is a community website based on the 'guide' in the cult book 'Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galazy' by Douglas Adams, who was one of the founding
members and directors of the company (which incidentally began its
days as The
As one of h2g2's resident in-house artists I designed
the above icons for use in an online shop area - unfortunately the
h2g2 shop never happened.
The top 7 icons identify the categories (books,
music, film, electronic, toys, gifts, travel) and the bottom icons
were to identify which region (US or UK) the user was purchasing
As with all illustration we developed as h2g2's
resident artists, the icons needed to be fun and quirky!