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

A career in visual design
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A career in visual design

Images by Karen Chappell Allovus offers many different types of creative roles for designers. One such role is visual design, which comprises roughly half of the design force working for our company. (Including UI and icon design.) Have you ever wondered what it’s like being a visual designer? We talked with Allovus Visual Designer Karen … Continue reading

emoji icons: a pixel story
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emoji icons: a pixel story

Allovus sweats the small stuff, especially pixels. Our Icon Team recently created an unique set of 750+ icons for Windows Phone, OS, Window Live, and Mobile called “Emoji,” named for the Japanese term for the picture characters of emoticons used in Japanese electronic messages. We collaborated with the Windows product group to deliver the complexity … Continue reading