Enhance Your Personal Website Using Icons

Enhance Your Personal Website Using Icons

Jesse Leikin
Aug 1, 2011

If you work in the realm of design, you know the importance of icons. Icons are one of those elements that seem so simple, yet require a great amount of effort to design well. While individual app icons and logos need to be custom designed, using well designed navigation and social media icons can really help add polish to your personal website. Fortunately, there are many online resources for both free and paid icons out there...

Glyphish: The premier source for icons for mobile apps, Glyphish provides both a free and paid versionsof their icons. The collections are found in a variety of mobile apps, including Twitter, Wordpress, and Flipboard. If you happen to be designing for mobile viewing, this icon set will not only look great, but they will save you plenty of design time as well.

Web App Icons: With the popularity of HTML5 growing, creative and well designed web apps are poised to make a big splash in the near future. If you want to be ahead of the HTML5 web app curve, then we suggest you start developing now. Either way, if you're interested in any type of web app development, this 3D icon set can add a dimensional touch to your project.

Iconspedia: While the above two sets are great for specific tasks, there are many more needs for a variety of different icon types. Iconspedia is a one stop shop for mobile, social, web, and desktop icons, offering a wide variety of free icons that range from personal to professional use.

If you have other great icon packs of sites, let us know about them in the comments below.

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