These websites push the boundaries of what is known to be possible on the web. Whether it’s the design aesthetic, usability, interactivity, sound design, or value that the site provides, each one is a masterpiece in its respective industry, and something to be inspired by.
Icons have become an essantial design aspect for every Powerpoint designer. A few icons can make any slide look professional and convincing, and they also help people memorize your ideas more easily than if there is only raw text.
There are multiple websites on which you can find icons for your PowerPoint presentations, and here we list 10 that we believe are the best sources for professional icons.
The NounProject is a very well-known website that has offered one of the largest libraries of icons in the world since 2011.
There are about 3 millions icons on NounProject.
The basic option lets you download icons only in black and you need to attribute the icon to credit the author. You can also purchase a pro download, and then it unlocks a few customization options such as changing the color of the icon and applying one of the 5 styles available.
PPTWORK offers a wide range of royalty-free, beautifully designed templates that can be used for business presentations or personal projects. Templates are available either individually or with a subscription plan.
There are templates available for PowerPoint but also for Google Slides.
Mikiya is a Product Designer with a minimalistic portfolio that showcases his work through strong photography and subtle animations. His full site was originally created in Japanese and then translated into English, helping demonstrate the international scalability of his design.
With Flaticon, over 2 million icons are grouped in 47 000 packs.
Similarly to IconFinder, this can be positive if you only need a specific set for a specific need, or the source of design inconsistencies if you have a broader use for the icons.
This means most of its content comes from independent creatives — an increasingly popular way for businesses to publish content. NOWNESS is also a video blog, meaning all of its blog content is in video format. Together, these qualities help make Nowness a captivating hub for the stories that brands everywhere strive to tell.
Overflow is a design tool that allows people and businesses to create story-like flow diagrams of their ideas so they’re easier for others to understand. Aside from this being just a good service, the Overflow website practices what it preaches: Along with vibrant red call-to-action buttons for downloading the tool, this website promotes its product the best way it knows how — using a flow diagram.
The website delivers this flow diagram in the form of a video. And while embedded videos can look rather clunky sitting in the middle of a website’s other design elements, Overflow’s is perfectly placed and exactly what you’d want to see when landing on the site for the first time.
You may have heard of material Design. Well, Material.io is a website providing various material design resources, including icons.
The website only contains a small number of icons compared to other sources in this post. But is has the merit of being completely free with no attribution required, which is rare. And all icons are in .svg, meaning that with PowerPoint 2016 and higher you can resize, edit and recolor them just like any PowerPoint shape.
PCSLIDE provides templates that you can easily search by themes or keywords. There There are templates of really good quality that can be found there, and that can be used for a business presentations.