Where To Find Free Icons For Your Presentation Designs

Most presentation designs need at least a few icons to accentuate main points, spruce up bland slides, or to enhance photography. If you have a paid subscription to a stock photography site such as iStock, you can use your subscription to download icons for your presentations. However if you need free options for icons, you’re in luck. There are many great resources for free icons, and here are just a few of the best options:

1. SquidInk

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SquidInk offers 50 free, flat icons that can be used in unlimited projects – personal or commercial. The icons come in PSD, AI, EPS, PNG, and SVG formats. Download the 50 free icons or check out the complete collection of 2,000+ icons here.

2. FusionPlate


When you search Fusionplate.com for icons, you will find a massive library of icons that can be downloaded for free. Since each icon set is from a different source, copyright restrictions vary.

3. CreativeTail


When you visit Creativetail.com for the first time, you will have the opportunity to provide your email address in exchange for 1,000 free icons. In addition, you can peruse CreativeTail and find an array of free icon sets for your presentation designs.

4. CSSAuthor

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CSSauthor.com finds and shares resources for free icons from across the web. Visit the site regularly to get the latest updates on free icon collections.

5. Fribly


Fribly regularly updates their icon hub to provide visitors access to quality icon sets from various graphic designers, free-of-charge.

6. Free Goodies For Designers

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Created by a small group of designers and art directors with the objective of sharing useful stuff for
other designers, http://freegoodiesfordesigners.blogspot.se/ is an exceptional resource for free icon sets for your presentations.

7. GraphicBurger

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GraphicBurger is an invaluable resource for unique fonts that are free to download. With a variety of styles and icon formats available, you can’t go wrong with this great site.

8. Smashing Magazine

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If you search on Smashingmagazine.com for the tag freebies, you will find a variety of icon collections available for download free-of-charge, such as the collection previewed in the image above. Each collection has different attribution requirements so read the fine print carefully before selecting an icon collection for your presentation.

9. IconFinder

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IconFinder is a great resource for premium icon collections, however they also offer many icons free-of-charge. To locate all of the free icons available, filter your search with the word free.

10. Behance


Behance is a great resource for free design assets of all kinds, including icons. Independent artist upload and share their free icon sets so check the attribution requirements for any icons your download from Behance.

11. FlatIcon

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Flaticon claims to be the largest database of free vector icons. You can download all icons in SVG, EPS, PSD or PNG formats, and with their free Mac OS X app, all of your downloaded icons can be directly imported to Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects.

12. Nova

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Download 350 free icons from The Essential Material Design Icons Pack or buy the entire pack of 4,000 different icons in 2 styles: solid and line, for a total of 8,000 icons. All icons follow the official Google Design Material guidelines.


What are your favorite resources for free icons? Share them with us on Twitter by tweeting us at @Ethos3.

Additional Resources:

Free Stock Photos To Beautify Your Professional Presentations

Presentation Design 101: Iconography

Introduction to Instructographics

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