Icon Porn: Feast Your Eyes On Snow Leopard’s Beautiful Icons

Dashboard, Expose and Numbers

Dashboard

Expose

Numbers

These three icons make good use of reflections and transparency. Look at Numbers icon. See the reflections in the blue and green columns? These are invisible at anything but the largest icon size. Manic Steve Jobsian-attention to detail, or Apple’s fantastic sweating-every-detail? I say the latter.

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  • ajcarr

    The Keynote icon is extremely interesting, since Spring Awakening is not your average musical, featuring rather ‘adult’ themes. This particular song is about erotic dreams and onanism. See:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S

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Leander KahneyLeander Kahney is the editor and publisher of Cult of Mac. He is the NYT bestselling author of Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products; Inside Steve’s Brain; Cult of Mac; and Cult of iPod. Leander has written for Wired, MacWeek, Scientific American, and The Guardian in London. Follow Leander on Twitter @lkahney and Facebook.

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