December 13, 2005 in 4 out of 5 stars, Design, Free

What is it?

FAMFAMFAM.com Icons: Icon images for use in personal or commercial projects. (Every online-oriented entrepreneur needs a good set of icons!) FAMFAMFAM.com Icons contains 3 icon sets:

Flags: 239 countries
Mini: ~140 small icons
Silk: 700+ general purpose icons


Who makes it?

Mark James

Why is it the killerest?

The icons are professionally made, yet free even for commercial use. The Silk set is quite complete (with 700+ icons) to cover the needs of a demo or even a commercial application.


Mark James, the designer, continues to create new icons and new sets (Bitsy is a new set to be released soon).

Everything is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License

What could be improved?

Not much really. On the other hand there are commercial icon sets that are both better made and more complete.

How much does it cost?



Reviewed by Dimitris Giannitsaros

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Ohhh! You gave away my dirty little secret! Just kidding... These icons are really great, and useful too.

Posted by: Ryan Heneise | Dec 13, 2005 11:41:50 AM

Ryan, are you saying you knew about this and sat on it? Tisk tisk.

Posted by: Carson | Dec 13, 2005 11:50:39 AM