50 fresh resources for designers, September 2016
September 05, 2016
BornBorn is a rather elegant ‘humanist serif’ typeface which comes with uppercase, lowercase, alternative glyphs, normal ligatures uppercase numerals and symbols, and punctuation marks.
PlayerTipA fun font that calls to mind classic cartoons, PlayerTip is great for kids.
CourageCourage is a display font inspired by Muhammed Ali, and available in 2 weights.
GilroyGilroy is a modern sans serif with a geometric touch. Get two weights for free.
OlesiaOlesia is a handwritten font with a feminine feel, for adding some character to your designs.
kraMKraM is a handlettered brush font that supports latin and cyrillic alphabets.
AnanaAnana is a free brush font with some freeform ligatures.
KanoKano is a geometric typeface, good for display with it’s sharp edges and interesting angles.
HammockHammock is a handmade font with a fresh, outdoors feel.
Skywalker Shadow GrungeSkywalker Shadow Grunge is an art deco style font, available as a free taster of the Skywalker font.
Bionic RegularBionic Regular is a free to use version of Bionic, a futuristic font.
Maddox GothicMaddox Gothic is a free display font.
RelateRelate is a free UI Kit from InVision that features a clean, minimal style and vector only shapes to allow scalability with no optimization necessary. It’s available for Photoshop and Sketch.
BasedBased is a feed UI kit for sketch, with an easily customized minimal design style.
Chat UI KitChat UI Kit is a free UI kit from CometChat which, as you might guess from the name, is a UI Kit for chat apps. Its currently available for Sketch, or as EPS, PSD or PNG.
GuacamoleGuacamole is a free UI kit from Avocode. Currently available for Photoshop, Adobe Xd and Sketch, and coming soon in React Native.
Windows 95 KitIf you fancy a bit of nostalgia, or to remind yourself how poor interface design tended to be 20 years ago, here’s a ui kit based on windows 95.
Food Order App KitFree UI kit for a food ordering service app.
Ease UI SampleA small taster of a modern, stylish UI kit.
Carioca SampleA sample of 15 screens from the Carioca mobile UI kit.
Sign In / Sign Up UI KitSome stylish screens for a sign in/register page.
LuxeLuxe is a Bootstrap website template aimed at the hotel industry.
TwistTwist is a one page website template built using Bootstrap.
Zerif LiteRecently updated, Zerif Lite is a fully responsive, one page WordPress theme.
Shop IsleRecently updated, this fully responsive ecommerce WordPress theme has a clean look and is WooCommerce ready.
ComponentsForked from Underscores, Components goes a step further and allows you to generate a starter theme based on a specific type, such as Portfolio, Magazine or Classic Blog.
Blaze_CSSBlaze is a fully responsive, unopinionated modular CSS framework with built in components.
Minimal Icon PackA set of 1800 minimal icons featuring two styles: sharp, and rounded.
BytesizeStyle controlled SVG icon set.
Animal IconsA collection of 71 cute little critters, available in various formats.
CrafticonsCrafticons is a set of 40 free outline icons.
Icons for OlympicsA small set of free icons in honour of Rio 2016 Part 1 (Olympics).
Wood PatternsSet of 10 seamless wood patterns to use as backgrounds for a variety of projects.
Cloud PhotosSet of 10 cloud images which can be used as backgrounds in a variety of print or screen projects.
Abstract PhotosA set of 20 abstract photos for use as backgrounds. Each photo comes in two different versions.
Watercolor BrushesA set of free watercolor effect brushes for Photoshop.
RLM Brush CollectionA set of brushes for Photoshop, including some nice detailing brushes.
Plant BrushesA set of 130 ’plant’ brushes for Photoshop.
Angular MaterialAngular Material is a set of Material Design components for Angular 2.
svgosvgo, or SVG Optimizer, is a handy little nodejs-based tool which strips out all the unnecessary information graphics apps add when exporting to SVG. Currently downloadable in several forms, or available as a web app.
Sketch FocusSketch Focus is a handy little plugin which allows you to add notes and tasks to your Sketch documents.
Summer Fun Vector PatternA fun little pattern using summertime icons.
Brand.ai for SketchBrand.ai’s design asset cloud allows you to share design libraries in Sketch.
AstrumAstrum is a lightweight pattern library. It features simple customisation and intelligent feedback.
FractalFractal lets you build pattern libraries, using your choice of templating language, build tool and organisational model.
ColorCuboColorCubo is a very simple to use online color palette manager.
FreeHTML5 GeneratorFreeHTML5.co has recently released this online drag and drop website generator based on Bootstrap.
StellaA polished UI kit designed especially for use in blogs.
Paper Marbling Textures6 handy textures for backgrounds.
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