Recognizable to almost anyone who has used a computer, Susan’s art helped make early computers user-friendly and fun and bridged the divide between humans and modern technology. Here she talks to us about how her rich experience as an illustrator has colored her designs for the Path Shop.
I don’t use Path, I don’t get the appeal of this recent “stickers” trend in social networking apps, but these show that Susan Kare’s still got it.
I tend to think of icons more like traffic signs than as illustrations. It’s much more successful if it is simple.