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mono.company

Introducing Mono Icons

Here’s a breakdown of how we created our own icon set and the design principles we used to give our icons a consistent and unified approach.

blog.iconfinder.com

Meet the new icon search engine

While the world was turning upside down these past six months, the Iconfinder team has been working on a complete rewrite of the icon search engine.

medium.com

SF Symbols Changes in iOS 14

There are many new symbols, renamed symbols, multicolor symbols, right-to-left localizations and even a few bug fixes.

heroicons.com

Heroicons

Beautiful hand-crafted SVG icons, by the makers of Tailwind CSS.

nngroup.com

Accordion Icons: Which Signifiers Work Best?

The caret icon most clearly indicated to users that it would open an accordion in place, rather than linking directly to a new page.

teenyicons.com

Teenyicons — Tiny minimal 1px icons

An elegant icon set by Anja van Staden with more than a thousand icons.

streamlineicons.com

Streamline UX - 19,500 vector illustrations

The world’s largest vector illustration pack

logodesignlove.com

LoCoS visual language, by professor Yukio Ota

The life work of professor Yukio Ota is an entire language of symbols known as LoCoS that he dreams could be the lingua franca of the 21st century.

tablericons.com

Tabler Icons

550+ Highly customizable & free SVG icons.

varun.ca

React Icon System

This article will show you how to set up an icon system using SVGR — a tool for transforming SVGs into React components.

medium.com

Shaping an icon

With the ubiquity of emoji, there’s never been a more prevalent time for icons in marketing and design than there is now.

medium.com

Developing an Open Source Icon System at Microsoft

Icons transcend languages. They're signposts that light the way for an easy, delightful user experience.

paulcpederson.com

Stencil Icons

In the last ten years, developers have been on a quest to find the best way to implement icons in a digital product.

underconsideration.com

Stay Home Icon

Stephen Kelleher (of fake Crocs logo fame) offers a universal "Stay Home" icon.

iconfinder.com

Coronavirus Awareness Icons

Together with kind contributors, Iconfinder is giving away more than 200 free vector icons related to hygiene and awareness about the virus spread.

iconset.io

Iconset: A lightning-fast SVG icon organizer and manager.

By organizing with sets or tags in Iconset app, icons are always at your fingertip.

medium.com

Iconic Icons: Designing the World of Windows

Introducing the new Windows 10 icons in Fluent Design.

medium.com

7 Principles of Icon Design

Creating a high-quality icon family requires a thoughtful approach, a trained eye, a bit of iteration, and a lot of practice.

css.gg

CSS.GG: 500+ CSS Icons, Customizable, Retina Ready & API

Minimalistic icon library built 100% in pure CSS.

about.gitlab.com

GitLab Iconography: MVC meets visual design

Anyone who uses GitLab knows how extensively we use icons in our product.