A nice and short interactive history of Icons

Futurama has a nice interactive visual brief on the icon history. Lots of stuff happened between now and 40 years ago when we started to sue a graphical user interface on computers. Fun to see some early Xerox desktops and BeOS icons next the all know os x and windows icons..
Read more here https://historyoficons.com

Sets of beautiful icons and glyphs to get your application design project started

Starting with a new project of just needing some inspiration for your next project? You will always need some icons and glyphs to build your interface. Here's a list of where to find icons for all your applications and graphic design projects, high quality icons for your web graphics: http://thesquid.ink/solid-icons/

Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

A nice post on martiancraft.com from Nick Keppol on the new icon design in os x Yosemite.

"There is a lot more to the new icons than just a fresh coat of paint — the visual language extends far beyond just the gradients.
When 10.10 ships this fall, your users will expect your icons to feel at home in the new system. Rather than critique the icons, I’m going to dissect the icon system and focus on the small details that will help you make icons that look great in Yosemite."

The Origins of Common UI Symbols

The Origins of Common UI Symbols

A nice little article about icon design and the origin of everyday symbols;
"They are road signs for your daily rituals — the instantly recognized symbols and icons you press, click and ogle countless times a day when you interact with your computer. But how much do you know about their origins?"
Read More: https://readymag.com/shuffle/ui-symbols/

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