Free resources for your graphic design projects

Not every design project comes with a huge budget and sometimes you need to be resourceful. Whether you need icons, stock photography, fonts, or other assets there are many free resources can help you out. It’s also a great way to keep content looking fresh and exciting while sticking to a budget.

I have put together this list of my favorite free resources below.

Stock photos:

Icons:

Vectors:

Fonts:

Image editor:

Gimp is a free and open-source image editor. If you need to resize your photos for the web, or make small edits and don’t have the budget for Photoshop, this a great program.

Various free weekly goods:

I love Creative Market. The quality of the downloads is amazing, and there are so many products. They are kind enough to do weekly free downloads. They vary week by week but usually include an array of mock-ups, fonts, photos and more.

There are thousands of amazing websites out there that are kind enough to offer free resources, and I am very thankful for them. Are there any websites that you use all the time? Please leave a comment below and let me know your thoughts and what you use.

Exciting news

I have some exciting news to share. After spending over 7 years working as a Graphic Design both in-house and agency I have decided to venture out on my own. I am very excited about this next chapter of my career and look forward to sharing my journey with everyone.

Here is a little promo video I made for social media to make the big announcement:

Looking for stock illustrations?

Not every design or creation ends up getting used. Instead of letting them go to waste, I have decided to place my unused work on several stock websites to share with the world.

Find me now on:

Shutterstock

Adobe Contributer

iStock: (Coming soon)

As a graphic designer it is very helpful to establish a source of passive income. Selling unused illustrations on stock websites is an excellent way to generate some extra cash. Vector illustrations are great for clients as they are able to easily change and edit the files to their needs. Furthermore, selling stock allows you to work from anywhere, have creative freedom and gain exposure. I highly recommend it for any creative looking to make some extra money.