Free icon sets, fonts for the designer

Take a look at these resources of free icon and font sets.  Its the designer’s proverbial pot of gold. Whats more… there are pointers to places where you can find even more.


Silk Icons: “Silk” is a smooth, free icon set, containing over 700 16-by-16 pixel icons. There are a large variety of icons, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy. The USP of this iconset is that they are too neat to ignore.

Sweetie Icons: Another adorable set of pixel icons with the relevant photoshop files included. 

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CSS styled tables

Tables can be a nightmare to deal with, especially because they have become the mainstay of many a developer who throws the standards to the winds. Of course if tables are used to do what they are meant to do, displaying tabular data, they can make life a lot easier.

 Enter TABLECLOTH. Table cloth takes good well formed code and applies styling and behavior to it and voila!!! You have a styled and active table.

Other css styled tables

 The ever enterprising Veerle has a css styled table of her own.

An excellent example of a striped table is available at Validweb

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Intricately beautiful backgrounds

There are some websites that you probably just visit for the eye candy. I know I do 🙂

I bumped into this post by Andrew Faulkner, who happened to list some of my favorite blogs.

You can actually imagine how much work has gone into these beautiful creations. I never tire of visiting these websites.

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