From our phones to our desktops, there’s just so much in the digital decor space to customize and personalize our setups. One of our favorites? Aesthetic folder icons.

Custom folder icons make organizing your desktop incredibly satisfying, and truly transform your setup to match your aesthetic.

Whether you want to color code by school subject, or just match your desktop to the rest of your aesthetic, there’s a ton of choice out there – but we’ve rounded up the best aesthetic folder icon packs for all different themes.

Ditch the boring default folder icons and liven up your setup with these custom folder icon packs!

Wondering how to install your shiny new desktop icons? Check out our setup guide.

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White Folder Icons

If you want to keep your desktop clean and minimal, a simple white folder icon is all you need.

Ivory White Folder Icon

White Aesthetic Folder Icons

Green Folder Icons

This pack includes 6 lush colorways: forest, matcha, minty, sage, olive, and neon!

Green Folder Icon Multipack

Green Aesthetic Folder Icons

Aesthetic Gradient Folder Icons

Gradient Folder Icon Pack

Aesthetic Gradient Folder Icons

Pink Folder Icons

Pink Aesthetic Folder Icons

Yellow Folder Icons

Yellow Aesthetic Folder Icons

Blue Folder Icons

Ocean Blue Folder Icon Pack

Aesthetic Blue Folder Icons

Purple Folder Icons

Cute Purple Folder Icons

Pastel Folder Icons

Pastel Colorful Desktop Folder Icons

Pastel Folder Icons

Blue & Purple Pastel Lofi Folder Icons

Mauve & Blue Desktop Folder Icons

Blue & Purple Pastel Lofi Folder Icons

Boho Folder Icons

Boho Aesthetic Folder Icons

Neutral & Beige Folder Icons

Neutral & Beige Folder Icons

Monochrome & Gray Folder Icons

Monochrome & Gray Folder Icons

Rainbow Colorful Folder Icons

Vibrant Colorful Desktop Folder Icon Pack

Rainbow Colorful Folder Icons

Studio Ghibli Anime Folder Icons

Studio Ghibli Folder Icon Pack

Studio Ghibli Anime Folder Icons

Alphabet Folder Icons

Rose Alphabet Folder Icon Pack

Alphabet Folder Icons

How to Change Folder Icons & Color on Mac

Now that you’ve got your new folder icons, here are the simple steps for installing them:

  1. Open your desired icon in Preview (or any image processing app) and hit ⌘+A (or Edit ➤ Select All), then ⌘+C (or Edit ➤ Copy) to copy it to your clipboard.
  2. In Finder, select the folder you wish to customize, and hit “⌘+I” (or File ➤ Get Info)
  3. Select the folder’s icon in the top left, you should see a blue highlight surrounding it
  4. Then simply paste your icon (⌘+V, or Edit ➤ Paste), and you’re done!

Tip: If you want to use the same folder icon for multiple folders, change the icon on one empty folder, and duplicate the folder as many times as you’d like.

How to Change Folder Icons & Color on Mac

Which is your favorite aesthetic folder icon set? Any other themes you’re looking for? Let us know in the comments below!

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