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!

Useful Tips and Beautiful Inspiration for Icon Designers

For the countless graphical user interfaces developed over the past 10 years we’ve seen numerous collections of icon sets. Icons are essential behaving as the life-blood and driving force behind any well constructed interface system. Stemming back into the days of Windows 2000/XP we have seen icons become more prevalent in our digital nature. Not only have we seen an…

Managing Graphics and Icons in your Designs

Projects can get overly confusing if we let them slip too far. This has become circumstance time and again, most commonly among the freelance designers of the world. Web projects are no different and require a strict level of discipline for project management. Graphics and icons are useful for spicing up the average website template design. However management of all…

25 Free Pictogram and Symbols Sign Icon Sets

In this article we feature 25 multi-purpose pictogram and symbols sign icon sets that have all been stripped down to their bare essentials and presented in their simplest form and all ready for use. All of these icons are multi-purpose, meaning you could either use them within web design (the main focus of the round-up), poster design, logo design, banners……

Exclusive Free Toolbar Icon Set for our Readers

Today we have another exclusive free icon-set for our readers. Designed by our friends from Iconshock.com, the set is called The Speckyboy Toolbar Icon Set, containing 10 glorious and beautifully designed 256px icons in PNG format and are perfect for any web design project. Also included in the download are the AI source files. Speckyboy Toolbar Icon Set Preview Download…

Top 10 Country Flag Icon Sets

A country flag image could be used for any number of reasons, perhaps the most popular method would be on a web site which allows the user to either select the language of their choice or to access the site-version dedicated to their country. The problem is that there are many, many sites were you can download and use the…

Freestyle and Square, Two Free Social Media Icon Sets

The two free social media icon sets we have on offer today have been designed by the talented Helen Gizi, from pinkmoustache.com, exclusively for the readers of Speckyboy Design Magazine. Both of the icon sets contain 28 icons that cover all of the major social media services and applications, they are all in .PNG format and they come in three…