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

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I want to know the name of technique used to create the icon

I have created app named i am poor for learning purpose I was trying to create icon the background colour of icon i chosen same as whatsapp icon colour but now I'm seeing difference WhatsApp had ...
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Make complex form appear “disappeared” using dashes

I'm currently new into Adobe Illustrator and I'm having quite a bit a stroke when it comes to icon design. I'm mostly using icons from flaticon, in this case, I'm using an icon of a can, a package ...
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Does optical correction give a more aesthetic look to the SBI logo?

The design in question here is an official variation of the SBI logo: Now, I've always felt that the main circular icon feels a bit smaller, and must be corrected by enlarging it a bit to make it ...
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Software for quickly and simply re-coloring and resizing a PNG image

Let's say I'm given an image of a flat colored icon, which is a 512x512 PNG black icon. Is there a software to quickly and simply generate e.g. a 36x36 (arbitrary) red (or any color) version of the ...
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How do you animate SVG for the web?

Vector graphics are now taking over the web and even mobile applications. Icons, buttons and elements of web pages or mobile apps are now becoming increasingly vector based, dropping bitmaps because ...
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Real estate property listing formatting

Working on this real estate development website with multiple units for sale, each of these listing the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, floor and unit surface per unit (below the 'Family Unit' title). ...
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How to save small png files (icons) with minimal pixelation?

I've been tasked with creating a bunch of icons for a software product that my company develops. The problem is, I keep getting feedback that the icons are too "pixelated" for them to use... The ...
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Opinion on the icon of the logo please :)

I am rebranding my personal work. I used to work with the name of Miss Graphics but was suggested that its too generic. I have now come up with a new concept. I would like to show Dolphin to represent ...
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Illustrator create border like effect [duplicate]

I am using Illustrator. I got this: and I want to create this effect: At the moment I am using a white border to create this effect but I want to remove the part from the outer lines. I know that ...
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Blurry Image when exported to 32×32

I am trying to create a favicon for our website. I created something at 7000×7000 and then reduced the size to 32×32. (I may be using the wrong terminology here. The website we use, says the maximal ...
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Critique my logo please

I asked for a critique on my personal logo before and got an amazing response from you guys. thank you! So i abandoned that idea and now have created this new logo. Basically, I am a graphic ...
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How should I make my icons as a part of a design system?

I'm creating a design system for a user interface design project and I want to make icons accessible for designers and developers. Icons can have different styles like: Different strokes (1px and 2px)...
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Standard icon for SMS

I've been working on a website where there will be two buttons: "Call us" and an "SMS us". The user might be on mobile or on a desktop browser, and I'd like to make it clear that the SMS icon means "...
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Linguistic Terms Icons?

Does anyone know of any linguistic terms icons (icons for "noun", "stem", "grammatical number", various grammatical cases), or preferably a package of them? I know of the Noun Project and there are ...
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Convert .svg to multisize .ico in bulk

I have a lot of .svg icons that each need to be converted to an .ico file that contains multiple resolutions. The background needs to be transparent. These are the resolutions I need inside each .ico ...
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How to create proper Vector Images that can be used as an Android Vector-Drawable?

I'm quite new to creating vector images. I started to learn how the create them because I need some custom icons for an Android app I'm currently working on. And here starts the problem. I'm creating ...
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Pictograms to show supply chains

I am having a hard time coming up with the right pictograms. I am making a video game that features simulated industries, like mines, smelters, sawmills, bakeries, and so on. And I need to annotate ...
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How to convey Medieval hair/fur in a 2D icon-style composition

I am working in adobe illustrator to create a icon in svg format. The icon is supposed to be a young male lion, and the style is supposed to be Medieval (a design for a Medieval shield crest or ...
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What stroke width Instagram is using for its icons and how to get same results?

I'm designing on Illustrator icons for a new app, when I use 1px stroke and preview on mobile they look very thin and when I use 2px stroke they look a bit bold while Instagram icons look and feel ...
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Are both designs (see details) are correct to represent “not allowed” / ban?

I need this icon to design something (in typography). Now, I just noticed it today... at some places this icon has +45 angle of the diameter and at some places it has -45, as show in the image: Is ...
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A question about rounding corners in this situation

I have a rectangle cut from in the middle diagonally. The cutting stroke is rounded. So the rectangle edges should also be rounded I felt. The question here is, do I round the top-left and bottom-...
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How can I represent “active apps/activities” in a square icon with at most 5 simple shapes?

