If you’re a bootstrapped startup founder and need some good design resources this is the list for you. You’ve used upwork, but inexpensive designers and agencies under-deliver? These are mostly free resources for you to source free illustrations that you can use in your startup’s marketing websites.
Paid, but inexpensive and good
If you haven’t tried it, test out fiverr, especially their pro service with verified sellers, we use them for ins and outs. Fiverr Logo Design Online – Create Your Unique Logo Today! Logo Design + Everything You Need To Build and Grow Your Brand and Business (It’s a sponsored link), and while the below list is great and was updated December 18th 2019, the time you’ll spend looking for free resources may just be better spent paying a pro to do it.
For the hard core bootstrapped, the financially viable solution out there for startups just getting going or without budget/funding f3fundit presents you with this list.
Free Illustrations – Website List
FreebiesBug – Free Designs and Illustrations Hand-picked resources for web designer and developers, constantly updated.
Free Design Resources – High quality design resources for free. Crafted with love from amazing artists and professional designers around the world, ranging from fonts, mockups, graphics, templates & more.
FreebieSupply – The freshest design resources for Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
MockupFree.co – Free Mockup Design Resources.
Pixeden – Free web graphics, background graphics, textures, psd mockup, text effects graphics and more… Our graphics are made to make your designer life easier with ready to use JPG and PSD format.
Perfect Pixels – Make most effective presentation of your work within 2 minutes. PSD templates with unparalleled quality and more.
Freepik – Graphic resources for everyone.
UI Space – Thousands of great freebies.
Sketch App Resources – Sketch App Sources – Free design resources and plugins – Icons, UI Kits, Wireframes, iOS, Android Templates for Sketch
Mockupcatalog – Like it says, a bunch of mockups, in a catalog.
Mockup World – iPhone, iPad, MacBook, iMac, Apple Watch, Packaging, Billboards & Signs, Fashion & Apparel, Food & Beverages, Magazines & Books.
Psdsuckers – Free Logo MockUps, Text Effects and More
DesignerMill – A collection of free PSDs, Sketch files, free Fonts and other resources for designers, updated every day
Sellfry – Free premium quality design assets for your next creative project. Yes, it’s really free.
Hacking UI – Plugins, icon sets, tutorials, freebies, themes and more. All the best tools for designers rounded up in one spot
SYMU– Free PSD for webdesigners. Download awsome templates, Icons and Mockups for free!
Unblast – Selection of fine and free design resources made by the world’s best designers. Unblast selects the best of the best, therefore putting quality items at your hands and save you tons of searching hours.
Pixelify – Best Free Fonts, Mockups, Templates and Vectors, updated daily
Interfacer – Interfacer is a collection of high quality free Design Resources created by the most talented and awesome people on the Internet. You can use all of them in commercial projects.
H69.design – Landing page collections & free resources for designers
Now that you’ve got your illustrations, lean how to turn those into a marketing engine for your startup.