The Breakroom

A Long Overdue Apology

May 11, 2004

Way back in Iconfactory ancient history, say around 1998, the workers re-designed the site with what has become known as our “black phase”. That is to say that the predominant color of the pages of the site was black with white type. We received quite a few emails from people saying things like “Your site […]

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our backend database and as a result you are experiencing errors when attempting to access certain portions of the factory. Rest assured, we are working on the problem and hope to have the site back up and running shortly. […]

That’s right, another year’s icon design contest has reached its conclusion and with it, we are pleased to announce the Grand Prize, Runner-Up and People’s Choice winners of Pixelpalooza 2004. Our thanks go out to all of those who took the time to enter, as well as our generous sponsors who donated this year’s prize […]

We’ve put our weekly freeware releases on hold so that the icon spotlights will be highly focused on tomorrow’s contest winners. Be sure to tune in here tomorrow at 12 Noon, e.s.t. to learn the official Grand Prize, Runner-Up and People’s Choice winners in each of the three contest categories. You can almost hear the […]

The Polls Are Now Closed!

April 13, 2004

Public voting has ended for Pixelpalooza People’s Choice 2004. As we begin to tally the ballots we would like to thank everyone for supporting your favorite entries this year. Please join us on April 21 when we announce all of the final winners. Good luck to everyone!

Get Out And Vote!

April 12, 2004

Today is the last full day of voting for your favorite contest entries in the People’s Choice Awards. If you have had a chance to submit your ratings for the icons in each of the three categories (OS X, CandyBar and Classic), we invite you to surf on over and start voting while you still […]

Be here at Noon e.s.t. today for the start of public voting for the People’s Choice Award for Pixelpalooza 2004. We invite you to visit each of the three category pages (OS X, CandyBar and Classic) and rate your preference for each entry. People’s Choice voting runs from today until Noon e.s.t. April 13th and […]

The deadline for submitting your 2004 contest entry has now passed. Thanks go out to everyone who entered, and if you didn’t get your submission in in time, we’re afraid you’ll have to wait until next year. Be here starting at Noon, e.s.t. on Tuesday, April 6th to begin voting for the People’s Choice Award. […]

Although its been possible to purchase Iconfactory software and merchandise with PayPal for quite some time, we’re making it easier to purchase IF goods via the service. Our Chief Typist is pleased to announce that each of the factory’s “Buy it!” pages now have direct links to purchase our software and merchandise using the convenient […]

We’re pleased to announce that thanks to the generous donations of this year’s sponsors, the official prize list for our annual icon design contest, Pixelpalooza, has now been posted. Time is running out to enter in any one of the three contest categories, and with prizes packages this cool, the competition is bound to heat […]