Small Pixel Icons For Web Designers II

Many Open Source projects provide their icons for use in other projects. In addition, the licenses of many icon sets allow for remixing and extension. This is hugely beneficial to end-users, as it allows designers to distribute add-on packs without having to worry about complex licensing terms.

## [Tango Icon Library](http://tango.freedesktop.org/Tango_Icon_Library) by the Tango Desktop Project
###### License: “The icons in this repository are herefore released into the Public Domain.”

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The Tango icon set, designed as a proof of concept for the Tango style guidelines, contains a basic set of icons for common usages in the desktop environment.

## [Nuvola Icons](http://www.icon-king.com/projects/nuvola/) by David Vignoni
###### License: [GNU Lesser General Public License, version 2.1](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.1.html)

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The Nuvola icon set by David Vignoni was originally intended for desktop environments like KDE and GNOME. The final version contains almost 600 icons.

## [Silk Icons](http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/silk/) by Mark James
###### License: [Creative Commons Attribution 2.5](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/) _or_ [Creative Commons Attribution 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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This free icon set by Mark James contains 1,000 16×16 pixel icons in PNG format. It includes emoticons, document, and application icons.

## [Silk Companion 1 Icons](http://damieng.com/creative/icons/silk-companion-1-icons) by Damien Guard
###### License: [Creative Commons Attribution 2.5](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/) _or_ [Creative Commons Attribution 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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This icon set by Damien Guard extends the Silk Icons set with 460 additional icons.

## [Silk Companion 2 Icons](http://www.cagintranet.com/archive/download-famfamfam-silk-companion-2-icon-pack/) by Chris Cagle
###### License: [Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 b](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

Chris Cagle created an additional 64 icons to further extend the functionality of Silk Icons.

## [Sweetie BasePack Icons](http://sublink.ca/icons/) by Joseph North
###### License: [Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

The Sweetie BasePack has about 100 small icons in PNG format; PSD are included in the download file.

## [Sweetie WebCommunication Icons](http://sublink.ca/icons/) by Joseph North
###### License: [Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

The Sweetie WebCommunication has 37 icons related to communication. Feed, email, and speech bubble icons are included.

## [Mini Icons](http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/mini/) by Mark James
###### License: “Available for free use for any purpose.”

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144 icons in GIF format. This is a pretty basic set of file, folder, and doctype icons.

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