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Simple 3 letters

Simple 3 letters

Submitted By Spike May (Spike_may)


ok the reason behind this is simple, i wanted a smooth simple icon set for my dock, something that looked kool but wasn't too flashy, and a friend of mine reminded me of a set of icons that were 3 letters per icon.. so i made my own set based of that idea, the adium icon is simple and effective a green ball appears when available, yellow for idle and red for away, not much more to it.. also if anybody would like the full set of icons i will upload them to my website just leave a comment asking and i will upload them :) enjoy..

also i have been asked this on a previous submission.. the wallpaper (titled "simplicity") is created by me and can be found at my website thanx :D



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# by enkuturi-akrias on 10/18/06 at 23:27:52

your dock and your desktop are reallllly cool! but the icon dont match with my own... but is a great work!

# by Spike_may on 10/18/06 at 23:37:40

thank you, and yeh i get that these icons might not be to everyones taste or style but thought i would share and let people have em if they want lol :D

# by Maverick on 10/19/06 at 01:15:13

this extra looks great!! which status icons are you using (the stars)? and where can I find those Dock icons?

# by Spike_may on 10/19/06 at 09:29:29

thank you Maverick :) the dock icon set can be found here


the stars icons are here..

and the list layout is here...


# by CaptainObvious on 10/19/06 at 14:33:57

Hey, I really like the text-based icons you use for your dock... gotta admit, kinda jealous. How or where do I get such icons?

# by Spike_may on 10/19/06 at 14:39:32

lol i stated above.. but here it is again they are created by me and are found on my website here..


glad you like em :)

# by doubleback on 10/19/06 at 15:29:48

what are using for that airport monitor on the bottom right, and also the itunes info? i like how that looks.


# by doubleback on 10/19/06 at 15:31:19

oh okay, i found your airport widget on your website. cool dude


# by Mxwllsmrt4 on 10/19/06 at 16:05:48

Hey Spike,

I can't get your wifi widget to work, it is really sweet and i want to use it. can i get some helpt? thanks.

the backgrounds are sweet too. awesome website.

# by Spike_may on 10/19/06 at 16:09:07

strange works fine for me and others i kno use it, send me a message on AIM and i will help u out my AIM is..



# by Spike_may on 10/19/06 at 16:16:51

ok to clear up confusion if u are interested in the wifi widget i created it is for yahoo widget engine not dashboard :)

# by Liquid007 on 10/19/06 at 22:43:10

How did you get the itunes skin?

# by Spike_may on 10/19/06 at 22:45:30

its not a itunes skin its a full os x theme, called "amora" by david lanham, you can get it here..

# by Enimel on 10/20/06 at 07:46:41

with what a tool can i create a dock like this? i realy want this dock!
and.. how the heck did he change the system font (like in the menubar at the top)
n what is that for a tool that shows ya the track n artist in a simpel lil window at the right bottom?
Thx in advance!

# by Spike_may on 10/20/06 at 09:25:38

ok lol alot of questions..

firs the dock background is simply a edit on the wallpaper in photoshop, i just cut and layered the picture added a shadow for effect

the system font is named "skia" and is included with mac os x, u can change the font using silk from unsanity

the thing above the dock displaying the mail, clock, hard drive info and itunes info is a application named Stattoo

also i have been asked how to allign the dock to the lelft like i have done, this was done with a application named tinkertool

hope this helps :D

# by twee.doderik on 10/21/06 at 08:28:12

coool, i like that font and laso the dock icons.. is it possible to download them somewhere.. all of them =) please.. btw nice theme of blog.. i like it too (

# by Spike_may on 10/21/06 at 11:02:14

thank you :) u can get the icons from here...



# by spazzling21 on 04/25/08 at 17:44:23

Your website is no longer working. Is there another place you have posted your dock icons?

# by twee.doderik on 10/31/06 at 19:58:07

mm still dont know how to make adium contact list totally transparent =(

# by Spike_may on 10/31/06 at 19:59:52

hey there, thats problem is overcome with a imple trick of the eye, lol all i do to make it appear transparent, is take a screenshot of the area behind where u want the buddy list, and use that as the list background.. hope this helps

# by lanky on 11/02/06 at 03:03:54

how do you make it so that the dock looks black and not grey?

# by lanky on 11/02/06 at 03:26:27

also, few more things :P

- some icons are being stubborn, and if i change them, they still dont change in the dock (skype, ical, photoshop elements)

- i cant figure out how to change the trash, finder, or dashboard

- do you take suggestions for other icons? :P (word, google earth, limewire, soulseek, colloquy, firefox are all popular ones)


# by twee.doderik on 11/02/06 at 06:55:34

HEY, man.. easy way is to use CANDYBAR

# by Spike_may on 11/02/06 at 16:58:35

as said by twee candybar is required to change finder icons and stuff.. also i have not finished the icon set, so some icons are missing i will update shortly and the blackborder behind the dock isn't part of it, its just a part of my wallpaper, u can remove the dock background using 'cleardock' from unsanity

# by lanky on 11/02/06 at 03:27:28

haha sorry, also, did you make the icons for your HD, externals, ipod, etc?

# by Spike_may on 11/02/06 at 16:59:20

so far i have done ipods, cds,dvds but am struggling on a decent hard drive icon.. when i finsih i will update it here

# by nifear4 on 04/08/07 at 19:52:20

On your DOCK it shows the wifi and the weather week.

I was wondering how you did that...

# by nifear4 on 04/08/07 at 19:53:31

Also, can you teach me how to use Silk? I'm confused on that

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