27 best sets of free icons

17. Free vector icons: Retro Volume 1

Free icons: retro icon set vol 1

Get retro with this icon set, and don't forget to grab Volume 2

This set of 120 vector icons by Vietnamese designer Min Tran presses all the right retro buttons. If you want more you can find Volume 2 right here, and there are plenty more icons to be found on his Dribble page

18. Free UXPin icon set

Free icons: uxpin's interface

UXPin's free icon set is ideal for building UI prototypes

UXPin's a collaborative wireframing app that's perfect for building prototypes quickly and easily, and to help out with the process the UXPin team has made this beautiful and diverse suite of over 80 icons, designed for web and mobile UI design, available to use for free.

19. Icons8

Free icons: icons8

Icons8 is a comprehensive collection of 76,100 free flat icons

Promising any icon in any format, size and colour in 20 seconds, Icons8 is a comprehensive collection of 76,100 free flat icons. With categories business, clothing, food and more, Icons8 lets users download icons as both a Mac App or ZIP file.

20. Freepik

Free icons: freepik

Freepik's shaded vector icons are perfect for businesses and independent projects

This vibrant collection of shaded vector icons from graphic resource Freepik is just one of the many sets they've curated. Perfect for businesses and independent projects, these icons are free for both personal and commercial use. Each set can be downloaded in an .AI, .EPS and .SVG format.

21. Iconfinder

Free icons: confinder

These black and white icons mix functionality with emotive ideas.

Rendered in simple black and white, this set of crisp vector icons mix functionality with emotive ideas. Besides standard icons for security and messaging, such as padlocks and envelopes, this collection from Iconfinder also features hearts and eyes to give your designs that personal touch.

22. 350 pixel perfect icons

Free icons: Pixel perfect

These pixel perfect icons are perfect for apps and websites

An awesome set of 350 pixel perfect icons that are perfect for apps and websites. You can use then for both personal and commercial use and scale them to any size you need.

23. 80 mini icons

Free icons: 80 mini icons

Need something tiny? These mini icons are small but perfectly formed

Featuring 80 pixel perfect mini icons available in both PSD and Icon Font format. These clean and elegant icons are small but perfectly formed.

24. Metrize icons

Free icons: Metrize icons

Here's a free collection of 300 metro-style icons for apps or web projects

Here's fantastic resource for designers and developers – a free collection of 300 metro-style icons that you could use for your apps or web projects. They're all free to use in both personal and commercial projects and the download includes not only the PSD, SVG, ESP and AI but also the web font.

25. Chunky Pika Icon Set

Free icons: chunky pika icon set

Go Dutch with these chunky icons

Check out this Pika-style vector icons released by the Dutch designers at Dutch Icon. The set includes 42 chunky pixel-perfect icons that you can use for your next personal or client project.

26. 44 Shades of Free Icons

Free icons: 44

44 minimal icons, no messing (Image credit: Victor Erixon)

Need some simple icons for your next client project? Here's a set of 44 icons you can use. They're in a PSD format, enabling you to easily edit and adapt them.

27. Token icon set

Free icons: token icon set

These icons come in all the sizes and in light and dark variants

Token includes 128 unique icon designs, available as an ICO bundling of 16x16px, 32x32px and 256x256px icons, or as a PNG at 128x128px. Each icon has both dark and light variants, and comes along with a PSD which includes the layer styles for each resolution.

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