10 Odd and Creative Social Media Icon Sets

Icon sets representing feed and social media sites are all over the web, giving webmasters noticeable promotion tools. However, most look the same, or very close to the same. These designers changed it up, and created 10 social media and feed icon sets that are sure be noticed, effective, and most importantly– fun.

Use these 10 icon sets as promotion tools, or for you’re own inspiration when creating icons.

1) Feed & Twitter Monsters

These only come in RSS and Twitter icons, but are fun nonetheless. Use the various sizes of these somewhere on your site, and the icon can be a main feature of a simplistic design. There’s nothing wrong with a design’s main feature being a form of promotion.

2. Magic Bottles

These very high-quality bottle icons provide a lot of visual appeal, and may possibly hold magical properties for getting visitors to your site.

3. Cheers! Icon Set

This is a very popular social media icon set created by SmashingMagazine.com. These could be great to put up on your site for the holidays, or just all the time.

Cheers! Icon Set

4. Delli Feed Icon Set

Another feed icon set featured by SmashingMagazine. This time, various desserts– always a fun choice. They come in a variety of sizes, and are glossy, web 2.0 themed.

DelliFeed! Icon Set

5. Origami Icon Set

Here is an icon set created by Paddy, from IAmPaddy.com. This set is obviously a unique idea and all icons host a unique design. Very inspirational and fun to use.

6. Soda Pop Icon Set

Glossy, Web 2.0 pop cans that can help you promote your site. For those who don’t already have enough caffeine in their diet.

7. Hand-Sketched Icon Set

Hand-sketched is not necessarily a new idea, but these are very fine made icons and approach the idea in a new light. Great for hand-drawn or grungy style designs.

8. Floating in a Bottle Icon Set

These eye-catching bottles promote social media and feed tools, while looking attractive on your site and working with all different background colors.

9. 6 Social Media Icons

These six high-quality icons don’t follow a set theme, but rather are all made to look as if they could be apart of a physical feature in a design.

10. Nurture

When viewing the close-up of these, you will notice an interesting use of texture and detail. This is a wonderful icon set that can offer a lot to a design.

Nurture Icon Set

Written By Kayla

Kayla Knight is a 20 year old college student, part-time web developer, freelancer, and blogger. Webitect is where she spends too much of her freetime, sharing interesting finds and valuable resources. Be sure to check out her portfolio.

5 Comments

  1. Swetlana

    April 27th, 2009 at 09:59 am

    Hey Kayla! Those are some really great icons, I think I am going to use one of them the next time I put a new design up! Where do you get things like that from?

    Bye <3

  2. Swetlana

    April 27th, 2009 at 11:10 am

    Hey =)

    Thank you! I bet I’ll have a great time =)

  3. Nina

    April 28th, 2009 at 03:35 pm

    Hey there Kayla :)
    Thanks for the comment, I can’t believe I forgot about the unwanted programs XD
    Thanks for reminding me.

    BTW, Would you like to be affiliated with my site??

    OMG, I love icons, I keep collecting them from everywhere!!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Peace.

  4. faye

    April 28th, 2009 at 05:16 pm

    Omgsh! They are soo cool. I especially love the hand drawn ones! xD And the monsters! xD
    So, how was your party? xD

  5. Sara

    April 29th, 2009 at 01:56 pm

    I love these icons. I’m always amazed at how creative people can get with them