Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 17:43 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Last week, Culf of Mac published an article showing off some of Snow Leopard's beautiful 512x512 icons, revealing some interesting tidbits about them you could only see when the icons are fully maximised. In this article, I compare some of Snow Leopard's icons to those of Windows 7, and you'll see while both operating systems have beautiful icons, there are some key differences between the styles of these icons. Note that this article contains some large images, so if you're on dial-up, you've been warned.
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RE[5]: Oxygen
by Adurbe on Wed 9th Sep 2009 15:39 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Oxygen"
Adurbe
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reading back over the comments I don't think our opinions differ wildly only our (my) wording :-)

The About page on the oxygen website describes the influence as follows

"So yes, OS X Aqua style is inspiring and a reference on several issues mentioned later. Oxygen, however, does not intend to copy anything but rather to collect ideas for the ways that people present visual metaphors with an eye not only on artwork but also on usability and improve on these ideas."

edit: removed english slang

Edited 2009-09-09 15:41 UTC

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