When working on design projects its always essential to have a good collection of icons. Designers use Icons to create breath-taking designs. Having the right icons can help to make a web design look much more professional and complete. Fortunately, there are some excellent free icon sets available that offer very high quality icons. In this post we’ll feature 40 Icon sets that are totally fresh and free for you to download. Keep these icon sets handy and they will meet your needs for most projects.

Note:
Please read the license agreements carefully before using the icons. Some of these icons are for personal use only, make sure you always check the license before using the icons.

1. Page Peel – A Free Social Media Iconset

The set contains 16 social icons in (transparent)PNG format.

2. Page Peel Social Icons – Version 2

The icons are transparent PNGs and the available dimensions are 128 x 128 and 64×64

3. 330 Free Letter Pressed Icons

A collection of over a 100 letter pressed icons, in various letter pressed styles. The icons include three PSD files which are full of icons which you can drag and drop into your designs.

 Free Letter Pressed Icons

4. Watercolor Free Icon Pack

Each icon is in .png format sized at 256×256px with transparent backgrounds. The 36 different icons have varying opaquness that allow the background and texture seep through the icons like watercolor on canvas.

Watercolor Free Icon Pack

5. Free Social Media Icons

FolderIcons is free, a folder style social media icon set. This package contain icons for cypherbox, blinklist, blogger, delicious, digg, facebook, mixx, reddit, rss, stumbleupon, technoratti, twitter, WordPress and youtube.

Free Social Media Icons

6. Sketchy Web Icons: 30 Hand Drawn Icon Pack

FolderIcons is free, a folder style social media icon set. This package contain icons for cypherbox, blinklist, blogger, delicious, digg, facebook, mixx, reddit, rss, stumbleupon, technoratti, twitter, WordPress and youtube.

Sketchy Web Icons: 30 Hand Drawn Icon Pack

7. Grunge Peeling Stickers Social Media Icons

Each icon is in .png format sized at 128×128px with transparent backgrounds. The pack comes with a .PSD source file so that you can customize your own icons.

Grunge Peeling Stickers Social Media Icons

8. Social Cubes

A set of 18 high quality icons.

Social Cubes

9. Social Sketches

All the icons are done in sketch style, which brings them a new look and makes them especially fit for grunge/hand-drawn themed websites.

Social Sketches

10. Web User Interface

The Web User Interface vector icon pack is a group of five free beautiful and high quality icons.

Web User Interface

11. 2 Awesome Twitter Icons

The Web User Interface vector icon pack is a group of five free beautiful and high quality icons.

 2 Awesome Twitter Icons

12. 8 icons

First attempt of designing icons for a school assignment.

8 icons

13. REDmillion Stupid looking Twitter Bird

REDmillion Stupid looking Twitter Bird

14. Cute Blogging Icon Set

10 high quality blogging icons in PNG format.

Cute Blogging Icon Set

15. Android icons for developers

30 PNG menu icons plus the additional source files for further customization.

free Android icons for developers

16. WooFunction

178 Amazing Web Design Icons.

178 Amazing Web Design Icons

17. 27 Circular Social Media Icons in 3 Sizes

The icons are AIM, Bebo, eBay, Hi5, Last.fm, LinkedIn, Windows Live, Ning, Orkut and Yahoo Messenger.

27 Circular Social Media Icons in 3 Sizes

18. Woven Fabric Social Media Icon Set

There are a total of 26 icons available as transparent PNGs.

Woven Fabric Social Media Icon Set

19. WebMag Social Media Icon Pack

20. Nice Social Media Icons

16×16, 32×32, 64×64 PNG icons.

Nice Social Media Icons

21. Token

128 unique icon designs, each available in dark and light variants.

Token

22. 8 Free typography social icons

8 Free typography social icons – made with the type tool and Helvetica

23. 30 Free Vector Icons

30 free vector icons with an apple touch to it. The download contains the PSD source file.

30 Free Vector Icons

24. Colorful Stickers Icons

This free icon set contains 20 high quality, free icons in these sizes: 24x24px, 32x32px, 48x48px, 64x64px, 128x128px and 256×256 px in 32-bit transparency PNG file format.

Colorful Stickers Icons

25. Twitter Bird

Icon Size: 512×512 in a PNG file format.

Twitter Bird

26. 108 Free Crumpled Paper Social Networking Icons

108 free high resolution crumpled paper social networking icons.

108 Free Crumpled Paper Social Networking Icons

27. Payment Option Icons

This set contains 20 icons for popular payment methods such as MasterCard, PayPal, Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club and much more. All icons are in PNG format and come in three different sizes: big (130×80), small (80×49) and tiny (50×31).

Payment Option Icons

28. Cutielicious

500+ Different Style Twitter Birds.

Cutielicious

29. Free Apple iPad Icon Set

The pack includes the full size graphic, as well as 256px, 128px and 64px icons sizes.

Free Apple iPad Icon Set

30. Sixpack status

Sixpack status is a small set of high quality icons which can be used for status messages. Icons are available in four sizes, 32×32, 64×64, 128×128 and 256x256px.

Sixpack status

31. E-Commerce Icons

The set includes five icons that were created for use in e-commerce websites. The icons are free for personal or commercial use.

Free E-Commerce Icons

32. 32px mania

The set includes 179 icons to freely use in your projects.

32px mania

33. LBOI Icon Set

The set includes 6 icons expressing 6 different aspects of designers.

Free LBOI Icon Set

34. Free Vector Icon Set 1

The set contains 25 scalable Illustrator format icons.

Free Vector Icon Set 1

35. Standard Iconset

Standard Iconset

36. Extreme Grunge Garments Icons

This high quality, hand made, icon pack is full with 9 Extreme Grunge Social Media Garments. Each icon is in .png format with transparent backgrounds, sized at 256×256px.

Extreme Grunge Garments Icons

37. Jeans social media icon pack

Available Sizes: .ICO File, 32×32 px, 48×48 px, 64×64 px, 128×128 px

jeans social media icon pack

38. 27 Free Wooden Badges

Inside this Icon Pack are 27 Free Wooden Social Icons.

27 Free Wooden Badges

39. Social Media Icons in Vector Format

Inside this Icon Pack are 32px and 16px in three different file formats: vector EPS, PNG, and GIF.

Social Media Icons in Vector Format

40. Shine

Shine is a set of 31 shiny realistic icons. With 31 icons in 5 different size in both vector and pixel formats, Shine is extremely versatile.

Shine