Jon and Leigh Hicks from Hicksdesign bring us a cool, quick slide show explanation of how to do design a icon.

And if you don't know them, they actually designed the Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbid logos. These dudes are really good.

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Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. Also you will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. Of course there are other softwares conteplated like Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials.