Open-Source Icons

The great news is that the number of choices for open source icons has continued to grow. There are a variety of icons sets for designers and developers to incorporate into their projects and applications.


Steven Garrity has launched the Tango Project which is a set of icon style and naming guidelines for the Linux desktop. The project includes a great base set of icons licensed under the CC Share Alike

Brent Simmons post from May 2002 attrached a number of great comments for sources for open-source icons.

I’ve also posted about non-open-source but very inexpensive and professional icons.