The Stack Overflow podcast is back! Listen to an interview with our new CEO.

Questions tagged [icon]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
2answers
69 views

Client has 53 categories in a mega menu and he wants icons

Dear fellow designers, I got a client who wants me to design a wholesale website. I've designed a mega menu for his categories but now he wants me to make icons for every category (53). The question ...
0
votes
2answers
382 views

How to recreate vector line art

I'm now almost done with that special project for my college, but I need help with one more thing. There are some icons that our newsletter has, that I would like to use. But the person who has the ...
-1
votes
2answers
13k views

how to download material icon font?

I can't able to download material icon fonts, any one can you just share the link with me please? am using only downloaded fonts.
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Exporting SVG Icons With a Bounding Box

I am a front end developer creating a rather large icon set for a site, I've settled on using Grumpicon because it provides the deep layer of support I need as well as allowing me to do some size ...
0
votes
1answer
523 views

Change size of vector in illustrator

I use Illustrator for changing colours and adding the svg vectors (basically icons from flaticons) to photoshop to create high fidelity mockups. my question is, is there any way to change the width(...
24
votes
5answers
28k views

How to convert a square SVG to all-size ICO?

I've drawn an icon in InkScape and would like to export it to an ICO file that would include sprites for all the reasonable resolutions (16x16, 32x32, ... 256x256 etc). How can this be done (without ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Creating icons with long shadows for Android

How can I design icons like below, with a circular shape, element in between and shadow to the bottom-right. Play store is filled with such icons. Is there an online tool to make them quickly or any ...
1
vote
1answer
510 views

How do I create an 's' shape in sketch?

I'm trying to design a circular icon in which you can see a beach, with water washing onto it. So I want to create a squiggly/s shaped layer to resemble water. I'm new to designing icons in Sketch ...
1
vote
0answers
150 views

Creating icons with gradient shadows

I am attempting to create some animal icons in a particular style. What would your approach be in making an icon in a similar style? It looks to me like a lot of different gradients applied in ...
-1
votes
1answer
132 views

Should I create font icons or use images?

I applied for a frontend web developer job. They sent me PSD files and told me to create a one page website and send to them for review. On this image you can see just the header part. I am wondering ...
5
votes
2answers
248 views

Is there an icon for the word “ICON”?

Is there an icon for the word icon? I am trying to build a website like flaticon, and made me wonder, is there an icon for icons? Like there are icons for settings or database.
0
votes
1answer
580 views

Filling the background of a png icon

I have several png icons that I want to place on a colored circle but I'd like a white background immediately behind the image (see attached)...I can do it fine with the ones that are circles by ...
2
votes
1answer
367 views

How to create a folded/bent icon in Inkscape?

I am curious how to create this folded/bent icon in Inkscape? Is that I create a whole picture, and then apply effect on it? Or i have to separately make each of them?
0
votes
1answer
229 views

Exporting Illustrator objects to svg showing up as 3 separate icons in ICOMOON

I have created a simple icon and have exported it for use in ICOMOON. The developer is stating that it is showing up as three separate icons. They are grouped and I have even placed them in one layer....
-1
votes
1answer
305 views

Converting an .ai file with multiple artboard into a single .svg file

I am trying to convert an .ai file having multiple artboard into a single .svg file in order to generate a single .ttf file having all the icons. I have tried deselecting use artboards option which ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Exporting multiple groups from Sketch

I'm trying to export some icons I have made in Sketch. I've learnt how to export multiple layers, so each layer comes out as an individual assets (png file), but I can't find a solution for doing the ...
-1
votes
1answer
103 views

Suggestions for app background

I am designing an app background for learners of the English language. Normally, I design icons, but I decided to try putting together an app, iphone, android, ect, ect, where the learner is presented ...
0
votes
1answer
256 views

Creating a diamond outline [duplicate]

I'm able to create a flat diamond will fills, but I'm having some difficulty getting just the outlines. I've tried using borders with inside position, but I end up with thicker strokes in certain ...
2
votes
1answer
179 views

What are good small icons for “Distribute objects”?

I'm working on a graphic editor where objects on a screen can be positioned. The common cases are covered: align left, align center, move forward/backward layers, etc. One way of positioning them ...
-1
votes
1answer
188 views

What is this icon design with unfinished border line called?

I would like to know what is this type of design is called. It's used throughout Discord UI and is becoming an icon trend on Flaticon.
8
votes
3answers
1k views

Why should I include padding/margin around icons when I create them?

I recently spoke with an engineer who requested that I edit all our existing icons (we have about 50 of them) to remove the extra margin I was putting around them so it would be easier for her to ...
6
votes
3answers
654 views

How can I avoid icons with double meanings?

I am currently trying to make an icon that indicates a bike shop sells bike accessories. This icon will be displayed along with other icons, such as the bike types the shop sells and if the shop ...
-2
votes
1answer
842 views

Design icon or logo with lettering like opera max / opera mini / limo app

Are there any plugins/fonts in photoshop/illustrator for designing icons like the images below or is it all done by constructing paths ? It would be great if anyone could provide a tutorial or steps ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Is it okay to use Apple logo as a part of an icon in a website?

I'm working on a website for a data recovery company. I need to make an icon of a MacBook, because they offer specialized service for OS X devices. I'm not sure if it is okay for me to place the ...
5
votes
1answer
329 views

Icon for ‘backwards compatible’?

