20 Excellent Icon Sets for Application Design

By / Apr 16, 2010 / Freebies

In our continued effort to find and deliver to you the best free design resources, we’ve compiled a list of 20 excellent icon sets for application design. Just like fonts and textures, you can’t have too many icons in your design library. In this collection you’ll find a variety of icon styles that should fit any type of application design.

Basic Set 2

application icons


application icons

Mini Icons


Free iphone toolbar icons

application icons


application icons

Splashy Icons

Splashy Icons



Basic Set

application icons









Vaga Icon Set

application icons



Free web development icons #1

application icons

Free web development icons #2

application icons



Led Icon Set

free icons



Pixel LED Icon Set

Pixel LED Icon Set

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://www.chrismower.com Chris Mower

    Hey, thanks for sharing! This post came just in time. I’m working on a website re-design and am looking for icons just like these.

    1,000 points to you for punctuality, and another 1,000 for being so cool. Thanks!

  • http://www.webdesignsoul.com/ Web Design Soul

    Hey, these icon packs are great. Thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.creativeman.nl Martin Risseeuw

    Thanks, great icons.

  • http://www.home-theatre-systems.net HD Guy

    I love those minimalist icons. Could you make a round-up with those only? There aren’t too many around anyway.

  • http://www.twitter.com/timothymarshall Timothy

    Nice list. I’ve used Token in a site before. But Glyphish looks really nice.

  • http://www.elmastudio.de Manuel

    Thanks for this list! My favorite is Token and the Mini-Icon-Set. There is any time a use for great icons 😉

  • http://webdesignresources.tumblr.com/ Abdelhadi Touil

    Very nice collection. Icons make websites and application more easy to use and more adorable.

  • http://www.jordanwalker.net Jordan Walker

    This is a great list of resources for icons.

  • http://validformbuilder.org Robin

    Great collection!

  • http://www.etcwd.com etcwd

    thank you very much for these great icons

  • http://www.modny73.com/ Kelly Justin

    wonder list…really enjoyed watching it

  • http://lava360.com lava360blog

    u can’t design without icons these days. thanks for these great icons :-)

  • http://www.onextrapixel.com Aidan

    Wow, great. I’m looking for some icons and this comes just handy.

  • http://www.digital-pza.com/blog/ Digital Pizza

    Great and useful (for my reference)! I always like simple graphic icon!

  • http://www.sean-o.com Sean O

    Missing is the best icon set of them all: Pinvoke.

  • http://www.c88i.com chestaz

    really cool icon collection :)

  • Ray
  • http://www.biggle.de Mario

    thanks these great icon collection

  • http://bisnisukm.com ukm

    Thank you
    great collections..

  • http://www.bebop-ad.com BebopDesigner

    Wow, thanks! these are really handy

  • http://www.websites-seo.gr Chris

    Excellent collection, very useful and professional. Thanks for sharing

  • http://www.lonocreative.com lono

    thanks for such a great collection of resources!!

  • http://tomdringer.com Tom Dringer

    These icon packs look great! Thanks!

  • http://www.sedat.web.tr Sedat Kumcu

    thanks for this great collection. Best regards.

  • http://h1n1vaccine.net/ H1N1 vaccine

    WooFunction – buttons like in MacOS :)

  • http://www.litmusonline.com/ Packaging Design

    Nice collections of Icon sets. Some of them are really good ones. Thanks for posting here.

    Thanks for referring nice source of icons, buddy.

  • http://www.urviho.cz Urviho

    Nice collection :) Thanks

  • http://crunchpixels.com.au/ Jason

    There are some great icon sets in this collection, my hats off to you for sourcing them.

  • http://www.gocreations.gr/ Angelo

    very useful icons sets (glyphish no 1)…great job