Why Are So Many App Icons Blue?

by H+K Global

December 15, 2016

Why Are So Many App Icons Blue?

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, designers are quite generous with their compliments, especially when it comes to brand logo colors and, by extension, mobile application icons. Open your smartphone home screen: See a lot of blue? We thought so. In entrepreneur and blogger Stuart Hall’s “The Colors … Read more

The Return of Grand Narratives

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In a recent interview, French President Emmanuel Macron argued that the absence of “grand narratives” in society has eroded public trust in political leadership and has constrained the aspirations of countries and their citizens. It’s a sentiment that President Macron’s predecessors Charles de Gaulle or François Mitterrand might have expressed, but one could easily envision … Read more