Below are a couple of comments in the post and the responses by Icons8.
Fantastic Idea! No models – no paying for models
– Yeah, exactly! 🙂 In addition, no fees for the photo team too – Konstantin Zhabinskiy, Chief Design Officer @ Icons8
In your face, expensive stock photography! Cheers love the idea.
– haha, that’s what our first target. The industry that robs photographers and washes away 70% to compete on a saturated market. – Ivan Founder of Icons8
They seem to have real problems with the eyes. Humans are genetically-programmed to be attracted to symmetry and they need to get that right before launching full-fledged things like actors – quote on petapixel
Below are some more examples of these faces, clearly they haven’t perfected this yet, but I’m sure they’ll improve the technology over time. So is this the future of stock?