Icons

The Importance of Unique Icons in Web Design

The Importance of Unique Icons in Web Design

Crafting your layout around iconic symbolism offers a method of communication beyond just text. Symbols quickly explain the function of a button or link. Symbols become recognizable logos for companies. And symbols let us know when we’ve meandered our way into the wrong bathroom. Well, symbols and the lamenting screams of horrified women(or men?). Keep…

Resources For Learning Icon Design: Tutorials And Guides For Beginners

Resources For Learning Icon Design: Tutorials And Guides For Beginners

The art of crafting icons is delicate and often considered its own area of expertise. Many web designers work closely with icon designers to help create iconsets and identities for web projects. But with a little effort you can always teach yourself how to design icons from scratch. They’re very different than digital interfaces but…

Let Freedom Ring with These Free 4th of July Graphics
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Let Freedom Ring with These Free 4th of July Graphics

Where can I find the best 4th of July graphics? If you live in America, you know Independence Day is a day for grilling out, watching fireworks, and probably getting all hot and sweaty. In light of the 4th, we’ve put together an epic list of free graphics, including vectors, icons, patterns, backgrounds, and tutorials….

Trace Existing Icons to Create New Shapes in Photoshop
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Trace Existing Icons to Create New Shapes in Photoshop

Icon design is one of the most tricky fields of digital design. It often requires some understanding of composition and other art fundamentals like symmetry, lighting, and color. The best way to learn icon design is by studying under the best of the best. Unfortunately they probably don’t have time to teach you so it’s…

Free Glass Number Icons

Free Glass Number Icons

Done in the Glass style, here are some numbers to use in a web page design. This icon pack includes the PSD file so you can customize the color, however, the text (numbers) are rasterized to prevent font issues, so if you want to change the font, just delete the text layers and insert your…