When it comes to icon design, the simpler the better; visability is key. But that doesn't mean you have to be any less creative. Structured line drawing is one way to approach the process, and that's exactly what Netherlands-based illustrator Matthias Wentink (opens in new tab) has done with his range of Amsterdam icons.
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Inspired by the straightline architecture throughout the capital city, Wentink celebrates his country's most beloved spots, with homages to museums, monuments and a range of institutions. As each illustration can be perfectly placed over each spot, the simplicity is inspirational as ever.
Having previously experimented with packaging (opens in new tab) and logo redesigns (opens in new tab), it's clear that Wentink is showcasing some serious creative potential in his early career. Whilst these icon designs were made purely as a personal project, we think his work will be snapped up in no time.
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