Susan Kare


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Who is Susan Kare?


Susan Kare, is an American Artist and Graphic designer, born 5 February, 1954 in Itchaca, New York, United States. She is a pioneering and influential computer iconographer. Since 1983, the San Francisco-based designer has designed thousands of software icons that have become familiar to anyone who uses a computer. Designed on a minimalist grid of pixels and constructed with mosaic-like precision, her icons communicate their functions immediately and memorably.

Susan Kare Education


Kare was born in Ithaca, New York. Her father was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center, a research facility for the senses of taste and smell.

Susan Kare graduated from Harriton High School in 1971. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in art from Mount Holyoke College in 1975, with an undergraduate honors thesis on mathematics. She received an M.A. and a Ph.D. in fine arts from New York University in 1978 with a doctoral dissertation on “the use of caricature in selected sculptures of Honoré Daumier and Claes Oldenburg”. Her goal was “to be either a fine artist or teacher”.

Susan Kate Career


She was married to Jay Tannenbaum. Their marriage was dissolved in 2011. Susan Kare has three sons with him. Her brother was aerospace engineer Jordin Kare.

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