We are always on the look out for good tips on making our website better and we found this great blog post about improving your icons…

Icons are everywhere. From app icons on home screens to graphic representations that lead users through a design, icon design is a big deal.

There’s a fine art to good icon design. Not only does the element have to render recognizably at the smallest of sizes, good vector-based icons can be scaled to use in oversized proportions as well. Some designers are even using icon-style images for dominant visuals.

So where do you start? Here’s a guide to designing a better icon in eight (somewhat) simple steps.

You can read the full article here,