Ballpark Icons

Ballpark Icons

I found this icon set by Rakdee on gettyimages.com. It initially appealed to me for the baseball content. I have considered creating baseball icons, and it is interesting to see how others have done it. I believe this particular set works for the following reasons:...

Car Crazy

I found these icons on Pintrest. I was looking for car icons but as I was looking at the Icons I was thinking about the Kyle Adams interview. He mentioned he tries to find things that people can relate to (like dougnuts) to draw his process. These I cons, while not...
Question: Did you know Einstein created a theory about space?

Question: Did you know Einstein created a theory about space?

Answer:  It was about time.   Alright moving on from that awful joke lets talk about icons. Very few things can transcend language. Icons are one of the most powerful tools designers have to communicate a message. This is especially true when a designer creates a...
Birds of a Feather…

Birds of a Feather…

This week I will be breaking down the elements at play in this set of bird icons created by Raquel Jove that I found on Pinterest and Behance. In her description of her image, Raquel states that she loves old posters, especially classifications of birds, and that she...
Comcast Avatars

Comcast Avatars

I found these icons, created by Ryan Putnam, on dribbble.com. In the description, he explains that he was working with Comcast to create new user avatars. These icons caught my eye for a number of reasons, but mainly because of the use of color and geometric shapes....