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Smashicons – A Carefully Crafted Iconset in 4 Styles [Freebie]

Today, we’re happy to release a very large icon set: the freebie contains 500 icons in four editable variants: outlined, solid, webby and flat, covering all sorts of various categories. The icons allow you to customize the stroke width and style, not to mention that you can change the color of the elements. They’re carefully crafted on a 60px grid which gives each icon consistency and crispness on all displays.

Smashicons come in several styles. The AI and Sketch formats come in four styles: outline for mobile use; solid for hover state; webby for web; and flat for any creative project. The PSD format comes in two styles: outline for mobile use, and solid for hover states.

500 Smashicons – A 4 Styles Iconset

This icon set is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License1. You can use the icons in commercial as well as personal projects, including software, online services, templates and themes. You may modify the size, color or shape of the icons. No attribution is required. However, reselling bundles or individual pictograms is not allowed.

Flat icons.2
Flat icons. (View large version3)
Webby icons4
Webby icons. (View large version5)
Solid icons.6
Solid icons. (View large version7)
Outline icons.8
Outline icons. (View large version9)

Download The Icon Set For Free! Link

Insights From The Designer: Link

“Through Smashicons we wanted to translate profound thoughts into icons and give designers as well as developers the possibility to get straight to work when it comes to implementing icons in their projects. We tailored Smashicons to be as non-intrusive as possible for our 14,000 icons, but also creating the icon set on all major design plattforms: Illustrator, Photoshop (outline and solid) and Sketch. This means that using icons in your creative projects has never been easier.”

Huge thanks to Oliver12 for releasing the icons — we sincerely appreciate your time and effort! Keep up the brilliant work!

Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link

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  1. 1

    Jeffrey Bennett

    July 3, 2015 8:00 pm

    Really? “The largest icon set in the world?” Who did the math here? Just as an example, has 1,430 icons. Nearly 3x as many.

    • 2

      You must be a troll…. and also the one who didn’t do math

      “Smashicons is the world’s largest and most complete icon set with over 14000 icons for designers and developers.”

      you know that 14k is almost ten times 1430 right?

      Awesome share, thank you so much SmashingMag

    • 3

      There is a big confusion here – They are giving away 500 icons for free, but in total there is 14,000 icon for paid version. And the image is from the paid version, available in the website – so they boast of the largest collection.

      So, both of you are correct in your own respect.

      But yes, in some way, I do consider this ill or at best, unknowingly ill advertising practice.

  2. 4

    Wow. Thank you for the generous sharing of this work. It’s very much appreciated.

  3. 5

    Great job!

  4. 6

    Download link broken?

  5. 9

    Thanks for releasing this as CC4 but, can you add the SVG source so we can actually use them with open source software? Thanks!

  6. 12

    I’ve downloaded them but there seem to be no icons that could be open :(

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    Hanuman Chalisa Yantra

    July 7, 2015 2:17 pm

    Great point you make there. good POST.. I like your perspective on this subject.

    • 14

      Mohammed al Yaheetza

      July 8, 2015 12:56 pm

      Very engaging. great read. very wise words. bookmarked!

  8. 15


    I’ve downloaded them but its not possibile to extract them.
    I got the message the file is emty. :-(
    I tryed with Internet Explorer and Firefox.

  9. 16

    Awesome bundle of icons – just what I was looking for. Keep up the great work!

    • 17

      “This icon set is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. You can use… No attribution is required.” – I’m sorry but is this license correct or not (are we allowed to use it without attribution)?


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