[Tango-artists] Facing direction of icons
eloli at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 17 12:41:21 PDT 2006
> My personal take is that it's more important an icon is clear and
> distinguishable than it is for all to face the same direction.
This is why the left or right must only be mentioned as a fallback to the
already "facing front" paradigm that governs most Tango icons currently. You
might not have specified a facing direction, but the truth is, 90% of the
Tango icons are facing front. This is why when there is a need to create an
icon that doesn't face front, to exist a guideline saying where it should be
> In the case of jokosher you mention, having both the microphone and the
> line-in icon face the same direction will make their silhouette
> virtually identical and thus harder to tell apart.
I personally disagree with this.
More information about the Tango-artists