louie mantia

Its a semantic argument that is honestly not pushing the industry forward, IMO. Using a Mac and OS X has been crucial to me working because I can stop worrying about the computer and focus on my work. I remember 10 years ago, I became very interested in computers. Plus, it’s made in Italy. A lot of times my work is a representation of something real or an improvement on something else. Register Today New accounts can leave comments immediately, and gain full permissions after one week. Flurry Icon Set Mac.

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Look at his work done with The Magazine: I was insanely impressed with the design and it was about time I got myself a real computer.

I’m Louie Mantia, an icon and user interface designer currently working at the Iconfactory in Greensboro, North Carolina. I find inspiration everywhere.

Working with David is great, as we both have our own strengths.

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Typically, I gather all information and ideas from the client and sketch out any ideas they wanted to see as well as some of my own. Practice both and learn to apply each in where it’s most appropriate.


Over the course of the next four years, I started to skin louei PC to look like a Mac. A Club MacStories membership includes: Sometimes they know exactly what they want. I made my own graphics for things I couldn’t mzntia, and eventually made icons as well, mostly hard drives and folders.

That’s what I’m trying to learn and hope that it’ll make me a better designer. Register Today New accounts can leave comments immediately, and gain full permissions after one week. What would be a typical process for you when starting out a new design project? Federico is also the co-host of AppStoriesa weekly podcast exploring the world of apps.

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Designer News is a large, global community of people working or interested in design and technology. Seems like some pretty unjustified arguments to me. This week’s sponsor Agenda An elegant new take on notes. It was a huge success, there’s no doubt about it.

After we decide on a concept, I’ll start rendering the icon. Flurry Icon Set Mac. If all icons had a certain constraint, such as rounded squares, even icons with drastically different colors or objects inside could look perfectly fine next to each other. The whole discussion around skeuomorphism is wrong and dangerous. We shouldn’t be acting like there is some blanket approach to design.


It was a white iMac G5. This is the first of many interviews and guest posts that I’ll publish on MacStories during this week. Also, I’d like to see Mail organize the sidebar loie little better.

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I find that it is important to just look around you. Its a semantic argument that is honestly not pushing the industry forward, IMO.

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You can find matnia official website hereand some of his works at the freeware section on Iconfactory’s website. He founded MacStories in April and has been writing about Apple since.