9 votes

Refreshing the VS Code product icon

3 comments

  1. emdash Link
    A lovely rabbit hole about the past, present, and proposed future of the iconography for VS Code.

    A lovely rabbit hole about the past, present, and proposed future of the iconography for VS Code.

    7 votes
  2. cptcobalt Link
    I have a total "not in my macOS" feeling reading this—the old icon is better because it has the 9º tilt that Apple recommends in the Human Interface Guidelines. App icons with a 9º tilt seem to be...

    I have a total "not in my macOS" feeling reading this—the old icon is better because it has the 9º tilt that Apple recommends in the Human Interface Guidelines. App icons with a 9º tilt seem to be a dying breed.

    It doesn't surprise me that this hasn't (at the time of commenting) been mentioned in the issue. I'm probably the only human that reads those guidelines anyway. sigh.

    6 votes
  3. cfabbro Link
    I'm not a fan of that new proposed VS Code icon since it looks like a disease awareness ribbon to me... but at least it's better than what Mozilla was (still is?) considering doing:...

    I'm not a fan of that new proposed VS Code icon since it looks like a disease awareness ribbon to me... but at least it's better than what Mozilla was (still is?) considering doing:
    https://blog.mozilla.org/opendesign/evolving-the-firefox-brand/

    My god those are all hideous... especially the proposed "system 2" browsers and apps/services ones. WTF are they thinking?

    5 votes