NFC21 supports development of NFC-Icons for Font Awesome 6

Press release

NFC21 supports development of NFC-Icons for Font Awesome 6

Mülheim, 22.06.2021

NFC21 sponsored the development of NFC icons for Font Awesome 6 to visually support common NFC actions and assist both designers and end users.

Although NFC has been talked about for years, there has been a lack of visual support for common NFC-related interactions. NFC21 and Font Awesome have joined forces to fill this gap and introduce 9 NFC icons that cover common NFC actions.

Icon fonts are used in web, print and software to visually support content or actions. They are easily integrated and always sharp and recognizeable at any screen size. Font Awesome is the most famous representative due to its large selection and high quality of offered icons.

Shortly after the beginning of the development of the new Font Awesome 6, NFC21 took the opportunity to sponsor the design of NFC-related icons:

"We use Font Awesome in all our web and software solutions, but have always sorely missed icons for NFC. The opportunity to sponsor the design of NFC icons was one we couldn't pass."

Werner Gaulke, Technical Director at NFC21

Image: Newly developed NFC-Icons in 5 different styles

“With over 13,800 icons, Font Awesome 6 is our biggest release to date. We’re thrilled with the contributions of supporters like NFC21, which enable us to add much-needed icons to cover even more practical use-cases.”

Jory Raphael, Lead Icon Designer at Font Awesome

Beta 1 of Font Awesome 6 is available now. An overview of the NFC icons can be found here:

About Font Awesome

Font Awesome is the world's most popular icon toolkit and among the top 10 GitHub open source projects. Completely revised and with over 13,800 icons, the new version 6 is the most comprehensive release to date.

About NFC21 GmbH

Demonstrating the potential of NFC by means of suitable products and intelligent solutions is the core motivation of NFC21 GmbH. Accordingly, we pursue a holistic approach that encompasses the development as well as the production and sale of NFC-based products and solutions. More information on and

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