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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Most common web design mistakes

I found this interesting post on This is turn was translated from a swedish design magazine, CAP&Design.

  • Not following basic typographic rules.
  • Being too creative with navigation
  • Creating a cluttered navigation system
  • Making sure the site requires certain technology to work
  • Thinking that accessibility is only about blind people
  • Ignoring web standards
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