The Ultimate Guide To Free Graphic Resources.
I have put together a huge list of places where you can find freebies for all your graphic design projects. They are sorted into categories for ease of use so you can simply click on the category title to navigate to that section. I know I will be using it in the future to save time!
If you’re looking for beautiful, unique images, fonts and more for your social media and blog images, or just for personal projects, this guide is for you.
Feel free to bookmark this page so you can use it as a reference tool when designing your graphics.
When it comes to snagging high quality free graphics for my projects, my go-to website is Creative Market. They offer 6 free design assets every week and I make sure to check them out regularly to see what is on offer. I usually end up stock piling a ton of gorgeous fonts, mockups, patterns and graphic elements for future projects.
Check them out here:
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Over 1 million free stock images to choose from!
Free stock photos and videos. Free for personal and commercial use.
Search by color! A great place to find images that will make you stand out from the rest.
Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly. Free from copyright restrictions.
All images free for personal and commercial use.
High resolution images for personal or commercial use.
Lets you search images by color which is great for your Instagram feed!
Free Hi-Res photos for personal and commercial use. Great if you’re looking for something a little different that no one else is using.
This site doesn’t have as many images as the others on the list but they are stunning and unique.
A quirky collection of free high-resolution pictures that you can use on your personal and commercial projects. You will find photos that will make you smile!
Totally free stock and art photos.
Free travel photos for commercial use. Search by city or country!
More than 1,300 free high quality food photos.
Gorgeous high resolution free photos.
Thousands of free stock photos. You’ll find images featuring people, landscapes, animals and many more!
Free photos featuring people using phones, laptops and other technology.
Free original images to use as you want.
Original, free photos and videos by talented photographers.
Free stock photos, backgrounds and images in high resolution for personal and commercial use.
Browse thousands of public domain images.
My favorite place to grab unique, high-quality fonts. You’ll find fonts to use in design projects of all kinds.
An extensive catalog of open source designer web fonts.
Organized into sections so you can find exactly what you’re looking for.
Hand-selected typefaces that are free for personal and commercial use.
Pixel Buddha has some beautiful free fonts available. You will need to subscribe to unlock the freebies.
Some beautiful fonts available for personal use. You will have to contact the authors for commercial use.
Pretty script fonts to bold display typefaces. They have weekly freebies available in addition to fonts for only $1. They also have a huge free font bundle that you will have to share on your social media to unlock.
Over 47,000 fonts shared by designers around the world. Some are only available for personal use.
A curated collection of high-quality fonts. The majority of fonts are free for personal and commercial use.
A quick search on this site will find free fonts that individual designers have shared.
Royalty free vector icon sets (attribution required).
Features some cool icon sets that are free for commercial use. Available in SVG and PNG.
Over 2 million black and white icons in SVG and PNG formats. If you don’t have a premium account you must credit the icon’s designer.
All resources available on Graphic Burger are royalty free to use in both personal and commercial projects. They have some amazing sets of icons!
A large collection of vector icons that are free for personal and commercial use (with attribution).
It’s worth checking each week to see what they have to offer. They also have some great icon packs featuring flat, vector and hand-drawn images with themes ranging from education to technology. All for a great price.
A group of designers offering pages of icon packs for free!
Thousands of icons that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.
BrandEPS is a database of brand logos and icons. All logos and icons can download in vector EPS, JPG and PNG file formats for free!
A huge collection of mockups including T-shirts, books, business cards, bags, phone cases, etc. All free!
Offers a variety of mockup templates that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.
Mockup World handpicks and presents the best photorealistic Photoshop mockups from around the web.
Showcases free, high-quality mockups.
Features some great mockups that are free with attribution.
You can create product mockups on this site for free when you sign up to use their desktop app. It features one of the largest collections of mockups I’ve seen online. Collections include digital products, apparel and print.
A large collection of free mockups shared by talented designers.
Unsplash has a large number of free mockup photos. They aren’t PSD files but with a bit of skill you should be able to make some beautiful images!
Backgrounds | Textures
PNG Tree has thousands of backgrounds, wallpaper, photos, posters and banners that are free for personal use.
A wide range of vector backgrounds that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.
Lots of free background patterns for personal and commercial use with credit.
You can apply your own colors, sizes and texture effects to thousands of pattern designs and download as seamless background images for free.
You can find lots of beautiful background images on this free stock photo site.
A huge variety of free texture stock photos. Browse dozens of interesting textures including watercolor, paper, grunge, wood and metal.
Free high resolution, high quality textures for personal and commercial use.
An amazing design blog that offers tons of free design resources including gorgeous patterns, backgrounds and textures!
A free stock photo site that also offers tons of great backgrounds and textures.
This site has tons of patterns and textures that are free for personal use and a commercial license for a small fee of $3.
Offers a variety of backgrounds and textures that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.
This site has some great textures that are free for personal and commercial use.
Vectors | Graphics
An amazing design blog that offers tons of free design resources including vectors and PNG graphics like these vintage floral designs:
This site has pages of vectors that are free for personal use and you can get a commercial license for a small fee of $3.
A free stock photo site that also offers vectors that are free for personal and commercial use.
You can find some great graphics here that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.
This site has some great graphics that are free for personal and commercial use.
Tons of graphics that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.
All the images on this site are free for personal use and most of them can be used commercially.
A constantly updated collection of beautiful SVG images that you can use completely free and without attribution.
Browse thousands of royalty-free vector images in the public domain.
Canva has quite a nice selection of free logos that you can edit. They have images, icons and hundreds of free fonts available to complete your design.
Freepik has pages of logos and vectors that are free to use with attribution.
You can create a logo and get a free PNG which is perfect for websites with this logo maker. I created this little logo using the site. You will have to enter your email address to get the file and pay if you want a higher resolution though.
Offers thousands of vectors and logos that are free for personal and commercial use with attribution.
Browse thousands of royalty-free vector images in the public domain that you can use in your logo designs.
Lots of free logo designs for personal use with attribution!
Wix has a great online logo maker. After you have created your logo, scroll to the bottom and you will be able to download a free version (JPG 300 x 300 px). Here’s my cool Wix logo:
Canva has a wide range of templates including social media images, blog headers and business cards.
They offer free design assets every week where you can snag some great templates for your projects.
You can find templates here that are free for personal and commercial use when you subscribe.
Their basic plan offers over 6,000 templates that you can edit when you sign up.
Free Photoshop templates for personal use and a small fee for commercial use.
If you’re willing to do a little searching, this is a great resource for all kinds of graphics including templates!
A great free tool to create and find color schemes for your design. You can extract a color scheme from an image or browse thousands of color schemes from the web.
Create your own or browse millions of user-created color palettes to inspire your ideas.
Includes a combo library with color schemes that include the hex code for each color.
Use their HTML color picker to browse millions of colors and color harmonies.
Color Hunt is a free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes.
Canva has pages of color palette inspiration and color combination ideas!
If you’re looking for images for your mood board or design inspiration, don’t forget you can search by color using Google’s image search and clicking on the Tools button.
Some great, easy to follow tutorials on this site.
Canva has lots of tutorials available including how to animate your designs!
Alison offers a few free art and design courses.
Udemy offers a free Introduction to Graphic Design course.
An online magazine that has great articles and tutorials to help improve your design skills.
Loads of free graphic design tutorials!
Great for beginners! Learn how color, layout, images, composition, typography, branding and more relate to graphic design.
I have a great tutorial on how to make a greeting card in Adobe Illustrator and how to optimize images for your blog. I also upload freebies every month for you to use in your personal projects!
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