The Tools to Good Icons

I know we went over these icons by Justin Pervorse in class, but these icons stood out to me when I was looking for inspiration for this project and I’ve been obsessed with them ever since. So, I decided to figure out why I like them so much so I can hopefully...

White Space

I chose this icon, because it grabbed my attention immediately and showed me how one masters white space in icon sets. I realize that this is a particular and simple icon set. That is why I chose it and I hope to show how intentional it’s simplicity is! The...

Cosmos

“Cosmos” was created by Kreativa Studio. I loved these four icons because there are many different aspects that work well together to make this a very professional icon set. The first thing that I loved is that it uses the basic shape of a circle to...
Animal Icons

Animal Icons

Designing icons that work together takes a lot of attention to detail. Specific types of curves, straight lines, and designated features help determine the rules of a certain icon set.  The background on each icon are textured with straight shapes of the same color...
Traveling Icon Set

Traveling Icon Set

I found these traveling icons on Behance by Olha Filipenko.  There are a LOT of icons here. But here are some general things I noticed about them: Symbols: In the video that I watched before doing this assignment, Kyle talked a lot about icons needing to communicate...
Giraffe’in the Eyes

Giraffe’in the Eyes

One thing that this graphic does really well is define a specific source of light. It the first thing that I noticed about it. All of the marks I’ve made in black indicate the side of the giraffe that is in the shadows. The best example of the clear light source...