When choosing an icon-set for your web design or application, you not only need to find a set that perfectly conveys complex functions in a simple and visually appealing way, they also need to meet a certain unifying criteria, relaying to the user that the icons are related to each other in some way. Its not easy finding an icon…
Category Archives Icons
In this GUI category you will find articles and tutorials relating to the design of icons. You will also find many free icons!
Finding the perfect icon for any design project can be very difficult, especially when you have to to sift through the thousands upon thousands off icon-sets that are freely available. Not only will this waste you a huge amount of productive time, actually finding the icon you need is pretty darn close to being impossible.
All of the premium icon sets below have been designed for web UI and application designers, with there prices ranging from as low as $5 all the way up to the super-premium price of $350, and all have been sourced from the best designers the design community as to offer. You would give your right arm for any of these…
We simply love creative icon design, we really really do. As such in this post we have collected a rich list of 30 fresh icon sets specifically for designers and developers.
You will find some mini icons, pictograms, wireframe icons, ecommerce icons, toolbar icons, mobile app icons… the list goes on and on.
A small but often overlooked aspect of most ecommerce sites designs are the flat and bland payment options icons (Visa, Mastercard, Paypal…). From a usability standpoint the icons do need to be instantly recognized by the user, and you can understand why designers opt to use standard icon designs rather than being a little bit more adventurous. Part of the…
This is an update on a post we published last year entitled 50 Social Service and Bookmarking Icon Sets for Bloggers, an enormous collection of only the best social bookmarking icon sets. Today’s update is no different, all of the icons are fresh, of the highest design quality and, as you will see, completely original and creative. And please remember,…
The expectation on the apps UI design is demanding. The design has to not only be consistent with whichever mobile OS you are developing for, it also has to be distinctive enough to be unique. And yes, we do love a well designed app. In this post we are sharing 14 free mobile application development icon sets.
The Speckyboy Payment Method iconset is a collection of popular payment icons, that include: Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, Google Checkout, Check Payment and even icons for Wire-Transfers.
Not only do these icons look awesome, they are also very useful and versatile (there are eight different sizes that range from 12px all the way up to 512px).
The Grass Textured Social Icon Set has been created by Richie Thimmaiah, from RichWorks exclusively for Speckyboy Design Magazine readers and are free to use for both your personal and commercial projects but may not be modified, sold or redistributed.
Last month we published , via Iconshock, an amazing icon set called Political Characters, a selection humorous caricatures of famous world political figures – that was volume 1, and today we have the opportunity to share volume 2.
In this Go Green! Web Icon Set, you will find 108 different icons you can use for your website, blog or your application. The set comes with eCommerce icons, social media, computer accessories, multimedia and a hell of a lot more! These icons are available in 64 x 64 px and in transparent .png formats for which you can easily change the hues to match your needs.