33 Beautiful Uses of Icons in Web Design

Besides textures and patterns, icons, are one of the most important small elements that can make big changes to the over-all look of any site. While they are really small, and are not always very noticeable they are really used a lot on any kind of website. In Navigation bars, in sidebars, in footers, near sliders and wherever possible. Any website has a use of at least 3 icons on page, and up to 20 on a full website.

33 Beautiful Uses of Icons in Web Design

In the following round-up we have listed a selection of websites that have a really beautiful use of icons, on their pages. These websites have all been hand-picked, so we were very impressed a lot by the their positioning, and the clever and ingenious use of icons.

33 Beautiful Uses of Icons in Web Design

Movmt
Movmt

Rundotodo
Rundotodo

Trifermed
Trifermed

CL Designz
CL Designz

Deinternet Jongens
Deinternet Jongens

Travelison
Travelison

Cappuccino Digital
Cappuccino Digital

David Ecolla
David Ecolla

Typo Popote
Typo Popote

Robin Clediere
Robin Clediere

Space Tofu
Space Tofu

Stylapps
Stylapps

We Are Pandr
We Are Pandr

InfluAds
InfluAds

La Web Shop
La Web Shop

Duck App
Duck App

Deda
Deda

Pixel 2 Html
Pixel 2 Html

Symbolicons
Symbolicons

Agencia 110
Agencia 110

World of eStore
World of eStore

Light CMS
Light CMS

Moso
Moso

Resume Baking
Resume Baking

Webfoo London
Webfoo London

Manage WP
Manage WP

Rate my Shizzle
Rate my Shizzle

Clearair Challange
Clearair Challange

Fluxion
Fluxion

Messages for Japan
Messages for Japan

Space o Technologies
Space o Technologies

Bronco
Bronco

Caixa de Ideias
Caixa de Ideias

Conclusion

There are many ways icons can be incorporated into a website, and many reasons for having them there – maybe they are just for visual effect, or they can be used as links, such as social media icons. The examples above were our favorites among those we came across. We would love to know which one was your favorite!

Opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of Onextrapixel.