Learn how to clarify communication with the use of secondary badge icons.
- [Instructor] Primary icons usually have a central theme…and meaning being communicated.…Using secondary iconic badge graphics can…enhance communication by elaborating additional meaning…beyond the capacity of a primary icon.…Let me show you how badges work in the context…of primary icons and design of iconography in general.…So, here's an icon for IT security app.…It monitors the traffic on a system of servers…and then notifies the clients when problems come up.…
This is the app icon.…Now, when the service is running,…there might be some notification that comes about.…And that's the context that a badge graphic would come into.…How do you notify somebody in an iconic format?…Well, we've all seen on the iPhone…where a notification badge will show up…either denoting you have an email or a message,…so on and so forth.…And it works the same way in terms of iconography…in general.…And that's what a badge graphic is.…
It's giving a secondary meaning to…the overall primary context.…In this case, security.…It's saying that there's a health alert…
- Developing icon ideas
- Simplifying complex shapes
- Drawing visual metaphors
- Establishing visual continuity
- Creating flat icons
- Creating long shadow icons
- Detailing icons
- Creating pixel perfect icons
- Reviewing how icon art is used in a variety of design contexts
Skill Level Intermediate
Drawing Vector Graphics: Patternswith Von Glitschka4h Intermediate
1. Iconic Fundamentals
2. Vector Icon Design
3. Raster Icon Design
4. Iconography Samples
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