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Questions about icons; small graphic images or symbols that conveys meaning through visual representation.

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How can I draw the arrow in this icon?

How do I draw that arrow? I use scissors to cut out parts of the path but the end became pointy.
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What are the best icons to represent “now” and “in the future”

What would be the best icons to represent something done in the current time frame or now and something that will be done in the future?
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How can I know what sizes of app button icons are needed for different devices? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to know the sizes of an app button icons for different devices. Like, what size of button icons are required for iPhone X & Samsung Galaxy Note 2. I searched around, but ...
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Generic “get in touch” icon

I usually use the phone call icons, or email, sms, and so on. But in my case we found the need for a generic "get in touch" icon, which will lead to either email, or phonecall, or sms, depending on ...
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When creating icons for Windows 10 I can not get rid of the drop shadow on the icon

I'm using Adobe Phototshop to create an image and then Greenfish Icon Editor Pro to create an icon for my new application. For some reason whenever I create a new icon I always get a shadow box ...
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Need help for icons (leads/ customers) [closed]

I am designing an app/ web and have problems finding icons to represent: Leads Customers Icons are more for internal use rather than customer-facing. Anybody have experience or ideas please? Thank ...
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Changing the background color of PNG Image while keeping search button in white color instead of grey color [closed]

I have the search button image on my site which has black background and grey search button and this is PNG image with the following code in stylesheet.css .topsearch .btn-search { width:29px; ...
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How perfectly scale and produce different sizes of icon without losing the quality in Illustrator

I already have sketch icon converted in svg, eps and ai files. And I wanted to produce different specific sizes for mobile app design. How would I properly scale an Icon?
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How to know if your icon is sharp when user test on phone

I just wanted to ask How to scale a Pixel Perfect Icons and produce different sizes (16x16, 32x32, 48x48,80x80 px..) I try to scale one image but result was not sharp when I tested on my phone. ...
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Can I use a modified version of a Microsoft program icon for my own software under “Fair Use”?

I am making a direct (probably free/libre) competitor to a minor element of Microsoft Office which is soon due to cease development. Can I use a modified version of an existing Microsoft program icon ...
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How can one search for a quick icon on google images without all the stock photo sites coming up on search results?

I'm looking for just a very simple icon of just a black and white notepad, but when I use google images its very annoying to have stock photo icon sites to come up where they make you pay for it. Is ...
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how to resize an Icon in photoshop without losing quality [duplicate]

I have this problem on the Logo Icon. The source files that I have was sketch and I don't have that software so I convert the files into layered Psd. When I try to resize the icons into specific sizes,...
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What icon can represent “other” or “miscellaneous”?

I've made a few icons representing different categories like "park", "nature", "sanitation" etc. I'm now officially stuck on the icon for "other" or "miscellaneous". This icon is going to represent ...
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How to replicate this old Safari (Browser) icon border effect? (Photoshop) [closed]

I am trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the content of the icon). I've already tried to achieve it but I am struggling Can you give me ...
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Simple icon to represent 'presets'?

For my concept I have a task bar that has 3 functions. 'Save' 'Load Preset' and 'Help'. Save and Help both have simple icons that don't require text. Which is great, because I would like to leave as ...
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Match font for an icon

Hi I am working with bootstrap navbar and I have 4 flat icons (very sharp outline) like below : I need to make another one to show another menu option in the navbar. The new icon is only text with ...
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How to override color on illustrations/icons that can't be flattened in Sketch App?

I'm trying to create a styleguide according to atomic design. For this I'm trying to create a set of icons where I can override the color so I can use them in different sets. I made an icon of a ...
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Export PNG image in Sketch, looks poor quality [duplicate]

I'm using Sketch 51 on a macOS High Sierra. The Instagram icon looks great in Sketch but when I export as PNG it loses a lot of quality. To the right we can see the icon in Sketch with zoom in good ...
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Help with using Direct Selection Tool while creating an icon in Illustrator

I am new to Illustrator and learning how to make icons following this link https://helpx.adobe.com/in/illustrator/how-to/icon-design.html I am stuck at step 5. I am not getting the corner widget ...
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Are Microsoft Emojis available as a library of SVG/images?

I am a fan of Microsoft's Emoji design, and would like to use them on my site without worrying about different devices/OS's using their own emoji set. This means using actual Emojis is not an option, ...
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Is it a good design approach to use one icon set throughout one brand i.e. ios app, android app and website? [duplicate]

Android have its own thick lined and filled icons whereas another hand, ios have its sleek, neat and clear icons. So I was wondering if it's really a great approach to use same icon pack for all the ...
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It is recommended to put the main image below the bio info in your profile?

I am not an expert in interface design (just if you think my question is bad). I am designing my own web site where I share my work and add some info about myself. On the main page: it is ...
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colouring an icon accurately

I am a coder really, and I have to recolour an icon - and I can't get it work. Here is the icon I need it to be #df2526 I created a new adjustment layer that is hue saturation and click colorize (...
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Put a collage of icons into a shape?

I am trying to learn how to put a collage of summer icons into the shape of a flip flop like the picture attached. Is there a way to do it without having to place each icon separately? Any tips would ...
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Remake Icon for commercial use

I dont know wether this is the right place to ask this kind of question, but I'll give it a try. I discovered an Icon on the web which I want to use for a companies new logo (together with some text ...
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Grid and design guidelines for 3D system icons?

