Free Icon Fonts and Tutorials
Fonts are the way to present your content and also your design. In this roundup we have collected some icon fonts to download and also some tutorials. Enjoy!!
Free Icon Fonts
Web Symbols font
Social Media Icons Pack
Heydings Free Icon Web Font
Heydings Icons is a fairly modest collection of 50 57 60 glyphs specifically intended for the accessorization and classification of textual cues such as hyperlinks, navigation elements and buttons.
Free Icon Font Pack
93 media font symbols
Web Symbols typeface
Social Networking Symbols
Icon Fonts Tutorials
Icon Fonts are Awesome
Using fonts to display icons have shown potential but carry significant downsides. A slight adjustment to the method makes it ready for primetime.
Ever Thought About Using @Font-face for Icons?
With modern browsers being adopted at a greater rate, systems like CSS3 are becoming more and more viable for use on projects of all sizes. Clearly, this can be seen by looking at new services sprouting on-line like TypeKit. Conceptually, if we deconstruct a font down to it’s basic elements, we can make use of this technology for things other than type, icons.
The Making of GUI Design Icons Font
Icons are inseparable part of a GUI (graphical user interfaces) design. I was downloading, buying and creating icons for ages, then one day I decided to make my own usable icon set. Something to help other GUI designers make work faster and better. This article explains in detail the process of creating and phases I was going through with this project, and may act as guidance when you decide to make something similar. I went down more than one creative path before finalizing this “GUI Design Icons” font.