using-black-ios7-icon-design Black isn’t the first color icon designers usually go to when designing iOS7 app icons. White is the default in the clean light asthetic of iOS7.  Using a black background for your app icon can make a strong stance on iOS7 home screen.


Saturated color draws attention by carrying the most weight in the visual hierarchy of the screen. By utilizing black, you can create a strong icon with only clever typeface or simple geometric shape.  Make sure to keep things simple since too much can make the small space seem crowded and confused.

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Some app icon inspiration:

 

1. Genius by Rap Genius

rapgenius

 2. ShopStyle by POPSUGAR

shopstyle

3. lvl cam

lvlcamera

4. Fuzel

fuzel

5.UCrate

ucrate

6.Pindrobe

pindrobe

7. Beautylish

Beautylish

8. The Hunt

the-hunt

9. Dujour

Dujour

10. Newsy

newsy

11. Birchbox

birchbox

12. Bezel

bezel

13.Pheed

pheed

14.bib+ turk 

bil+tuck

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