Marc Edwards is a designer, an icon speedrunner, the creator of strange generative art GIFs, and the founder of Bjango. Bjango is best known for iStat Menus and their upcoming design tool, Skala. Marc has written for Smashing Magazine, iMore, and posts articles on Bjango’s own site. He also created and maintains a bunch of open source, design related projects.
All About Icons
This session will cover a wide range of strategies, tips and tricks on how to create consistent, cohesive production ready sets of icons and glyphs for web and app projects. We will answer questions like:
- Grids, weighting and consistency across icon sets.
- Optimal ways to create common icons, and how those techniques can be reused.
- Important considerations for production assets.
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We run practical sessions every week. No fluff, just actionable techniques and strategies for building and designing better experiences. Here are a few recent ones:
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