Iconathon Designs Symbols for Civic Ideas

Artists collaborate to make new icons to communicate commonly recognized urban concepts.

Urban Omnibus » Iconathon: Designing Symbols for Civic Ideas

On September 10th, a group of about forty-five students, design professionals and bloggers gathered at the School of Visual Arts in NYC for an “Iconathon,” a collaborative design charrette aimed at creating a set of graphic symbols that can be applied across sectors to communicate commonly recognized urban concepts.