I'm experimenting with 2D interfaces for 3D design and spatial interfaces and looking for some guidelines such as material design Note: I'm not talking about 3d icons in general (style) but icons ...
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How can I make this logo look more obviously like an icing bag and a crown?

For my brand identity class, I had to do a logo for a local bakery. The first one is what I started with. The bottom is where I am now The problem I'm having: I need to show lines or shapes ...
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flip an ico-image without quality loss or size increase

My goal is to take an ico-image, like this wikipedia.ico and flip it vertically. My first attempt was $ convert -flip wikipedia.ico flipped.ico And it works, except that the resulting file flipped....
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How should icons inside an app look like?

I'm going to develop a new app for neighbors community and local business so in the app, the users will find some categories of services they can choose and inside every category the related services. ...
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Thickness changing on shape union

I'm trying to combine two shapes, both of which are 1px in thickness. However on combining them, the thickness of one increases. Before union: After union: What would be a good way around this? I'm ...
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Iconography Sizing - Creating a Grid

I’m trying to create a grid to make my icons more consistent. At first, I decided to play with 24x24 px as my default size (with 1px line weight). To maintain visual weight, my circles were 22x22 px, ...
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Pixel Perfection in Iconography

Is pixel perfection necessary in creating an icon set? When I render some “imperfect” icons on the web, they don’t really look blurry or terrible. Are there cases where it’s more noticeable? And if ...
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Icons/Assets Naming Conventions

I'm looking for best practices on how to name exported assets, especially in User Interface Design (e.g. icons) in order to create a unified naming scheme among all assets. I'd like to stick with ...
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Sizing “symbols” inside icons

Let’s say I want to make guidelines for using a plus symbol inside of icons in an icon set. For example, I have a “New” icon which is a rectangle with a plus inside of it. I also have a “Copy” icon ...
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Is it okay to sacrifice exact country flag designs in favor of aesthetics?

The usage case is a freeware game with skill rankings, wherein each player is associated with their country and has their country's flag next to their name. The most noticeable discrepancy between ...
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Converting and resizing svg icons to pngs without losing quality

I'm creating an email in Mailchimp and trying to insert icons as images. Mailchimp doesn't support svg files, so I converted them to pngs in illustrator (exported for web). They're still appearing as ...
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What are the Best Sizes for Designing an Icon Set Used for Web

The icons that I've created for a website of mine are starting to become a little disjointed in size and styling. I"m wanting to spend some time creating a standardized icon set. I'm most concerned ...
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Material Icon - System Icon Grid

What is a difference between Live Area and Dense Live Area Should design icon inside 20px X 20px area or inside 16px X 16px area?
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Icon looks very transparent when uploaded to Chrome Web Store [closed]

I'm currently developing a Chrome Extension and trying to upload my icon to the Chrome Developer Dashboard. However, when I upload my icon, the colored-in part looks very transparent. Here is what it ...
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How to fill a shape with different elements of varying sizes

I'm looking to replicate this effect without having to putting each icon in by hand manually. Is there a program or script that could help me achieve this? I tried it with some mosaic apps but it ...
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Icons Making Illustrator Slow

My client gave me a set of 13 icons to use in some print and web materials that I am designing for an event. They are simple one color icons with a sketchy kind of look, and the original file they ...
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how to convert 'object or icons' to “shape” to change color [closed]

how to convert icon to shape to change instant color in Photoshop
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What is a suitable icon for nonspecific spirituality?

Christianity can be represented with the crucifix icon, Judaism with a Start of David, Bhuddism with a Dharma wheel, etc, etc. What icon would be suitable to represent spirituality in general, not ...
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Copy-to-clipboard icon for code blocks

My problem I am building a tutorial site with code blocks that the user should copy and paste into their console. I would like to add a copy button to the code snippets that would intuitively make ...
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Export in multi sizes with illustrator create several icons

I designed a set of icons for a website in Illustrator CC. What would be the difference between using Illustrator CC's tool to export my icons in different sizes (@1x; @2x, @4x) vs. drawing the ...
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What software is used to create these sort of icons?

I've seen these icons in several sites which have a sample of some business diagrams. It seems that they're all using the same software to create those diagrams, I wonder what the software is?
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How to combine vector paths in Sketch? [duplicate]

I am trying to combine/flatten a series on paths in Sketch. When I use Layer > Combine I get very unexpected results. I am assuming there is a fairly simple solution that I am missing here, can ...
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Inkscape : Exporting SVG to different icon sizes

What if we start working an icon with 32x32 template and need more icon sizes from the base art. Like, I made a camera icon using 32x32 template and is in need of 48x48, 64x64 etc variants in SVG ...
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Convert custom icon font to copy and paste-able entities

Font Awesome has a cheatsheet where they've converted their icons into html entities that you can copy and paste right into Sketch (and other editing programs), that changes the type element to the ...
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Illustrator: how to make a transparent favicon of non-square logo

I have a logo that isn't square. I want to make it a favicon that has a transparent background, but doing so requires making it a 16px X 16px, which changes the logo, squishing it. Is there a way to ...