PTI ACADEMY | Nov 01, 2019 | 1290
The icon is a symbol of any short kind of information and we can ignore words. An icon designer should know about the perfect icon design. below, you can find the best steps to create an icon.
A home icon on a 20px grid will be used as an example, some icons I am using for inspiration.
The type of icons you use depends on the design where they will be implemented:
Using the wrong type of icon on a design can deliver the wrong message about the product to the user.
Before you start you need to determinate the style you want to choose, the color palette, perspective and rendering.
Don't design on top of the grid, use the grid:
Design at a certain level of detail, icons should be easily recognizable, but not too complex. Don't add more than 2-3 objects.
Sometimes icons tend to look good but when we place them on the web they just don't look right Group testing is the easiest way to spot problematic icons. Just place all the icons together in the design and see what's wrong.
Remove extra details & normalize perspective. The smaller the icon, the more Simplified it should be.