Free Design Resources

freepik

They reserve their best stuff for the premium members ($10 a month) but their free archive of over a quarter million editable vectors is still one of the largest available.


Graphic Burger

Many designer's go-to spot for free fonts, mockups, and UI kits.

 

The Amazing Pattern Library

On-going project that compiles patterns shared from designers around the world. Very fun UI.


1001FreeDownloads

Photos, vectors, fonts, clipart, and more - mostly sourced from other sites around the internet.

Coolors

Need some color inspiration? Create, save, and share innumerable color palettes with this slick generator made by Fabrizio Bianchi.

WPClipart

80,000 images - mostly from when the internet was young. Many images on the small side, but well-vetted for copyright status and suitable for all audiences.

Subtle Patterns

As you might imagine, a nice collection of subtle patterns donated to the creative community by the folks at Toptal.

Flaticon

600k vector icons, grouped in handy packs for downloading. Also, check out their cool pattern maker

Font Squirrel

Great collection of fonts that are free for commercial use. Some annoying redirects for most fonts, but generally worth the trouble.

Free Design Resources (FDR)

Daily freebies for creatives. Fonts, mockups, templates, and more.

Texturemate

A large well-sorted collection of photo and digital textures provided by Bill Scott.

Pattern8

Free patterns searchable by color. Created by web designer John Rawsterne. A nice simple site to navigate.


Other free icon sites – in rough descending order of popularity:

Icon Finder

IconArchive

The Noun Project

icons8

iconmonstr

IconBros