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I'm pretty new to making graphics for a specific platform but not to graphic design in general.

I have a logo I made using Illustrator and had scaled it accordingly by using the Save to Web feature of Illustrator and then added it to a canvas in Fireworks.

In Fireworks the icon looks really crisp, even when I view it in Windows by using the built-in image Preview context menu. Its a square logo sitting at 70x70 pixels.

However, when I add it to my application and I pin it to the metro start menu in Windows, it looks blurry.

What do I need to do to make my image look sharp, crisp, and overall correct on the Windows Metro OS?

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What version of Illustrator do you have? Newer versions have a "Pixel grid" which may come in handy, but older versions are suitable too. –  Krom Stern Dec 20 '13 at 4:56
    
@KromStern I am using my Adobe Creative Cloud version of it, so its the CC edition. Actually, I found a workaround...so in Illustrator, I had to export the image at high (300 PPI) quality to a PNG file instead of saving it for the web...then I loaded it into Fireworks. In Fireworks, I used the Image Size button to use bilinear down-scaling of the image to whatever size I wanted it to be, and it came out really crisp! Crisper than saving for web...not sure why. Maybe it has to do with the way Windows Store Apps render images. –  Alexandru Dec 20 '13 at 13:57
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