[NTLK] [ANN] New archive of NewtonOS icons
morgant at makkintosshu.com
Mon Oct 12 13:31:05 EDT 2020
On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 12:31 Grant Hutchinson <newtontalkmessages at gmail.com>
> > On Oct 12, 2020, at 10:09 AM, Noah Leon <moosefuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Does anyone know who designed all these icons? I believe a lot of them
> > were done by Marge Boots. I wanted to interview her for the film but
> > wasn’t able to get a response.
> I’m interested in tracking down this information as well. Designing
> minimalist iconography is a special skill ... just look at the portfolio of
> Susan Kare or the early work by Iconfactory.
I would love to include some of this information in the README for the
repository in addition to the usual places. I was unfamiliar with Marge
Boots' name, but I see her thanked in the Newton User Interface Guidelines
"Special thanks to Marge Boots, Bob Ebert, and Garth Lewis."
Looking at Newton Technology Journal Volume III, Number 2 (
Bob Ebert was Newton Developer Advocate and Garth Lewis was Manager, User
Experience, Newton Systems Group.
Back to Marge, Walter Smith wrote on Twitter (
"Credit to Marge Boots who so cleverly and lovingly placed those pixels!"
He also posted pictures of her "caf and decaf Newts":
She also apparently designed this Prince-like Newton logo for the "Quark"
(MessagePad 130) project:
(Somebody should archive those photos.)
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