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A designer who created a set of stunning icons for popular iPhone apps has made more than $100,000 within just a week of putting them on sale.

San Francisco-based Traf stuck lucky when tech reviewer Marques Brownlee spoke about the stylish, minimalist icons in a recent show on his hugely popular YouTube channel.

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Apple’s recent launch of iOS 14 allows for greater customization of the iPhone’s home screen using widgets — something Android users have been able to do for years.

While Apple still doesn’t allow an easy way to change app icons, a new workaround via the Shortcuts app also lets you swap out the regular icons with something more pleasing to the eye.

“I saw some people sharing screenshots of their iPhones after discovering that iOS 14 now allows you to add custom icons to your home screen using the Siri Shortcuts app,” Traf wrote in a

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As the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s 21st National Design Awards gala kicked off Thursday evening, host Bobby Berk told a story about his own introduction to design, which paved the way for his eventual fame on “Queer Eye” and beyond. He recalled visiting a Target store, where he observed the results of the iconic collaboration between the retailer and architect Michael Graves: ordinary, affordable household projects designed to delight their users.

“Right then and there I thought to myself, I want to have a part of that,” he told the event’s audience last night. “I want to work in design and make people’s lives better through design.”

The impact of design on ordinary lives and the world around us was everywhere at the annual gala, which moved to an online format this year. In place of cocktails and fancy dresses, virtual attendees watched short films showcasing the work of

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