Visually recently posted The Origins of Common UI Symbols infographic. Each symbol featured has a explanation of how it has come to be used everyday, as we operate our many different forms of technology.
If you are like me, you may not have ever wondered about these various icons, but it is actually really interesting to see the history behind each one.
Here are some of the icons included:
Here’s some more background info on Susan Kare, too!
Hmmm… Neptune, blueberries, Monkey’s tails and pinwheels that make us all CRAZY!
Of course you want to see the rest of the awesomeness.