For the best icon sets you can get very popular and simple singular designs to utilize whether it is for websites or mobile phone applications that are embedded on the particular trade commodity the particular company or franchise deals in. The main icon sets available are Gizmo, iOS Wired, Raw and Pika. They come either in basic or supreme packs and license may range from one user to thirty users but the 30 user mark can also be extended when required by a client.
Most of the icons designed are simplistic in design usually a flat icon design and mostly as symbols to convey a particular message or instruction. It may be the shape of the particular object that is being symbolized done in a simple way to achieve easy comprehension and understanding. This is the case with the Gizmo and iOS which are handcrafted and shapes and symbols embedded in them are simple and recognizable. They are applicable for both online and offline purposes. Icon sets may come in either the basic package or the supreme package. With the basic package, there are essential formats for designers and the supreme pack has additional features such as PDFs that can be dropped in their Word or PowerPoint documents which are useful for marketing and an Iconjar File which is useful for organizing your icons.
The Gizmo and iOS icon sets are usually simple shapes made from lines with Gizmo icons having thicker icon lines. The iOS icons have thinner lines and more icons can be presented with this design. The Raw icon set is similar to the Pika icon set in terms of icon style but they are different in terms of drawing and representation whereby the Raw icon set is more contemporary and rigid in a design similar to the other icon sets but the Pika style is more fluid, fun and flexible. It is because the Pika icon style is an older style that did not rely on technology for the drawing part rather they were handcrafted to be more fun and playful.
Most designs come in sets of more than 500 icons with the option to select the icons you may need more than others or the icons you require for your use. This mostly applies in the case of icons for websites where you only want a select few icons from the vast number of icons that are available in a particular set.
An icon set usually holds a large number of icons that are designed by a professional icon designer who can also create custom icons on request. Custom icons basically are icons that are designed as per the client’s requirements and it involves either having an add-ons icon ideas created with an existing icon style or creating from scratch which involves creating an entirely new icon style. A client can also bring forward their icon styles that can be replicated by the designer to create new icons. Custom icons are a popular emerging trend for those who want to create something that is unique to their brand and their target audience. Some of the best icon sets such as the iOS icon set have emerged from this trend of improving upon an existing icon style.
Customizing icons goes a long way to crafting icons for various brands that can be imprinted in their commodities. Icons can be imprinted on various clothing that represents a particular brand and even larger commodities such as vehicles, ships and airplanes. This also applies to applying icons on various merchandise such as t-shirts, mugs, backpacks, phone covers etc. thereby advertising your brand through various channels that are popular with many people around the world.
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