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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 […]

First Contest Entries Posted

February 9, 2004

The number of visitors to The Iconfactory has increased dramatically this past week, no doubt in anticipation of seeing the first Pixelapalooza contest entries. Well, we’re here to tell you that an initial batch has now been posted on the three category pages – Mac OS X, Candybar and Classic. More are coming in each […]

The Iconfactory is pleased to announce the commencement of the 8th installment of Pixelpalooza, our annual icon design contest. Every year we invite the Macintosh icon design community to pull out all the stops and send us their pixelated creations. Last year’s event drew 137 entries from around the globe and was another huge success. […]

That’s right folks, there is very little time left before we start accepting entries to this year’s Pixelpalooza contest. This year’s icon design contest officially begins at Noon est on Monday, Feb. 2nd (US Groundhog day) and runs through March 31st. The entry categories are the same as last year – Mac OS X, CandyBar […]

If you have not taken time to download your favorite entries from last year’s Pixelpalooza icon design contest, you better hop to it. In order to clear the database out in preparation for this year’s contest, all of 2003’s entries (OS X, CandyBar and Classic) will be deleted after Noon e.s.t. this Friday, January 9th. […]

The Iconfactory workers will be spending the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends over the next few days. So just a quick note to remind everyone there won’t be Industry News or other GUI goodies posted until next week when we return. We send you off with a slice of Pumpkin Pie courtesy of […]

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2003

Well, our favorite day has arrived and all of the Iconfactory workers would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe Halloween! We hope you’ve enjoyed this spooky month at the factory including Haunted Drives from Dave, Boo Buddies and spooky link updates by Mindy, and all new factory animations from Talos. […]

Welcome to our annual Halloween make over! Every year we let the ghosts and ghouls out of their tombs and they somehow manage to take over the factory. We hope you enjoy the spooky look and feel and make The Iconfactory your number one stop for Halloween GUI goodies. Once again our dank and dark […]

We are pleased to announce that starting today, when you purchase a software product from the Iconfactory, you are doing just that, not going through our old third party system, Kagi. This means that all customer orders are handled more efficiently and more securely than ever before. Now when you order a software product, you […]

That’s right folks, 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 2003. Needless to say that with 137 entries from all corners of the globe, the judges had their work cut out for them. In the […]