The Breakroom

CandyBar Updated to 1.6.5

August 12, 2004

Panic and The Iconfactory have updated our popular icon customization tool, CandyBar, to version 1.6.5. This version is fully qualified for use with the newly released Mac OS X 10.3.5 and is a free upgrade for registered users. We invite users to head on over to the CandyBar homepage to download the update and replace […]

Just a quick note to ask visitors to keep Corey and family in their thoughts these next few days. Why is that you ask? The Marion Family left for their bi-annual vacation last Sunday, which, under normal circumstances would be a cause for celebration. Except that their vacation destination, as it is every year, is […]

Presenting Max Rudberg

July 20, 2004

We’re pleased to announce that Mac theme and GUI artist, Max Rudberg, has completed his very first OS X icon set. Some of you may know Max from the accomplished theme work he’s done for the platform. What you may not know is that Max has been working as an intern in the Iconfactory / […]

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we will be shutting the factory down tomorrow as we move our pixel-pushers over to the brand new factory floor. If all goes well we will restart the assembly line over the weekend just in time to produce our latest icon set for next Tuesday’s release. […]

Kudos to Panic!

June 30, 2004

The word out of WWDC this morning is that our good friends over at Panic have picked up two prestigious Apple Design Awards for their ground-breaking work on Unison. The Usenet news reader application won Runner-Up for Best Mac OS X Product as well as 1st place for Best Mac OS X Experience. While we’d […]

The U.S. Memorial Day Holiday has put the workers behind a day or so on the assembly line, so be sure to tune in here tomorrow for the latest freeware release from IF artist, Talos Tsui. And while your patiently waiting, be sure to swing on over to and read the in-depth interview with […]

Movin’ On Up!

May 21, 2004

For the second time in three years, The Iconfactory has outgrown its office space in Greensboro, NC. Its now been one year since Designer Anthony Piraino joined the factory, and the recent addition of Designer David Lanham pushed us over the occupancy limit. Since the workers are now packed in tighter than pickles (thanks Ellen!), […]

We are very happy to announce that designer Max Rudberg has accepted and begun a 4 month intern position as a production assistant at the Iconfactory / Marmalade Moon studio in Stockholm, Sweden. Max is a graduate of Nacka Mediagymnasium. In his spare time Max enjoys creating themes for Mac OS X. You can view […]

We are proud to announce that a new designer and icon artist has accepted a position with The Iconfactory and has joined the Greensboro team of workers. You may know David Lanham as the first place winner and talented creator of last year’s Mac OS X Pixelpalooza entry “Invading Your Space”. David is a recent […]

Panic and The Iconfactory are pleased to announce the immediate release of the latest version of our popular system icon utility – CandyBar. This latest version contains several important updates including full qualification for the next Mac OS X release – 10.3.3 as well as a bug fix that prevented reverting to default icons on […]