Who Designed the Weather Icons?

To modern eyes, they're as intuitive as the alphabet: The bubbly cloud, the circle and its simplistic rays of sunshine. But our weather icons are actually pretty new inventions. Up until the 1970s, meteorologists used an enigmatic system of symbols to forecast the weather—until a design student came along and changed… » 5/27/14 4:27pm 5/27/14 4:27pm

How to Design Beautiful iOS App Icons, According to Apple

It's no coincidence that the best and most popular apps frequently have striking and memorable icons. It might seem like just a colorful tile, but a good icon is critical piece of an app's design that has a huge effect on how people think about and interact with what's inside. Here's a rare look at how Apple thinks… » 7/15/13 3:40pm 7/15/13 3:40pm