Icons are key component for a successful UI design because they are a visual way to help add meaning to elements.
Font Awesome (opens new window) is a robust icon library that allows for an easy addition to any web project. Scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.
- One Font, Hundreds of Icons – In a single collection, Font Awesome is a pictographic language of web-related actions.
- Infinite Scalability – Scalable vector graphics means every icon looks awesome at any size.
- Free, as in Speech – Font Awesome is completely free for commercial use. Check out the license.
- CSS Control – Easily style icon color, size, shadow, and anything that’s possible with CSS.
- Perfect on Retina Displays – Font Awesome icons are vectors, which mean they’re gorgeous on high-resolution displays.
- Plays Well with Others – Originally designed for Bootstrap, Font Awesome works great with all frameworks.
- Desktop Friendly – To use on the desktop or for a complete set of vectors, check out the cheatsheet.
- Accessibility-minded – Font Awesome loves screen readers and helps make your icons accessible on the web.
To learn more or download the library go to www.fontawesome.com