Let's look at some of the pros and cons of using icon fonts implement icons in web design, many of which are also applicable to icons made using Iconion. Icons based in web fonts are scalable to any screen size, work on any browser and can be given backgrounds and basic shadow effects. First you have to draw the icons or download the appropriate font that just happens to have all of the images you want.
In Web and app design, one of the greatest annoyances designers are presented with is the hassle of creating icons that are clear, functional, scalable and have a consistent style. Often these icons are needed in areas that simply don't merit starting from scratch, because they denote subjects that can only be represented in so many different ways (such a search – why would anyone use anything but 'Search' or a magnifying glass?).
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