First, I must say that I am a fan of simplistic design and usability, but I think Adobe is going the wrong way in dropping the recognizable iconography they have used for over a decade on all of their applications. I think that this is an interesting look at their icons, which are cool, but incredibly useless for someone who like me keeps lots of Adobe icons next to each other, and keeps them quite small because they are recognizable icons. Enter a contest to create replicas. I think thats a great way for the userbase to respond to the company and tell them what they think.

Replacement Icons for CS3 Contest

Here is Adobe’s new icon set for reference.

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