Nature provides the richest source of textures on the planet. From hard, smooth rock walls to lush, green moss, the textures found in natural resources make for excellent components to add to your design arsenal.
Below you’ll find 40 photographic natural textures that are perfect for adding a little life to your next project. Enjoy!May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Bookmarklets can be invaluable tools for both web designers and developers that like to experiment and troubleshoot in the browser. Today we’ve gathered an awesome collection of free bookmarklets for everything from validating your HTML to rearranging elements on a page without code. Enjoy!April 26th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Buttons add a ton of personality to your site, so much so that they can often define much of the impression of the aesthetic quality of the page. One way to start off in the direction of a solid design is to grab some high quality button graphics.
Below we’ve compiled 20 packs of free, layered PSD web buttons for your use. From downloads and uploads to navigation and social media, you’ll likely find just what you need here.April 19th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Victorian is a term that loosely refers to the time of Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901. For today’s purposes, it refers to an awesome collection of resources focused around floral patterns, ornate illustrations and even some items from that period, all of which will be perfect for your next grungy design project!April 12th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
This week’s set of freebies contains 15 of our favorite sets of free human vector silhouettes. Because they’re vector, you can of course use them on something as small as a web graphic or as large as a billboard.
No matter what your project is, if you need a human silhouette, the 350 below should get you off to an awesome start!April 6th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Today’s collection of free design resources includes twenty awesomely abstract fractal brush sets that collectively contain hundreds of brushes for you to add to your library.
Graphics like these instantly add life and character to your design and can be used to add texture in the background, a main focal point, or anything else you can dream up. Their natural beauty is easy to leverage!March 29th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
A designer can never have too many seamless textures and patterns in his arsenal. These resources make it effortless to flood a background with something more interesting than a solid color.
Today we’re showcasing an awesome collection of over 30 fully tile-able textures and patterns that you can download free. Some are raster images for Photoshop others are vector swatches for Illustrator, all of them will make great additions to your resource library!March 22nd, 2011 Posted in Freebies
In putting together this week’s freebie post I noticed two things. First, everyone has a free WordPress portfolio theme roundup. Second, though the titles may boast 50 or more themes, most or even all of the selections are so ugly that no designer in his right mind would go near them.
Consequently, I set out to find ten completely free WordPress portfolio themes that actually look like they were designed in this decade. Whether you’re a web designer or a photographer, these portfolio themes will give you a quick and easy way to show off your work in a professional manner.March 15th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Who doesn’t love a good collection of free grunge fonts? These twelve are some of my favorite free fonts around and can really add character to whatever project you’re working on. I downloaded each to build the custom previews below so I can attest to them all being perfectly functional.
Browse through and download a few and leave a comment below letting us know which are your favorite! Also let us about any we missed that you particularly like.March 8th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
For this week’s post we’ve rounded up fifteen cloud brush sets that collectively contain over 150 brushes to add to your Photoshop library. Some are super realistic, others are more artistic so you can pull off any look you’re going for.
Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments below!March 1st, 2011 Posted in Freebies