30 High-Quality Icon Sets for E-Commerce Designs

Jun 21 2009 by Steven Snell | 35 Comments

E-commerce web design brings some unique requirements, and this usually includes the need for specific icons such as shopping carts, credit cards, and others related to the online shopping experience. In this article, we feature 30 sets of quality icons for use in e-commerce designs.

30 High-Quality Icon Sets for E-Commerce Designs

Half of the sets are free and the other half are premium. Of course, free resources are always great, but the premium sets will give you more options, sometimes higher quality, and they are generally very reasonable in price.

Free E-Commerce Icons

These 15 sets of free icons are excellent for use on e-commerce websites. As always when you’re working with freebies, be sure to read and understand the terms of use or license agreements stipulated by the creator.

1. Free Glossy E-Commerce Icons

Free Glossy E-Commerce Icons

A popular set of free icons that was designed specifically for e-commerce sites.

2. Shopping Cart Icons

Shopping Cart Icons

This is not a large set of icons, but good shopping cart icons are often needed for e-commerce design.

3. Shopping Cart Icon

Shopping Cart Icon

A shopping cart icon from Bartelme Design that is available in a few different sizes.

4. Shopping Cart Icon

Shopping Cart Icon

A full shopping cart icon available at deviantART.

5. Shopping Basket Icon

Shopping Basket Icon

A quality basket icon available at deviantART.

6. e-Shop Icons

Chalkwork Payment Icons

This small icon set available on deviantART includes a nice shopping cart.

7. Chalkwork Payment Icons

Chalkwork Payment Icons

A full-set of free e-commerce icons from Mezzoblue.

8. Credit Card Icon Set

Credit Card Icon Set

A set of six icons for showing your visitors that you accept credit card payment.

9. Credit Card Logos

Credit Card Logos

If you’re looking for the logos of particular credit card companies, you can get them here.

10. VisualPharm Finance Icons

VisualPharm Finance Icons

A quality set of finance and shopping icons that includes baskets, credit cards, registers and more.

11. Sienna Icons

Sienna Icons

Webdesigner Depot released this large set of 200 icons. Not all of them are related to e-commerce, but there are shopping carts, bags and baskets, as well as credit cards, security/locks, and currency icons.

12. Weby Icons

Weby Icons

A set of 100 icons that includes many that are useful for e-commerce, including shopping carts and credit cards.

13. Silk Icons

Silk Icons

The popular Silk icon set from famfamfam has over 700 icons, including several for shopping carts, credit cards and currency.

14. CSS Globe Icon Set

CSS Globe Icon Set

CSS Globe offers an icon set that includes shopping cart icons.

15. E-Commerce Icon Set

E-Commerce Icon Set

Includes shopping carts, shopping bags, credit cards, currency icons, and more.

Premium Icons

If the free icons featured above do not meet your needs, here are 15 premium sets of icons created with e-commerce and shopping in mind. Prices have been listed when possible. For those that are sold at iStockphoto, the price of credits will depend on how many credits you purchase.

16. Shop Icons

Shop Icons

A few different shopping-related icons, such as baskets, carts and shipping. ($6)

17. Shopping Icons

Shopping Icons

Five icons in 7 different sizes, shopping baskets, credit cards, scanners and barcodes. ($3)

18. Shopping Bag Icons

Shopping Bag Icons

A set of shopping bag icons that comes with the PSD file so you can change the color. ($3)

19. Shopping Icons

Shopping Icons

Set of 12 icons specifically designed for e-commerce purposes. (15 credits at iStockphoto)

20. Shopping and Consumerism Icon Set

Shopping and Consumerism Icon Set

A 16-piece set of icons, including carts, baskets, bags and more. (15 credits at iStockphoto)

21. Shopping Icons

Shopping Icons

Set of 12 icons including shopping baskets/carts, credit cards and shipping icons. (15 credits at iStockphoto)

22. Red Shopping Icons

Red Shopping Icons

From the designer of the previous set, this time with a red color scheme. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

23. Shopping Icon Set

Shopping Icon Set

Set of 12 icons, all for e-commerce and shopping. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

24. Shopping Icons

Shopping Icons

A beautiful set of 12 icons that includes baskets, bags, credit cards and more. (15 credits at iStockphoto)

25. Soothe Shopping Series

Soothe Shopping Series

Set of 12 stylish shopping icons that includes carts, sale and shipping icons. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

26. Shopping Icon Set

Shopping Icon Set

Set of 15 stylish shopping icons. (15 credits at iStockphoto)

27. Shopping Icons

Shopping Icons

A set of 12 icons including a basket, cart, bag, sale, credit card and more. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

