Designing iPhone Screenshots

Easy-to-follow tips on how to design great screenshots for the App Store.

Designing Splash Screens

How to design great splash screens.

Designing Logos

Creating a logo is design distilled. In this article I run through the aspects I think makes a good logo.

Social Media Image Templates

Free templates that help you always get the right size for each social media content and context

What Everyone Should Know About The Process of Designing Apps

How do you design apps? Here’s what everyone should know about the process.

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Designing Android Product Icons

Android iconography has changed under Google’s material guidelines. It’s a new dawn for icons on Android so obviously we need to build some tools for it!

How To Design Better App Icons

In this article and film I discuss best practises when designing app icons and how to create memorable, apt and unique icons for mobile platforms.

Creating Icons for the Apple Watch

An in-depth look at how to make Apple Watch icons and how they differ from their iOS siblings.

How do I use the Templates?

The goal of all the templates on this site is to make it easier, faster and more efficient to create icons and other assets for the screen. Here’s how.

Designing for Fun

It’s not form follows function after all, it’s form follows fun.

Improving Exports with Bicubic Scaling

Learn how Bicubic scaling might help with those sharp contrast issues that happens when you scale things in Photoshop.

The Hunt for the Squircle

Arguably the largest change to the daily workings of icon designers in recent history was the icon corner radius introduced in iOS 7.

Icons and Logos are Not the Same

Icons and Logos are two completely separate design disciplines requiring different tools and different mindsets.

Let’s Talk Icons

What is an icon? Where are icons used? What makes a good app icon? All this and the secret to becoming an icon designer in this talk.

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