Even for a Graphic Designer with years of experience and know-how, developing nice App-Icons is certainly no picnic.
A few „Design-Updates“ were required – to the current 1.1. Version of our in Store Diary to make it sparkle, and hopefully, stand out from the crowd of other Icons at the Apple-Store a little better
The most important things for a successful App-Icon are the following: simplicity, clarity and a good interaction with the basic look and feel of the App. Always take care of the small details – shadows, small gradients and backgrounds, as well as taking care of the different Versions.