Category Archives Icons

Icons Archives

In this GUI category you will find articles and tutorials relating to the design of icons. You will also find many free icons!

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30 Free Icon Font Sets from 2013

Last February we took our first look at web fonts and back then it was something new, so new in fact that very few sites had truly appreciated the benefits of using them, and perhaps because there really wasn’t that many sets readily available. Now, in this post, we are not going to list all of the benefits of using…

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Free Christmas Vector Icon Set

The countdown to Christmas has begun and to celebrate we’re giving away a set of Free Christmas Vector Icons courtesy of freelance designer, Sam Jones. The free Christmas vector icon set set below contains 32 fully scalable icons available in both .AI and .EPS vector formats and will be perfect for any winter themed projects you have coming up in…

20 Complete Sets of Icon Fonts from 2012

The pros for using icon fonts far outweigh the cons. First of all, there are the obvious benefits of being infinitely scalable and being able to style them dynamically using any CSS property (color, gradients, shadow…). Secondly, its much easier to manage one single font file as opposed to juggling lots of individual images or having to create sprites. Thirdly,…

Exclusive Freelance Designer & Developer Folder Icon Set

Today we have a small Christmas present for all you freelance developers and designers out there. Crafted by our friends IconShock.com, we have an exclusive folder icon set designed to keep your desktop organized for all your freelance needs. Within the download package you will find a code folder, resources folder, clients folder, docs folder, ideas folder, inbox & outbox…

Top 50 Web Development, Design and Application Icon Sets from 2011

This is now our fourth year rounding up the the best icon sets for web designers and developers. And what another fantastic year 2011 it has been! You’ll love this selection. All of the icon sets below have been split into several categories: Glyphs & Pictograms, Mini Sets, General Sets, Ecommerce Icon Sets, Mobile Specific Icons and finally, a selection…

50 Social Media Icon Sets from 2011

Our social bookmarking icon set articles has now become a yearly tradition for us. This is our third edition (you can also view 2010 and 2009) and our best by far. All of social icon sets below are of the highest quality and have all been designed with versatility in mind and will fit in with the style of most…

25 Fresh Icon Sets for Web Designers

Once in a while we do like to highlight some of the latest and greatest free icon sets for web designers. And we do have an awesome and varied selection for you today, you’ll love it. As well as a great selection of perfectly designed all-round web design sets, you will also find some specialized sets for ecommerce, mobile and…