Retro Candy: Free Icon Set

May 31 2011 by Jan Cavan | 17 Comments

This free icon set, brought to you by Jan Cavan of Dawghouse Design Studio, is inspired by a retro, hand-drawn theme. There are 18 icons in PNG format, sized at 200x200px. The icons include objects such as a chat bubble, a notepad, a martini glass, and more.



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Jan Cavan is a Designer, Front End Developer and Illustrator, whose work has been featured in various online publications, books and magazines worldwide. She runs Dawghouse Design Studio, which is also a design blog providing tutorials, freebies and inspiration for the design community. Connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, and Dribbble.


Sweet Tooth

May 31st, 2011

I like Cavandy…

Tom Germgard

May 31st, 2011

Just plain awesome. Thanks for sharing!

Dustin Dyer

May 31st, 2011

cool… but I’m just not sure if I would ever use these in any practical situation.

I’m sure they have their place.


May 31st, 2011

Very nice, and unique set of icons!
Thank you.


June 1st, 2011

I like its simple!

Maria Malidaki

June 1st, 2011

Oh dear, lab icons!!!! Lovely! (and the rest of them too!)

Jessica Lee

June 2nd, 2011

I always liked Jan Cavan’s design work! Thank you for this beautifully-designed free icon set, Jan!


June 4th, 2011

Really cool retro icon stuff! Love them all.


June 5th, 2011

@jessica lee I’ve always liked vintage visuals and this icon set will sure be added to my collection.

Cavan, can Six Revisions make one day a round-up with all the turorials and freebies related to vintage concept offered on here?



June 6th, 2011

It looks so cute. I’d love to download and use it for my personal blog. :)

Jan Cavan

June 6th, 2011

Thanks everyone! Great to hear you like the icon set and hope you find a good use for them :)

Roberto Ty

June 6th, 2011

Excellent set. Nice to see icons that aren’t glass or glossy.

Tomaz Lavén

June 8th, 2011

I just love this free icon set.
Retro Candy rules!


June 10th, 2011

Nice icon designs. Thank you for sharing.


June 17th, 2011

much thanks Jan Cavan. Such a generous share.


September 22nd, 2011

Thanks for sharing… nice icons

okemini otum

October 7th, 2011

this is very kool

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