It’s been said that being near the ocean can make you calmer and more creative. If you are like me who spend most of my waking hours in front of computer, then perhaps, displaying a beautiful underwater scene as desktop wallpaper can help in keeping us inspired and creative.
Adding a paper texture to a design are much easier to achieve using patterns. Seamless patterns are great because they are not resolution-dependent. Her are over 300 seamless paper patterns and backgrounds that you can download for free. Some look vintage and grungy while others look crisp and versatile.
Damasks, which originated in Damascus, Syria, is a classic yet trendy pattern for home decoration, craft, and apparel projects. Here is a roundup of more than 200 damask patterns that you can download free. Use them to add vintage feel to digital and printed designs.
Monograms are created by combining or overlapping two or more letters to form one symbol. Usually, monograms are formed by combining the initials of a person or a married couple or a company, to be used for identity and branding materials or as recognizable symbols or logos. Here are 18 free monogram font and types that are great for making trendy logos, wedding invitations, business cards, stationery, etc.
Ethnic or tribal patterns are very popular. Here are 79 tribal patterns in both vector and .pat formats you can download and use for free. These loud bright patterns have overtaken not just the web but also packaging and fashion as well as interior design. They are everywhere. You see them in clothes in packaging of cosmetics as well as in upholstered furniture.
Summertime is synonymous to parties and music festivals. Thus, we think it is timely to come up with a round up of free vectors and clip art that you can use for your music-related designs. Here are 32 sets of free music clip art that you can download as vector graphics. These are great for party flyers and posters for music festivals, parties.
Another design trend that is steadily gaining popularity (in addition is the use of paisley patterns. Surely, you have encountered one paisley designed item once in your life but maybe you just don’t know what a paisley is. Here are free resources for paisley patterns both vector and PAT files.
Photoshop pencil brushes are handy at times when you need to add some sketched or hand drawn effects in your designs. Here are 30 Photoshop pencil brush sets for adding hand drawn strokes in your drawings and painting projects in Photoshop. All are free to download and use.
Seamless patterns are very useful for website backgrounds because they are lightweight, making your website load faster. And, that is perfect if you are optimizing your website for Google and other web search engines. Here are over 100 free seamless black patterns with subtle textures that are perfect as website backgrounds. These are also ideal for print designs.
The use of brick patterns in both web and printed designs have been consistently popular. You see brick patterns as website background, in 3D animation, in architectural renderings, and even as background texture for brochure and advertisement mockups. Here are about 165 seamless brick patterns you can use for free. These patterns are great for web pages or as textures in your projects.