< KDE Visual Design Group | HIG | Style Revision as of 20:19, 21 March 2014 (view source)Andrew (talk | contribs) (New Visual Design icon guide) Revision as of 12:21, 30 March 2016 (view source) Ochurlaud (talk | contribs) m (1 revision imported)Newer edit → (No difference) Revision as of 12:21, 30 March 2016 Purpose Icon design should be consistent through the interface and match the visual design goals. Guidelines Monochrome Icons Used for application toolbar actions, menus, and status and notifications. Also used for small (16x16) devices and places icons (folders, usb drives, etc.) Rely on a distinct shapes instead of fine details to distinguish between them. Color can be used for distinction (change of state, destructive actions, etc.). Application icons Unique and easily recognizable Respect trademarks by avoiding significant alterations to other application icons Other icons Icons of a similar type use a consistent visual language (mimetypes, folders, devices, etc.) General Avoid using text in icon designs; it may not scale well to smaller sizes Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/Style/Icons&oldid=59401" Category: Usability Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.