So, everyone has been banging on about iOS7 since its unveiling at WWDC, with the conversation heavily focussed on Ive’s new icon set. The recurring theme seems to be a negative one, with a considerable hatred for his use of gradients. I’m yet to come across somebody who is in love. Gigaom put a nice [...]
On the 6th of July 2009, I rocked up to the Beacon South Quarter in Sandyford, with not a notion of what lay before me. I was to meet a girl called Lauren outside of Dunnes, and she would bring me to the office of Simply Zesty, where I would be an Account Manager. I [...]
So those of you who read the blog regularly will know that i’m a sucker for flat design. So when I spotted that Shapes & Co had created a series of superhero postcards using flat design principles I was all over it.
There seems to be a very big trend at the moment of completely overhauling and updating the look and feel of your brand or website. Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Youtube, Google and many more have all put some time and effort into updating their offerings within the last year. However many of these design updates were long overdue and arose from a shift in technology, which is allowed I suppose. But Facebook hasn’t stopped changing it’s look since 2005, when it first hit the World Wide Web.
I’ve long been a fan of IconFinder when sourcing icons and sets for various projects. For those of you who don’t know, IconFinder is a search engine for icons. The choice available has always been extensive, and the ability to download icons in png, ico or icns format has always appealed.
Now they’ve released their Marketplace, which allows designers to sell their icons through the site. Read More