Examples of Clean and Colorful Icon Set Designs

The icon design industry is fast-paced and constantly evolving. From skeuomorphic styles and encircled icons, to line icons and gradient colors, icon design is shifting all the time. Currently we are seeing a further trend toward glyph icons with little-to-no visual styling. This means that there are two factors allowing them to stand out and differentiate as high quality icon designs. The first is the glyph shape itself. The second is the colors applied to these glyphs. A combination of successfully combining these two aspects can lead to some incredibly clean and polished icon sets.

In this article, we are going to round up a selection of some of the finest clean and colorful icon set designs for your inspiration.

 

Isometric, 99 icon pack

Isometric is designed upon an isometric grid and offers some incredibly unique and colorful perspective icon designs.

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Hana Emojis Icon Pack

Hana Emojis icon set is beautifully uniform in its construction. They all follow a similar rounded square theme with consistent highlights and effective use of color throughout.

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In The Sky – Weather Icon Set

In The Sky uses clean lines and consistent perspective throughout the icon set. The colors are pastel-like and offer a unique and unorthodox palette for a weather-themed icon set.

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Nature Set

This nature icon set is highly unique and considerably more complex than most examples. Yet, the set is incredibly cohesive and refined. Styles have been applied consistently and the resulting circular designs are both clean and colorful.

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Fruits Icon Set for Jellycons

This fruit icons set uses a vibrant color palette across perspective icon designs. The colors are bright and bold and the decoration around each adds further visual interest and effect.

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Scenarium icons vol.4

The Scenarium icon sets are wonderfully detailed yet cohesive in form and color palette throughout. The detailed faded background elements provide a perfect sense of depth.

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Travel Insurance Icons

These simple travel insurance icons are beautiful in part due to their simplicity. They are all clear and concise, and use two primary colors which on their own would look garish. The combination, however, is perfect and compliments a really well-designed icon set.

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Icon set for Reaktor Warsaw

These artistic icons make use of simple overlapping shapes and varying levels of opacity. The resulting set is extremely modern and the color scheme is creative and visually-satisfying.

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Halloween Icons

These halloween icons have been designed with exactitude. The shapes are perfectly formed and the colors portray all of the atmosphere and eeriness of halloween.

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Travel Icon Set

These travel icons would typically blend in, were it not for their bold combination of deep blue and off-pink. The consistent addition of a background shape is similarly bold and adds an eye-catching detail to the simple outline-based designs.

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