I liked where Neven Mrgan was going with his What folder is that app in? idea. But, I thought it could be taken one step further.
Simply knowing that an app is in the “Reference” folder doesn’t always pinpoint it. For example, what if you have multiple Reference folders? Or, even if you have just one, what if you have so many homescreen pages that you have no idea where that one folder is? Or, what if the app simply isn’t in a folder?
So, I spent a few minutes in Acorn and mocked up this idea, where I can easily see that Paprika is located near the top-right corner of page 4: