Dating App Icons

Module: Visual Design Basics | Level: Easy | Estimated Time: 1 day
Skills: Iconography, Color Theory

Overview

In this brief, you’ll create city icons for Wanderlust, a fictional dating app for travelers. You can choose any cities you like (e.g., New York, Paris, Cairo). Just make sure the icons clearly reflect each destination while remaining cohesive as a set.

Start by brainstorming icon styles, color palettes, and images that make each city immediately recognizable. Then, sketch your ideas on graph paper, using the grid to keep size consistent. How might you incorporate the app’s romantic brand into each icon?

Finally, note that the icons must remain legible at small sizes, especially if you decide to include text. The finished icons should be appropriate for a mobile context.


Deliverables

Design six city icons for a travel-oriented dating app. Submit both a standard and a small version of each icon and describe how you imagine the icons being used (e.g., branding, UI).


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