This article will check out some of the hundreds of styles of icons we can find for our projects.
Icons are very useful communication tools that help to emphasize and highlight important information from webs, posters, and brochures. With icons, we can add a visual accent to a divulgation design. They are very popular on webs and infographics because they are an asset for breaking up the information into key points.
One of the key rules when using icons on your designs is to integrate them into the global style, which is why there are many styles. So many styles that sometimes it’s difficult to find the perfect one for our design.
Let’s do a review of the most popular ones.
They are the counterpart of stroke icons, flat icons are based on shapes and curves with outlines. The absence of highlights and shadows is the reason for their name “flat”. Modern and versatile, flat icons are perfect for every occasion.
The more used flat icons are:
We can contribute with some volume to our designs using icons that pop up with different techniques. There are different ways to get some volume in our icons. We only need to choose the ones that better fit the job.
Some of the most popular:
There are a lot of possibilities with only these four basic styles. Then we can combine styles and colors to get much more. Check out all the possibilities and find the perfect one for your project