Icons For Anything

Icons are a heavily sought out resource by many designers and developers. The usefulness of icons in design to convey meaning or communicate concepts and workflows has been known to interaction developers for decades. Cavemen used heuristics long before programmers for the exact same purpose — recognition of an event through an image is much more powerful than using recall alone (ie, having to read a word and going through all the possible meanings of that word and apply them to the specific task at hand).