With the launch of iOS7 we have been noticing an increase in some particular icon style and illustrations. From skeuomorphism to flat vectors and now, thick strokes. It's not a new style, however it's getting pretty popular especially for icons and pictograms. To illustrate that we selected a few examples we found while surfing on Behance and Dribbble.
I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.
Last year we featured some fantastic marks and logos pieces done by American designer Nick Kumbari. He kept his game tight and has designed some super sweet icons. Check it out!
Here you can see some of his sketches, as well as the finished pieces.
Currently in the middle of setting things up to build a design system at a large scale, for where I am currently working. One of the starting points are the icons who are part of the foundation of a design system.