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Adobe Creative Suite 3 CS3 Set – icons

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Adobe Creative Suite 3 CS3 Set - icons

Author: 037
Author’s Notes: This is a Adobe Creative Suite 3 Icon Pack for Windows Vista.

I only made it because I got Adobe’s software, while enjoying all the great new features, felt that their icons are an invasive branding strategy that makes me feel like a NASCAR driver with a jacket full of sponsors and logo as it slaps the colored squares with alphabets all over my start menu, and at the same time, makes my Windows Vista and Object Dock look like 2000′s by introducing its 2-dimensional artwork into my 3-dimensional desktop metaphor.

Anyway, I have yet to find a better branding strategy for their 60+ products, so I wouldn’t try to make a realistic ‘object’ icon (yet) to represent the software. I don’t think making a set with some abstract symbols I invented myself wouldn’t be that useful (yet) either.

Right now, I like their box art so I decided to do a simple mashup of their periodic table icons and the product boxes. It gives a nice dimension, better texture and less legibility. Easy to make, pleasing to look at. It’s all good!

It has all sizes for Windows Vista up to 256×256. It works for Windows XP as well.

Includes: Photoshop, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Soundbooth, Dreamweaver, Flash, Contribute, Fireworks, Bridge and Acrobat 8.

All box arts are creations by Adobe so they can take this down if they like. I’m just contributing as a hobbyist here just in case somebody feels the same about their icons… anyway, thanks for looking!

CS3 iKons – Win

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CS3 iKons - Win

Author: -kol
Author’s Notes: Here is an alternative for the new Adobe CS3 icons. With this icon I wanted to keep the original look of the new CS3 icons but make them a little better and shinier.
Icons are for XP and Vista.

Information:
The set includes 32 icons for Vista and XP from 16×16 to 256×256. PNG images are 128×128, 256×256 and 512×512.