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51 Free Web Design Resources Guaranteed To Help You Design Better

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Creating a unique and user-friendly website quickly and effectively can be a stressful and cumbersome task. There are endless possibilities in the world of web design that can make even the simplest decisions, such as choosing a color palette, almost impossible.

Fortunately, there have been many other web designers before us that have struggled with these same tasks, and have kindly created and shared with us an array of design freebies, databases, and search engines in order to facilitate our work. That is why we created this list with 51 free web design resources guaranteed to help you design better! You will find everything you need, from freebies, free stock photos, color palette generators and much more!

The following free web design resources will help you create a better website and enhance its appearance with just a few clicks!

Freebbble

Freebbble is home to 1000+ design freebies including user interface kitsand e-commerce themes made by Dribbble users.

Freebbble

Dribbble

One of the largest online platforms for designers, with over 400,000 users, Dribbble is the go-to website for discovering and connecting with designers around the globe.

Dribbble

Pixel Buddha

Pixel Buddha specializes in creating free resources to help you complete professional tasks, available for both personal and commercial use.

Pixel-Buddha

Web Design Freebies @ WebDesignDev

WebDesignDev is a design blog that offers a number of design resources, such as templates, PSDs and much more. The freebies section is filled with free PSD roundups, icons, stock photos, logos and more.

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365 PSD

365 PSD is a huge database, offering millions of free, high quality graphics.

365-PSD

Marvel

Marvel offers an easy way to turn your digital ideas into realistic web and mobile prototypes.

Marvel

Free Section of Pixeden

Pixeden creates free, beautifully craftet graphic, design and web resources.

Free-Section-of-Pixeden

Teehan+Lax

Teehan+Lax is a file that contains virtually everything needed for creating any kind of software. It’s available for both iPhone and iPad, in a labeled and vector-based format.

Teehan+Lax

Tech&All

Tech&All provides fonts, text effects, UI elements, icons, mock ups, templates and navigation resources.

Tech&All

AllFreeStock

The one place for all the stock images, stock videos, sound effects, and mock ups you could ever need.

AllFreeStock

Material Palette

Palette generating tool for creating a stunning website. Just pick two colors and done, it’s as easy as that!

Material-Palette

Flat UI Colors

Another palette generating tool that lets you choose between different formats.

Flat-UI-Colors

Skala Color

Skala Color is a feature-rich OS X color picker. It works with iOS, Android, and OS X, and much more.

Skala-Color

Material UI Colors

This color palette is made up of primary and accent colors that have been designed to work harmoniously with each other. It can be used for Android, Web, and iOS.

Material-UI-Colors

Adaptive Backgrounds

This plugin extracts dominant colors from images and applies the color to the background.

Adaptive-Backgrounds

Paletton

This tool will help you find sets of colors and based on those sets it will determine the perfect color palette for your website.

Paletton

Bootflat

Color picker for finding the best colors for flat designs.

Bootflat

Get UI Colors

UI Colors is another great choice for choosing the best colors for flat designs.

Get-UI-Colors

FLTDSGN

An archive that showcases a variety of flat design projects, like apps, portfolios, and a great variety of websites.

FLTDSGN

UI Cloud

UI Cloud is the largest UI element designs search engine. It allows designers to showcase their best UI designs and helps developers find the best UI elements for their projects.

UI-Cloud

Crayon

Offering over 19 million real marketing examples, Crayon helps marketers with tracking their market and building better websites.

 

Crayon

Behance

Behance is the leading online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work. It works by collecting designers’ work and broadcasting it worldwide for companies to access.

Behance

The Starter Kit

The Starter Kit is a database that helps you find different templates, fonts, colors, textures and more for building your website.

The-Starter-Kit

UI Parade

UI Parade offers inspiration related to UI design, as well as developing tools, resources, and workflows for UI designers.

UI-Parade

Agile Designers

Agile Designers makes hunting for resources infinitely easier. It also offers the feature of saving your favorite resources.

Agile-Designers

One Page Love

One Page Love is a database that features one page websites in order to inspire one page website designers.

One-Page-Love

The Best Designs

This website offers a variety of web designs trends that have been featured for design excellence.

The-Best-Designs

Stock Up

Stock Up indexes pictures from 26 free stock photo websites and offers license info on each photo. It also allows you to search based on the predominant color of the picture.

Stock-Up

Pexels

Pexels offers free stock photos that are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero, making them for both personal and commercial use.

Pexels

Startup Stock Photos

Startup Stock Photos offers free photos for all startups, publishers, bloggers, and all other designers.

Startup-Stock-Photos

Moveast

Moveast is a website that features a collection of photographs, mainly related to travel, taken by a photographer who wants all his pictures to be used for free by anyone.

Moveast

Kaboompics

Another great website that offers thousands of pictures for free, even for commercial use.

Kaboompics

Travel Coffee Book

Database of pictures, mainly travel related, available for anyone to use. You can submit photos of your own, as well as downloading all the existing pictures featured on the website.

Travel-Coffee-Book

Death to the Stock Photo

This website was started by a couple of photographers who wanted to share their photos with designers and bloggers in order to help them create rich digital experiences that greatly improved the appearance of their websites.

Death-to-the-Stock-Photo

Mazwai

Offers a great collection of free creative commons HD video clips and footages.

Mazwai

Super Famous

Super Famous is another database that allows the use of its photos for any purpose as long as credit is provided.

Super-Famous

Little Visuals

This is another stock free website that offers a variety of beautiful, hi-res photographs. You can also sign up for free and receive 7 photographs every 7 days by email.

Little-Visuals

Gratisography

Free high-res photographs you can use on your personal and commercial projects with new pictures added weekly.

Gratisography

Font Squirrel

Font Squirrel lets you download many of its fonts for free.

Font-Squirrel

TypeGenius

TypeGenius is another excellent font generator that helps with your web project needs.

TypeGenius

Google Fonts

Google Fonts offers a collection of web fonts for everyone to use. The API service makes it easy to add Google Fonts to any website. All the Google fonts are open source, so they can be shared and customized depending on your preference.

Google-Fonts

Flat Icon

Flat Icon is the largest database of free vector icons that works by converting icons into web fonts.

Flat-Icon

Font Awesome

Font Awesome is a font and icon toolkit based on CSS.

Font-Awesome

MakeAppIcon

MakeAppIcon generates app icons of all sizes. This icon resizer makes your icon designs compatible with iOS and Android.

MakeAppIcon

Ico Moon

Ico Moon lets you browse through 4000+ free vector icons and allows you to make your own fonts by importing SVGs.

 

Ico-Moon

Icon Finder

Icon Finder offers over 100,000 icons to use for free.

Icon-Finder

UI Names

UI Names is a name generating tool for use in designs and mockups.

UI-Names

Icon Sweets

Offers 60 free vector Photoshop icons ideal for your iPhone and iPad apps, or any other web project.

Icon-Sweets

Material Design Icons

Offers 750 icons in SVG and CSS sprites, as well as Hi-dpi versions of all icons.

Material-Design-Icons

The Noun Project

Unique icon database with new icons added daily.

The-Noun-Project

Fribbble

Free PSD downloads and resources by Dribbblers.

Fribbble

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Written by Iggy

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques collating creative website designs. Check out Iggy's design tutorials and articles at his Web Design Blog or follow his daily findings on Twitter.

2 Comments

  1. Designers and developers always in great search of this type of resources. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Riya says:

    Thank you for sharing this informative blog. All these web design resources are awesome and have better design. So with the help of these resources we can create a unique and user friendly website.

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