Author Archives: Ben Sperry

Today, I’m excited to announce version 5 of Ionicons, a hand-crafted set of premium open source icons for use across web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Ionicons 5 builds on our previous Web Component icon foundation, bringing over 1200 icons and a totally new design approach. Over 1200 icons đź‘€ Ionicons 5 brings a massive […]

Today I’m excited to announce the 4th release of our open source icon pack, Ionicons, a hand-crafted set of premium icons for use across web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Ionicons v4 is one of the first major icon libraries to be distributed as web components, with drastically reduced sizes, brand new icon forms reflecting […]

Dear Ionites, You’ve been patient. You’ve submitted pull requests. You’ve been active on the forums. You’ve built incredible apps. You’ve presented and formed communities all over the world. You’ve supported one another and inspired us to collectively push the limits of what’s possible. Today, all that dedication and tenacity pays off… I’m incredibly excited and […]

A few days ago, I tweeted that something new and exciting was coming from Ionic: Super close to releasing a new tool we think Ionic devs are *really* going to dig. Keep an eye out… — Ben Sperry (@benjsperry) May 3, 2015 This is not that thing. You’ll have to stay tuned for that! Instead, […]

When was the last time you saw a unique mobile app rise the ranks of popularity, hit number one or two in the App/Play Store, maybe even become a household name– yet, have a visual design that completely mimics the native UI design for all the platforms? My guess is you haven’t, and you probably […]

When we went to build Ionic, we knew that great design would be crucial in an amazing HTML5 mobile app development framework. This meant we had to cover a lot of (visual) bases with the design, but few design challenges were as daunting as iconography. People are going to use icons in their designs. That […]