Design styles can be created with free resources like icons, vectors, custom illustrations, and notably brushes. Free brush packs are available all over the web dating back to Photoshop 7. There are now thousands of brush packs online made specifically for digital designers. This collection of free Photoshop watercolor brushes can be perfect for anyone […]
Articles tagged as ‘Free Resources’
Hundreds of design resources can be found online to improve any web or mobile UI project. You can find everything from vector graphics to tileable textures and even quality resources for abstract background design. Custom abstract backgrounds give a more creative feeling to a website while still placing content front-and-center. Learning how to make abstract […]
Web design requires a complex marriage of creativity and user experience concepts. Together these skillsets can make fashionable and usable interfaces for websites and mobile apps. Photoshop brushes are a popular resource for designers who want to add detailed graphics into their layouts. But with so many great brushes available online it’s tough to know […]
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Why not celebrate with some of our favorite free Christmas vectors from around the web? We’ve hand-selected some of the most festive and high-quality free vectors around…
Designers love free design resources for several reasons. One of them is that by downloading a free UI kit, for example, you can see how others have created various design elements and how they chose to organize them. Another good reason to download free design resources is that they can be used for personal projects. […]
It’s not easy being a designer. Besides the erratic workload and weird clients who have sky high expectations but expect you to work for peanuts, you also need to create masterpieces of every project. So be it! Use these freebies to make your work easier and quick without spending any money. And create the masterpiece […]
Online marketing is one of the more important aspects of a successful business, large and small alike. For freelance graphic designers, web designers, web developers, or other freelance creatives, a strong online marketing push in the beginning of your freelance career could be THE factor upon which your future rests. Sure, you gotta have skills too, and people skills, and so on and so forth. But if all of these other aspects are in place but no one can find you, well, then, you may as well be stuck in a hole.
Even if you are one of the lucky few graphic designers who gains clients right away from referral after referral until the end of your days, you still need some basics in place just in case your referrals decide to look you up before trying you out. A strong and positive online presence usually gives the impression that you are an expert in your field. But how, exactly, is a strong and positive presence on the web achieved? The answer to this question can be found in the resources below, and the exciting part is that they are all fabulously free.
Well, they’ve finally done it. Microsoft has announced that it is removing its clipart from the Office Suite and replacing it with a Bing Image Search. After years of no one actually using the product, it was definitely time for it to die. In fact, it was probably safe to assume that the Office clipart has been dead to designers and developers since, well, always. And most of you readers already know that much better alternatives abound…
Photoshop brushes get a lot of attention from designers and bloggers, but quality Illustrator brushes are a little bit harder to come by. In this post we’ll feature more than 40 of the best sets of free Illustrator brushes, totaling over 1,700 brushes…
Paper textures are extremely useful and versatile in web and graphic design. Whether it is brown paper, notebook paper, wrinkled paper, or something else, they are frequently used by designers. In this post we’ll feature some of the best free paper textures. Always be sure to check the license and terms before using…
Do you want a eye catching theme for your next mobile app and get more sales? Look no further.
Glow is a trendy landing page for your next product or service. It comes complete with a fully layered psd file and can be edited to fit your exact needs. With its modern flat look and pixel perfect design you are sure to have a great landing page for you next mobile app or product. You can use this theme for personal and commercial uses.
Today’s exclusive freebie comes from our friends at www.bestpsdfreebies.com, where they provide high quality free web design resources.
Badges are versatile resources that can quickly add a unique yet refined look to your designs. Our friends at Vecteezy have shared not just one–but two packs of badges for our readers to enjoy absolutely free!
Included in this freebie are a set of 10 Wedding Badges PSDs and a set of 10 Outdoors and Nature Badges. So say “I do” to these Save the Date, Wedding, and Reception badges–each fully customizable to fit your unique wedding colors and themes. With such a wide variety of wedding-themed badges, this set is sure to come in handy no matter which stage of the planning process you’re in. Check them out!
Or maybe you’re working on a more rugged type of design. If that’s the case, we have a freebie for you too…
The web/graphic design community includes a huge number of active blogs that post articles, tutorials, inspiration, and other types of content. Design blogs are a part of the daily routine for many designers, but there are also several quality email newsletters that cover topics related to design and development.
In this post we’ll highlight some of the best newsletters out there for designers. If you enjoy getting helpful information and news in your inbox, take a look at the newsletters on this list and see if there are any that are of interest to you.
Smashing Magazine not only runs the most popular blog for web designers, they also have an email newsletter that is published every two weeks. Their newsletter issues include industry news, inspiration, and links to useful websites and apps.
Adding realistic watercolor effects can be a great way to enhance your web and graphic design. Today we have a set of 4 watercolor textures that can be downloaded for free. With the help of these textures you can easily add beautiful watercolor effects to your own work.
Abstract backgrounds can prove to be quite useful in your own work for designing websites, wallpapers, posters, and other items. Today we have a set of 5 abstract backgrounds (3500 pixels by 2000 pixels) that can be downloaded and used in your own work.
