How to create your own scalable icon set

Creating your own icon font is far from witchcraft. There are a variety of services and applications allowing you to easily create a personal set of icons and to wrap them up into a scalable icon font in no time at all.

All you need as a basis are scalable vector images. To create these images, any kind of vector drawing tool that provides SVG export, such as Illustrator or Sketch, will suffice. Alternatively, you can create your icon set directly, using a font editor such as Glyphs, FontStruct or the quite bulky but free FontForge.

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