The pixel art of Susan Kare made Apple’s computers personal

A recent blog post by Steve Silberman admired the sketchbook of Susan Kare, the artist responsible for all those classic Macintosh icons. Kare’s sketches played a big role in making computers more friendly for everybody, as illustrated by her iconic smiling Mac

The genius of Steve Jobs, Jef Raskin, and the rest of the Mac team was recognizing a huge untapped market for home computing among artists, musicians, writers, and other creative weirdos who might never have cared enough to master the arcane complexities of a command-line UI…

Source: NeuroTribes

-Jason Johnson