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Minimalist Monday – Delivering the News Through Minimalist Icons

by . March 18th, 2013

If you want to be updated on the latest news about the world and at the same time be creatively inspired, Icons Times might just be what you are looking for. Icons Times is a news aggregator created by Parisian illustrator Sylvan Boyer that transforms every breaking news into simple icons. Boyer describes it as a signage information website that offers a clear message, simple and universal. In Sylvan Boyer’s Computer Arts Magazine’s interview, he said that each icon is created about 20 to 30 minutes that is fast enough to catch up as the news spread. 

 

Minimalist Monday – Delivering the News Through Minimalist Icons

 

The minimalist icons conveys enough information without reading the whole news write-up. So in today’s Minimalist Monday, we have picked some of the most creative icons from Icons Times to keep you informed about the world and at the same time refuel from the creative inspiration you need. Check them out below:

 

Apple attacked by hackers | Icons Times

Apple attacked by hackers | Source

 

Gas prices are on a mysterious climb | Icons Times

Gas prices are on a mysterious climb | Source

 

Curiosity Confirms Rock Sample Found From Mars | Icons Times

Curiosity Confirms Rock Sample Found From Mars | Source

 

Bicycle Bombs Hit Indian City | Icons Times

Bicycle Bombs Hit Indian City | Source

 

Google Debuts Touchscreen Chromebook in Hardware Push | Icons Times

Google Debuts Touchscreen Chromebook in Hardware Push | Source

 

Horsemeat found in Ikea meatballs | Icons Times

Horsemeat found in Ikea meatballs | Source

 

Spielberg to lead Cannes film festival jury | Icons Times

Spielberg to lead Cannes film festival jury | Source

 

Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19 Tourists | Icons Times

Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19 Tourists | Source

 

Ikea Pulls Almond Cakes Over Faecal Bacteria | Icons Times

Ikea Pulls Almond Cakes Over Faecal Bacteria | Source

 

Microsoft Hacked by Same Cyberattack as Apple and Facebook | Icon Times

Microsoft Hacked by Same Cyberattack as Apple and Facebook | Source

 

Facebook Shows Off New Home Page Design | Icons Times

Facebook Shows Off New Home Page Design | Source

 

Egypt Soccer Riot | Icons Times

Egypt Soccer Riot | Source

 

White Smoke Heralds Selection of New Pope | Icons Times

White Smoke Heralds Selection of New Pope | Source

 

Google Reader RSS Aggregator Retired | Icons Times

Google Reader RSS Aggregator Retired | Source

 

SEE ALSO: 50 Awesome Minimalist Book Covers

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