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!

The Top 50 Web Development Icon Sets from 2009

The demand for development icons is huge, and thankfully this year has been a fairly productive year with new icon sets being freely released every other week. As you will see from the list below, they are all of high quality, some do have more flexibility than the others, and some do have limited numbers and options, but all are beautifully designed.
Anyway, all of the icons I have listed below have been designed specifically for web design, web development, web applications and blogging. And I am sure you will agree, they are amazing.

Free WordPress Folder Iconset for our Readers

Iconshock had again offered us the opportunity to have an icon-set exclusively designed for our readers. This time we asked for a Wordpress folder structure icon set. There are four icons in the package, they are the the main Wordpress folder, WP Uploads folder , WP Plugins folder and finally, WP Themes folder.
I hope you enjoy them.

8 Free Pictogram Icon Libraries and Collections

A pictogram is a graphical symbol that can represent a sign or even, simple instructions, in essence, a concept that has been stripped down to its bare essentials, yet still recognizable as the original idea.
Pictograms can be of help with usability and accessibility on your web site. It is a universal language, everyone understands and can read the icons.

40 Free Icon Sets for Web Designers and Bloggers

One of the most sought after elements of any web design are icons. If you are creative enough to design your own icon set and tailor make them for your sites design, you are very lucky, and I am envious. For the rest of us, we have to settle for the work of the many talented graphic designers who release there icon designs freely, and to them we are grateful.

25 Creative Illustration HD Wallapers by Blurburger + 9 Free Icon Sets

Visual illustrators, in the past, were never ever mentioned in the same breath as traditional or fine artists, and they have consistently came second best in comparison with traditional graphic designers. Times have changed, and the exciting and fresh art of illustration is now firmly recognized as an art, and is gaining constant popularity, especially with young, adventurous and creative artists.

35 Free Twitter Icon Sets

Most Twitter “Follow Me” buttons and icons are boring (look at mine, very dull),soulless and clichéd. How about something with some creativity, originality and a little bit of character. In this post that is exactly what you will find, 35 Original and Creative Twitter Icon Sets.

50 Social Service and Bookmarking Icon Sets

There are many elements of blogging that are essential, the most important is the ability to share your posts and information with a wider audience, and we accomplish this via the many social bookmarking services (digg, delicious, twitter…) that are available. Finding a bookmarking iconset that fits into your theme can be difficult or maybe you don’t want the boring or the bland, but you want an iconset that has been designed by a high quality designer and has something distinctive and original. Below you will find such iconsets.

Profile of an Icon Designer – IconDock – Free and Premium Quality Icons

IconDock is managed by Nick La, a Toronto based illustrator and web designer, who also runs N.Design Studio, Web Designer Wall, and Best Web Gallery. Both the stock icons and free icons are designed by Nick La. Being a web designer himself, Nick knows what kind of icons you need for most of your projects — whether a blog theme, web app interface or general website.