[Tango-artists] some new gnome toolbar icons

Vlatko Boskoski oktalv at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 12:20:32 PDT 2009

I think that the point is to make the icons universal, not just for 
English speakers. So *b*old, *i*talic, and *link* is not the way to go

Hannes wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I created some new Icons (attached) for a toolbar, based on the GNOME 
> icons.
> I would appreciate some feedback, comments, criticisms .
> Some explainations:
> * I focus on my intended size of 20px*20px. The Icons are produced in 
> Illustrator (48px), than increased and refined in photoshop.
> * I prefere to use "b" and "i" for bold and italic rather than "a" and 
> "a". I used the same typeface like the GNOME "a"s.
> * I wanted the chain-link-icon to be closed (left and right).
> * The handcursor-icon might be a nice alternative as an icon for link. 
> I think it is more intuitiv - though the chain is already very 
> established.. What do you think?
> * The next two icon represent an icon for signature (like if you wanna 
> sign a comment). It's hard to make them fit into 20px. I am not 100% 
> satisfied with those.. Any  helpful ideas, comments?
> * The indent-icon very close to the original gnome icon, it's just a 
> bit modified to fit into 20px.
> * The original table icon looked like a calculator (...for some 
> people). So this is my refined version, which should look more like a 
> table.
> Thank you very much!
> - Hannes
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