When designing icons you have a choice of colors. this guide will explain when and how to color you icons.

5 quick tips for using colors

  • Make sure you pick colors that gives the icons enough contrast.
  • Always use transparent backgrounds.
  • When uploading monochrome icons, always use the same color for all icons in a set.
  • Use colors that fits the overall theme of the icon set fx. christmas icons could be red.

Here's some good places for finding color schemes

Using the right colors is critical too stand out with your icon set, here's an example on how to do that.
Ballicons by: Nick Frost

Useful links for finding color inspiration

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