PICOL stands for PIctorial COmmunication Language and is a project to find a standard and reduced sign system for electronic communication. PICOL is free to use and open to alter.

Over 500 icons

Right now there are over 500 Icons included in the PICOL library. We are working on expanding this library continously.
You can see all available icons on our demo-page

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Icon Generator

With the PICOL icon generator you can choose your desired PICOL icons and customize their size, color & even add badges to them.

The generator was generator was made by Alessandro Gubitosi.

Use the PICOL Icon Generator

Icon Font

The PICOL Icon Font enables you to easily use the PICOL Icons as vector icons on your website via CSS or in your favorite Desktop-Publishing Tool.
The package contains the font as TTF, SVG, WOFF and EOT. It also includes the CSS and a demo HTML-file with all icons with their CSS class names.
The font was compiled by Alessandro Gubitosi with fontello.

Get the PICOL icon font

People involved in PICOL

Special thanks to the people, who helped in early states of PICOL

License Information

Except otherwise noted, the content of this site and all icons are licensed under a Creative Commons-License BY.

You are free to


copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format


remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

Under the following conditions


Include a link to picol.org, blog.picol.org or lonja.de in your credits or any fitting place.

You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.


Please send me a mail dropaline(aet)picol.org with a link or a screenshot of your project, if you use the PICOL signs. I´m very interested in your applications and how you use the icons.

Custom Icons

You like the PICOL icons, but you are looking for custom and more specific icons for your company? Then have a look on my private portfolio (www.lonja.de) or contact me.