As designers, we require different elements to complete our web projects. Now we can create custom elements ourselves and that will usually take time to create these elements. Many of my projects i created all elements from scratch, however, if you are short on time and behind schedule on your project and that deadline is fast approaching, it’s time to get creative and rely on your resources to pull you through crunch time.
Over the years as I’ve discovered new resources for faster development that I’ve made use regularly and best of all these are all free for use personally and commercial purposes.
These resources will help you discover new ways to deliver high impact web projects that are spot on, highly professional and added creativity. These are resources worth using as we can never have enough in our tool box to help us in any of our web projects.
Listed below are Free Quality Resources that Every Designer Needs
Freepik is a search engine to locate and free graphic content. If you are short on time and need to create something fast, this is the place to go. No manual searching on dozens of websites. Freepick does all the searching and adds these contents if they are determined to be useful.
365PSD provides PSD’s both for personal and commercial use. Download and re-use it for any project without worrying and licensing. Subscribe to 365PSD and you can download once a day. You can create a library of PSD’s in no time.
Hopefully you will save a bit of time and perhaps even some of you who are just getting started with design will learn something new. A great time saver and download something awesome.
Iconfinder is the first search engine which provides high quality icons in an easy and efficient way. If you need icons this is the place to come.
100 Beautiful, High-Grade Textures
Freerange Stock provides quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. For free. As you know most photos require some sort of cost. However there are some such as Freerange stock worth searching photos first. Start here and if all else fail, then you can always pay.
Subtlepattern is a great resource for anyone who needs high quality patterns, free to use. Use it as you wish, just don’t claim the pattern to be yours. Give ownership its due respect.
I hope you find these resources helpful.