Gradientify: Interactive free SVG icons you can colorize as you wish(

almost 4 years ago from Juan Sarmiento, Designer at Iconshock

  • Juan Sarmiento, almost 4 years ago

    Sasha, creator here. First to say, thanks a lot for your feedback, it's tremendously difficult to get honest feedback, thanks for the time you took expressing your opinion. Now, despite the honest critic, I'm with you. This pack it's not searchable, not tagged and it doesn't have a way to get individual downloads, however, if we were added all the functionality, we haven't ship yet this side project, which intended to be a way to get feedback and opinions for the new iconshock and try a new way to design icons.

    Now, this specific pack is a conceptual pack, it's a laboratory on how we think icon customization should go, we have plenty of line and flat icons everywhere, and as you said, the fun part is becoming out of the game in professional icon companies and designers, Should icon designers start thinking in new ways to design, what about brutalist icon design ? or even return to a new, revamped skeuomorphism ? We are seeing a fantastic evolution in many fields of design, but I think icon design is kind of stuck.

    What we found here: - Even having a great design, people need readable, taggable and searchable icons. - People loved the concept and the color customization options. - People liked a lot the UX, so, simplicity and usability, still the key. - We reached #2 in ProductHunt and then server failed due to the huge visits and a misconfiguration I didn't realize on time, so I discovered a new paradox: The bad-good news :)

    And finally, an honest communication with our users is the way to create great projects.

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