30 Free Resources for Creative Teams

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Whether you are just setting out on your graphic design journey or a seasoned expert in what you do, freebies are always much loved by the design community. Here is a compilation of free graphic design resources that will fuel your creative workflow to the next level.

Design Inspiration

As designers, it’s important to keep yourself updated on what the rest of the creative world is up to. Whether you are looking for that spark of inspiration to begin your next big project, or for references to keep you going when ideas aren’t flowing as much, these are the perfect resources to fall back to. You can also create your own mood boards, or save some of those crazy ideas for later.

1. Niice

Niice is a simple tool that helps you create mood boards, and collect images that you find inspiring. A collaborative tool, it also enables you to bring all your projects and libraries into a single hub.

2. Behance

Behance is a wonderful community where creatives share their projects- ranging across the domains of graphic design, motion graphics, and even industrial design. You can also share your projects on the community, and who knows, it might inspire someone else to kickstart their next project!

3. Dribbble

Dribbble is a platform for designers to share their work and get updated on what the rest of the creative world is up to. A self-promotion platform, it also helps you connect with designers and other creative professionals from across the globe.

4. Pinterest

If you’re a creative person, you would have definitely stumbled across Pinterest at least a few times. Consider it the Google image platform for the design world. With millions of posts spanning almost any topic you could possibly think of, Pinterest is the go-to website for many designers to create mood boards, fetch color palettes, look for references, and more.

5. Httpster

We know that many graphic designers enjoy dabbling in a bit of UI and web design from time to time, and we’re totally up for that. This is a great place to look for web design inspiration, and it also allows you to use filters to find the exact type of websites you’re looking for.

5. Awwwards

Awwwards promotes some of the best designers, developers, and web agencies in the world. They display some of the best creative works along with rankings on the basis of design, usability, creativity, and content- which also lets you analyze the work from a critical lens and in turn, improve your work as well.


Grab icons from these handy resources to get that web design project of yours done in no time. With a few clicks, you’ll be on your way to finding the perfect icon that matches your requirements.

6. Icons8

Icons8 is a great place to download free icons spread across different styles. It also offers plugins and icons that follow both iOS and Windows standards.

7. Flaticon

Flaticon offers over 8 million icons and stickers in PNG format. Explore a variety of themes and collections.

8. The Noun Project

Noun Project is a bootstrapped community of designers aiming to build an extensive collection of icons accessible to all.


A less-spoken truth is that not all graphic designers enjoy illustrating. If you’re one of them, we’ve got some good news for you- there is no dearth of illustrations on the internet. Spread across different styles and themes, here are some of the best resources to pick illustrations from.

9. Scribbbles

Scribbbles is a one-of-its-kind collection of funky vector doodles, which can elevate your projects to the next level by giving them a hand-drawn look and feel.

10. UnDraw

UnDraw is a wonderful open-source illustration library that lets you download beautiful SVG illustrations. The best part is that you can customize the colors and preview the illustration before downloading it.

11. Open Peeps

A subset of Blush, Open peeps is a hand-drawn illustration library of human figures, which is free for commercial and personal use.

12. Freepik

Freepik is an image bank that houses over 25 million graphic resources, including illustrations and vectors. Sift through a library of high-quality stock content and ready-to-use assets to make your workflow way more efficient.

13. Storyset

Storyset, the latest creation of Freepik, is an incredible place to find themed illustrations with editable colors, styles, and backgrounds. Once you delve into this massive library of illustrations, you’ll never look back!


Typography can make or break your graphic design projects. It is important to choose the right fonts and font pairings, and these resources are here to simplify your decision-making process!

14. Font Squirrel

For all you type nerds out there, Font squirrel is a super cool website that has a wide variety of fonts that are licensed for commercial work. They’ve also got Webfont generators and font identifiers that make your process of finding the perfect font way easier.

15. 1001 Free Fonts

1001 Free Fonts is a wonderful library of fonts carefully separated into categories so that your font-finding process can be as quick as possible. From modern fonts to script fonts, this is a great place to pick the right fonts for your project.

16. Google Fonts

Google font is a brilliant collection of over 1400 open-source font families and APIs owned by Google. You can find a ton of elegant serifs, sans serifs, display fonts, and more on this amazing website.

Stock Images

Explore these massive libraries of high-quality images, clicked by photographers from across the globe. It’s almost hard to believe that these are available for free!

17. Pexels

Pexels provides you with millions of free stock photos clicked by a global community of creators.

18. Little Visuals

Find free, high-resolution images on this platform with over 3 million users.

19. Life of Pix

Life of Pix is a stock image library that lets you search for images according to categories, color, orientations, and more.

20. StockSnap

StockSnap lets you browse and use images without attribution as well.

21. Gratisography

Gratisography is a collection of free, high-res images. They label themselves as truly unique, usually whimsy, and always free.

22. Unsplash

Unsplash houses over 3 million photos, renders, textures, and patterns that are free to use for any of your projects.

Stock Videos

Make your video projects stand out with premium, royalty-free stock videos.

23. Mazwai

Find stunning, free stock footage clips spread across categories like timelapse, slow motion clips, and more.

24. Life of Vids

Life of Vids (curated by the same team as Life of Pix) offers free videos, clips, and loops for you to use in your projects.


No matter how detailed your design process is, the way you present it is ultimately what draws attention to your work. Find the perfect mockup to nail that logo pitch or visualize your passion projects coming to reality.

25. Mockup World

Mockupworld is a great place to find photorealistic mockups of devices, packaging, books, posters, and more.

26. Free Design Resources

Make your design presentations stand out with these wonderful mockups from Free Design Resources.

Miscellaneous Collections

These resources are a gold mine for all the graphic design nerds out there. From mockups to templates to icons, they’ve got you covered.

27. FreebiesBug

FreebiesBug is an awesome resource packed with free icons, UI kits, website templates, Figma and Sketch freebies, and more.

28. ColourLovers

Colour Lovers is a creative community where people come together to share their love for colors, patterns, and palettes.

29. Pixeden

Pixeden is a premium design resource that offers mockups, icons, vectors, graphics, and other cool resources that ease your creative process.

30. Graphics Fuel

GraphicsFuel is a resource of premium yet free designs, articles, and inspiration to fuel your workflow.

That concludes some of our favorite graphic design resource picks, absolutely free to use. Enjoy using them and watch the design magic unfurl right in front of your eyes!

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