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Icon Usability -- Summary: A user’s understanding of an icon is based on previous experience. Due to the absence of a standard usage for most icons, text labe...

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Chart for pattern. Need help understanding chart icons? Check my earlier pin with icon meanings.

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Icon Usability Topics: Navigation Visual Design Summary: A user’s understanding of an icon is based on previous experience. Due to the absence of a standard usage for most icons, text labels are necessary to communicate the meaning and reduce ambiguity.

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Léa Munsch

Icons for Léa Munsch by Hey

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Last week Michael Nicholson, DesignHammer’s newest employee, inquired as to the symbolism of the company’s logo. A number of us shared our thoughts behind the meaning of our iconic cube.

very helpful site explaining symbolism in icons: e.g. http://iconreader.wordpress.com/2011/05/15/what-do-the-objects-held-by-saints-in-icons-mean/

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from Practically Functional

Laundry Icons And Their Meanings Printable

Laundry Icons And Their Meanings Printable - Practically Functional®

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The Hidden Meaning of That Iconic Line in 'The Silence of the Lambs'

The Hidden Meaning of That Iconic Line in 'The Silence of the Lambs' | Mental Floss

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Laundry Icons And Their Meanings Printable - Practically Functional®

Deciphering Laundry Icons: Washing instructions

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Dictionary of Symbolism: Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them - Softcover Edition

Dictionary of Symbolism: Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them