Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Feb 2008 20:53 UTC, submitted by Adam S
Graphics, User Interfaces "It is much easier to criticize somebody else's work than to create something cool yourself. But if you apply a systematic approach to criticizing, make a numbered list and prepare illustrations, it will be regarded as a fully-fledged analysis! In my opinion, icon design is undergoing a transitional period. On the one hand, screen resolutions are increasing, hence enhancing icons. On the other hand, we still have good old pixels. Icons sized 16x16 and even smaller are still widely used. And so, here are the most commonly observed mistakes in icon design."
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short n sweet
by siraf72 on Thu 14th Feb 2008 08:52 UTC
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2006-02-22

"The icon appears very much like a printer with an octopus hidden inside"

Its funny cuz its true

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