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Pinterest hires former Apple designer Susan Kare

As part of the original Macintosh team back in the 80s, Susan Kare created some of Apple’s earliest typefaces and icons, but now the famous designer is ready to bring her iconic skills to Pinterest, as the company’s newest design lead. Pinterest has hired Kare to be part of the company’s creative team, where she’ll […][Read More…]

Susan Kare’s original Mac icon designs go on show in New York

As the artist responsible for the famous icons used for the original Macintosh, Susan Kare played an immensely important role in personal computer history. A new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York pays homage to the queen…Read more ›

Mac Icon Designer Susan Kare Releases New Portraits Of Steve Jobs And Ashton Kutcher

BRGx7cnCcAALJ04To celebrate the upcoming release of Ashton Kutcher’s role in the new JOBS biopic, famed Mac icon designer, Susan Kare, released new 32 x 32 pixel portraits of El Jobso himself and Señor Aplusk. Large prints of the Steve Jobs portrait can be picked up from Kare’s shop. As for your Ashton-fix, you only have […]

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Mac Icon Designer Susan Kare Will Testify In Apple Versus Samsung Trial

Kare designed the famous “Happy Mac” icon and many others we still use today.

Susan Kare, the graphic designer famous for creating a number of icons for the Macintosh, will be called as a witness in the ongoing trial between Apple and Samsung. Kare will reportedly talk about the similarities between the user interface graphics on the iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy devices.Kare designed the Mac’s “Happy Mac” startup icon, the Command symbol,  [Read More…]

New Yorker Writer Susan Orlean Threatened Divorce To Convert Her Husband To Mac [Macworld / iWorld 2012]

SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD / iWORLD 2012 Talking on stage about her love of technology and gadgets, New Yorker writer Susan Orlean rhapsodized her iPad, and told how she converted her husband to Apple technology. A self-confessed geek, Orlean told how the iPad solved all the problems she had with working and traveling with technology. She had a Danger Sidekick, but would go nuts taking notes on it. She finds  [Read More…]

Check Out Susan Kares Original Graph Paper Designs For Classic Mac OS Icons [Gallery]

Ive always had a little crush on Susan Kare, the graphical interface pioneer who designed most of the original Mac OS icons and also designed the first proportionally spaced digital font, but this incredible piece on her over at PLOS had me wooed all over again, especially when I saw her incredible original sketches of the Mac OS icons we all know and love, which  [Read More…]