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The history of icons
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The history of icons

Icons have been around a long, long time. From ancient petroglyphs and hieroglyphs to the modern tech world, icons have always held a place of importance in our lives. Why is that? Because symbols can break through language barriers and can convey information immediately without using up so much visual real estate. Allovus Studios Director … Continue reading

All things icon
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All things icon

If there’s anyone who knows icons like the back of their hand, it’s David Hose. David has been designing and producing icons since 1997. His first job out of college was designing icons for Microsoft BackOffice. Since then, he’s been deeply immersed in all things icon and has played many different roles in their creation. … Continue reading

Juneteenth
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Juneteenth

Today is June 19th, 2020. It is a day of deep reflection on our nation’s history and a dark past shadowed in the oppression of black people. Juneteenth is also a day of celebration–a day to recognize the emancipation of slaves and honor those who built America. Allovus encourages you to take part in the … Continue reading

Staycations
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Staycations

Have your summer vacation plans been dashed due to the global pandemic? Perhaps there is a way you can still take your paid time off (PTO) and enjoy a “staycation”! Here are some ideas that Allovus Principal + Founder Hayley Nichols came up with. Enjoy! Local hiking marathon Once parks and trails are open to … Continue reading

Working from home?
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Working from home?

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Seattle area, many large and small tech companies have asked employees to work from home. If that includes you, but you’re not accustomed to working from home, it can be a real challenge. Here are a few tips for a successful work-at-home day: Maintain regular hours … Continue reading