Today we have a free download that will allow you to create your own custom avatars. The icon elements come in Adobe Illustrator format and you can mix and match various elements to create your own avatar.
Today we have a set of 5 textures from padded envelopes. The set includes scanned textures from both the inside and outside of a padded envelope, and they can be used for creating backgrounds in your own designs.
If you’re looking for an abstract background to use in your own designs, bokeh backgrounds can be a good choice. Today we have a free set of 4 bokeh backgrounds that you can download and use in yoor own projects. These 4 backgrounds are samples from the larger set of 40 bokeh textures available at Vandelay Premier.
Today we have a set 0f 3 free textures that come from wood benches. The textures are ideal for situations where you need a wood background with your designs.
Today we have a free set of 3 black and white textures from PhotographyPla.net. The textures are free samples from their set of 20 Black and White Textures. The textures are 3600 pixels by 3600 pixels at 300 dpi, so they are suitable for web or print projects.
Today we have a set of 4 textures that were created by staining paper with watercolors. The result is a unique set of textures that can be used for creating backgrounds and giving soft watercolor textures to elements within your own work.
Today we have a free set of 4 metal textures that is available for download. The set includes a variety of different types of metal textures, and they can be used in your own personal and commercial design projects.
Today we have a set of 4 free textures that come from our Premier Texture Bundle 4. This grab bag includes 4 different types of textures to give you some variety. The full Premier Texture Bundle 4 includes 125 high res textures for just $29, so if you like these free textures you may want to check out the full bundle.
Today we have a set of 3 free noise texture overlays from our friends at PhotographyPla.net. These textures are created specifically for the purpose of adding grain/noise/texture to photos. You can add the texture on top of a photo in Photoshop and set the blend mode to “screen”.
Each of the textures is 3600 pixels by 3600 pixels at 300 dpi, so they can be used for both print and web-based projects. You can see the full set of Noise Texture Overlays that is available for purchase at PhotographyPla.net.
Today we have a set of 4 high-res concrete textures that are available for free download. The textures are at least 3264 pixels by 2448 pixels, so they can be used for a wide variety of purposes.
Today we have a huge set of free icons. They are minimal icons designed with an outline style, and are highly useful for a wide variety of web and app design projects. The set includes almost 200 icons. They come in .png format in 3 different colors (black, white, gray), and the PSD files are included as well.
Today we have a set of 4 textures that is available for free download. The textures were created by staining vintage book pages with paint to create a unique effect.
Today we have a free set of 3 textures from PhotographyPla.net. These textures are highly detailed, and they can be used for print design as well as design for the web. They come in 300 dpi and a large size of 12 inches by 12 inches (3600 pixels by 3600 pixels). With this versatility I’m sure you’ll be able to find a use for these textures. These free textures are from Texture Pack 2.
Today we have a free download that can be extremely useful in your own web design projects. We’re offering a free set of ribbons and badges that come from the Light style of our Menso UI Set. The ribbons and badges come in a layered PSD file, so they can easily be customized to suit your own needs. If you like these resources, you may be interested in the Menso UI Set Bundle that we are currently offering. You can get the full Menso UI Set in 4 different styles (light, dark, colorful, and metal) for just $19, which is the normal price for each style. Get more details here.
This week we have a set of 4 bark textures that you can download and use in your own design work. The textures are ideal for backgrounds and for use in nature-inspired designs.
Today we have a set of 4 free textures from various types of bricks and stones. They’re great for backgrounds and for creating your own textured elements within your designs.
Today we have a free UI Set in PSD format that is ideal for use in portfolio websites. It features a number of stylish and clean elements like icons, buttons, and a navigation menu.
A few weeks ago we a set of colorful abstract backgrounds and since they received a lot of interest from our readers we decided to release a follow up set. Volume 2 includes another 5 abstract light effect backgrounds that can be downloaded and used in your own digital design projects.
Today we have a free business card template that can be used to create your own business card, or for your clients. The template includes both a front and back design and comes in Photoshop format. It is print ready (CMYK, 300 dpi) and comes in standard 3.5 inches by 2 inches.
This week we have a free set of 5 abstract backgrounds that can be used in your own design work. The set includes similar backgrounds in 5 different color variations.
Popular WordPress Themes
- WordPress Business Themes
- Responsive WordPress Portfolio Themes
- WordPress Photography Themes
- WordPress eCommerce Themes
- WordPress Magazine Themes
- WordPress Real Estate Themes
- WordPress Band Themes
- WordPress Wedding Themes
- WordPress Hotel Themes
- WordPress Theme Builders
- Comparison of WordPress Theme Clubs
More Design Inspiration
- Ecommerce Websites
- Photography Websites
- Design Portfolio Websites
- One-Page Portfolios
- Design Agency Websites
- Church Websites
- Non-Profit Websites
- Educational Websites
- College and University Websites
- Corporate Websites
- Real Estate Websites
- Travel Websites
- Minimalist Websites
- Colorful Websites
- Websites with Unique Layouts
- Magazine Style Designs
- Creative Website Headers
- Websites with Creative Navigation
- Textured Websites