The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Create the Mac’s Original Icons

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Susan Kare User Interface Graphics is a digital design practice in San Francisco, California. Since 1983, Kare has designed thousands of icons for the world’s leading software companies. She began her career at Apple, Inc. as the screen graphics and digital font designer for the original Macintosh computer.

This book provides a curated look at 80 of Susan Kare’s favorite icons created between 1983 and 2011. A zoomed-in view allows the reader to see how many icons are crafted pixel by pixel and notes by the artist accompany selected images. The book also features an introductory essay by Steve Silberman.

The book makes an excellent addition to any art or technology library.

Book cover and two interior page layouts are shown at left.