50+ fresh resources for designers, January 2016

By Juan Pablo Sarmiento Posted Jan. 11, 2016 Reading time: 5 minutes

Howdy friends! We’re back again with another roundup of some of the best freebies available for designers and developers. To help you through the post-Christmas blues and kick off 2016 in style we’ve packed this edition with flat, solid, and line icons; brushes and patterns for Photoshop; templates; UI kits; WordPress themes; fonts; snippets; dev tools; design ideas; and lots more.



Nova is a pack of 350 icons crafted in both line and solid styles following the Material Design guidelines and released in Sketch, AI, SVG, and PDF formats.


Music Icons

A set of icons in AI, Sketch, and SVG format icons that feature a nice multi-line and 2-tone flat filling style depicting musical instruments and items.


5k Video Production Flat Vector Icons

A humongous set of flat icons containing over 5000 flat icon combinations in vector format depicting video and multimedia production available in AI format as well as previews ranging 24 to 512 pixels.


Material Design Icons Bundle

A bundle that consists of around 40k Material Design icons in 15 sets depicting different industries like education, security, multimedia, and more. They all come in SVG format and PNG previews.


Company proposal brochure mockups

A cool set of photorealistic mockups in INDD format featuring three different placements for a company proposal brochure which are open top view, open isometric and closed isometric.



Dirtbag is a set of 15 cool HD brushes crafted by Visual Idiot in Photoshop CS6 featuring a cool dirt/grunge style pattern.


Massive retro poster designs pack

An amazing pack of 70 poster designs crafted in a vintage style featuring 42 combinable images, CMYK profile, and ready to use in AI format.


Office suited resume template

A neatly designed resume template that features a nice office environment style and that comes in AI, InDesign, and PSD formats.




10 free Photoshop fabric patterns

A set of 10 different patterns recreating the look and feel of commonly used fabric patterns, you’ll get the base shape of each pattern in JPG format as well as the .pat file for Photoshop.



Square is a clean and minimal web PSD template suitable for a photographer or agency portfolio there are 5 different pages besides the home page.



A UI kit designed for iPhone 6 by Adrian Chiran following the iOS guidelines and featuring 12 neatly crafted screen compositions in both PSD and Sketch format.


Pantone: flat web UI kit

A nice responsive web UI pack that comes with flat style element compositions for the top navigation bar and several cards and widgets for media players, messaging, and more.


Sketch UI kit

A minimal style UI kit made for designers to get inspired, containing 20 different elements in a black and white scheme.


I am X

A clean and minimal web resume template that comes in 2 PSD format files including the actual whole resume page and a vCard.



Accent is a typeface that features irregular thin lines that join through seamless filled in curves, designed especially for short words in titles or logos.



Nazare is a typeface crafted out of hand-drawn rounded-end lines comprising of uppercase characters, with alternates.



Bonie is a regular slab typeface that comes available in uppercase, lowercase, numeral and accent characters featuring nice curves and a narrow design.



Carosello is a vintage font crafted in Italy that features a cool 50’s poster-like design. Available with uppercase, lowercase, numeral, and glyph script characters.



Everest is a web template crafted by Jajang Irawan in PSD format that was inspired by the Everest movie featuring a neat clean style and layout.



Cahee is a web PSD template that features a nice flat style for its screen-size containers which contain transparent-background images as well as several web elements.



Damiao is a blogging website template in PSD format that features a nice and clean style as well as a creative layout where post containers are attached to a central vertical timeline.



Chosen is a clean WordPress Theme crafted in a minimal style for blogging purposes that features a double column post layout, as well as side pages for about, services, and contact sections.



Cosimo is a WordPress Theme that features a nice responsive layout composed by a top navigation bar, a full-width header, and a responsive grid layout container for paginated posts.



Urku is a website template created in HTML5 that features several layouts for portfolio showcasing counting on fully responsive and auto fit grids.


Solid State

Solid state is a web template created in HTML5 that features full responsiveness for its full-width layout featuring smooth trimmed corner images and buttons.



Auberge is a clean and flat web template that features big transparent images as well as a responsive layout and a retractile left sidebar menu.


Login box concept

An awesome concept for a login widget that places a tick on the text area as your credentials are input, lays back as a second box reports authentication process then both merge into a single one.


Snippet for customizable context menu

A snippet developed in CSS, JavaScript and HTML that allows you to create personalized web context menus.


Pure CSS Apple keyboard

A code snippet developed in pure CSS that generates a very accurate on-screen Apple keyboard featuring the visual effect of pushing its keys.


Pure CSS day & night animated toggle

A toggle web element developed in pure CSS that comes in day and night schemes for its binary states featuring a nice animated transition where sunbeams become stars and vice-versa.


Awesome interviews

An open source repository created by Maxim Abramchuckcreated featuring a stunning collection of interviews about development related topics.



SennaJS is a super quick single page application engine that provides you with several low-level APIs to build modern and lightweight web-based applications.


Mail in a box

Mail in a Box allows you to become your own mail service provider by turning a fresh cloud computer into a working mail server in a for-dummies way.



Lineman is a command line utility that is mainly focused in client-side application development counting on the most relevant features of server-side apps.



Toshi is an open source Bitcoin node backed up by PostgreSQL and powerful APOs that was built to boost web applications of large scale.



Open Campus is the largest resource library on professional certifications with which you can understand which one is right for you, know the top ones to propel your career, and more.



Cerberus is a library of HTML templates developed for boosting your responsive emails with fluid, responsive, and hybrid templates.



Waveformer is a simple web application that allows you to visualize audio waveforms in vector format once the audio file is uploaded.



Hospital Run is an open source and offline-first application developed with Ember, the aim of which is to make a cloud-based information system for developing world healthcare facilities.



ChocolateChip-UI is a mobile and hybrid app development tool that uses standard web technologies, is built on jQuery library, is powerful and easy to customize.



Jump.js is a jQuery plugin that allows you to sort HTML containers with a nice smooth scrolling effect



A WebGL JS built panorama video player that allows you to navigate your videos in 360 degrees featuring hardware-accelerated rendering, customizable controls, full-screen support, and cross-platform compatibility.



ScrollReveal is developed in pure JavaScript and requires no dependencies to scroll along the website and discover new containers that fade in and out.



Ally.js is a JavaScript library that simplifies accessibility features, functions, and behaviors by providing certain standard functions for web platforms.



Unslider.js is a jQuery plugin that allows you to set up and run sliders in a matter of seconds, requiring only some valid markup, jQuery, and some extra CSS.



BookingJS calendar widget that you can easily embed into your websites or web applications featuring compatibility with Google Calendar.



Responsify is a jQuery plugin that makes images incredibly responsive by integrating a content-aware algorithm that never loses focus of the image’s main subject.



Embed.js is a pure JavaScript plugin that allows you to embed several sorts of things from sites like codepen, Twitter, JSFiddle, vine, Github and others, as well as simply mp3 songs, HTML links, and many more.



Ayre is a responsive grid system powered by Sass that dynamically adjusts its own parameters based on the viewport size, and allows you to specify margins and breakpoints in grid units.



Notie.js is a clean and simple dependency-less plugin for alert/growl style JavaScript notifications featuring easy customization for its colors, fonts, style integrations, and more.



Dwolla.js is a bank verification that can be used in 4 simple steps powering ACH transfers and instant bank verification within your application, avoiding server leaks of customers’ sensitive financial information.