The "Book from the Ground" by Xu Bing (徐冰)
- Buy the book: Amazon, ISBN: 9780262536226
- About the book: MIT Press
- The author's website: www.xubing.com
- The Wikipedia article about Xu Bing
In-depth Emoji Knowledge: Emojipedia
Want to know more about Emojis? Then Emojipedia is the right place for you. This website consists of two parts:
- An emoji search engine. «A fast emoji search experience with options to browse every emoji by name, category, or platform.»
- A blog with lots of interesting articles about Emojis (history, versions, news, background information, etc.)
Emojitracker - Which one is the most popular Emoji on Twitter right now?
Emojitracker is a realtime visualization of all emoji symbols used on the social network "Twitter".
Attention: This website is not suitable for people suffering from epilepsy!
The statistics are like the busy bees in a beehive ...
The Guardians of the Emojis: The Unicode Consortium
- Homepage of unicode.org
- This chart provides a list of all emojis with shortnames and keywords: Emoji List
- This chart provides a list of all emojis with images from different vendors and platforms: Full Emoji List
Attention, the page causes heavy downloads!!!
- Adopt an Emoji-Character
The Sources of Our Icons
"Font Awesome" is probably the most widely used icon set in the world. The icons are found on countless websites. There are two versions, one is free and the other you have to pay for.
You can see all "Font Awesome" icons here.
Human Pictogram 2.0
The "Human Pictograms" of the Japanese designer Da-Yama from the web agency "TopeconHeroes" are funny, surprising, diverse, innovative, and each of them tells a little story for itself. The pictograms are free, you can also download vector graphics. By the way, you can also use them in computer science classes, for example to make a stimulating introduction to Adobe® Illustrator.
«Iconfinder provides high-quality icons to millions of creative professionals. We are a small international team based in the lovely city of Copenhagen, with some of us working remotely. Together with a passionate community of icon designers, we are building the world's most popular icon site.»
SVG Repo is a library website that specializes in icons in the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) format. There are over 300.000 icons available for download. The icons are free of charge, also for commercial use.
Swiss Federal Railways
Every Swiss knows them: the SBB pictograms. They show the way to the tracks, toilets, waiting rooms and ticket counters at the station. The pictograms have a quality that only amazes. We also love these icons and have used them in our project.
Links for Web Developers
On our homepage we use the open source CSS-Framework "UIkit", which is developed by "Yootheme", a company located in Hamburg, Germany.
«A lightweight and modular front-end framework for developing fast and powerful web interfaces.»
There are many ways to create your own Web font with SVG icons. One of them is the web application IcoMoon. We have decided to rely on this proven solution, which impresses with its user-friendly interface.
"html2canvas" was developed by the Finnish student Niklas von Hertzen, according to his own statements he taught himself how to program front-end applications.