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10 Retro Icons Sets for Vintage Designs

Retro design is becoming a new trend as manifested in the growing number of web designs, advertisements and print materials that makes use of this design style. In this post, I came up with a collection of free icons in retro style that you can use to compliment a retro or vintage-themed website.

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In case, you are interested in retro Photoshop brushes, I would like to recommend that you checkout my earlier post on vintage free photoshop brushes.  To download the set that you want, simply click on the preview image and a new page will open where you can download the icon files.

01 – Retro Vector Icon Set 2 by Dragon Artz Designs
This set includes 12 retro vector icons with transparency and 100 percent free to use. Wireless router, mouse win, mouse mac, coffee cup, pen tablet, paper, Macbook air, sunglasses, headphones, freaky water pot, addictive coffeepot, satlink. Standard on a white background, but with the included EPS file you can put it on whatever background you want.

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02- Retro Table and Chair from Dewantoro Network
Retro table and chair 3d model that are quite different model from usual chair and table, shaped in unique style, excellent make more variation on your design project, free to download for personal use.

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03- Smashing Retro Icon Set from SoftFacade for Smashing Magazine
A set of 10 beautiful, high-quality “vintage” icons, created by Russian design agency SoftFacade especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. The set contains 10 original icons: search, sign-up, calendar, news, RSS, comments, email, ads, home and address.

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04 – M’peepz v1 128×128 10icons by gr8koogly
This set includes four (4) men and four (4) women (one from the 40s, two from the 50s, and the wonderful rosie the riveter) and then the two icons–bob marley and virtruvian man. The icons are in 128×128 pixels and icon (.ico) files are also included.

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05 – Retro Icons 1.1 by Apple
All images are royalty free and can be used for whatever purposes you see fit. Included in the download are Icons, png files the illustrator file with original icons and an eps version of the illustrator file.

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06 – Retro Icons
A set of retro-themed icons featuring vintage items such as a compass, an old map, a photo frame, and a lot more. These icons would be very useful in creating retro-style websites.

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07 – Old School Icon Set
These icons come in six different sizes so you could use them in different graphic or design project. For example, the 256 pixels icons may be used for a cool ad design while the 16px size would look best as favicon.

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08 – Antique Icon update
Here is a set of retro icons for those who want an antique and vintage look in their designs. The pack contain 3 icons format in PNG,ICO and ICNS and support many size from 16×16 to 256×256 pixels.

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09- Retro Pack
This pack contains vintage items such as a compass, an old television set, a phonograph record, an old torn paper and a lot more. These icons are free for non-commercial uses.

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10- Retro Icons
Another lovely set of retro icons composed of retro clip art and images such as the ones shown in the preview image.

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4 Comments

  1. i will use them in my next design, thanks for sharing!

  2. I’ve been looking for this for long time, Thank you for sharing

  3. Great set. I found the brushes pretty useful. Thanks!!

  4. Nice batch of files – I especially like the “Smashing Retro Icon” set – very clean and colorful.

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