Its just way too much fun making icons. The simplification and minimizing process is a great challenge. Aside from being a graphic designer and the popularity and trend of icons over the last few years I jumped in once I heard about the noun project from my buddy Michael Branson Smith. You must have heard about it the noun project by now? Need an icon for a project? Wow, they have EVERYTHING! Check them out. Even if you dont need an icon, you will find inspiration there!