10 Wicked Freebies That Every Designer Should Download
Sometimes designing your own graphics from scratch can be a timely and daunting task, and going to the professionals can be very costly. In this post I have assembled an amazing collection of well designed free graphic elements that we do think are worth mentioning…for example; Flat icons, Flat design UI Kit, PSD website template and PSD Business card template… just to name a few.
These high quality graphic elements and PSD templates can be very useful and save you lots of time with your web design project without reinventing the wheel. You can download and use any of these free graphics for personal or commercial use. Most of these templates may include editable files.
So why not start benefiting from these great resources by downloading them now. I am confident that you will find one of these impressive graphic elements to fit your every design needs. Enjoy!
1. Free Download: Flattastic UI kit
Give your flat design a boost with this Flattastic UI kit, designed by Vlade Dimovski, free to download and simple to use. The PSD is properly layered, with intuitive naming, making modifying it for your own projects a synch. The design uses Open Sans, which is free for use from Google Web Fonts and the icons provided work beautifully with it (note: photos are not included).
2. Flat UI Kit
Flat design — which is more of a rejection of 3D artifice than it is a style — fits so perfectly into the contemporary landscape that it’s already hard to envisage a time when it wasn’t de rigueur. To help you take the leap into flat design we’ve put together this great freebie: A free flat UI kit designed especially for Webdesigner Depot by Freepik.[adsense]
3. 48 Flat designer icons
Essential to any flat design is a consistent set of icons, so we’re delighted to be able to bring you this free set of 48 office, social and travel icons, designed by Vecteezy. Supplied as .ai and .png files, these fabulous icons in three complimentary styles — full color and monochrome coral — are fully scaleable and add a touch of flat design to any website.
4. 12 Flat SEO icons
This set of 12 flat SEO icons is perfect for adding a light-hearted and playful tone to sites. The flat aesthetic is set off beautifully by the modern color palette and the addition of the long shadow technique is a sophisticated touch. Playful and approachable, the icons are useful for a number of different industries: the support services life-preserver applies to any help system; the mobile marketing icon could apply to any mobile device; and the analytics, events & targeting icons are equally flexible.
5. Simplycons Icon Set
Icons are provided as transparent PNG files and are free for use in personal and commercial projects, with no attribution required. Redistribution is not allowed, so if you’d like to share this one with your friends, kindly direct them to this page so that they can download their own copy from here.
6. 500 Vector Mega Icon Pack
Freepik.com is a leading search engine that indexes vectors, PSDs and photos free for personal and commercial use. Their service can be a great resource for graphic designers as their engine locates free graphic content and it displays the results in an orderly layout for easy access. This set includes a whopping 500 vectors icons, provided as both individual PNG files as well as a master Illustrator file for quick resizing.
7. PSD template: Modus Versus
Modus Versus is a free multi-purpose PSD template, designed on the 1170 grid system. Excellent for use with responsive frameworks like the popular Twitter Bootstrap, it could form the basis of a good corporate site. Designed by Dimitar Tsankov, aka Outlinez; 12 PSD files are included, fully layered and organized into folders. Unfortunately the stock images aren’t included. It would be an ideal choice for a marketing or professional services company, or you could pick it apart and use elements of it in other projects.
8. Exclusive Stylish User Interface Kit (PSD)
This Stylish User Interface Kit is a cool set of everything UI… toggles, sliders, progress bars, buttons, switches and social icons… in three different colors. Everything is fully layered, completely vector and strictly organized so you can easily implement any element into your designs. Go ahead and download this set, we’re sure you’ll love it!
9. Retro Business Card PSD
This business card is designed by Carlos Viloria and it’s a very attractive business card template with a retro style. It has the perfect balance between elegance and creativity with a modern twist.
The files are provided as two separate PSD files and can be used for both personal and commercial uses.
10. Grunge Concrete Textures
These textures were designed by Caleb Kimbrough and can be used for both personal and commercial projects, including theme and template designs.