In 2017 we added 16,821 free and 810,390 premium icons and thus went over and above the 2 million mark. It took us nine years to add the first million, and just one more year to double up.visit our celebration page
The most popular icon set was made by Nick Roach: Circle Icons
The five most downloaded free and premium icons show that the glyph style is still the most popular.
Most popular free icon set in 2017 was Circle Icons by Nick Roach, which was downloaded 1,402 times in total.
Most popular premium icon set last year was Handy Vol. 2 by Gregor Cresnar. It was downloaded 312 times over the year.
We had 41,667,349 of searches across 999,849 of different search terms. Top 10 most used search terms represented 6% of all searches.
In 2017 our contributors earned a total of $602,615. Besides stock icon sales they also delivered 82 custom icon design projects worth $25,987.
It was a busy and productive year for our team as we released a bunch of new features and upgrades. Here are four that stood out the most.
Throughout the year we made a bunch of minor UI upgrades. One of them was adding more options for sorting and discovering designers and icon sets.
We enjoyed working with guys from Iconjar to introduce Iconjar format for icon downloads, in addition to preexisting SVG, PNG, AI, ICO, ICNS, Base64 SVG and Base64 PNG.
One of our most exciting releases this year was Icon Editor. Thanks to all who gave feedback during our beta phase and helped making the editor the easiest tool for recoloring icons online.
For the second year in a row, Iconfinder created a fun occasion for local design community to meet, socialize and get inspired by three great talks given by local and international speakers: Meg Robichaud from Shopify, Tim Allison from Zendesk and Nicky Grunfeld from Trustpilot.Dribbble Meetup Copenhagen 2017
This November, we joined forces with Adobe Illustrator to give a tribute to what we love the most—the craftsmanship of icon design. We called this celebration the Week of Icons.Celebrating the Craft of Icon Design
Our lovely team of seven shipped a lot of great stuff this year. We also managed to balance that with some quality time with our families and loved ones. We welcomed one baby girl to the world and celebrated one marriage!
When it comes to travelling, we also stayed on top of the game. Our team members travelled to Lima, Mallorca, San Francisco, Pompeii, Barcelona, Lloret de Mar, Milan, Malaga, Seville, Valencia, Budapest, Amsterdam, Burgas, Berlin, Prague, Lednice, Mikulov, Kaunas, Madeira, Almeria, Granada… Yes, we love Spain 😅
Here's to a great 2018!