About PICOL

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.

Right now there is total number of 141 Icons in the icon library. There are much more icons available for download as ZIP-files. All icons can be downloaded on blog.picol.org/downloads/icons


People involved in PICOL


Melih Bilgil – Made his Diploma with this Project
Philipp Pape
– Scientific Managment
Alessandro Gubitosi - Programming of the PICOL generator
Taro Franke – Programming
Christoph Leva – Programming
Kay Märthesheimer
– Programming
Andreas Münch
– Programming
Barbara Bittmann
– Helped making the PNG-Versions of the icons


license information

picol license cc

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

You are free to
Sharecopy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adaptremix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.


Under the following conditions
AttributionInclude a link to picol.org or blog.picol.org 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 or contact me.