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Inspecting Yosemite's Icons

By Gizmodo on at

One of the key features of OSX Yosemite is a significant visual change, so let's look at the new design of one of its more prominent features: dock icons.

Who Designed the Weather Icons?

To modern eyes, they're as intuitive as the alphabet: the bubbly cloud, the circle and its simplistic rays of sunshine. But our weather icons are actually pretty new inventions. Up until the 1970s, meteorologists used an enigmatic system of symbols to forecast the weather—until a design student came along and changed everything.