10 Helpful Design Freebies

February 26, 2013

What do a postcard, Google Map markers, a ribbon menu and three business cards have in common?  They’re all featured on this list of 10 helpful design freebies!

1.  Google Map Markers

If you design applications that use Google Maps to display locations, you’ll love these Google Map Marker icons.  They’re easy to implement in Google Maps to give websites and applications a totally custom look.  Each symbolizes a different type of hot spot.  These markers could also be used in print design for posters, flyers and brochures. Google Map Markers PSD PixelsDaily - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-24-26  

2.  Black and Green Business Card Template

Use this free business card template as a base and design a stunning corporate business card your clients will love.  This isn’t like your typical free business card template: It’s a premium design with high style and bold fonts. Free Corporate Black and Green Business Card Template Designers Best Friend - Go_2013-02-14_15-26-55  

3.  Ribbon Menu

Tempees has an elegant ribbon website menu for free download. It’s a great solution for branding because it features your logo front and center.  Comes in three different colors, but you can of course change the colors to suit your design. Menu with header Tempees.com - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-29-09  

4.  Speckle Brushes

Muted tones make this set of speckle Photoshop brushes stand out, and they’ll do the same for your designs when you download them for free from Dribble. Dribbble - Speckle Brushes made of Cocoa (free download) by Maleika E. A. - Goog_2013-02-14_15-31-23  

5.  Retro Business Card Template

Elegant yet vibrant, retro yet modern, this dashing business card design is perfect for anyone who wants to give their brand – and business – a jolt.  Exciting fonts and a unique pattern make this free business card template a smash hit. Retro Business Card Business Cards Templates Pixeden - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-32-58  

6.  Clean Dividers

Stylish lines and drop shadows are perfect web content separators, and you can download more than 20 clean, modern, and free web divider vectors and smart objects for your own designs. 21 Clean Web Separators (Psd) Blugraphic - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-35-16  

7.  Typography Business Card Template

The source calls this business card template “retro” and “vintage,” but I think it actually has a clean, modern vibe to it.  Either way, you can get this typography-heavy business card template for free. Free Retro Typography Business Card Print Template Designers Best Friend - Googl_2013-02-14_15-37-30  

8.  Flat Web Elements

Build a shopping cart or complete UI with these ultra-modern flat web elements. Dribbble - Flat Web Elements by Alexey Anatolievich - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-38-54  

9.  Airmail Postcard

Give your postcards an international makeover with this “par avion” postcard template, which comes with the striped border and background layout ready-to-go.  Just add your own photo or design, and it’s time for air mail! Postcard PSD PixelsDaily - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-39-58  

10.  Hip Hop Flyer Template

If you’re promoting a nightclub, you’ll love this hip hop-themed flyer template, available for free download from designrs hub. HipHop Friday Free Hip Hop Flyer Template PSD - Google Chrome_2013-02-14_15-42-32

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Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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