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You can add to the symbol database!
Sympsionics is being developed as an open
source symbol language. We welcome contributions.
To ensure consistency, please read the Symbol and Icon Design
Specifications and Guidelines below.
Symbol and Icon
Design Specs and Guidelines
• Please familiarize yourself with the existing
database before adding new entries Sympsionics on SVPwiki
• You may create numbers, or symbols
• Developing new symbols by combining or
utilizing existing symbols is encouraged
• Please limit the colors you use to the target
• All the colors have meaning and can
apply to both numbers or symbols
target image represents all the colors used in Sympsionics.
Files are built
CMYK in draw programs. Please build only CMYK files so as to remain
consistent for printing.
(When files are converted to .jpegs for the web,
will default to RGB.)
Blacks are rich: C=100, M=100, Y=100, K=100 or C=60, M= 60, Y=60, 100
Font: Myriad Pro, regular and italic.
When you create your Photoshop document, please follow specifications
and check grid lines.
Download the PDS Template specs, click here to download
.psd or here for .jepg.
There is an Illustrator template, not yet on the database. Please email
us if you need it.
& Sound Colors
here to see Sympsionics on the SVPwiki.
More Features Coming Soon!