splashy icons

Icons are the road signs of the Internet, they let you know at a glance what action to take. When building your own website or web application, you may need some icons, if you don’t have the time to create your own, why don’t you take a look at the ones in this list?

Before you use any of these sets, make sure that you read the license. Some are not free for commercial use.

1. bwpx icons

Beautiful icons with a clean design by Paul Armstrong.

bwpx icons

2. Tango icons

Gorgeous set of icons to use for your web application or website.

tango icons

3. Mini Pixel

Full set of icons for all kind of uses: filetypes, design, CMS, eCommerce (see image under),…

mini pixel icons

4. Icojoy’s free web development icons

Icons to use in your web projects with symbols for most commons website actions.

web development icons

5. Function icons

Web icons set for all kind of uses with a glossy look, great work.

function icons

6. BrandSpankingNew icons

Tiny but useful set of icons by Brand Spanking New, a special gift for Christmas 2006.

7. Famfamfam mini icons

The great and famous famfamfam mini icons.

mini icons

8. Flavours Icon set

Wonderful work by Smashing Magazine as usual, they even managed to put an iMac with a Blue Screen of Death.

flavour icons

9. WooThemes icons

Cute icons provided by the fine WooThemes people, you can get original illustrator files if you are a paid member.

woothemes icons

10. Glossy eCommerce icons

Prettify your web commerce with these icons.

ecommerce icons

11. Dead Simple

Simple 16×16 px social media icons, ideal if you don’t want the social media icons to take too much space.

dead simple icons

12. Country flags

Mentionning countries on your website? These country flag icons could be handy…

country flags icons

13. Splashy icons

464 icons and growing, a huge set for all web design situations.

splashy icons

14. Morcha browser icons

Webmasters don’t do this much anymore, but you could use these browser icons if you want to emphasis on your site’s cross-browser compatibility.

browser icons

15. Social media mini icons

Some more lovely, well-designed social media icons.

social media mini