Designing Elegant Icons
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Have you ever wondered how to build clarity, elegance and simplicity into your app icons? In this book, I'll show you how to use the golden section and related ratios to refine your icon ideas. After all, your icons should not only outshine your competitors' icons in the App Store, they should be a pleasure to look at on the home screen after the app is purchased. Discover the secret behind designing elegant app icons. With the easy-to-build grids in this book, you can expertly guide the location and size of each of your icon's design elements, ensuring your unique icon ideas look absolutely stunning! If you are a designer of app icons, and you have a good command of vector drawing software tools, then this book is for you.
What's New in Version 2.0
Step-by-step instructions for creating icon grids for OS X, tvOS and WatchOS have been added, along with a range of new icon and button examples.
Great demonstration of various grid patterns.
A wonderful application of maths to creating very pleasing iconography. While focused around the various Apple platforms, these guides can be applied to many different graphic design applications.
Great use of interactive images as well.