Designing With Fonts: 30 Useful & Free Dingbats

Design With FontsDingbats, the ornamental characters in typesetting, can be very useful objects in design as they are similar to shape or icon sets which come as fonts.

They are highly compatible as they work in every image editor & can be resized or styled easily.

Also, with the @font-face property of CSS3, where it becomes possible to use any font in webpages, it is pretty sure that dingbats will find a new usage area for themselves.

Here are 30 quality, useful & free dingbats to improve your fonts library:

Pie Chart Font

Pie Chart Dingbats

Flamez

Flame Dingbats

Dingbatz Formz DSG

Shape Dingbats

WC Rhesus A Bta

Scatter Dingbats

WC Rhesus B Bta

Ink Dingbats

Adhesive Nr. Seven

Banner Dingbats

Pictogramz

Pictogram Dingbats

Pixelfarm-Pets

Animal Dingbats

Flowers (Hibiscus)

Flower Dingbats

Stars

Star Dingbats

Tribalz

Tribal Dingbats

Maven Pictograms

Pictogram Dingbat

Picto People

People Dingbats

Skylines

Silhouette Dingbats

ButtonButton AOE

Button Dingbats

Barcode Font

Barcode Font

RecycleIt

Recycle Dingbats

Facetype

Human Face Dingbats

Travelcons

Travel Dingbats

Font Notice

Symbol Dingbats

Font Notice2

Transportation Dingbats

Font Notice3

Washing Dingbats

Ding Maps

Map Dingbats

Split Splat Splodge

Split Dingbats

Ossicles

Ossicle Dingbats

Symmetric Things (and many other dingbats)

Symmetric Dingbats

Roadgeek 2005

Arrow Dingbats

Guifx v2 Transports Font

Transport Dingbats

Africa Wildlife B Mammals2

Africa Animal Dingbats

Recreation Dingbats

Recreation Dingbats

13 Comments
  1. Reply Julia Altermann December 9, 2009 at 3:15 AM

    Thanks! Very useful compilation.

  2. Reply Henning Wüst December 9, 2009 at 5:34 AM

    Thanks a lot. Very useful!

  3. Reply Callum Chapman December 9, 2009 at 5:48 AM

    Great post, I also compiled a list of dingbat fonts a few weeks back which you can find here. 🙂

  4. Reply Chris Thurman December 9, 2009 at 1:26 PM

    It would be interesting to see someone create an entire website out of just dingbat font designs.

  5. Reply Umut M. December 9, 2009 at 4:46 PM

    @Chris,
    Definitely agree with you. Interesting stuff can be easily done with them.

  6. Reply swarnaw December 9, 2009 at 7:02 PM

    very nice. great collection.

  7. Reply dpi December 10, 2009 at 2:01 AM

    Wah… What a collection. Thnaks WRD.

  8. Reply Hugo January 8, 2010 at 4:16 AM

    1000s of free dingbats fonts http://www.fonts2u.com/category.html?id=3

  9. Reply NaTTy January 8, 2010 at 4:56 AM

    CooL!!!

  10. Reply KIPP January 10, 2010 at 2:48 PM

    Oh! It’s good.
    Thank.

  11. Reply Kwang January 17, 2010 at 7:43 PM

    Thank !! very much

  12. Reply marioz January 20, 2010 at 12:57 PM

    thanx for sharing

    Regards from Greece

  13. Reply PSDDude April 6, 2010 at 7:04 AM

    Dingbats?!!? I have learned something new today ! thanks a lot !

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