iOS 7 icons Stories July 8, 2013

Back in April, we first reported that iOS 7 will feature much-enhanced in-car integration for Maps, Siri and other apps. This feature allows an iOS 7 device user to connect their iPhone to a car and an Apple-built “iOS in the Car” interface will appear in the center console display.

Since then, we have heard from the same sources that the feature is designed to work over AirPlay (in addition to USB/Lightning)…

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iOS 7 icons Stories June 13, 2013

Designer of the original Mac icon (and many others) gives thumbs-up to iOS 7

You may not know her name, but you know her work: Susan Kare is the woman who designed the original Mac icon and has designed thousands of icons for a great many other clients. While armchair quarterback designers have been quick to offer their negative opinions about the new icons in iOS 7,  iOnApple‘s Yoni Heisler decided to ask someone who knows a thing or two about what makes for good icon design.

Generally a good direction–am a fan of simple, meaningful symbols that fill a space, such as Music and Weather. It’s better — more iconic, less illustrative.

 

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