No we are not talking about image icons i.e. movie stars or models. Here we are dealing with those small little symbols that appear on a digital screen and which help make the user’s navigation both easier and enjoyable.
For a consistent overall look and to ensure that you are adhering to one theme it is very necessary that you use the same types of icons throughout the website.
Using a square black Facebook icon alongside a colored oval shaped Twitter icon looks out of sync and unprofessional.
Your icons should match in type and design.
To help you out we have collected 20 sets of icons which you can use.
1) Grey Icons
This is a set of grey and white colored icons. As the image above shows this set has grey icons over white background, dark grey icons over light grey background and grey colored icons on grey colored background marked with white sketches.
Say hello to our good old friend – social media. Which website doesn’t have a social media presence nowadays? You will need social media icons to link to your profiles there.
As you can see these icons are paper based. Notice the small flip in the down right corner?
These icons are ideal for business based websites. As you can see these icons cover a number of different shapes. You have floppy disk, telephone, a locked lock, an unlocked lock, a watch dial, etc.
Google Plus proved to be a game changer when it appeared on the social media front. The fact that your profile picture will be displayed in Google search results, next to the web page related to you, was the feature that set it apart from other social media sites.
This icons set contains different icons of the Google Plus logo.
WordPress is the way to go if you intend serious blogging business. Free platforms like Blogger and Weebly will not serve your purpose if you want to look professional and want to emit the signal that you know what you are doing.
This set of WordPress icons come in different colors so you can choose the ones which will suit the theme of your website.
Almost everybody is on Twitter nowadays and almost everybody is using more or less the same kind of Twitter icons to link to their Twitter handles from their websites.
This set of Twitter icons will help you stand out from the crowd because this set contains some out-of-the ordinary Twitter icons. Download the pack and see for yourself.
I have given you one set of business icons above but this one is a different animal altogether. Those were simple, plain and 2D icons. These are three dimensional, more real and more colorful than the former.
Social bookmarking sites are different from social networking sites. Social bookmarking means you can bookmark the links to different web pages and they all will be saved on the cloud. You can make that list public or private as per your requirements.
This cloud storage will help you greatly when you are away from your computer as you can access your articles with an Internet connection anywhere.
This set contains icons of some famous social bookmarking sites.
This set contains more than 99 icons. This is a very professional collection of icons, with black on grey. These icons can be used not just on web pages but also in print and on mobiles.
This is a large collection of black and white icons. As the image above shows these icons cover various categories and different styles.
Download it. It can serve many different purposes.
As the image above shows, this icons set contains many different icons related to computer, but the extra feature is that you can have the same icon in several different colors.
This set contains icons of an RSS feed, return arrow, play-pause button, jump to the next file, etc.
12) Food Icons
This vector image set contains cartoon images of different types of foods. Hamburgers, pizzas, soup, rice, cakes, vegetables, meat, etc.
If you are designing a food related website then this icons set is a must have.
This icons set contains logos of different popular websites. When talking about linking to a website from your personal blog, the first few names that come to mind are Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
But in fact there are many more. And you never know which social media site your client uses. Hence it is good to have a large icons pack in your toolbox.
14) Arrow Icons
Every designer needs arrows at one point or another in his designing work. Although programs like Photoshop come with a few arrows in its palette but there are usually only a handful of options to choose from.
Here is where this icons set can help you. As the image above shows this set contains numerous arrow designs hence you will always find what you need.
15) Technology Icons
Do you run a tech blog? Then you will love this set of technology based icons.
This collection contains icons of an iPhone, the Apple logo, a floppy disk, a folder, CDs, etc.
I know I have already included website icons in my list but this set is different. This icons set contains the logos of popular websites engraved on metals. This is a new and classy look and sure to please your audience.
17) Mobile App Icons
This set contains a lot of icons which can be used as apps icons for smartphones. The envelope icon can be used as the SMS symbol, the headphone icon can be displayed when listening to a podcast, the four bars can be used for signal strength, and so on and so forth.
18) Game Icons
If yours is a gaming website you must take a look at this icons set. Gaming companies put in millions of dollars in producing games and they hire expert designers to design the covers. Take advantage of this fact by using these beautiful icons on your site.
As you can see from the image, these are blue colored button icons which you can use on your website to give it an enhanced, professional look. This set contains buttons from varying backgrounds.
Apple rules hearts. But not everyone who likes the company, buys an Apple device. Maybe they are worried about compatibility issues with their Windows devices, or maybe they want to download pirated songs which they can’t on an Apple device.
Use this icons set and give them a chance, along with Apple users, to experience your site as though they are working on an iOS.
I hope the list of icons set mentioned above will help you in your designing endeavors. Do leave a comment below if you know of any other good quality icons set.
