#005 Daily UI – app icon

Day 5/100

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CLOCKWORK

Yesterday I skipped because of having a life 😀 After my job I saw the breath-taking "Lions King" musical.
But today I did my homework and designed an app icon!

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Android app icons

Android Studio is nice for a quick preview of how the different icon-sizes and types would look like. Here I just imported a JPEG.

There are some extra steps I would take for a final icon:

  • for best quality import vectors shapes
  • separate the background layer
  • use 2 icon styles:
    • small with less detail (like this one)
    • bigger with more details (more stars, faces for the sun and moon, luna crater etc.)

 

 

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Stay save!

Android Studio gives you a hand by designing your perfect icon.
You can directly see your save areas. Within those guidelines it's almost guaranteed that your icon fits for all the different devices out there.

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Happy designing!