50 of the Best Free Icon Sets of 2009

A few weeks ago we launched IconFever, a site dedicated to helping designers find the icons they need. Today we’d like to feature some of the best free icons that were made available throughout the year, from a wide variety of designers. These high-quality, free icons can be tremendous resources for designers like you and me.

Quartz Icons

Quartz Icons

Basic Icons

Basic Icons

Flavour Extended

Flavour Extended

Cute Blogging Icons

Cute Blogging Icons

Web Injection

Web Injection

Project Icons

Project Icons

GiNUX

GiNUX

Old Bottle Crowns

Old Bottle Crowns

Grunge Peeling Stickers

Grunge Peeling Stickers

Cute Twitters

Cute Twitters

Happy Birds

Happy Birds

Sketchy Icons

Sketchy Icons

Blitter

Blitter

Portfolio Icons

Portfolio Icons

Twitter Bird

Twitter Bird

Weby Icons

Weby Icons

Social Media Icons

Social Media Icons

Stationary Icons

Stationary Icons

Siena Icons

Siena Icons

MinIcons

MinIcons

E-Commerce Icons

E-Commerce Icons

E-Commerce Icons

E-Commerce Icons

Finance

Finance

Application Icon Set

Application Icon Set

Computer Hardware

Computer Hardware

Animals

Animals

Twitter Icons

Twitter Icons

Tools Icons

Tools Icons

Archigraph’s Collection

Archigraph's Collection

Smashing Retro

Smashing Retro

LBOI Icon Set for Designers

LBOI Icon Set for Designers

Pixel-Perfect Social Media Icons

Pixel-Perfect Social Media Icons

Farm-Fresh Web Icons

Farm-Fresh Web Icons

E-Commerce Icons

E-Commerce Icons

iPod Vectors

iPod Vectors

Social Media Icons

Social Media Icons

Business Icons

Business Icons

Vector Chart Icons

Vector Chart Icons

Rivet Social

Rivet Social

Handycons 2

Handycons 2

Social Media Icons

Social Media Icons

Blogging Icons

Blogging Icons

Status Icons

Status Icons

Archigraph Cars Icons

Archigraph Cars Icons

Lovely Website Icons Pack #1

Lovely Website Icons Pack #1

Lovely Website Icons Pack #2

Lovely Website Icons Pack #2

Web Developer Icons

Web Developer Icons

Alcohol

Alcohol

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  • webeveron, December 21, 2009

    Nice designs ……………….

    give me the downlaod links

    • Vandelay Website Design, December 21, 2009

      webeveron,
      Click on the links in the post (or the images) and you’ll be led to the source where you can download.

  • Tampa accident attorney, December 21, 2009

    Awesome sets. Thanks :)

  • Indrek, December 21, 2009

    Great icon sets. Some of them were guite familiar, probably used on a few projects.
    Thanks!

  • Hazır Emlak Sitesi, December 21, 2009

    I find icon now :) Thank You for share!

  • PSD to Joomla, December 21, 2009

    Great collection of icon sets.Thanks for sharing.

  • Berny, December 21, 2009

    Nice! I do love these sets, specially the FatCow one.
    Thanks for the compilation!

  • aledesign.it, December 21, 2009

    Very nice this post, really awesome some icon set! Thanks! A good gift under the christmas tree! ;)

  • Chair Massager, December 21, 2009

    I went ahead and bookmarked your site as it seems to have so much valuable information that can help anyone who has an online business. I love your icons and wanted to know that it is the perfect gift for those of us who have no idea how to find this type of information online. Thanks for the early Christmas gift.

  • houston SEO services, December 22, 2009

    THANK YOU for this awesome compilation! I just used some icons from the “Lovely Website Icons Pack” for a project the other day – they are outstanding…

  • Eko Setiawan, December 22, 2009

    cool, thanks for share…very inspiring me

  • Ajay, December 22, 2009

    Great collection of icon sets. Thanks for sharing.

  • driver indir, December 22, 2009

    thanks ;)

  • Pixel Playground, December 22, 2009

    AWESOME!! thax for the share :) very inspiring and great for everyday client works.

  • Roy, December 22, 2009

    Ha that’s a big list. We are always looking for some good icons for backend web apps and some of these sets could come in handy later.

    Thanks for compiling it.

  • Space and Time, December 22, 2009

    bookmarked. Great

  • Dzinepress, December 22, 2009

    creative icon sets you sharing, excellent article with icon gifts. thanks

  • naveed, December 22, 2009

    thanks for sharing they are really amazing icon sets :)

  • Bronson, December 22, 2009

    Great collection of really phenomenal work by some skilled icon ninjas, thanks for the showcase.

    I’ve used those Web Imjection ones a few times, they kick butt.

  • SMiGL, December 22, 2009

    Great collection

  • Emily, December 22, 2009

    Beautiful, thanks! I’m working on a few projects that these will be great for!

  • Mike, December 23, 2009

    Thanks for the posting.
    Some are familiar, but a lot are not.
    Bookmarked and will use for sure…great icons!

  • Awesome, added this to my Mixx and Stumbled it too! I always love having icon sets handy for the different sites I build. I had not seen the soda bottle caps or the ones in “chemistry” bottles.

    Thanks for finding and sharing these!

  • Yamba, December 26, 2009

    Great collection of icons, will be downloading a few to use.

  • Bradley Davis, December 26, 2009

    Those car icons are killer!

  • Tambo, December 26, 2009

    Some new ones in there that have not been featured on other sites, great work on showing some new and different sets.

  • DesignLovr, December 27, 2009

    Great collection with some amazing icons!

  • chenke, December 28, 2009

    Wow! What a superb collection. Thanks.

  • Autonomy, December 30, 2009

    This is awesome!! Thanks for putting this together and sharing these! Definitely a score.

  • Awesome Icons!

  • Biju Subhash, January 15, 2010

    Thank you for including my twitter bird …
    here are another iconset for free :
    http://www.bijusubhash.com/blog/download-high-quality-free-icons

  • Sedat Kumcu, January 16, 2010

    Thanks for this great collection.

  • PSDDude, April 6, 2010

    Hard to believe but some of this icons are new to me ! I am a big fan of icons…. in fact every time i find an icon that i like i want to change my hole website design ! You can imagine that my site admin goes absolutely crazy !

  • Chris, June 19, 2010

    Very slick collections here, Ive never even seen the WooThemes set and I have a theme license with them haha.

  • Prue, June 29, 2010

    Fantastic collection of icons, have saved a few from the collection to use. Thanks

  • FreeSoft, August 18, 2010

    Icons just super! It has long been searching for such a collection of icons to download and use them as needed. Thank you very much!

  • Gerrid, April 21, 2011

    Excellent resource of free icons! Thanks for sharing.

    Gerrid

  • Mitchell, August 28, 2012

    Awesome! These are some quality icons. This will be super valuable for some of the apps I’m working on. Thanks a ton!

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