Here we have come up with another appealing collection of some of the best free flat icons sets in PSD format. These days, flat designs are getting very popular among the masses. Seeing such a huge popularity, there is plenty of fantastic flat design resources available to choose from. We have collected some of the best free icon sets in PSD format.
Since all these icon sets are in PSD format, you may add a few of your personal touch to make more appealing and visually pleasing icons. All the PSD files are completely editable to match your requirements. We hope that you will like this collection and find these icon sets useful for you. Enjoy!
Looking for some hand-drawn and classy icon sets? If your answer is yes, then look no further. In this compilation we are presenting 17 excellent hand-drawn icon sets for free download. There was a time when you like certain modern themed icon sets with all those slick, shiny and glossy gradient colors, but hand-drawn icon sets are something that can never go out of fashion. These hand-drawn icon sets embody a personal feeling in your design setting it apart from other ordinary designs.
These hand-drawn icons can be used in any website design to spice it up or to showcase a playful side. You can also communicate with your clients through these hand-drawn icon sets as they create a personal feel in your design. Here is the full collection after the jump. Enjoy!
The concept of minimalism in web development industry has been welcomed open heartedly, and it refers to a design style where design and graphics elements have been reduced to its bare elements in order to concentrate on the main and important elements like content and navigation. Though there are many ways to achieve a simple and effective minimalist aesthetic, but incorporating line icons always turn out to be too good.
Here, we are showcasing some of free to use and high quality line icon sets for you. Feel free to download them and use them in your work.
Note: All of these line icon sets are free to use but it is advisable to check the license before using them for your commercial use.
Finding out high quality PSD files is like a blessing for the web designers because they not only cut down their working time but also save them from doing extra effort. We regularly share several PSDs collection for the web designers. This time we are sharing some icons in PSD format for you so that you can edit or modify them whenever you need to use them. All these icons in PSD format are available for free download.
Here is the full collection after the jump. We hope that you will like this collection and find these PSD files useful for you. Also, since the files are in PSD format, you may add a few of your personal touch to make more. All the PSD files are completely editable to match your requirements.
Here we are showcasing 20 beautiful and fresh icon sets that you can use for free. Icons are the basic design element that is needed in every app or website design at different levels. Finding out free and high quality icon sets is the best thing for the designers. Many designers spend considerable time in finding out free and fresh icon sets that they can use for their designs.
Below, we have also top notch quality icons sets that you can use for free on any project. Come and check out these colorful and cute icons that will surely please your everyday usage. To wrap it up, they are all free to download, so dig in. come, take a peek, and choose your pick. Enjoy!!!
At times, designers need to generate their own custom icon fonts that are scalable and easy to style. Custom icon font generators are the tools that allow designers to generate their own custom icon fonts. There are innumerable numbers of online custom icon font generators are available that makes selecting the best one difficult. In this round up, we have come up with 8 best custom icon font generators for the designers. We hope that this collection proves to be the best for you.
Here is the full collection after the jump. Do share your views and comments with us via comment section below. Furthermore, if you also want to share some good tools with the community, do so in the comment section.
Using IcoMoon you can easily search and download vector icons or generate fonts (icon fonts). This tool can also be used for icon set management.
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Here is an inspirational collection of 45 fresh icons for our designers who are in search of high quality and free icon sets. Icons are the most important design element for the designers that are used in almost all web related projects. Having a good collection of high quality icon set is like a real godsend for the web designers. This is the main reason why many designers spend so much of their time to search for the high quality and fresh icon sets.
Below, you will find 45 fresh and free to use icon sets for the designers. Though, these icons are presented for your inspiration but you can also download free icons and use them in your work but make sure you read the terms and conditions before.
As we all know that a unique icon set is the most essential component of any web or graphic design, and this is the reason why designers pay special attention when it comes to icon selection. Here, we are showcasing 45 stunning and amazing Calendar icon sets for your inspiration. These Calendar icon sets will definitely make your work easy and also save your time.
If you want to give your designs or artworks a professional look that is simple and attractive then these Calendar icon sets are best for you. You can use these Calendar icon sets for your commercial or personal projects. We hope that you will like this collection. Check this out and get to pick one which is suitable for your project. And do not forget to share your precious opinions with us via comment section below. Have fun!!!!
Here we have come up with another interesting collection of some cool minimalistic icon sets for you. These icon sets will be best suitable for those designs where you want to keep a subtle look while creating an eye catching and appealing design. With these minimalistic icon sets, you can create artworks that look simple yet appealing and gratifying enough that they grab the attention at the first glance.
So, let us add some life to your design and refresh them with these cool and inspiring minimalistic icon sets. We wish that this assortment will not only inspire you but it will also stand out from the rest of the collection that you will see in the next few days. Here is the full collection after the jump. let’s have a look and enjoy! Feel free to share your opinions with us via comment section below. Your comments are always more than welcome. Let us have a look. Enjoy!