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This is a fine piece of iPhone app icon:

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I'm wondering how they created the fine texture along with the slight 'glow' on the edges:

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I suppose the texture is made by a semi-transparent layer on top of the red background, but how did they do the light red glow on the border of the icon?

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In Photoshop, this can be done by using stroke.

Left click on layers and open blending option

Blending option > Stroke 

and then select color according to need.

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In Illustrator, two options come to mind.

  • Use the inner glow effect
  • Add another fill and apply a transform effect to scale it in from the edges.

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