The Future Is Here! Augmented And Virtual Reality Icon SetThe Smashing Editorial
What once sounded like science fiction has become a reality: All you need is to grab a VR headset or simply use your web browser and you suddenly find yourself in an entirely different place, a different time, or in the middle of your favorite game.
Augmented and virtual reality are changing the way we experience and interact with the world around us — from the way we consume media and shop to the way we communicate and learn. Careless of whether you’re skeptical of this evolution or just can’t wait to fully immerse yourself in virtual worlds, one thing is for sure: Exciting times are ahead of us.
To share their excitement about AR and VR, the creative folks at Vexels have designed a free set of 33 icons that take you on a journey through the new technology as well as the worlds it encompasses. The set includes useful icons of devices but also cute, cartoonish illustrations of people interacting with them. All icons are available in four formats (PNG, EPS, AI, and SVG) so you can resize and customize them until they match your project’s visual style perfectly. Happy exploring!
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Please Give Credit Where Credit Is Due
This set is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported, i.e. you may modify the size, color and shape of the icons. Attribution is required, so if you would like to spread the word in blog posts or anywhere else, please do remember to credit Vexels as well as provide a link to this article.
Here’s a sneak peek of some of the icons:
Full Preview Of The Icon Set
Insights From The Designers
It seems like everyday there’s news about augmented and virtual reality devices and products, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! We can’t wait until cute animals guide us through the streets, video games come to life and we fully immerse in movies. When designing this pack we got carried away and ended up creating icons, avatars and illustrations of different people interacting with virtual worlds. We hope you find these devices, cartoons and scenarios both useful and exciting. The future is here!
Download The Icon Set For Free
- Download the VR and AR Icon Set (ZIP, 7.3 MB)
- Vexels’ official website.
A big Thank You to Vexels for designing this wonderful icon set — we sincerely appreciate your time and effort! Keep up the fantastic work!
Thanks to Cosima Mielke for helping to prepare this article.