Icons along with the other things are important part of any design. Icons play a vital role in designing of any website. The main reason of including icon designs and making keen efforts to make them look visually superb and conveying the right message is that they are important and do the needful by taking less space. The simple way to design an icon is making it visually appealing to catch the interest of your visitors.
No matter how small an icon may be in size but its critically important detail defines the aesthetic look of the whole website design. Now a days, for designers who are handling the projects of creating various websites are lucky enough to get the cool free icon sets matching their needs handy. Here is a list of 45 latest free icon sets for designers to take a look and pick the apt one for their designing projects. Enjoy the joyride!
45 Latest Free Icon Sets for Designers
Yosemite OS is launched and we are sure many designers looking for free Yosemite icons. So, here’s the first one in the list created by Adrian Goia and Epic Coders, this free Yosemite OS icons are available in PSD format.
Summers are here and what could be the best for designers other than free Summer Icon Set that is available for free at SmashingMagazine.com.
Flat design is everywhere and if you are looking for free high-quality icon sets, this one is the best. Created by Tsveta Petrova, this is one of the most creative free flat icon set available on the Internet.
If you love above free flat icon set, we are sure you will love this too that has 7 flat icons and available for free at OrTheme.com
Another free icon set with a flat design treatment created by Vivien Bocquelet that you can download by just tweeting it.
It seems like everyone is creating flat icons but each one is beautiful. Here’s another set of beautiful free flat browser icons created by Nathan Zerk.
Another free flat icon set but with a twist. In this flat icon set, you will devices icons rather than symbols.
GraphicLoads.com has great collection of latest free icon sets and this one is specially for those who love flat design.
Created by Boyan Kostav, this free flat icon set is really very beautiful. This flat icon set is available in PNG format that you can download from IconFinder.com
Totally different from above icon set but equal when it comes to creativity. Another beautiful free hand-drawn cooking icon set designed by Field5.com which is available for commercial and personal project.
If you like the above flat icon set, we are sure you will love to download this one too. Available at PSddicted.com, this free flat icon set is perfect for Music UI or website.
Another creative free retro style icon pack created by Efe Balun that you can download in PSD format.
Created by Mark M. and available in PSD format that you can download for free and use in your personal projects.
This is by far the largest icon set that has more than 730 free line icons and it will keep growing created by Darrio Ferrando. It is a open source icon set that is available in PSD, AI and Webfont format.
This has been the most popular icon set that has been featured in various big design blogs. More than 350+ free vector icons available to enhance your mobile and web designs. Available in EPS, PSD, SVG, PNG and webfont, this free vector icon set is ae treat for any designer.
Jonas Nullens created 8 different sets of 35 icons, i.e. 280 icons in total that you can download for free and use them for commercial and personal project.
17. Stroke Gap Icons
This is not much behind from above icon set when it comes to number. A collection of 200 icons available in various format is created by UI designer Clad Cristea and available for free download.
Another free icon set that contains more than 100 icons are available for download at GraphicsBay.com. This free abstract icon set is available in PSD format and fully editable.
Another huge collection of free icon package that consists 144 vector line icons in 3 styles that you can edit according to your needs. After downloading it, you can use it for commercial and personal project.
A perfect free Weather Icon set for those who are creating weather app for iPhone or Android. This latest free icon set is vector based and comes with .AI file that you can edit according to your needs.
Designed by WebHostFace.com, you can find these beautiful free weather icon set that are available in 3 sizes and PNG format.
If the above two free Weather icon sets will not solve your purpose, check out this 36 free weather icon set created by Marc-Antoine Roy that you can download and use for commercial and personal project.
Need flat icons for your weather app, this free flat weather icons available for download LearnSketch.com and created in Sketch 3.
This is one of the most huge collection of free weather and climate icons that is created by Ferman Aziz and available for free download at Dribbble.com
25. Soccer Icons
With Fifa World Cup 2014 is just around the corner, these free soccer icons could come handy if you creating websites for soccer fans.
Available at GraphicLoads.com, this icon set includes 13 most popular file extensions and given flat treatment. This is an editable vector format so that you can change the size and color of the icons if you want.
27. Budget Icon Set
A perfect free budget icon set for those who are looking to create budget apps for iPhone created by Victor Kozyriev and available for download at Behance.net.
Another pixel-perfect free media icon set specially for those who want to create media apps for Android or iPhone. Available for download at GraphicsBay.com, this free icon set comes in two formats – AI and PSD.
Looking to create E-commerce site or app, this best free e-commerce thin icon set will help you in some extent. Another freebies from GraphicsBay.com that is available for commercial and personal project.
Here’s the another free shopping card icons for those who are creating e-commerce website. Available at UIconStock.com for personal use and you have to link back to the page if you are using these icons.
Petras Nargrela created a set of latest free icon set consists of 80 icons that is available in various format so that you can use and edit according to your needs.
Download these free round social media icons from MediaLoot.com that you can use for commercial and personal project. There are most popular 40 social media icons available in the icon sets with various formats.
33. Bonnie Icon Set
Need Hexagon shaped icon set, this freebie is brought to you by Templaza.com that you can download in PSD format and use for e-commerce website.
If flat is your style, download these 16 free flat icon set available at JunoTeam.com. You can also purchase the full icon from GraphicRiver.net if you like these 16 free icons.
We had enough of serious icon packs, lets add some fun part. Lukee Thornhill from UK created some funny and free Marvel Icons that you can use on various purposes.
Another useful free high-quality icon set that is specially made for those who wants to design iOS apps. All the icons are available in AI, EPS, PNG, PSD and SVG and created by Umar Irshad.
If the above icon set is too simple for you, check out the icon set created specially for iOS7 home set concept by Vasil Enev.
Want icons for your next commercial project, this free commercial icon set created by Jacek Janiczak is perfect for you.
Created by Chris B., this is one of the most beautiful free SEO icon set that we have seen so far. Consists of 36 vector icons, you can download it in AI and EPS format.
Social Media icons are as much as important like SEO icons. So, go ahead and download below free iOS7 style social media icons that will look beautiful in your blog or website.
41. Social Icon
Flat is everywhere as we told you earlier, so check out free flat social media icon set created by Vaishali Patel that you can download in PSD format.
42. 3px Icons Set
A beautiful free icon set consisting 80 icons created by Darius Dan that is available in .PSD and .AI format.
A beautiful set of free Dashboard icons are available for download and created by Spovv.
44. Odincons 1.0
100 free shape icons that is available for download at Dribbble.com and created by AnhGreen.
Multiple Owners at Behance.net sharing large collection of free icon sets that they created for fun or personal projects. You can find weather, game, football, sport, fun, drinks related icons.
With this we come to an end of the article featuring latest free icon sets for designers. Have any such latest icon set worth sharing? Do let us know by dropping in your comments below. Also, let us know which one of this would be your pick and why?