An icon is a character displayed on a digital screen which helps the user to navigate the application or device. It should be easily understandable and should not be cluttered with text and other details. It should be easy on the eyes and its simplicity or complexity should not pose a hindrance to the content centric web applications. The focus of the users should not be shifted away from the content. Getting visitor’s attention is what icons do the best, irrespective of their design – whether they are flat, glossy, glass, vintage flat, three dimensional etc.
The mobile and computer users should be able to access these icons using a pointer, mouse, finger or voice commands. Their relative location to other icons in the web application will provide additional information about their usage.
With the deluge of digital devices in the market and the ever-growing importance of content in web arena, flat designs are gaining popularity. They are most often designed with single color and undeniably superior to using images as icons.They include both classic and round styles and are very soothing on eyes.
Listed below are high quality free to use flat icon sets. These are available to you to add to your stash of icons for mobile as well as any web applications. So, start using them to gain an edge over your rivals and to feel the difference and individuality it offers to your site!