The Breakroom

This week marked the start of the final season of HBO’s epic fantasy adventure – Game of Thrones. We’re huge Thrones fans here at the factory and so it seemed natural to create our second set of macOS desktop icons centered around the saga. Our Patreon backers who have subscribed at the Hero level have […]

Patreon: One Month In

April 5, 2019

One month ago today, we launched a grand experiment to bring our fans amazing wallpapers, icons, and avatars using a brand new Patreon account. So how’s it going? It’s only been a short time, but we already feel like we’ve gotten our pixelated grooves back. We didn’t realize just how much we’ve missed creating these […]

In October, 2013 the Iconfactory released its last macOS desktop icon collection. For more than a decade prior, we had built our brand on crafting, among other things, amazing and fun Mac icons that people could use to customize their folders and hard drives. We eventually stopped creating desktop icon sets as the world turned […]

Marvel Studio’s blockbuster film about Airforce pilot, Carol Danvers, turned super hero, Captain Marvel, has burst onto the scene and broken box office records around the globe. It’s a soaring adventure and a noteworthy addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that inspired us to craft something very special for our Patreon supporters. This stunning wallpaper […]

Circular grids, sheet music staves, and Apple Watch templates help you be more productive when using Linea. Whether you’re drawing mandalas, writing your next hit, or working on a wearable app, these portrait and landscape layouts will boost your creativity! Other improvements in today’s release include the ability to merge selections into a specific layer, […]

Advertising with Ollie

January 22, 2019

When it comes to online advertising, the big question has always been: how do I get the most bang for the least bucks? If you’re a small developer with a limited budget (like we are), then you’re accustomed to carefully picking and choosing how and where to promote your product to reach the widest possible […]

Today we’re pleased to offer Twitterrific updates for both macOS and iOS with several new custom application icons to change how Twitterrific appears on your macOS Dock or your iOS home screen. There are three new Ollie variants including Raven, Cardinal and Goldfinch which bring a new splash of color and make Twitterrific really stand […]

Introducing Linea Go for iPhone

September 19, 2018

Watch you go! Linea Go lets you record every movement while you work. Drawing sessions can be saved directly to your iPhone’s camera roll and make a great way to show your ideas to friends, followers, and colleagues.

Podcaster and accessibility maven, Jonathan Mosen, recently had me on his podcast to discuss Twitter’s upcoming imposed changes to their live streaming and push notification APIs. On episode 98 of The Blind Side we talk about what these changes mean for Twitterrific users and how they affect accessibility within the app. Even if you’re sighted, […]

Let’s face it, it’s a struggle to get attention in 2018. Users wage a constant battle for eyeballs in the ever-widening war of compelling content versus fake news and funny memes. One of the ways people stand out from the pack is to employ Emoji and special characters in their names. Scroll through your Twitter […]