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If you have ever worked on anything that involves creativity, chances are, you had to look for something that made it stand out, such as a stock image or video that represents what you are doing. Even on this very website, we often choose at least one featured image that encapsulates the concept of the article wrapped up into a single image. Adding just one “visual” to anything you do can increase the chances of capturing the attention of the viewer, break up the monotony of a wall of text, and of course, for SERP and SEO purposes.
Are you searching for free design resources? Finding design resources might become troublesome, if you’re not aware of the proper place to find it. In this article, you will find the best places, where you can get the best resources, and the best part is it’s free! Yes, you’ve read that right! These are absolutely free. We have summed up several of the best places to get the free design resources on the Internet.
DesignBundles.net is one of the most popular and best places for finding free online design resources. This is particularly designed not only for trendy professional designers but also for any novice designers as well. The site is user-friendly with an easy search box wherever you are on the site to help you find your desired products easily. When browsing the Design Bundles website, you’ll find plenty of quality design resources, which are absolutely free and eye-catching.
Along with the free design materials, this site also offers different bundle offers and premium resources at very reasonable prices. With Christmas coming, you will find the holiday images you need for your blog posts, articles, and other projects you may be working on. Some of the featured free resources for the month of December are: Christmas dinner preparation semi flat vector illustration, Colorful flowers frame. Watercolor wedding invitation, Brush Strokes-Watercolor clipart-Watercolor splashes-splatter clipart-Planner clipart-commercial use-Blue-Purple-Gradient Clipart-Sticker, Scandinavian Christmas set. Vector flat New Year clipart, and many more. They are extremely beautiful and will be really wonderful assets to add to your creative projects.
If you’re searching for landing page free graphic based images for your site, the LandingStock might be a good option for you. Here you’ll find a good collection of design images which are quality and seem specifically geared towards very simple yet elegant landing pages. It is basically a niche site providing free stock photos that are suitable for your website landing page. These assets are created by London-based product designer Craig Barber, featuring only high-quality, clean and minimalistic photos that are already cropped to fit and suit any areas on your website.
Pexels is another popular website, where you might stop to search for your desired design materials. As far as free stock photo sites are concerned, Pexels might be one of the best options for you. As Pexels is one of the more popular websites on the Internet, it is very likely that other websites are using these images as well, so if you are looking to be absolutely unique and different, free does come with a price. On this website, a community of photographers and videographers are generously donating their work for everyone to download and use and also it’s royalty-free, though some authors may require a credit back to their name. Pexels, however, remains great for up-to-date content on current affairs, providing the most recent images you might need to illustrate a timely project.
Envato.com is another good place where you’ll find free design materials. These design assets are quite unique and particularly designed for professional designers. What makes Envato stand out is that it owns various other websites, so there are various materials, including audio, video, scripts, etc. Compared to Design Bundles, Envato offers gorgeous quality materials, but only a handful of design assets are available each month for free to download.
Humaans is another popular choice for design material seekers. The images are very unique, crisp, and specific in their design, and command a specific style to your website. Faces and detail are not too much of a concern, but portraying humans in various ways. The creator Pablo Stanley has created something quite unique: modular, vector illustrations of humans that you can mix, match, rotate and position to create your own designs easily. The best part is whatever you make is free for both commercial and personal use. If you wish to use the library, it is on a “name your price” basis, which is technically your own donation to the value you give the designer’s work.
UnDraw is a website that should not be missed from this list. With its minimalist design, you can search through the library to download beautiful high-quality images. Like Landingstock, these images look as if they were designed perfectly to place on a minimalist landing page or website. It is a constantly updated design project by Katerina Limpitsouni featuring beautiful SVG images that you might use completely free and without attribution.
Everyone loves free and if you are just starting out or even if you are a professional, you can find just about anything you need with the many free design resources out there that can help you out and provide for you an abundance of creative works to express yourself. Whether attribution is necessary or not, it is highly recommended that you always give credit where it is due. Many of these sites do offer free to not only show off their works and try to provide web designers with unique resources, but also to attract you into a much more exclusive and premium plan, where you can get even more unique resources not available to anyone else, and are unlikely to be found anywhere.
This is great if you want your projects to stand out, especially for a presentation at work or you want absolute uniqueness within your projects. Among those, the above-mentioned sites are some the best so far, with many not mentioned on the list. With inspiration, there are always new innovative designs on the internet, with many existing sites, such as Design Bundles offering new free resources daily.