Category Archives: web design

iPad application icon

After the toolbar icons for Edge, I thought about a possible app icon. A nice opportunity to learn the ins and outs of iOS icon design. My ideas initially all centered around crisp edges and high-contrast letters, preferably Didot. Both doesn’t work very well for the icons. The mandatory rounded corners make everything look cute [...]

toolbar icons

Once I got started on the toolbar icons for Edge, I couldn’t stop anymore. After I made the little Rocket ice, I figured things had gotten a bit out of hand … This is the kind of work that I enjoy hugely. I learned a lot of it as well. These icons are optimized [...]

welcome to The Edge

One of the most interesting reads on the web is Edge, where scientists talk not only about their science but also about society, culture and philosophy. Just smart people talking about smart topics. Lovely. But their webdesign is really not so lovely. I don’t mind that it’s boring, even so that doesn’t seem appropriate for [...]