How can I represent backwards compatibility in an icon? Our company makes building control systems and we are currently developing a whole new platform/range (hardware and software) which will ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

What program could I use to make animated vector icon constructions?

I've created some vector icons in Illustrator. Recently I found this designer's work and was intrigued by his animated constructions, like the following: I've contacted the artist to ask about his ...
0
votes
1answer
316 views

unifying sizing of font icon into a set with illustrator?

I look around the web, and there are a lot of tutorials on how to create icons, but my question is, how do you unify the icons into a set using illustrator? So here's the problem: I am a UI Designer,...
1
vote
1answer
293 views

Inkscape - How to create uniformed group sizes for a svg file with multiple Object IDs?

I am a currently trying to create my own desktop theme in the plasma desktop environment. Right now I am currently at a roadblock and I need some advice. I am working on a svg file with multiple ...
1
vote
1answer
650 views

How to create line icon comprises paths in sketch?

Hi! It's my first post. I am totally newbie in sketch, also in design. Because I want to use the "Shared style" function which can let me change all icons' style quickly (just like this tutorial ...
0
votes
3answers
4k views

How to create/draw stick figure vector art [closed]

I'm new to graphic design and I want to create stick figure vector art, the kind you find on most start-up websites, that looks neat and professional. However, I have no clue on where to get started. ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to convey the concept of “Clear Communication” with an icon or simple illustration

A client is requesting that I illustrate a concept for a brochure. The literal verbiage that was provided to me was "Be Intentional and Transparent In Our Communications & Decision-making." It's ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I convert my AI icon to a PNG file?

Should each AI icon file be taken to Photoshop up to 100 times to convert 100 AI icons to PNG files at a size of 64×64? Or is there a shorter/faster way?
1
vote
1answer
239 views

Inkscape - Text gets clipped around end

I've been using Inkscape to design some prototype icons for a project I'm working on, and recently I ran into an issue with the battery design. The issue is my text for the battery gets clipped around ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Icons for cell padding adjustments

I am at a dead end right now, with 2 icons. I have a table, above the table I have 2 icons, the 2 icons will be buttons that will change the padding of the table cells. Just like in gmail, you ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

All-in-one tool to create and export all the iOS icon sizes [duplicate]

Hi I'm an iOS developer and I'm wondering how you design professionals create all those iOS icon sizes that are needed for an app. For the most part I have seen this as a two-step process: Create ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

What is the best Icon to use for an item's state of: “I need to borrow” and “I already have it”?

I am working on an interface which let's a user select an item's state of ownership. The states may be "Buy", "Borrow" or "Have". What are the best Icons to describe these options visually? The "...
0
votes
1answer
271 views

How to merge two shapes and create a space between them

I am trying to merge these two shapes in Adobe Illustrator, so that the black line makes a cutout through the grey rings of the target, and leaves a specified gap around the edge between the black ...
-1
votes
1answer
104 views

Can someone help me about this icon design? [closed]

How are you? This is my first work. please help me about this icon design. does it have problem? Thank you icon picture :
1
vote
1answer
695 views

Subtract overflowing group of shapes from shape in Sketch

about a month ago I switched to Sketch for webdesigning and I'm a very happy camper ever since. I really love the program and for me it's a big improvement from webdesigning with Photoshop/Illustrator,...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

Make text look like it's part of icon

I'm trying to create a 'Delete History' icon. Here's how it looks now: There are two problems: 1 - I feel something doesn't look right. 2 - How do I get "History" to look like it's there, and not ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Where can i find icon fonts for currency symbols?

I would like help to finding an icon font package like ionicon for most, if not all, the currency symbols in the world. I currently use ionicon for my kivy app just need the currency symbols now.
0
votes
2answers
128 views

On what occasion should I distort icon?

I might, for some reasons, distort an icon like Microsoft Windows 8 icon. However, according to the Google Material design Rulebook icons-product-icons "Google Holy Bible of Designs", I should not ...
-1
votes
1answer
95 views

Icon for “Services”

I'm making a web-site for a friend of mine. She works mainly with nail-art and make ups (I don't really know). Anyway, I wonder what would be good for an icon for "Services" of this kind of thing? I ...
-1
votes
1answer
689 views

What is a layered ico?

I came across an ICO file and since I didn't have Photoshop I had to open it in GIMP. Then I realized it has layers. What is a layered ico file and when will I ever need it?
-1
votes
1answer
69 views

iphone icon sizes compared to on photoshop

I noticed the apple guidelines mentions that app icons are 120x120 but when I go to something like photoshop or fireworks to see how that looks like, it looks much bigger than that. Anyone know why?
1
vote
2answers
5k views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

What would be a good icon for representing “Stress”?

I'm referring to mental stress - state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to best represent different priority levels using icons?

In a web application I'm developing we categorize systems based on their criticality (1-4). A system might have connected emergencies, which have emergency levels (1-3). Combined they give you the ...
0
votes
1answer
350 views

How to save my icon into 192*192 resolution with out spoiling its shape

I need to make an icon for android phones which have 192*192 resolution. How to make it proportionate with out losing the shape? This is the shape I want to be made to 192*192. When ever I keep the ...