Icons convey information through a pictorial representation.
Icons can be used on their own or in conjunction with text.
On the RESAAS platform icons are rarely used on their own, and more often than not have either some accompanying text or show text when hovered on.
On the RESAAS platform icons are generally sprites.
On the RESAAS platform icons are flat.
On the RESAAS platform a majority of icons come from Font Awesome.
Icons without text, with hover state text, or abbreviations
Icons with accompanying text
Icon hover states
Icon color change