The Finest Coffee Cups - Most Incredible Coffee Icons on the Web

In this article I present you the finest icons of the fuel of a lot of designers and students (and other people too) available on the web. I’ve just released my own coffee cup icon but this beverage seem to have inspired a lot of other beautiful icons especially for Mac OS X.

Now just get your next coffee, sit back and enjoy this little showcase. Just click on the images to get to the icon sources. At the end of the article you’ll find links to some nice high quality coffee tutorials. And remember you will have more control over time itself if you reach your 100th cup of coffee.

The Finest Coffee Cups

Please note that these icons are the property of their respective owners and you should always consult their copyright notice first before using these icons.

Coffee Cup icons by Susumu Yoshida

A bunch of colorful cups of coffee.

Coffee Cup icons by Susumo Yoshida

CoffeeCon icon by Vegrafik

A hyperrealistic icon from Vegrafik

CoffeeCon icon by Vegrafik

Coffee Cup Icon by kremalicious

In a fit of megalomania I declared my icon as incredible and included it here. Originally I’ve made the coffee cup for the donations button on kremalicious.com.

Coffee Cup Icon by kremalicious

Coffee folders from Agua Icons by David Lanham

The one and only Mac OS X system replacement icon set has some coffee folders too.

Coffee folders from Agua Icons by David Lanham

Kaffe! icon from World of Aqua 3 icon set by Dave Brasgalla

Coffee in a metal cup. Sadly Dave didn’t updated his World of Aqua icon pack with bigger sizes so it’s just 128px.

Kaffe! icon from World of Aqua 3 icon set by Dave Brasgalla

Starbucks coffee icon by Rok Benedik

Starbucks coffee icon by Benedik

Coffee folders from the Maji sets by Jonas Rask

Also Jonas used coffee as the metaphor for the work folder (supposedly) and made clear he likes very big coffee cups.

Coffee folders from the Maji sets by Jonas Rask

Espresso icon by MacRabbit

Does this application need any introduction? Although not released yet the new web-coding application from MacRabbit drew a lot of attention. The icon is one of the reasons for that.

Espresso icon by MacRabbit

Coffee folders from the Pry system sets by Jonas Rask

Another folder-combined-with-coffee icon by Jonas.

Coffee folders from the Pry system sets by Jonas Rask

Coffee icons from Office Space icon set by VisualPharm

A glass coffee cup which is wildly used on the web. Created for Windows so the icons are just 256px in size.

Coffee icons from Office Space icon set by VisualPharm

The Coffee Shop icon set by Alejandro Lopez & Sergio Ruiz

An icon set made in collaboration between Alejandro Lopez & Sergio Ruiz with icons related to a coffee shop.

The Coffee Shop icon set by Alejandro Lopez & Sergio Ruiz

Espresso icon by Iiro Jäppinen

Espresso icon by Iiro Jäppinen

Coffee Wallpaper by Michael Flarup

Not an icon but the coffee cup drawn in this wallpaper from Michael Flarup would make a good one. The detail of the cup is stunning.

Coffee Wallpaper by Michael Flarup

Bean icon by Laurent Baumann

Bean is a free word processor for Mac OS X and Laurent Baumann included a nice coffee cup in the application icon for it.

Bean icon by Laurent Baumann

Have A Break icons by mat-u

Nice shiny coffee cups with a lot of detail in the reflections. Sadly just in 128px size maximum. Maybe you can persuade mat-u to update this icon with bigger sizes.

Have A Break icons by mat-u

Java Application icons by Apple

Apple uses a nice coffee cup in their Java applications which can be found in the Utilities folder. Thanks to David for pointing this out.

Java Application icons by Apple

Caffeine icon by Trevor Kay

Trevor Kay made the new icon for Caffeine. This application prevents your Mac from automatically going to sleep. Trevor also made some additional icons for Caffeine although the coffee cup looks pretty much the same as the one from Apple’s Java application icons.

Caffeine icon by Trevor Kay

Coffee and Tea icons by Kate England

Some comic style icons which deviate from the realism of all the other coffee icons. Sadly just available in 128px size.

Coffee and Tea icons by Kate England

Moon Coffee icon from Space: 1999 icon set by Dave Brasgalla

Dave made an icon set for the Iconfactory inspired by the classic sci-fi television series of the 70’s and included a Moon Coffee cup. Also just in 128px size.

Moon Coffee icon from Space: 1999 icon set by Dave Brasgalla

Times Application Icon by Mikio Inose

Acrylic Software’s new type of newsreader for Mac OS X Leopard called Times uses a gorgeous icon made by Mikio Inose.

Times Application Icon by Mikio Inose

Do you love Cappuccino? by Creative 9 Design

One delicious full and one empty cappuccino cup re available in this icon set made by Creative 9 Design. Available just in 256px from their blog.

Do you love Cappuccino? by Creative 9 Design

Cappuccino Framework Icon by Sofa

Not a coffee cup but also very coffee related is this awesome Cappuccino machine icon (although it shows an Espresso machine) made by Sofa for the Cappuccino framework.

Cappuccino Framework Icon by Sofa

Coffee Tutorials

Finally here’re some nice high quality tutorials for you to help you build your own coffee cup.

Did you made or found another incredible coffee icon I’ve not mentioned here? Feel free to post them in the comments. Also don’t forget to spread the word about this article on digg, StumbleUpon or in any other form you like.