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Free Wireframing Kits, UI Design Kits, PDFs and Resources


To mock-up the user interface of a website, software or any other product, you’ll need some basic UI elements. And this is where wireframing kits and UI design kits come in handy. When you want to create a low-fidelity prototype for your projects, you can use these kits to give your idea a certain shape, keeping it abstract and not losing yourself in details.

In this post, we’ve prepared an overview of useful web and mobile user interface kits, handy PDFs and resources that you can use in your projects. We’ve carefully selected the most useful kits and resources to get you going in the early stages of a project.

Free Mobile GUI PSD Link

Android GUI PSD1
This Android GUI PSD is based on elements of the Android 1.5 GUI and was made to help the open-source community with its Android application mock-ups. Most of the elements and phone illustrations are done in vector paths and so are easily resizable. Android Sans was used for the text.


RIM Blackberry PSD3
A complete PSD file with layer styles, this has 135 layers of Photoshop goodness.


Android Sketch Stencil Version 1.05
A Sketch-style Android OmniGraffle template. The purpose of the sketch style wireframe is to prevent the audience from thinking about visual design and encourage them to focus instead on functionality and behavior.

Android Sketch Stencil Version 1.06

All elements of Maemo 5 GUI in PSD7
This downloadable PSD file contains GUI template elements for the Maemo platform. These are indispensable for prototyping GUI applications running on Maemo devices.


iPhone 4 GUI PSD (Retina Display)9
GUI PSD kit for creatives who design for the retina display (640×960). The file is huge, both in file size (62.7MB) and dimension (4074×2986). You’ll need to work at 25% – 50% even on the largest screens to roughly grab elements before zooming into 100% for the actual work.


iPad GUI Kit in PSD 11
This version offers a canvas size true to the iPad at 768×1024. In addition, most of the graphical elements are provided in vector format, allowing you a lot of room to scale up for high-resolution presentations. This version is layered in Photoshop, making it easy for you to go nuts with your mock-ups and client presentations.


Android 1.6 Wireframe stencil for Omnigraffle13
Download this beautiful wireframe stencil add-on for OmniGraffle 5.x. Use this toolkit to wireframe Android-based apps and websites on the 1.6 Donut SDK.

Android 1.6 Wireframe stencil for Omnigraffle14

Google Android GUI PSD15
Here are the GUI elements of Android, built using vectors to scale.


iPad GUI PSD Kit17
This pack includes full size graphics, as well as 256, 128 and 64 pixel icon sizes. The pack includes four sizes of the iPad graphic in PSD, PNG and Mac ICNS formats.


Google Android PSD19
A stencil set for Google Android prototyping.


Fireworks template for Android21
In this Fireworks template, Android UI elements have been redrawn as vector images. In the folders, the elements have been mostly labeled according to the Android vocabulary.


Sexy Vector Cell Phone23
This phone can be scaled to any size. Easily add your own image to the screen with the included object mask. All objects are layered, grouped and labeled for easy customization.


iPad Stencil for Omnigraffle25
Contains backgrounds, title bars, buttons, selectors and other iPhone UI elements. The text is fully editable in lists, title bars, buttons and scroll wheels.


iPhone App Wireframe Template27


Mobile – iPhone29


iPhone GUI Elements31
Some beautiful iPhone elements. All graphics are layered Photoshop files.


iPad and iPhone Design33
Design your application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad with this exhaustive set of stencils. All stencils were created by hand with native OmniGraffle shapes, and groups and can be scaled, resized and exported to other vector formats in Graffle.


Design Stencil for iPhone and iPad35
A stencil for designing OS applications for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The stencil for now is targeted at developers familiar with the default characteristics of the views and controls provided by UIKit.

Design Stencil for iPhone and iPad36

Apple iPad fully editable PSD37
A fully editable Apple iPad in PSD format. Every element you see is editable via vector masks, and everything is scaleable.

