- Articles & Inspirations
- Saturday, 18th Jun, 2011
This is the most important rules in icon design. As a designer, you have to figure out what your app does? And expressing it to your target user within the limited visual spaces. (normally the size of the icon is 57px x57px)
You are not encourage to use word as a main element for your app icon, this is because your user will found difficult to read such small word inside an icon. Instead, you should try to use graphical element to represent and reflect your app’s concept.
Same as web design, consistency is important when designing your app icon. You must make sure that your icon has the same style or graphical continuity with your application.
Ask yourself “Does my icon stand out from others?” If no, then you have to study the problem and redesign again until your app icon looks unique and also accurately reflect your app.
Ok, now, we are going to show you some good design of mobile application icon for you and you can take it as a reference, when designing your own icon.
A native mobile app of the popular broadband test.
An reliable personal financing receipts app tracker.
A free checker application for iPhone and iPod.
App Cooker is the finest iOS mockup software ever created for iPad.
A popular game that allow player to throw paper into the basket.
An utilities application that allow user to switch on the camera flashlight of iPhone.
Quick Recall is a full featured to-do list and note manager application for ios user.
An app that provide the definition of millions of words.
Gift Plan is an gift planning application.
A clock application for iPhone user.
An application that allow users to turn favourite RSS feeds into their own personalized newspaper.
Color Slash is an application that let users quickly and easily give photos a dramatic look by converting the photo into black and white, while keeping their chosen details in color.
A photo makeover application that allow user to change the color of eyes.
A Google Map application for Android enabled mobile devices.
A color blindness test application for Android devices.
Tweetbot is a full-featured iPhone Twitter client with a lot of personality.
Calcbot is a simple beautifully designed calculator for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.