Icons can make or break a website or other project. They have to have a consistent look and feel, fitting together as a group even if they identify very different things. There are loads of free, royalty-free and stock icon sets available. Sometimes brands will choose to pay for custom icon design to set their brand, website or application apart. In this artcile, we include 30 icon sets that stand out with distinct appearances or an unusual focus.
Nintendo Icons, by Todd Hamilton
Slashdot.org, by Artua
Sushi icons, by Artem Borysenko
Engraved Icons, by Bustrykov Antony
Transportation Icons, by Tom Nulens
Small icons, by Stanislav Yudin
Sketchy Icons, by Joshua Bullock
Drink Icons, by Tim Boelaars
Speaking Icons , by Soft Facade
Burn Icon, by Susumu Yoshida
Ellada Style Icons, by Artua
Icons for Ticket Selling, by Artem Borysenko
More lego helmet icons, by SoftFacade
Instead Icons, by Kyle Steed
Snooker Table, by JJ- Maxer
SimpleGeo Context Icon, by SoftFacade
Analog App illustration, by SoftFacade
Icons for Baby Shop, by Artem Borysenko
The Tocsins Icons, by Pepato
Luchador Icons, by Adam Brackney
The Lovely Bones Icons, by Myrto Orfanoudaki Simic
Icons, by jackietrananh
POI Icons, by SoftFacade
Ice Ice Baby, by Cuberto
Social Justice Icons, by Chaz Russo
Late Night Icons, by Joesph Wain
Stock Icons, by Tomas Bartko
Blog Icons, by Ryan Putnam
Artcore Icons, by Artcore
Icons, by Tymn Armstrong
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Danielle Porter is a freelance writer. Danielle freelance’s at DesignCrowd.com – a website for freelance designer and logo crowdsourcing.