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

Xsan Admin and Network Utility

XSan Admin

Network Utility

Some of the nicest app icons are hidden away in obscure folders. The stacked ball bearings of the Xsan Admin icon refer to “volume” — the app is used for administering storage volumes.

The Network Admin is found in the Utilities Folder, and although I’ve never used it, I do like detailed radar screen. (Yeah, I know the Utilities folder isn’t obscure, but it’s Friday afternoon. Gimme a break).

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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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