This episode we cover 30 years of icon design, from black and white pixel art all the way to today's gorgeous, full-screen, retina eye candy. Along the way we encounter some FatBits, creatures that go "Moof!", and deep levels of icon-ception.
Links for this episode:
- Susan Kare
- MacPaint toolbox
- System 1 control panel
- "Pixel perfect: The golden age of icons was 32x32"
- Ed's Copland folder variations [download]
- "Hard Drive Icons Through the Ages"
- Aqua icons
The icon design community
- The Iconfactory
- Brian Brasher (Etherbrian and Etherknot)
- John Marstall (The Iconmaster and Perfect Yosemite)
- Alamofire collaboration
- Layne Karkruff (Blue Sky Heart Design)
- Pixelgirl Presents
- Ed: FoxTrot icon set [download]
- Brian: 1024 Pixels contest
- contest entries from 2000 [download]