Icon designer Kevin Andersson » Apple iPad fully editable PSD38

Palm Pre GUI PSD39
This set contains a PSD to help designers pitch and develop polished concepts using Photoshop.


iPhone UI Vector Elements41
Most visuals for applications start out as vector mock-ups in Adobe Illustrator. So, here are some cool iPhone UI vector elements. And there are even a few good Photoshop resources and even a nice OmniGraffle iPhone UI file or two in there.

iPhone UI Vector Elements42

iPad Vector GUI Elements: tabs buttons menus icons43
This set contains almost all of the iPad UI elements, including buttons, tabs, menus, keyboard and balloons. Useful for designers and developers, it includes scalable and totally editable vector versions (AI).

ipad vector GUI elements: tabs buttons menus icons44

Free Social Networking GUI PSD Kits Link

Free Full-Layered Facebook GUI PSD Kit45
The idea behind this kit is to speed up the prototyping of Facebook application UIs and Facebook fan pages, sparing you from drawing all the comps and letting you customize all the text, buttons and data as you need. The kit is free to use in all projects, without any restrictions.


Facebook GUI Free PSD Resource47
A Facebook graphic user interface (FBGUI) resource kit for Photoshop to make your work easier.


Facebook Applications49
A sizable collection of elements for creating wireframes for Facebook applications.


Omnigraffle Twitter Widget Stencil51
This set includes a selection of useful Twitter widgets and badges.


Wireframing Kits Link

Best Practice UX Forms Stencil v1.153
A comprehensive release of stencil that follows best practices for UX form design, providing three different ways to lay out forms, each with its own benefits. This version also provides different button layouts, a progress indicator, a Captcha code input field, labels and more.


Form Elements UI Kit55
Form elements stencil from the Design Stencil kit in the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library.

Form Elements UI Kit56

Wireframe Shapes57
Here is a set of shapes for making wireframes in OmniGraffle version 5.x ( forMac OS X). It consists of most of the basic elements you’ll need to create user interface specifications.

Wireframe Shapes58

Wireframe kit for UI Designers59
A set of various wireframes, such as product details, list of items, front page, mobile phone.

Wireframe kit - Google Text & Tabellen60

MBTI sketching paper for ideation61
MBTI sketching paper for ideation sessions. It helps you think inside the box of four personality traits. Describe a design challenge and the problem to solve on every piece of paper. There’s also space for annotations.

MBTI sketching paper for ideation62

A4 sketching paper63
This sketching paper can be used after generating ideas for functionality. Design preliminary screens based on the ideas you come up with.

A4 sketching paper64

Wireframe Magnets (DIY Kit)65
This DIY magnet template is based on the Konigi wireframe stencils, and it includes three sheets of elements that might be useful for whiteboard prototyping. Simply download and print the PDFs onto magnet sheets, optionally laminate them if you intend to use with dry-erase markers, and then cut them out.

Wireframe Magnets (DIY Kit)66

Paper wireframe templates67
The finished product include seven variations, as well as PSDs.

Paper wireframe templates68

Wireframe template69
A useful print-and-sketch template available for downloading.

Wireframe template70

iPad Idea Sheet71
A total of three sheets: one full size (landscape), one at 70% reduction (vertical) and one at 50% reduction (landscape). The 80 tiny dots make it easy to split the screen horizontally and vertically.

iPad Idea Sheet72

Scenario, Taskflow and Grid Sketch Sheets73
A set of beautiful printable sheets for ideas and sketching

Scenario, Taskflow and Grid Sketchsheets74

Free Photoshop browser template75
Need a clean browser screenshot for a design presentation? Look no further. These free professional Photoshop browser templates come in 1024×768 and 800×600 pixel sizes and all kinds of flavors.

Free Photoshop browser template76

Interactive Sketching Notation 0.177
The idea behind this notation is to visualize user interface states as well as user actions in a clear and rapid manner.

Interactive Sketching Notation 0.178

MobileMe Full iPhone GUI79
For use with WinterBoard, this is a beta release, so there may be unthemed elements.

MobileMe Full iPhone GUI80

Android Wireframe Templates (PDF)81

Android Wireframe Templates (PDF)82

Free Keynote UX Stencils83

Free Keynote UX Stencils84

Advertising Stencil Kit85
A set of very useful advertising stencils.

Advertising Stencil Kit86

Dragnet website wireframes kit v 0.987
Dragnet website wireframes kit v0.9 is a common library for Adobe Fireworks and contains over 25 objects that are useful for rapid prototyping of websites. It is completely free to download and use. The kit contains common Web design elements, such as scrollbars, buttons, menus and alerts.

