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Why You Should Start Learning More About Icons

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«One of the chal­lenges in design­ing web­sites for smart­phones is the small screen size. It can be dif­fi­cult to fit even basic things like nav­ig­a­tion labels on smal­ler screens and when you do fit them all in there’s often a lack of space between links lead­ing you to click one you didn’t intend.»

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How to Create a Cool Icon Pack for Team Awesome in Adobe Illustrator

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Today’s tutori­al is a little bit spe­cial since I’ll be show­ing you the pro­cess behind the icon pack that I had the hon­or to cre­ate for our awe­some little team here at Envato Tuts+. So if you’re into icon design, or you just want to add to your bag of vec­tor tricks and tips, then grab your­self a cup of cof­fee and buckle in, since this tutori­al will show you all the steps that you need to con­sider when cre­at­ing a new icon pack.»

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How to Create Stylish Flat Space Icons in Adobe PhotoshopHow to Create Stylish Flat Space Icons in Adobe Photoshop

How to Create Stylish Flat Space Icons in Adobe Photoshop 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Inspired by recent events in space explor­a­tion and dis­cov­er­ies, we’ll go through an excit­ing pro­cess and cre­ate trendy flat-style space icons with long shad­ow effects in Adobe Pho­toshop, using sim­ple shapes and path oper­a­tions. »

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10 tutorials to learn how to create icons with Photoshop10 tutorials to learn how to create icons with Photoshop

10 tutorials to learn how to create icons with Photoshop 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«When we talk about design, icons are one of the import­ant things that can­not be over­looked. They rep­res­ent images or pic­tures of some rep­res­ent­a­tion such as home icon for homepage, tele­phone icon for con­tact page and many more that cov­ers the aspects of impress­ive web design. »

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→ designer-daily.com

Photoshop 101: Design an Almost Flat Calculator App IconPhotoshop 101: Design an Almost Flat Calculator App Icon

Photoshop 101: Design an Almost Flat Calculator App Icon 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«It’s 2014: Every­one you know has a web-ready phone, and it seems like every second per­son you talk to dreams of cre­at­ing their own chart-top­ping, mil­lion-selling app. This has lead to a truly crazy pro­lif­er­a­tion of apps avail­able across the vari­ous, dif­fer­ent online stores. »

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How to Create Flat Icons in PhotoshopHow to Create Flat Icons in Photoshop

How to Create Flat Icons in Photoshop 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Okay, let’s face it. Flat design is the new ‘thing’ for web inter­face. With iOS and even Win­dows now adapt­ing this design scheme, it will not be any longer when almost (if not all) all web­sites in the World Wide Web adapt this design scheme. »

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How To Visualize a Good Icon Design

How To Visualize a Good Icon Design 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«An icon is a small image, which rep­res­ents an action that can be done or a thought pro­cess that can be under­taken. Sounds com­plic­ated… I know, but the idea behind it is sim­ple, com­mu­nic­at­ing with images. »

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→ designwebkit.com

Quick Tip: Techniques to Create a Trendy Long Shadow Effect

Quick Tip: Techniques to Create a Trendy Long Shadow Effect 

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«In this tutori­al I would like to show you a few tech­niques on how to cre­ate the long shad­ow effect seen in recent design trends. Feel free to read along and choose which one best suits your design needs. »

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→ vector.tutsplus.com

How To Create an iOS App Icon for Your Website

How To Create an iOS App Icon for Your Website 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Did you know you can give your web­site its very own app icon for iPhones and iPads? It only takes a few seconds and… »

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50 Excellent Useful Tutorials For Designing Icons

50 Excellent Useful Tutorials For Designing Icons 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Icons are the most import­ant and essen­tial part of any web design and there­fore must be designed with great pre­ci­sion and pro­fes­sion­al­ism, as it can make or ruin the whole image you are try­ing to cre­ate. Many people pay a hand­some amount to get their icon set designed pro­fes­sion­ally. »

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