Having a beautiful app, needs a clever and a great presentation. It needs to be recognisable on the users homescreen and standout in the crowd of apps. I've created quite a few over the last few years. I know the ins and outs, and what to avoid when making your app icon.
“Beautiful app icons are easy recognisable, and look like they've have taken 5 minutes to do, but in reality has taken a lot of sleepless nights.”