Android 1.6 Wireframe stencil for Omnigraffle88

User Interface Design Framework89
This pretty and comprehensive design framework contains a GUI library of hundreds of vector elements for interface design. This minimal UI icon set has 260 vector icons and a library of 200 styles for Illustrator.


Browser Form Elements PSD91
Included here is a set for Firefox 3 for Mac and another for IE7 on Vista.


Sketching and Wireframing Kit93
Here is a free set of elements for sketching and wireframing. It consists of form elements, icons, indicators, feedback messages, tooltips, navigation elements, image placeholders, embedded videos, sliders and common ad banners.


Photoshop Form Element Templates95
This set includes all common form fields and mouse and link pointers, optimized for ease of use.


Web Browser Elements97
This excellent and useful kit contains pull-down menus, input fields, radio buttons, check boxes, buttons, text fields and scroll bars, all in an easily editable PSD file.


UI Design Kit99
This Web UI template kit is made completely with shape objects, which in some cases convert to SmartObjects, so they’re totally scalable.


Wireframe Symbols101
This download contains a symbols library and a full Adobe Illustrator file, with all of the elements spread out on the art board. To install this library, just drag and drop the Wireframe file into your Illustrator Symbols directory. Once you are in Illustrator, go to your Symbols palette, and load the library.


Web UI Element Pack103
This pack, in PSD format, contains 19 elements including loading bar, default and clicked-state buttons, button toggle, icons for “Close,” “Next” and “Previous,” paging icon and slider.


Wireframe Kit for Google Drawings105


OmniGraffle Stencil for Ext JS v3.0107
This updated version of Ext JS Omnigraffle stencil contains many improvements and additions, namely the recreation of most Ext JS elements as Graffletopia shapes or groups, especially helpful for resizing titles, tables cells and so on.


Flex 3 Stencil109
Includes all Flex components from the Flex 3 Style Guide: panels, data grid, buttons, fields, links, toggle, menu, scrolls, accordion, tabs, list, data picker, tooltips and errors.


Aqua GUI111
A series of elements inspired by the GUI Design Palette 1.2 and the Mac OS X interface stencils, based on Aqua, and mainly intended to make simple window designs.


Flex Darkskin PSD UI113
A beautiful set of 16 PSD files.


Web Wireframe Kit115
Here is a simple way to plan a layout and a cost-effective, time-saving wireframe kit for Web designers.


UI Buttons and Icons117
This set contains 165 high-quality UI icons and buttons in five different colors. Available in AI, JPEG and SVG formats.


Quommunication Stencil Kit119
This beautiful set contains design elements for wireframing, RSS feeds, colors, advertising units, browser windows and grids.


Mac OS X Interface 2121
A Leopard-y interface stencil kit that makes extensive use of tables for maximum flexibility while maintaining pixel precision.


OmniGraffle UX Template123
The OmniGraffle Pro (v. 5) template for interface design. Includes shared layers for basic UX document needs (e.g. title page, wireframes, storyboards).


Template for Blueprint CSS Comps125
This template allows you to create visual design comps to be implemented using a CSS layout framework. The Adobe Illustrator document features a 24-column grid for CSS frameworks such as Blueprint.


Apple Elements for OmniGraffle127
Stencils of Apple hardware and miscellaneous networking components. Excellent for creating physical diagrams.


DeviantART ID PSD Kit129
These 15 professionally designed, fully customizable templates include MINI and Original ID templates.


Browser Screens and Website Elements131
Here is a useful set of vector assets you can use to mock up client projects, present your work or get a quick visual while laying out a website.


960 Grid Template for OmniGraffle133


Control of different browsers for designers135 (download link136)
A PSD library of controls in browser interfaces of Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer and Safari.


Useful Articles Link

Resources and Round-Ups Link

  • I Love Wireframes144
    A tumblog dedicated to wireframes, prototypes and mock-ups.
  • Wireframe Showcase145
    This site is a place to look at websites based on wireframes and analyze how the designers transformed mock-ups into working designs. Because the wireframes and designs were submitted by their creators, Wireframe Showcase includes a short explanation of each piece. Most of the websites grew out of digital mock-ups, which have the advantage of being easy to tweak and rearrange. The result is a pleasing and informative collection of wireframes.


