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50 Fantastic Favicons – Best Of

Every now and again we showcase fantastic favicons, those tiny pieces of art that you’ll find in your browser’s address bar or when rifling through your bookmarks. These little gems are important because they serve as visual indicators to help visitors easily identify content in their browser. That aside, favicons are just nice to look at, and way too many websites don’t make use of them. We want to change that, which is why we are presenting what is now the ninth episode in our favicons series: a small article with tiny images and fast loading time… for a change.

Every now and again we showcase fantastic favicons, those tiny pieces of art that you’ll find in your browser’s address bar or when rifling through your bookmarks. These little gems are important because they serve as visual indicators to help visitors easily identify content in their browser.

Fantastic Favicons

That aside, favicons are just nice to look at, and way too many websites don’t make use of them. We want to change that, which is why we are presenting what is now the ninth episode in our favicons series: a small article with tiny images and fast loading time… for a change.

Further Reading on SmashingMag:

Any picture’s merit is debatable. But notice that these favicons were chosen not simply for their beauty and originality; it was important to us also that each fit the overall website design and logo. Pay attention to the details of the design.

Here’s the List of Favicons


tableau Tableau Public
gnash Gnash Project
toproundups Top Roundups
elastic Elastic Tabstops
landing i-on interactive
arc Arc Technology Group
kodingen Kodingen
slv-rent Sound Light Vision
highcharts Highcharts
faces Faces
photoscape Photoscape
london London Reviews
openfaces Open Faces
RocketTheme RocketTheme
techbridge Techbridge
softexpansion Soft eXpansion
screwturn Screwturn Wiki
nimbupani Nimbupani
spoonjuice Spoonjuice
unifreiburg Universität Freiburg
paragon Paragon Software
imasters iMasters
techeblog TechEBlog
fitbit FitBit
dropbox DropBox
axialis Axialis
swebapps Swebapps
acquia Acquia
snipt Snipt
mix MIX Online
second Second Market
openx Open X
filemail Filemail
55eleven 55Eleven
onehub Onehub
projectbubble Projectbubble
projektwerk Projektwerk
medienlab Medienlab
iconshock Iconshock
splitweed Splitweed
goby Goby
m1 M1 Design
pagestat PageStat
commadot Commadot
babbelblog Babbelblog
tammyhart Tammy Hart
toufee Toufee
lion Lion Framework
highbeam High Beam
mixxt Mixxt
cmsexpo CMSExpo

And finally, all the favicons in one picture:

best favicons

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