Archive for July, 2010
July 1st, 2010
Most of my design time has been focused on the visual design of the interface for Firefox 4. Now that the new theme process is well underway I was able to devote some time to designing larger geolocation icons for the notification panels that recently landed.
The final icons turned out like this:
This is based on an idea from Alex Faaborg. Instead of just using a plain globe there are red orbital rings(LASERS!) locking onto your position. The red is in contrast to the blue of the globe. Relaying some level of warning that a website is requesting your location.
I also sketched and rendered a few other ideas that didn’t make the cut:
The final result looks like this on geolocation pages:
Once the panel styling is updated it should look more like this:
More notification icons to come in the future!