This is a guest post by Denis Pakhaliuk, CEO of Ramotion. They deliver icon design and iPhone development services for clients all over the world and I can tell you they rock!

People always ask me where we get new ideas for icons. We use a lot of reference and great works to inspire ourselves. I decided to collect 20 examples of beautiful icon design works that will give you a taste of good design and show how good metaphors work with great design skills. I hope you enjoy it because this guys rock! Feel free to post your comments below!

Ice ice baby

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Clamps gift icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Boxing glove icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Candy

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Analog App

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

App icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Dribbble Jam

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Pick’n’Roll App icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Delikateska icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Snooker Table icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Swift App icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Textmate 2

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

UFO

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Valentine’s Day Coffee

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Wayfarer

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

WooThemes Express

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

SpeedTest.net app icon

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Clear

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Clementine season

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

Vector Tomato

20 Examples of Inspiration Works in Icon Design

For more good stuff you can follow on Twitter both @Ramotion and @Pakhaliuk. And I would check out Ramotion on Dribbble too!