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Re: icon sketches for ATAG-TECHS

From: Matthias Mueller-Prove <mprove@Adobe.COM>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 18:22:28 +0200
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To: WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
At 18:00 Uhr +0200 23.04.2001, Marjolein Katsma wrote:
>I think these icons are very nice, well done graphically, nice to 
>look at. One little problem I see though: they're so similar in 
>overall shape that you have to look at tiny details to see their 
>difference (and semantics) - which sort of defeats the purpose of 
>having an icon in the first place, I think. (Sorry Matthias!)

no problem - its just a sketch.
My pen and the hand are pretty much redundant. In this sense your 
icon is much better. It focuses on the distinguishing aspects. Iıve 
also tried to eliminate the bright colors to make the icons less 
dominant.
Iıd like to stick with the shape. Because this conveys "application".

A lot of constraints need to be evaluated if you design icons. I will 
give it another try.

stay tuned :>
Matthias
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