Icons - Icons Design Brief


You've been selected by Tumblr to create a new set of 15 colorful 14px vector icons. Your icon set must contain 25 icons and include all the popular icons such as user, new file, photo, upload, trash, and pause. For top secret reasons your set must also contain more unusual icons such as a bike, a wand, a sock and a plug. The icons are due to to go live in 2014.

Although your work should take into consideration all areas of the design process, particular attention should be paid to the scalability and depth of the proposed design concepts.

You have 48 hours to complete and submit this design brief. Your presentation should be digital and include hand drawn sketches and Illustrator vectors.

You crazy! This brief makes no sense?

These briefs are random so, sure, maybe every now and again you'll receive a duff one that doesn't make sense.

If that's the case maybe there are parts of the brief that you like, adapt it, try swapping a few things around.

If you really don't like your brief, just generate a new one. Remember this is just to kickstart your imagination.

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