  • Standard Screen Patterns for Web Interface Design146
    Here are some principles and patterns for rich interactions.
  • 50 Free UI and Web Design Wireframing Kits and Resources147
    This post focuses on wireframing tools and standalone applications, as well as resources you need to build your own wireframe: wireframing kits, browser windows, form elements, grids, Mac OS X elements and mobile elements, which you can use in any graphics editor such as Photoshop or Illustrator, or with pen and paper.
  • A Collection of Printable Sketch Templates and Sketch Books for Wireframing148
    Here are 20 resources that you can use in the sketching phase of application development.
  • A Collection of Printable Web Browser Sketching and Wireframe Templates149
    All of these printable sketching templates have all been designed especially for Web designers. Each has an imprint of a Web browser (either Safari, Chrome or Firefox).
  • Useful (Offline) Utensils and Toolkits for Designers150
    Why start completely from scratch when you can use one of these pre-made guides to save time and better direct your creative energies? In this article, you will find a great list of free downloadable tools, as well as a collection of notepads and other products to purchase for offline planning and design.

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Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

  1. 1

    This is an incredible collection, great roundup! Thanks for so much UI goodness all at once.

    • 2

      Wow! I’m loving this. Download ALL! hehe. :-]

      • 3

        Yes, these OWN. These will appear on a local San Diego news channel in the graphics (HD), and I donated to the sites from which I downloaded. Good times.

  2. 4

    I was going to say the exact thing as John. Seriously, thanks. This will save me a lot of time.

    • 5

      Fully agree! All I can say is Oh My God!
      I just entered Mobile Apps Development and this just falls into my lap!

      One question though, where is Bada? ;)

  3. 6

    AMAZING resources. THANK YOU!!

  4. 7

    It felt like this list was never going to end and I mean that in a good way! I know how I will be spending tomorrow morning. Incredible post and thanks for sharing all these brilliant resources. Big double thumbs up!

  5. 8

    Aqull… This post is EPIC. Nuf said.

  6. 9

    Awesome Collections! Sure it will save me a lot of time too..

  7. 10

    Fantastic set.

    Thank you.

  8. 11

    Great! Thanks.

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    WOW! Where do I start? Great collection

  10. 13

    Very thorough…I was a little surprised that you omitted the psd files for Windows Phone 7 however. It will be here in a couple months.

  11. 14

    Crazy collection! You’re so great! :)

  12. 15

    I want to add this minimalistic collection of printable pdf templates:

  13. 16

    FANTASTIC!! Thanks!

  14. 17

    Got to say this is one of the best collections yet seen on smashing magazine. Truely awesome.

    Big thanks for the effort from me and i’m guessing many others.

    Almost too much choice… almost. :)

  15. 18

    Thanks for featuring our icons! Really appreciate it :D It’s great to be featured alongside so much great content.

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    Yahir Vite Lugardo

    August 27, 2010 7:23 am


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    :: u guys found the Aladdin’s treasure or what ::

  18. 21

    This post was just INSANE, guys :D

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    Dwayne Paisley-Marshall

    August 27, 2010 8:20 am

    This is such an extensive list, good work!

  20. 23

    This is an excellent collection! Will save me a lot of time explaining my design. Thanks a ton!

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    Where’s Windows Phone 7???

  22. 25

    Too much!! And thank you so much!!

    Thanks for sharing.

  23. 26

    Kick Azz post! Was looking for some ui assets and knew you’d have something good! Sure enough it was today’s post!

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    I think this is probably the best post ever. Just kicked off a really big mobile app project and this is gonna come in really handy. Thanks guys!

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    Superb collection

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    I don’t now what I want to say……
    best collection, thanks!!

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    Awesome list,, thank you..

    this add on for Firefox is great for protyping

  29. 32

    Aquil, you are awesome!
    I think this is the best collection of resources in one article.
    Big Goofy Thumbs up to you man.

  30. 33

    Too much!! And thank you so much!!

    Thanks for sharing.


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