The freelance lifestyle is an attractive one. But with all of the flexibility comes the reality that work might not always be as regular as we
Why design assets from scratch if you can use templates? Why pay for templates if you can get them for free?
The Internet is full of valuable design freebies – if you know where to look for them! That’s why we put together a list of over 150 different design freebies that you can use for personal as well as commercial purposes.
We structured the database in different categories including Presentation Templates, Business Cards, Collections, Mockups, Sketch App Resources, Photoshop Resources, Free Fonts, UI Kits, Vectors, Icons and more.
Get the complete list of over 150 design freebies as a spreadsheet here
Here are our top 10 free design resources
1. Envato Elements Free Resources of the Month
Envato Elements is a subscription marketplace for design, web, and stock assets. Every month they feature a selection of templates for free even for non-members.
2. Free Proposal & Moodboard Template
What is the most effective way to grow your business? Go out there and talk to potential customers. But don’t forget to bring a beautiful presentation for some extra credits.
There are plenty of other templates that you can download from other marketplaces but this one is better. Why? It’s made by freelancers for freelancers and already has unique stock photos from Death by Stock included for free.
GraphicBurger is a collection of premium quality design resources offered for free to the community. Our favorite section are their logos.
Although you can find plenty of free website templates on different marketplaces we only know one way to create a basic website that is completely free: About.Me. It lets you set up a basic, free landing page that you can send clients to for more information.
5. Free Contract Template
You don’t have to be a lawyer to draft your own basic freelance contract. Just use our free contract template.
Pixelbuddha (another great freebie marketplace) featured this template last year. We love the classic and simple design.
Browse through the free fonts on some of the freebie marketplaces but if you want to play it safe and enjoy the fact that many online tools have adopted Google’s design standards pick your official fonts from Google Fonts.
Of course, you can just send out emails to your customer base through your normal email client. However, if you want to create beautiful Newsletters you’ll need some code. Email Octopus offers some beautiful free templates that you can download and use on any platform.
9. Promo Video Footage
These sites are a true gold-mine for stock video content. Click here to get the spreadsheet.
This Starter Free Social Media Banners template offers a pack of free stylish and beautiful 26 promo banners for popular social networks.
Get the whole list of over 150 design freebies as a spreadsheet here
Any freebies we should add? Let us know at email@example.com and we will expand the list.
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