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12 Excellent Sources for Free Design Elements

by S4G Staff | August 3rd, 2022

12 Excellent Sources for Free Design Elements

The design process is an ongoing component of any internet business.  Your design needs will vary widely depending on your business type.  Whether you are an online store or an accountant, what you do with your business branding and design is essential and takes time. 

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Free PSD files, icons, mockups, UI kits, Illustrator files, and free fonts… even royalty photos. A swag bag of digital design wonderment awaits thanks to the generous contributors and community at FreebiesBug

Many of these sites have a similar selection of offerings, but THEY ARE all unique, so if you don’t find what you were looking for at FreebiesBug, you can always click on Free Design Resources and perhaps find it there. Occasional site performance issues, though.


“Our goal at Graphberry is to provide you with the creative graphic resources you need to transform into your personal or commercial work.”

 – Subtle Patterns

Toptal is a marketplace featuring professional designers you can hire for any sized project. SubtlePatterns is a free resource of hundreds, thousands? of wallpaper backgrounds. You will see some of these wallpapers featured on the homepage.


The value of a curated list is in selecting features, not necessarily in the categories themselves. I can’t vouch for every resource, but the curio shop of digital goodies at GraphicBurger will keep you occupied if you dig in.


HaptUX is technically not operating as a functioning website. It's essentially a splash page. But you can find one of their very useful products at PSD Covers.


Do you want to see what your logo would look like on the side of a bus, coffee mug, or skateboard? That’s what PSD mockups are for. Don’t know how to use them? Refer to the MockupWorld FAQ for an easy explainer.


"PSD Repo helps you to find design resources that are offered for free to the community."


Pixeden offers a similar range of features as other sites on this list, but they provide their service for $6 per month. Take a tour of their place to determine if their offer is qualitatively different from other free offerings.


Free, Plus, and Premium tiers: the hallmark of the freemium model is what’s happening at Pixelbuddha. Look for high-quality offers in exchange for signing up and if you aren’t making money yet, navigate out to cheaper solutions.


If you’re looking exclusively for freebies, you will be happy to find Myspace, a freebie-forward brand. Coders will enjoy their selection of free scripts.


“Not every designer has the time to create perfect icons, and not every developer can afford to commission high-quality illustrations. This library serves to act as a central place of inspiration for your next project.”

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