13 Places to Find Free High-Quality Design Resources

Are you looking for great new design resources? Of course you are! Everyone loves finding new inspiring design resources.  Even though we'd like to, we simply don't have enough time to make everything we need from scratch, so we've decided to save you some time and energy by compiling this list of 13 high-quality free design resources.  Enjoy!  

Pixeden is a premium design and web resource company. They release free web and graphic design templates on a regular basis.

Dribbble offers a place for designers to show and tell.  View the freebies tag to see the latest free resources from the Dribble community.  

Agile Designers is a great resource for design and developer resources.  Save time with the sort feature and sort by popularity to see what others like most.   You can even save and organize your favorites.  

Psddd. is a collection of design resources from dribbble.  Sort by category or use the handy search bar to find what you are looking for.  

Creative Market offers Free Goods of the Week.  Six resources are made free for 7 days before they return to full price.  Be sure to check back weekly to see what is being given away free that week.  

Graphic Burger has premium quality design resources offered for free to the community. On Graphic Burger you can find exclusive PSD files and featured excellent freebies from designers around the world. 

Iconfinder is the best resource we've found for free icons.  It boasts a very large collection of over 340,00 premium icons. You can browse sets of icons or search for them individually.  

Premium Pixels was made by Orman Clark, a UK based web designer.  Premium Pixels is where he shares his design resources. He even puts up tutorials every once in a while for good measure!

 

Brusheezy provides a place for artists to create and exchange Photoshop Brushes, Patterns, Textures, and various other resources that are related Photoshop. You can explore and discuss the creations of other artists and find that perfect resource for your next project.

Free Vector Maps is a large library of  free and premium high detail vector maps created for designers all over the world. These maps are really awesome and new maps are released all the time. 

 

Best PSD Freebies  provides artists with free high-quality PSD files for web that you can’t find anywhere else. They have icons, buttons, banners, ribbons, website templates, email templates, and lots of other free Photoshop files.  

Purty Pixels is a venture started by Rich Tabor of Theme Beans.  The site is really easy to browse and there are tons of great design resources that you can download for free.  

 

Subtle Patterns offers free high-quality tileable textured patterns from Alte Mo.  These are great if you are looking for a more subtle background for your project.  

Final Thoughts

Don't forget to give credit and acknowledge creators for their hard work.  A little gratitude really does go a long way.  Please let us know what you think about this collection and do let us know about other resources that you love so we can add them to our next collection!