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January 17, 2009

FMS Emulators Icons

Filed under: Released software — Tags: , , , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 20:05

Hello everyone.

Life is very interesting thing, you never know what or who will you meet next. It was 6 years ago when I met fms’ awesome emulators while playing with my Viewsonic v35 pocket pc. That was really good and fun time for me because everyone around were totally jealous cause I could play tons of games right from the tiny device. And 6 years later I’ve met Marat Fayzullin a.k.a. fms on the #maemo IRC channel and it was real surprise and great chance to say “thank you” almost face-to-face.

After some time hanging around on #maemo, during hot debates bout Mer’s UI (and it’s a theme for the next post) Marat has asked me if I can draw some proper icons for his emulation series, and ofcourse I gladly agreed.



December 28, 2008

New Year Countdown Series: #7

Filed under: Design guidelines — Tags: , , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 18:56

Hello there. Today I’m continuing to post about UI and I want to talk about one of the most important things for UI (and basicaly most other types) designer – guidelines.

April 1, 2008

OMWeather 0.2 release

Filed under: Released software — Tags: , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 13:07


First of all, I’m very sorry for such a long pause in posting in this blog – I had a lot of work to do. But there are some great news: I’ve participated in two projects. And I want to tell you about one of them today :)

It’s new release of one of the most useful software on NIT — Other Maemo Weather. And I’m very proud to work with such a great talented team. So, let me introduce OMWeather v.0.20 :)I was asked to make new default iconset, instead of”Crystal”. There were some copyright problems so to avoid them OMWeather dev’s decided to replace it and I happily agreed to help them. So I’ve made “Glance” iconset. Hope you’ll like it. other great new features of OMWeather 0.20 — after the break ;)


March 1, 2008

OMWeather «Contour» iconset.

Filed under: Released software — Tags: , , , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 13:41


Today I want to introduce you my iconset for OMWeather called «Contour»

The main feature of this set is that it looks very familiar with Maemo OS’08 interface. And also it’s 100% readable both on bright and dark backgrounds.

Feel free to post your comments and suggestions here :)


Right now you can download it here but soon it will be available right in your Application Manager.

Want to give many thanks to Vlad Vasiliev for rapid helping me in assembling .deb file :)

Stay tuned.

P.S.: And happy first day of spring :)

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