating. The good ones are small masterpieces in the Dock, while the bads are are usually so bad it is laughable. Thanks to the icon section of Apple's Human Interface Guidelines no developer should wonder that their icons should look like. It would seem there are a number of...

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