Besides textures and patterns, icons, are one of the most important small elements that can make big changes to the over-all look of any site. While they are really small, and are not always very noticeable they are really used a lot on any kind of website. In Navigation bars, in sidebars, in footers, near sliders and wherever possible. Any website has a use of at least 3 icons on page, and up to 20 on a full website.
In the following round-up we have listed a selection of websites that have a really beautiful use of icons, on their pages. These websites have all been hand-picked, so we were very impressed a lot by the their positioning, and the clever and ingenious use of icons.
33 Beautiful Uses of Icons in Web Design
There are many ways icons can be incorporated into a website, and many reasons for having them there – maybe they are just for visual effect, or they can be used as links, such as social media icons. The examples above were our favorites among those we came across. We would love to know which one was your favorite!