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The iOS App Icon Book

A project in Copenhagen, Denmark by Michael Flarup

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A beautiful hardcover book that celebrates the art and craft of app icon design
Backers: 1450
Average Pledge Per Backer: €94

Funded: €136,420 of €10,000
Dates: Nov 9th -> Dec 10th (32 days)
Project By: Michael Flarup
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Latest News

The last 48 hours of the campaign ⏰

December 8th - via:
This is it. The last 48 hours of the campaign (less, depending on when you read this). The campaign ends this Friday the 10th of December at 10PM (22:00) CET. Here's everything you need to know before we cross the finish line together! Add more books... (Read More)

Preserving Icon History 📲

December 6th - via:
When I first got the idea for this book it was primarily because I wanted to own a beautiful artbook dedicated to a craft I loved. I wanted the tactility of running my fingers down the page and rifling through it for inspiration and admiration. I... (Read More)

Collecting App Icons 🔍

November 22nd - via:
Putting together a book is hard on its own. Now add that your primary content is artwork designed for another medium — digital screens. Oh, and that content was produced over the span of a decade under varying changes in pixel density, aesthetic... (Read More)

1000 % Funded 🤯

November 15th - via:
It's been less than a week since I anxiously clicked the launch button on this campaign and every day since then has continued to surpass even my wildest hopes. It’s been affirming to see so many people excited about preserving and celebrating the... (Read More)

Thank You! ❤️

November 10th - via:
Yesterday was absolutely crazy and I want to thank every one of you for showing up for the launch, backing and sharing the project. A lot of thoughts go through your mind when you launch something you've worked on for this long and you put all of my... (Read More)

'The iOS App Icon Book' by designer Michael Flarup debuts on Kickstarter

November 9th - via:
Danish designer Michael Flarup has been working for nearly four years on a new book that celebrates the storied history of iOS app icons. The book, titled The iOS App Icon Book, is available to back as of 8 a.m. EST on Kickstarter. It features hundreds of designs from developers all over the world. There are nearly a decade’s worth of app icons to peruse. (Read More)

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