Today, it is our pleasure to present to you a free set of academic icons related to education — commissioned by PixelsDaily71 exclusively for Smashing Magazine and the design community. The icons are available as transparent PNGs as well as Photoshop PSDs in a size of 128×128 pixels. The icons are released under a Creative Commons Attribution license.
Download the Set for Free! Link
This academic icon set is completely free to use for commercial and personal projects, without any restrictions. Please link to this article if you want to spread the word.
This beautiful icon set consists of 10 images related to education and academia. They are provided both as 128-pixel PNGs and in the original PSD format. The icons included are:
- Math equipment
- Mortarboard and hat
- Artist’s palette
- Science equipment
All of our free resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license5. This lets you distribute, remix, tweak and build on your work, even commercially, as long as you credit the original designer (in this case, PixelsDaily).
Behind the Design Link
As always, here are some insights from the designers:
PixelsDaily71 is a collection of free and commercial resources for designers. We publish pixel-perfect freebies that are perfect for building up your design collection. We wanted to do something special for Smashing Magazine readers, so we commissioned an incredibly talented icon designer — Artem Borysenko8 — to craft this special icon set.
Thanks, Artem and PixelsDaily! We sincerely appreciate your time and goodwill.
Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link
- Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters9
- Internal Developer Training: Doing It Right10
- How To Use Data And Research To Build A Better Mobile Web11
- Team Collaboration And Closing Efficiency Gaps In Responsive Design12
- 1 http://pixelsdaily.com/
- 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/large-preview.jpg
- 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/large-preview.jpg
- 4 http://provide.smashingmagazine.com/freebie-academic-icon-set-PSD.zip
- 5 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
- 6 http://provide.smashingmagazine.com/freebie-academic-icon-set-PSD.zip
- 7 http://pixelsdaily.com/
- 8 http://dribbble.com/intriligator
- 9 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/04/interview-with-type-designer-khajag-apelian/
- 10 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/09/internal-developer-training-doing-it-right/
- 11 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/01/use-data-research-to-build-better-mobile-web/
- 12 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/05/team-collaboration-closing-efficiency-gaps-responsive-design/