In this post we’ve made a most interesting and refined selection of over 20 free vector icons sets and webfonts for responsive design projects and to solve problems like graphics resolution in retina displays. These icon sets can be easily styled with CSS, changing colors, size, rotation, adding shadow and other new CSS3 features. No matter if you use them in smaller sizes for navigation or blow them up to larger sizes, they always look amasing.
Here are 23 valuable sets of free icons that would make a great addition to your toolbox and help to grab the user’s attention.
Essential to any flat design is a consistent set of icons, so here are 48 office, social and travel icons, available as AI and PNG files, these fabulous icons are in three complimentary styles — full color and monochrome coral — fully scalable and add a touch of flat design to any website.
This set includes 119 awesome icons, available for personal desktop/mobile use only. If you would like to use it for any other reason, you should contact directly to its respective owner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This set currently includes 725, 512×512 Dock Icons for today’s top applications, internet browsers, Operating system icons, manufacturers, AND MORE! If you want to have Metro UI Icons into .SVG FORMAT, Download here.
Handcrafted pixel perfect icons tailored for the Modern UI style. Each and every icon is carefully crafted in Expression Design with vector in mind.
Socialico is a package of 74 social media icons, combined within a single wieght font. The social icons font is very convenient and easy to use for web design, in themes, page layouts etc, as well as for every type of print or offline design. Have fun!
Sosa is an icon font including 160+ free and really useful icons. The download includes the .ttf .eot .svg & .woff files.
A set of 350 pixel perfect glyphs icons, perfect for apps, websites or just about anything you can think of. You may use this icon set for both personal and commercial use.
The packet includes 116 system and 165 application dock icons in 128×128, 48×48, 32×32 and 16×16 pixel size.
A delicate and useful set of 42 Pika-style vector icons for the Web design community. The icons are available as PNG and AI source files. The icons are released under a Creative Commons Attribution license.
Another huge free set of Glyph Icons in PSD and PNG formats. The icons are 32×32 in size and use shape layers so they can be infinitely resized.
Beautifully hand crafted icons for mobile, web and print projects.
Smaller than similar webfonts and making fewer network requests than other icon solutions, Geomicons Open is built from the ground up for performance. Designed on a grid for pixel-precision at standard sizes, each icon is hand-coded to avoid the extra bloat from traditional vector drawing applications.
Yet another great set of 80 pixel-perfect stroke icons, available in PSD, AI and Webfont formats.
The iconic font and CSS toolkit. Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.
Custom icon sets that are stored in a handy web font and are coded to be more accessible. A couple lines of CSS and the right markup will get you going in no time. Now your icons can be any size, any color and any style available in CSS. With this release comes an entirely new set of accessibility icons and some refinements to the old ones!
Entypo Glyph Set is a free 250+ carefully crafted pictograms for regular design projects. The icons are available as EPS, PDF and Photoshop PSD files as well as desktop typefaces (TrueType, OpenType) and Web fonts.
Typicons are free-to-use vector icons embedded in a webfont for easy use in your user interfaces, whether it be on the web or in a native application. You can even use this project to build your own custom version of Typicons!
Batch is a beautifully designed and crafted suite of over 300 icons for web and user interface design. Each icon in the Batch PSD is a single shape layer, meaning they can be scaled up or down without loss of quality.
These 150 monochrome social icons are designed with simplicity in mind. Provided in vector format, they are fully editable and scale to any size smoothly. They are completely free, even for commercial use.
Fontello lets you combine icon webfonts for your own project. With fontello you can shrink glyph collections, minimizing font size, merge symbols from several fonts into a single file and access large sets of professional-grade open source icons ready for publishing on your website!
A large collection of glyph icons from a German artist. Free to use without attribution and free to modify.
An open source icon set with 223 marks in SVG, webfont and raster formats with super small file sizes. Open Iconic will always be free and open and awesome.