Icon Design: Graphic Icons in Computer Interface Design

Icon Design: Graphic Icons in Computer Interface Design

by Steve Caplin
     
 

"Though design for computer applications is a relatively new phenomenon, the boom in the home computer marketplace means that this is now the fastest-growing area of design. While providing boundless creative opportunities for the graphic designer, the challenge of designing interface icons - the symbols that represent applications, documents, functionality, and any… See more details below

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"Though design for computer applications is a relatively new phenomenon, the boom in the home computer marketplace means that this is now the fastest-growing area of design. While providing boundless creative opportunities for the graphic designer, the challenge of designing interface icons - the symbols that represent applications, documents, functionality, and any other facet of the software that gives it a graphic identity - has often been underestimated. icon design offers practical, comprehensible, jargon-free advice for designing cutting-edge icons, and includes an inspirational showcase of contemporary icon designs."--BOOK JACKET.

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Booknews
Following an overview of graphical user interfaces for IBM-PCs Macintosh computers, a British freelance illustrator describes icon design application tools for both platforms and for the Internet. Includes colorful icons to emulate, case studies of two innovative designers, and a glossary of computerese. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823025220
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Design Directories Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.31(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.70(d)

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