The latest Microsoft® Windows® platform, Windows XP, introduces a new style
in icon design. The Windows XP icon is all about fun, color, and energy. New,
32-bit versions of the icons provide smooth edges over any background.
The following guidelines show how to make icons by walking you through the
steps of designing and creating Windows XP-style icons. These guidelines contain
complete information for professional designers that will benefit authors of all
levels of experience.