We need design elements to beautify our designs. They save our time and they make our ordinary work look brilliant. Isn’t it nice when we get high quality design elements for free? Today is one of those days.
Last week we published a collection of the best web development resources of 2015 and there we promised to come up with a similar post purely for designers. Here is that promised post.
This is a collection of free UI kits, Icon Packs, PSD graphics, templates and all kinds of design elements that web designers need frequently.
This is a collection from the design elements that are made during 2015 so they are primarily unseen resources. If you are in the web design business, make sure you don’t miss out on these freebies.
As we discussed in the guide for earning passive income, there are many extremely useful design elements available for free these days. So, there’s no point paying for PSD freebies when you can get them for free. This post confirms my claim. These are absolutely gorgeous resources but they’re all free.
Free Design Elements
Best Free Icons of 2015
I was thinking of designing such an icon pack, but it seems I was slow. This icon pack includes 100 different icons with variations of stroke strength. So basically you get 300 icons.
Subway is a set of 306 pixel perfect icons optimized for iOS, Apple Watch, Windows and BlackBerry 10.
These beautiful icons especially if you are designing a layout that uses Ghost buttons. This pack includes 470 icons.
You can download 1000 icons, a font containing these icons and/or PSD-SVG files.
This is a pure CSS icons pack. Contains 50+ icons.
A collection of 200 Windows 10 icons designed with the same guidelines as the ones included in the preview of the new Microsoft OS.
A set of 50+ vector free gesture icons to explain touch interfaces.
These are 69 icons (don’t laugh). They designed with great detail.
This is free download only for personal and educational use. This pack contains 3592 unique icon shapes.
People don’t use Powerpoint or Keynote anymore, but for the ones who do, this is pure gold.
A set of 40 carefully-crafted and pixel-perfect icons.
A set of 72 free outline badges for every project.Download available in AI format only.
These are 66 light icons that designed with great detail. I loved them. Available in AI only.
These are 50 icons crafted keeping iOS 8, iOS 7 and Android devices in mind.
These are pretty useful icons and designers need such icons frequently. Contains 40+ icons.
Animation is everywhere these days. So let’s kickoff the icons section with a few animated ones.
They say great designs are transparent. These file icons seem like they would become transparent.
This is a rare type of icons. Only 12 icons here.
A free cinema themed icon set with 200 vector icons (SVG) in the styles of Windows 10 and flat color.
Free UI and Wireframe Kits
iOS has been announced, but it’s GUI kit is already here. It is for Sketch.
This resource is really oven hot at the moment. Made just a few days ago by NineHerts. Their inbound expert Himanshu happens to be a reader of Designzzz so he informed us right away.
This is a regular old fashioned UI kit.
Every element, including the Apple Watch devices, icons and clocks have been vectorized in Sketch.
Ever need a quick visual reference for the myriad of device resolutions? Here’s one.
This is material design kit for mobile apps and hybrid web apps.
This is an ideal wireframe for ecommerce based mobile apps.
This is an Adobe Illustrator file.
It’s a PSD for an iOS photo and social sharing app.
An ideal UI kit for Apple’s eleventh OSX.
Pull down the sketch file and start making your own UIs of the Xbox One platform.
You can choose from a variety of Macbooks, iMacs, iPhones, iPads, Apple watches, Go Pros and other elements. Available formats include: Ai, PNG, PSD, EPS, SVG.
This is a modern blogging UI with gorgeous looks and great functionality. It features most of the latest trends.
This is a PSD based UI kit made for responsive creative agency websites.
Over 50 elements! Clean and simple. This is a pretty cool UI kit. Probably my favorite in this list.
This UI kit is optimized for high resolution screens with Retina quality elements.
EventPro is an advanced event management platform, which allows you to manage your upcoming events with ease.
No points for guessing its use or its associated software.
Free Web Templates
This is a multipurpose minimalist 100% responsive HTML website template.
I have no idea what this name means, but this is one of the coolest admin panels I have seen.
I really liked this card-based design for an E-shop.
Media is designed with Bootstrap grid.
This is a PSD template for responsive newsletter emails.
This is a PSD template designed for a WordPress theme. It contains 4 layouts: Home, Blog, Typography and Post.