10 Great Freebies to Bring Your Project to the Next Level
Every designer loves freebies, especially freebies that will really take your next project to the next level. The below list contains Typography freebies as well as Icons, Photoshop mockups and many other freebies.
1. PSD Templates for your Sketches & Drawings
Spoongraphics has a great list of 25 Photoshop Templates that you can use to showcase your latest Sketches and Drawings. These templates are great to showcase your work or to use them for portfolio work on your own website!
2. Typography that will change your next Project
3. Great Free Icons
The next list has been out on the internet for quite some time already (06, 2015) but still has much to offer! Webdesignerdepot compiled a list of 40 of the best free Icon sets on the web. Best off all, All of them are free to download and use in personal or commercial projects.
4. Amazing Photoshop Templates to Showcase your Next Design
Graphictwister is an amazing resource for Photoshop templates. The website is ran by Kaja Świerczyńska who made these Templates available for free. Be sure to check out the incredible amount of Photoshop Templates you will find on her website. Im especially fond of the new Macbook Template!
5. Refreshing Real Estate & Home Appliance Icons
Next up is an icon set that was released on the Smashing Magazine website and which was designed by Funline Icons. The Icons are really great, without adding too much bulk. Also, be sure to check out the other free icon sets made available by Funline Icons on their website!
6. 200 Vintage Resources
Templatemonster posted an increadible list of 200 vintage resources. The list contains logo templates, mockups, icons, fonts, textures, vectors, brushes, photoshop actions and text effects. Do pay attention to the different license conditions for each freebie in this list. Not all Freebies can be used commercially without the explicit approval of the author.
7. Every Project needs some Great Images
Next up is a great resource for free stock images that you can use in your next project! Picjumbo has a great selection of high quality, high resolution images that will take your design to the next level! In case you are looking for more Stock photo resources be sure to check out my blog post: "5 Amazing Stock Photo Resources" which lists some of my favorite websites out there.
8. Polygon Backgrounds and Textures
CSSauthor released a great list of Polygon Backgrounds and Textures. These backgrounds are a great resource for Printdesign as well as Webdesign!
9. 30 Amazing Sans Serif Fonts
10. Stationary PSD Mockup
Every Designer will have had the need to use a Photoshop Template to showcase some of his/her work. Especially for printdesign these Photoshop templates offer a great insight in how the final outcome will look like. 365webresources has a great list with a wide variety of Stationary mockups for your next printdesign project. Additionally, also check out this stationary mockup by PixelBuddha which just looks amazing!