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a factory silhouette with an "i" in the middle? a document/open book (like a catalog)? If the tab is product-specific, why not just use the information circle with an i inside it? Or replace the tab with an information button next to the item title.


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So, as I commented on the original post I could see some kind of tools icon, possibly placed over something representing the information part, like an "i" or instructional booklet. Some examples of the direction I'm talking about: 1, 2, 3, 4. Now, knowing that the site sells specialty sporting goods equipment I think you can customize it for that even ...


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Should I design each resolution independently?? It depends on the icon. Flat, bold line art can probably be designed as an SVG and just scaled as needed in the app/website. This is how icon fonts work...they are just vector icons and resize as needed. On the other hand, if it's a photo-realistic icon with fine details, then typically the process is: ...


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If you're already using font awesome, can't you use something like the 'List' icon? http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/icon/list/


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Why not mix in another framework? I find semantic-ui to be much easier and superior to bootstrap. They also have a much wider range of icons. http://semantic-ui.com/elements/icon.html Take a look at that page in particular under maps there is an icon called building. This might work well to represent an organisation. If you have any issues with this leave ...


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As @Bennett McElwee also points out, the checkmark is something we're getting more and more used to in our interfaces. Also the asteriks is used to indicate something that's not saved. We might combine the two into one button that changes state depending on the state of the document that it refers to: (icons adapted from ...


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Downloadable UI guides are available for Android wear from the Android developer site. There's also loads of other information about design principles, structuring and a whole range of other thing in the "wear" section. Apple also provide something similar for the Apple Watch if anyone is looking for that as well, It's called WatchKit. The downloadable ...


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The 'professional' quality of an icon is much more attributable to the concept behind it than the execution. With that said, a rock solid concept can be ruined by a poor execution, and conversely, a poor concept can be enhanced by a good execution. But, would you rather work towards the best of a bad idea, or the worst of a good idea? With a good ...


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I've seen "stick figures" look quite professional - if the sticks are wide enough, of course. Those types of figures are used in International signage and are rather standardized. I'll give you a UX-kind of answer: test with your user base. Ask your users what their feelings are regarding the iconography.


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Before approaching icon design, there are some guidelines and principles that are worth studying. If you want to create effective icon designs, then you should take a holistic approach to issues such as audience, size, simplicity, lighting, perspective, and style. This article gives you a good starting place for creating icons that work well together and fit ...


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My hypothesis is that there are several parts of the icon which obeys the Golden Ratio, or at least when the design process happens, there have been some mathematical consideration on the spacing That's likely not the case at all. There's nothing magic about the Golden Ratio. It's an abused design trope that isn't nearly as useful as people claim it to ...


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This looks like what you want: http://emojisymbols.com/ This is a Web font specialized for use on the Internet. The font can be used free of charge for Web pages and Web services, be it for private or business use. The font can be uploaded to your Web server for use.


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Have a look at the following Apple document: https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/MobileHIG/IconMatrix.html This lists all pixel sizes you should use for icons... Where did you come up with 58x58 for an application icon? Try adding the correct format for your phone to see whether that solves the problem. Once you ...


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That icon you're referring to was created by ShareThis so using it in the manner you wish would be incorrect. Reference: A share icon was introduced in 2006, known as the Share Icon, used by ShareThis and licensed under four licenses: the share-alike GPL and LGPL, and the permissive BSD license and Creative Commons Attribution 2.5.5 ShareThis ...


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Here's another option for "share", although I personally prefer the icon you attached:



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