What are icons? When and why should you use icons?
A lot with less
Icons are visual symbols that explain function.
Image language is easier to understand than written language because it relates to how you understand, feel, and see the world. Image language is also, sort of, familiar across cultures.
An icon can say a lot with less.
Yeah, but this is different
What do you do when you need an icon that visually explains a feature that is unique to your product? It should also fit the visual style of your brand.
There's a chance that the icon library you use for icons, won't exist and won't look like what you need for your product or brand.