early apple icon from her sketchbook

early apple icon from her sketchbook

Jul 2, 2016

early apple icon from her sketchbook

The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

Nov 22, 2011

Kare’s work gave the Mac a visual lexicon that was universally inviting and intuitive. Instead of thinking of each image as a tiny illustration of a real object, she aimed to design icons that were as instantly comprehensible as traffic signs. There was an ineffably disarming and safe quality about her designs. Like their self-effacing […]

Icons of the Web

Icons of the Web

Aug 30, 2010

A large-scale scan of the top million web sites (per Alexa traffic data) was performed in early 2010 using the Nmap Security Scanner and its scripting engine. We retrieved each site’s icon by first parsing the HTML for a link tag and then falling back to /favicon.ico if that failed. 328,427 unique icons were collected, […]

Taste of Lemon icons

Feb 3, 2003

These are delicious.  From http://www.pixelcentric.net/icons.html

Pixelpalooza

Feb 2, 2003

Accepting entries for Pixelpalooza at Icon Factory from now until midnight March 31st, 2003. Pixelpalooza is an annual forum for all icon artists (iconists, as we like to call them) to strut their stuff and show how much talent is really out there. The main purpose of the contest is to energize the Macintosh icon […]