I'm trying to design an icon that represents "active apps/activities" in a very simple way so that the icon remains clear even when at 50% of the size show below (left). As you might have noticed (...
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How export all icons from a Sketch file for iOS

I have a sketch prototyp file and want to export all icons with different size for iOS/Xcode. How should I do? I only know how to export an icon/image with different size, but no idea what about for ...
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use of graphics stock icon (spoon,fork,skull head) for logo [duplicate]

I am a new graphics designer I want to use skull head, spoon icon, fork, etc in my logo from free stock but I don't know how to avoid copyright issue
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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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How to create a crisp favicon

I have been trying to create a favicon for my website for sometime and I cannot get it to be crisp. It is a simple Favicon. This is the best I could make it, The W will not be crisp. Is this favicon ...
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How can I make a full coloured icon set work as a font?

I am in the process of designing a set of icons for my client to offer a full-colour alternative, whereby the gradient has an outline colour, with a fill gradient colour. For example here - https://...
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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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How do I export a crisp icon from Illustrator?

I have created an icon in Illustrator that I would like to use as an emoji on Discord and Twitch. I exported it as a 2031 × 2002 image and uploaded it to Discord. When I use the emote on Discord (...
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What can symbolize “mold-breaker”?

I've searched online for a very long while now but there seems to be no iconography or symbolism for mold-breaker. Internet only knows the Pokemon ability of the same name or mold, the disease. It ...
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Distorted SVG icon when exporting from Sketch

I am getting a strange result when exporting an SVG icon from Sketch. I am trying to export this mail icon that is made up of two masked triangles and an outer rectangle (all using an outside border):...
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Can I use a Freepik icon as my commercial mobile app icon?

I know Freepik icons may not be used as logo types, but logos and icons are two different things. I have a mobile app that I intend to sell, can I use an icon from Freepik and use it as the app icon? ...
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Create a Price Tag Icon with Rounded Corners

I am learning to create icons in Photoshop, but I'm not sure how to tackle creating this icon. Is it possible using only Photoshop?
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What Icon Can Be Used to Represent “Attributes”?

I am looking for a comprehensible icon/a visual metaphor to express "arbitrary attributes", in the sense of additional information. In my particular case, each record represents a word, or a name, ...
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What do different bracket/braces/parens in logos mean?

I'm thinking on a logo for my personal site that is tech/dev oriented and I've been curious about the use of brackets/braces/parentheses in logos. Most of these special characters have a lot of ...
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How to get smoother shape edges?

I am currently working on some custom icons. I stumbled upon an article which addresses issues of optical effects and illusions of shapes. What I noticed is that the shapes shown in images provided in ...
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Free image for the “grab” cursor for IE11

I am looking at this question and its answers, and it seems the only legitimate way to implement a grab cursor in IE11 is to use an image like this: cursor: url(images/grab.cur); Browsing the ...
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Icon to signify “wish” or “wishlist”?

I'm trying to think of a way to visually depict the meaning of "wish" or "wishlist". I'd prefer to stay more on the side of "wish" than "list" as I'd rather avoid an icon of a list.
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How do you represent the concept “rate per hour” visually or as an icon?

I am trying to think of a good visual representation for "rate per hour" as in "this is the rate per hour that I am being charged at for this time" or "I am charging someone else at this rate per hour....
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How to merge overlapping shapes while keeping the layer order in Sketch?

I am designing an icon for card decks. What I did is to stack five rectangles with white fill as shown below. I am wondering how to make the white fillings transparent while keeping the stack ...
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Iconography - Icon or text first?

What is a better approach for designing buttons for the web? Should the icon come before the text or after? Personally I think it really depends on the context of area but just wondered what would be ...
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Icon to signify that an event is postponed

I have 8-10 different event types that can be scheduled, completed, adjusted, postponed, etc. What would be a good icon to signify that an event is postponed? I was thinking the loader icon, but I'm ...
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Making parts of image transparent - am I doing it right?

First, I want to make it very clear that I am a newbie in the graphic design field and I have no idea of how things are done. I am more a programmer than a designer. I have been making a Google ...
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How do I convert my .svg to a woff icon font?

I have tried all conversion websites and softwares but I cannot seem to get my .svg to convert to a .woff file (or any font file ex. eot .ttf ) so I can add it as an icon to my website. I know very ...
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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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Import/Export vs upload/download icons arrow direction

Why are the arrows for download and export in opposite directions? They do the same things : send a file from the server to the client. Differences between downloadand export export is focused on the ...
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Why won't a certain object combine into another in Inkscape?

I am making an icon pack using Inkscape that is focused around brand and social icons. I am planning on adding the FreeBSD logo to the pack, so I have been recreating the logo: However, when I try to ...
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How to draw these subtler but standard emojis in monochrome

I'm looking at this and this for basic text emoticons, and some of the standard graphical ones we use today aren't really easily done in text, and don't seem easy to do in monochrome without the use ...
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Looking for some creative advice on a sharp, strong and minimal logo. All inputs appreciated [closed]

I'm creating a logo for a tech/IT startup have received absolute instructions on what the client would like to see. It should be: 1. B&W (and shades of grey - not 50 though) 2. Minimal almost ...
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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.