For designers of Mac applications, a dock icon is just as essential as the application itself. Apple products are loved because of their good looking designs, and; therefore third party developers have to achieve a high quality standard in their user interface designs. The dock icon often serve as “the face” of the app, and you cannot afford to use dock icons that fall short of being attractive.
Obviously, the look and feel of the dock icons in a Mac menu, has an impact to the application. Thus, it is always a good practice to make them catchy, unique, creative and beautiful. Here are some of the skillfully designed dock icons that we have rounded up for your inspiration. You should also check out this collection of free and premium user interface designs kits on Tripwire Magazine. Meanwhile, check this wondrous dock icon showcase for insights on how to create your next icons for Mac.