A beautiful hardcover book that celebrates the art and craft of app icon design on the desktop
The macOS App Icon Book is a beautiful artbook dedicated to preserving the craft of app icon design. It's a vibrant journey through the art of desktop app iconography for macOS. The book features hundreds of icons created by designers and developers from around the world over the course of more than a decade.
The icons in the book showcase conceptual and executional excellence in icon design and create a tapestry that tells the story of visual design on one of the most influential platforms of our time. It is both a source of inspiration and a historical archive, inspiring new work and preserving old icons for future generations.
“Throughout my career, app icon design has been both a recreational and a professional guiding light. This book is a love letter to all of the art that’s been produced for the Mac, a platform that’s shaped so much of today's visual design.” — Michael Flarup