28. Online Shopping Icon Set

Online Shopping Icon Set

A nice set of 16 green icons for your e-commerce needs. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

29. Infinity Icon Set

Infinity Icon Set

A set of icons for various use in e-commerce design. (10 credits at iStockphoto)

30. Function Freelance Icon Set

Function Freelance Icon Set

Function’s icon sets are always high quality. This one includes a variety of icons, but there are a number of shopping baskets and credit card icons that are ideal for e-commerce use. ($15)

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About the Author

Steven Snell is a web designer and freelance blogger. He runs a gallery, CartFrenzy, that specializes showcasing well-designed e-commerce sites. CartFrenzy can also be followed on Twitter.

35 Comments

Nikola

June 21st, 2009

nice! thanx

GiN

June 21st, 2009

Very nice. Thank you. I’ll use some of it in my next e-commerce project.

Forum

June 21st, 2009

Wow It look so pretty nice, It might will helps me in my real estate website, Let me first bookmark this and let my designer knew about it.
If he recommends some premium ones i will do visit you again. ;)

Mark

June 21st, 2009

Really really useful.

This in gonna come in very handy.

Thanks a lot for this.

RK

June 21st, 2009

Great collection, very useful.
Keep it up

Matt

June 21st, 2009

All the Visa logos shown in the article are the old logo.

Evan

June 21st, 2009

Unbelievable post. The free ones are insanely high quality. Great find!

sonichtml

June 21st, 2009

sofa..nice..

Bill

June 21st, 2009

excellent set of ecommerce icons. On a side note – i hate it how there’s always not quite enough!

Binoj xavier

June 22nd, 2009

Wow. Thanks for the resources. You Guys Rocks !

Majice

June 22nd, 2009

Wow, great icons. I’ll use some of this on my web shop,
Thanks

Webd

June 22nd, 2009

That’s awefully helpful because I gonna have a customer how wants a shopping card on her site! Thanx a lot!!!

Matt S

June 22nd, 2009

They’re all great – gives me some motivation to take a crack at making my own! Thanks for the resources, I’ll use some of these for mockups/templates, :).

Steven Snell

June 22nd, 2009

Jacob,
Thanks for publishing the post.

Everyone,
Thanks for the feedback. I’m glad the icon sets can prove to be useful in your own work.

BeyondRandom

June 22nd, 2009

Great list! I have been needing a new shopping cart icon so its great to see a lot all on one page. Thanks for sharing.

Albert Pak

June 22nd, 2009

Sweet collection! Definitely going to be using some in templates/mockups.

Olivier Turbis

June 22nd, 2009

Thanks, nice list. :)

Web Design Blog

June 23rd, 2009

Excellent quality icons :)

Thank you very much for the share.

diego

June 23rd, 2009

Hello. Excellent post. I would like to ask if i should say something about the creator of the icons to use them (example http://www.iconeasy.com/iconset/credit-card-icons-icons/)

Express

June 24th, 2009

Nice icons. Thanks :)

bagstage

July 1st, 2009

very nice list of bag icons and shopping cart icons.. thanx…

ruthdabu

July 11th, 2009

E commerce icons are very useful especially to those doing their regular shopping online; there is lots of useful software where you can get useful icons for your business.

Parfume

October 18th, 2009

Well done! Very nice work – it is an inspiration, thanks.

Chris McCorkle

December 16th, 2009

Thanks for this collection!

Lava

January 21st, 2010

Great collection; I like it – istockphoto is a good plattform for buttons, images and icons:-)

Arian

February 23rd, 2010

Thank you Steven! This is a very helpful source of quality icons. I will definitively use some of them. :D

MaDgfx

March 2nd, 2010

just because there not free doesn’t make them Premium! some of the free ones are better because they suit my(!) needs better, wich in my opinion should always be your criteria.

Jones

June 25th, 2010

Very nice icon sets. Thank you.

Gutschein

September 6th, 2010

Wow, thanks. I was just looking for some nice cart-icons. Here i got one!

Ashish

September 15th, 2010

Wow its so amazing to know all these facts.
Thanks a alot. I am developing one such system.

Michael

October 5th, 2010

Great collection! I’ve made bookmark :)

Erick

February 20th, 2011

Very nice, but istockphoto is super expensive! Paying $50 for just 10 icons or so is terrible. Please make a list of affordable icons (or free) that are worth it.

Morgan & me Creative

June 20th, 2011

These sets definitely come in handy when it comes to a deadline crunch!

Carsten Peter

October 20th, 2011

Thank you very much!

iconiclook

November 8th, 2011

My favorite is #4

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